Is Welfare Possible for Marx Under the Capitalist Mode of Production

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In discussing is welfare possible for Marx under the capitalist mode of production there is some debate that the welfare state have been guided through by questions, one is that the salience of the class diminish with the extension of social citizenship? Or can welfare state fundamentally transforms capitalist society? And finally what are the causal forces behind welfare- state development? (Esping-Andersen, 1989). But as you can guess these questions aren’t recent, as they were established in the 19th century by political economists, it doesn’t matter whether they are liberal, conservative or even Marxist. This is because they were preoccupied due to the relationship of capitalism and welfare. The ‘logic of capitalism’ perspective…show more content…
This seemed to be basic on the response from Wagner’s Law of 1883 (Wagner, 1962) and on Alfred Marshall (1920). Unfortunately you could see that the totalitarian nature of the Marxist view on state wasn’t so easily discerned. But after a glance at Marxist theory the practice put Marxist organisations into reveal what appeared to be a paradox. Marx and Engels claimed to be opponents of state but this insist that a fundamental goal to abolish the institution. But in, the vast majority of Marxist organisations has been advocates of the drastic extension of the role of the state in society. The Marxist movement has no longer aimed to revolved in the social-democratic which can promotes the systemic expansion to the role of state in capitalist society. The impact of democracy on welfare states has been argued ever since J. S. Mill and Alexis de Tocqueville. The argument was phrased without reference to any particular social agent or class. It seen the sense that the state was institutional, but the classical formulation of this thesis was simply the majoritiesof social distribution which compensate the market weakness/ risks. According to if the wage-earners were likely to receive social wage then it meant capitalists (or farmers) could recieve protection in forms of tariffs, monopoly, or subsidies. Although Marx and Engels did not leave a elaborated presentation of analysis of state, they did had a coherent theory. The "material
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