Marx's theory of the social formation
This work examines Marx's theory of the structure, and stages in the development of society. Taking as a theme Marx's theory of social formation, the author offers a fundamental reappraisal of historical materialism.
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The economic base of the social formation
The superstructure of the social formation
The social formation as an organic whole
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