Outline France In Crisis/Solidarity

Outline France In Crisis/Solidarity - 1) 1. What are the...

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1) 1. What are the elements of a solidaristic society in Smith’s view? a. Define (maybe 1pg) 2) 2. Why, according to Smith, does France fail to live up to the ideal of a solidaristic society? What obstacles stand in the way of bringing France closer to this ideal? a. Use 3 answers (maybe 3pages) 3) 3. What are some possible criticisms of Smith’s arguments and conclusions? a. Use 2 or 3 answers (2 pages) i. Claims no risk of globalization @ cultural risks ii. Omits immigration (sketchily answered in ch.7)-immigration could solve crisis? iii. Are the comparisons he makes appropriate? iv. Is solidarity truly a French goal? I. What are the elements of a solidaristic society in Smith’s view? a. Emerged during egalitarian phase of French revolution when legislators proclaimed they had a responsibility to eliminate extreme poverty. b. They would do this in a bienfaisant state, commited to introduction of old- age pensions, wage supplements, widespread access to primary education, and the garuntee of a right to work. c.
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2008 for the course MC 201 taught by Professor Lynnscott during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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