Sociological Perspectives On Health And Social Care

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Name: Amina Isa Ali ID: 845368 Unit 7: Sociological Perspectives in Health and Social Care. Tutor: Sharon Davis Date: 08/10/14 Time: 17:43 P1) In p1 I will be explaining the principle sociological perspectives in health and social care. Marxism: Marxism: In the 19th century, Marxism was inspired by two men Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. These two men were German theorists who were living in Britain. The governmental professionals are of Marxists viewpoints and beliefs. Marxism has played a massive role in the influencing of many structural beliefs and many social movements. Marx’s view on social change is due to the struggle between different classes within society who are constantly competing with each other to improve their way of life and the condition that they are in. Marxists analysis leads to the conclusion that capitalism; the currently dominant form of economic management, leads to the oppression of the proletariat; who not only make up the majority of the world 's population, but who also spend their lives working for the benefit of the bourgeoisie or the wealthy ruling class in society. Since the death of Karl Marx in 1883 his viewpoints have not been viewed not to be relevant. Many times since his death his viewpoints have come up as every new generation challenges the unequal, unjust and the people who support every capitalism system and each new generation looks for ideas and a method to change the world we live in. People who are classed as
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