The concept of class struggle, though not originally propounded by Karl Marx, is yet one of his great contributions to Sociology. To Marx, “the history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggle.” (The first line of communist manifesto (1848) reads.) According to Raymond Aron, “the classes are the principal actors.
There are many of sociology's founding figures that have extremely well-built ideas, practices and studies that I could explore, but one renowned philosopher stands out amongst the crowd, and that person is named Karl Marx (1818-1883). In this essay I aim to explore and critically assess his ideas, theories, and studies in his contribution to.