Sociocultural Systems: Principles of Structure and Change

Macrosociology: The Study of Sociocultural Systems

Macrosociology: Four Modern Theorists

A Commentary on Malthus" 1798 Essay as Social Theory

Industrializing America

The Evolution of the Future

Great Classical Social Theorists

In the Classical Tradition: Modern Social Theorists

Glossary of Social Science

Dr. Elwell's Professional Page

Herbert Spencer's Evolutionary Sociology
Karl Marx [1818-1883]


Short Essays: Video Presentations:
Karl Marx: A Brief Introduction An Introduction to Marx's Sociology
Alienation and Exploitation Max on Alienation and Social Change
Marx: On the Rise of Capitalism Marx on the Rise of Capitalism
Marx: Revolutionist or Evolutionist? Marx on Social Evolution
Marx on the Crisis of Capitalism  

For a more extensive discussion of Marx's work read his books. Also see Sociocultural Systems: Principles of Structure and Change to learn how his insights contribute to a fuller understanding of modern societies.

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