Karl Marx was highly influential in the founding of sociology and is regarded as the founder of the sociopolitical theory known as Marxism. His socialist work as a journalist got him exiled from the countries of Belgium ... More »

Karl Marx was a political economist who studied and shared beliefs on the sociological effects of society and how it would eventually lead to the creation of the ultimate utopia. More »

The three theories of sociology are symbolic interaction theory, conflict theory and functionalist theory. Sociologists analyze social phenomena at different levels and from different perspectives. More »

Karl Marx believed that history unfolded in distinct phases, the last of which would see the overthrow of capitalism by the world's working classes. After this revolution, history would enter a Utopian phase of economic,... More »

One of the strengths of Karl Marx's theories is his sociological observation that a capitalist and industrialized society can become divided by the class struggle between the owners of production and those who provide th... More »

Karl Marx is best known for his posthumously titled theory of Marxism. It views economics as the primary motivating and guiding factor for people and governments. The focus on private property creates a class system betw... More »

Karl Marx's main ideas are labor theory of value, class struggle, alienation and communism. He is the co-founder of Marxism and has published many books, the two most famous being "Das Kapital" and "The Communist Manifes... More »