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Bottomore, p. Whether this is correct, or why this developed is not clear. Conclusion Marx's disbelief in the transformative power of factory legislation is thus clear, as well as his conviction that the proletariat should see this power as merely a strategic component of their greater struggle for complete well-being, which he identified with human emancipation from the fetters of capital - despite the gains provided by the law.
As individuals, these people may be considered members of a class, but class only acquires real meaning when it the class as a whole and the social relationships defining them that are considered.
Women's lower wages and the difficulty of supporting a family, can be used by employers as a means of undermining trade union struggles. Petty Bourgeoisie and Middle Class. In Marx's analysis, the capitalist class could not exist without the proletariat, or vice-versa.