Marxism, Racism, and Ethnicity

  title={Marxism, Racism, and Ethnicity},
  author={J. Solomos and L. Back},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  pages={407 - 420}
Marxism provides a profound analysis of the interrelations of events, putting economics into perspective. However, Marxism as a method in sociological research fails to provide substantial explanation to problems pertaining to race and ethnic relations. Assumptions which can explain economic relationships fail to explain contemporary racism and problems associated with it. Advocates of Marxism face the challenge of showing the relevance of their theoretical and historical views to contemporary… Expand
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