CHAPTER 29 - CHAPTER 29 - ANXIOUS STABILITY - COLD WAR -...

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CHAPTER 29 - ANXIOUS STABILITY - COLD WAR - 1949-1989 EXISTENTIALISM- philosophical and cultural movement, Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus, human response to meaningless universe entailed commitment and responsibility. JEAN PAUL SARTRE- most influential existentialist, French resistance. Believed Marxism had a new lease on life from the wartime resistance. ALEXANDER SOLZHENITSYN- exiled soviet writer, anticommunist. Brought forced-labor camps to light. GULAGS- was the government agency that administered the main [1] Soviet penal labour camp systems GEORGE ORWELL- author of 1984, partisan of leftist causes, portraying dehumanization. JACQUES MARITAIN- Catholic thinker, believed only religion traditions would do. WELFARE STATE- western countries after WWII, gov should adopt large- scale social welfare measures, while maintaining a primarily capitalistic economy . -sweden- welfare state played major role for trade unions, workers received high wage. -Britian- Gov. Sponsored social welfare measures that significantly affected lives of ordinary people. Labour Party led by Clement Attlee. Women stayed the same. -France- Women and men got equal benefits.
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