Class Conflicts Between Fishermen

  • Rilus A. Kinseng


From a Marxist perspective the relationship between social classes is always antagonistic. “…in a word, oppressor and oppressed, stood in constant opposition to one another, carried on an unerupted, now hidden, now open fight,…” Marx and Engels wrote in The Communist Manifesto (Marx and Engels 1948/1991: 9). This applies both to feudal and bourgeois/capitalist societies. However, Marx said, within the bourgeois society, there is one distinctive character, that is, with class antagonism becoming more simplified, society as a whole is increasingly divided into two hostile camps, namely owners of the means of production (bourgeois/capitalist) and the working clas (proletarian).



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rilus A. Kinseng
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  1. 1.OBORJakartaIndonesia

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