Flashcards in Marxism- Conflict Theory Deck (5)
Base superstructure model
Functionalism uses the organic analogy to explain society's structure Marxism has the base superstructure model
State, religion, law, education, science, family...
industry, production, profit...
Law is a reflection of the will of the ruling class
The ruling class make laws the maximise profits
Manipulating values in the media
This ensures that the debate on law and order is conducted within a framework than benefits the ruling class
The ruling class have lots of pressure and lobby groups that protect their interests
Internationally the world trade organisation
Britain the confederation of British industry