Sociology and Modes of Production Essay by Master Researcher

Sociology and Modes of Production
A discussion on the sociology of the modes of production in history.
# 88056 | 1,125 words | 3 sources | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Sociology (General) , History (General)

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This paper looks closely at two central questions regarding the sociology of historical modes of production. It looks firstly at antique, chiefdom and then slave modes of production, and there progression. Next, it it looks at the methods of the feudal system, how it functioned, and the methods which the landlords and the church used to oppress the peasants.

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"Chiefdom's began to become more dominant as environmental factors, such as an abundance of resources, food and materials can be obtained from a variety of natural resources (Landstreet "Chiefdom" 229). With this society based upon a redistribution of goods, people would work together in order to supply one another with basic needs. If there was one Chiefdom in an area, others would likely follow; as this process continued, chiefdoms became more and more dominantly linked in society and to one another that older, tribal or band societies began to decline (Landstreet "Chiefdom" 232). Labor, thus, was divided into ..."

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