How do Karl Marx and Max Weber differ in their views of social class?

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Karl Marx saw society as being divided into two social classes. There were those who controlled the means of production (bourgeoisie), and there were those who did not own the means of production (proletariat). To use an example in industry, the owners of the means of production would be the factory owners, while the ones who do not own the means of production would be the workers. Marx argued that the owners of the means of production were taking advantage of their workers and proclaimed that eventually there would be a global revolution of the workers in which they took control of the means of production. Marx did not take into account other individuals like civil servants and educators because they did not produce goods for the economy and thus were not included in either class. For Marx it was simply an upper class that owned...

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