Hint: this passage from the Communist Manifesto (from Chapter

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Hint: this passage from the Communist Manifesto (from Chapter 1)isparticularly relevant for your assignment....here Marx and Engels lay out theirunderstanding of future "globalization" driven by the "structures" ofcapitalism...structure/agency...The bourgeoisie cannot exist without constantlyrevolutionising the instruments of production, andthereby the relations of production, and with themthe whole relations of society. Conservation of theold modes of production in unaltered form, was, onthe contrary, the first condition of existence for allearlier industrial classes. Constant revolutionisingof production, uninterrupted disturbance of allsocial conditions, everlasting uncertainty andagitation distinguish the bourgeois epoch from allearlier ones. All fixed, fast-frozen relations, withtheir train of ancient and venerable prejudices andopinions, are swept away, all new-formed onesbecome antiquated before they can ossify. All thatis solid melts into air, all that is holy is profaned,and man is at last compelled to face with sobersenses his real conditions of life, and his relationswith his kind.The need of a constantly expanding market for itsproducts chases the bourgeoisie over the entiresurface of the globe. It must nestle everywhere,settle everywhere, establish connexionseverywhere.The bourgeoisie has through its exploitation ofthe world market given a cosmopolitan character toproduction and consumption in every country. Tothe great chagrin of Reactionists, it has drawn fromunder the feet of industry the national ground onwhich it stood. All old-established nationalindustries have been destroyed or are daily being
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