Socialism: A Very Short Introduction Paperback
Part of the Very Short Introductions series
What is socialism? Does it have a future, or has it become an outdated ideology in the 21st century?
Michael Newman examines and explains the successes and failures of modern socialism by taking an international perspective - ranging from communism in Cuba to social democracy in Sweden.
Discussing its evolution from the industrial towns of the 19th century to its response to the feminist, green, and anti-capitalist movements today, Newman concludes that, with its values of equality, solidarity, and cooperation, socialism remains as relevant as ever but that it needs to learn lessons from the past.
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- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages, 19 black and white
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 28/07/2005
- Category: Political science & theory
- ISBN: 9780192804310
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Review by kidsilkhaze
Focuses more on the New Left/1968 Green Movement and feminism as modern socialist movement and welfare/social programs as evolution of how socialism can/will/does work/survive in today's Western world.