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This chapter explores socialism, an ideology that sprang from the industrial revolution and the experience of the class that was its product, the working class. Though a more coherent ideology than conservatism, socialism has several markedly different strands. In order to appreciate these, and the roots of socialism in a concrete historical experience, the chapter also explores its origins and development, giving particular attention to the British Labour Party. Utopian socialism, Marxism, nonconformist Christianity, class struggle, trade unionism, Fabianism, vegetarianism, pacifism and New Liberalism all contributed to the development of British socialism in the form of the Labour Party. The Labour Party is one of the least ideological socialist parties in Europe but, arguably, one that has changed its society the most.
Signed: Vl. Published according to the symposium. Baggins and D. You may freely copy, distribute, display and perform this work; as well as make derivative and commercial works. There is a well-known saying that if geometrical axioms affected human interests attempts would certainly be made to refute them. Theories of natural history which conflicted with the old prejudices of theology provoked, and still provoke, the most rabid opposition. No wonder, therefore, that the Marxian doctrine, which directly serves to enlighten and organise the advanced class in modern society, indicates the tasks facing this class and demonstrates the inevitable replacement by virtue of economic development of the present system by a new order—no wonder that this doctrine has had to fight for every step forward in the course of its life.
Socialism is a political , social and economic philosophy encompassing a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership   of the means of production     and democratic control  or workers' self-management of enterprises. Socialist systems are divided into non-market and market forms. Profits generated by these firms would be controlled directly by the workforce of each firm or accrue to society at large in the form of a social dividend. Socialist politics has been both internationalist and nationalist in orientation; organised through political parties and opposed to party politics; at times overlapping with trade unions and at other times independent and critical of them; and present in both industrialised and developing nations. The socialist political movement includes a set of political philosophies that originated in the revolutionary movements of the mid-to-late 18th century and out of concern for the social problems that were associated with capitalism. Today, many socialists have also adopted the causes of other social movements such as environmentalism , feminism and progressivism.
Eduard Bernstein on Social Democracy and International Politics
Each strand of socialist thought seeks a transformation in the economic structure of society. However, there is considerable disagreement amongst socialists over the means towards building a better alternative to capitalism. According to revolutionary socialists, the transformation of society lies in the hands of the proletariat. As a result of class consciousness, the gravediggers of capitalism will finally realise their shared common interest in the overhaul of an economic system built upon exploitation. After the short-lived creation of a dictatorship of the proletariat and the collapse of capitalism, class conflict will come to an end. Democratic socialists however endorse the parliamentary route towards a socialist system. By gaining an electoral mandate from the people, a socialist government could utilise a system based upon parliamentary sovereignty to implement a programme of nationalisation, centralisation, protectionism and co-operatives run by the workers.
In the most simple of terms, economies consist of producing goods and exchanging them; they are fundamentally social systems. In the most simple of terms, economies consist of producing goods and exchanging them. Economies can be divided into formal economies and informal economies. Informal economies are frequently less institutionalized and include all economic practices that are neither taxed nor monitored by a government. Economies are fundamentally social systems. They require exchanges or transactions; it is impossible for an individual to participate in an economy entirely independent of others. One cannot think of economies as discrete entities; economic systems necessarily interact with social and political systems.
Liberal Democracy in Africa: A Socialist-Revisionist Perspective. Author(s): Richard Sandbrook. Source: Canadian Journal of African Studies.
Liberal socialism is a political philosophy that incorporates liberal principles to socialism. For Ian Adams, post-war social democracy and socialist New Labour are examples of liberal socialism, in contrast to classical socialism. However, those two forms of liberal socialism are based on two different economic theories, namely Keynesianism and supply side , respectively.
What, if anything, can be usefully salvaged from the socialist tradition, now that communism lies in final disgrace? Paul Starr argued in these pages last fall that four developments -- the implosion of communism, the collapse of efforts to reform communism from within, the failure of socialism in the Third World, and the shift of European socialists toward liberal policies -- should persuade American liberals that socialism ought not to be part of our vision of an ideal society.
А вдруг Танкадо ошибся? - вмешался Фонтейн. - Быть может, он не знал, что бомбы были одинаковые. - Нет! - отрезала Сьюзан.
Нет, - сконфуженно ответила. - Ты нашла ключ. Сьюзан покачала головой. Стратмор наморщил лоб и прикусил губу.
Да, подумал он, время еще. Он огляделся - кругом царил хаос. Наверху включились огнетушители. ТРАНСТЕКСТ стонал. Выли сирены.
Двигатели снизили обороты, и самолет с залитого солнцем летного поля въехал в пустой ангар напротив главного терминала. Вскоре появился пилот и открыл люк.