Marxist theory[ edit ] While German theorist Karl Marx rarely used the term "class consciousness", he did make the distinction between "class in itself", which is defined as a category of people having a common relation to the means of productionand a "class for itself", which is defined as a stratum organized in active pursuit of its own interests. Marxists define classes on the basis of their relation to the means of production — especially on whether they own capital. Non-Marxist social scientists distinguish various social strata on the basis of income, occupation, or status.
It is for a woman schlemiel to get as quickly promoted as a male schlemiel.
We are coming down from our pedestal and up from the laundry room. We want an equal share in government and we mean to get it. The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes.
They used to give us a day--it was called International Women's Day. In they gave us a year, the Year of the Woman. Then from to they gave us a decade, the Decade of the Woman. I said at the time, who knows, if we behave they may let us into the whole thing. Well, we didn't behave and here we are.
Chinua Achebe Nigerian writer, As long as one people sit on another and are deaf to their cry, so long will understanding and peace elude all of us. Children are young, but they're not naive. They're not going to keep wide awake if the story is boring.
When they get excited you can see it in their eyes. John Lord Dalberg-Acton English historian and theologian, The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities. Liberty is not the power of doing what we like, but the right of being able to do what we ought.
By liberty I mean the assurance that every man shall be protected in doing what he believes to be his duty against the influences of authority and majorities, custom and opinion. I can not say that I think you are very generous to the Ladies, for whilst you are proclaiming peace and good will to Men, Emancipating all Nations, you insist upon retaining an absolute power over Wives.
If much depends as is allowed upon the early education of youth and the first principles which are instilled take the deepest root, great benefit must arise from literary accomplishments of women.
Nay why should your sex wish for such a disparity in those whom they one day intend for companions and associates.
Pardon me, sir, if I cannot help sometimes suspecting that this neglect arises in some measure from an ungenerous jealousy of rivals near the throne.
I regret the trifling narrow contracted education of the females of my own country. Patriotism in the female sex is the most disinterested of all virtues.
Excluded from honors and from offices, we cannot attach ourselves to the State or Government from having held a place of eminence. Even in the freest countries our property is subject to the control and disposal of our partners, to whom the laws have given a sovereign authority.
Deprived of a voice in legislation, obliged to submit to those laws which are impressed upon us, is it not sufficient to make us indifferent to the public welfare? Yet all history and every age exhibit instances of patriotic virtue in the female sex; which considering our situation equals the most heroic of yours.
We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them. From cradle to grave this problem of running order through chaos, direction through space, discipline through freedom, unity through multiplicity, has always been, and must always be, the task of education, as it is the moral of religion, philosophy, science, art, politics, and economy; but a boy's will is his life, and he dies when it is broken, as the colt dies in harness, taking a new nature in becoming tame.AllMusic Review by Eugene Chadbourne As the liner notes immediately point out, one half of this collaborative team is better known for his collaborations with lyricist Kurt Weill, yet the German Eisler had a close relationship with Brecht through the Nazi horrors and their eventual exile in the United States.8/ Download or order Change The World: It Needs It sheet music by Bertolt Brecht, Hanns Eisler, and Brecht Eisler arranged for piano and voice.
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In every play he wrote and directed, Brecht’s main aim was to make a change. A biography of German dramatist Bertolt Brecht.
one of the most prominent figures in the 20th-century theatre, Bertolt Brecht (Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht) was born in . Konstantin Stanislavsky's Acting Methods Applied to Bertolt Brecht's Epic Theatre A Thesis Presented to the Department of Theatre and The Honors Program of audience’s outrage at the situation presented and their desire to change the circumstances in the real world will be stronger than it would be with a purely intellectual.
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