alienation on the basis of Marx’s theory. And will also look at relevance of class in the post-industrial society. This essay also talks about how the movie The Bicycle Thief portrays the class struggle that took place and how the proletariats (the working class.) suffered in order to earn money and fulfil their daily needs. Karl Marx’s was one of the first social scientists to mainly focus on social classes, he was a German philosopher, economist and sociologist. His theory, Marxism was an alternative
centuries are the start points of mechanization and industrialization .During this era, society was transformed from feudal structure to industrial society due to changing production systems. Europe was the most affected area within the changing production systems and building new type of society. Therefore, Many European thinker in that period built theories for the changing structure and reshaped it. Marx who influence following social scientists until today with his theories is one of those thinkers.
INTRODUCTION: Durkheim, Marx and Weber are the most important early Western sociologists to understand sociology as a discipline. Emile Durkheim was a functionalist as he believed that the existence of the individuals and the institutions of which the individuals are a part of, function to maintain social integration and social stability. So, society for Durkheim is “sui generis” as it is independent of the individuals who make it up. Marx and Weber on the other hand were conflict theorists as they