Socialism - Socialism - Socialism is the emancipation of...

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Socialism - Socialism is the emancipation of humanity - Emancipation is to free oneself from power - e.x. Socialism: I am my own master Liberalism: I have a master (economically; managers, bosses etc) Conservative: God is my master - Socialism is basically the first of communist society - During which the working class tries to develop productive forces of economy - Imposes dictatorship of bourgeois that can eliminate these: 1.Groups with power are greedy 2. Do so by socializing the principle need of society and giving back resources to the people. - England in the Industrial Revolution captures the large gap between the rich and poor (e.x. Charles Dickens' books and Victor Hugo's Les Miserables) - Socialism in mid 19 century (Workers Union) developed in 3 parts: 1. Chartism (1838-1848) - reduce working hours - extended universal rights -> one man, one vote regardless of wealth 2. Paris Revolt (June 1848) - The French working class constantly revolting against the bourgeois for social issues and rights
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2012 for the course SOCIAL SCI POL1101 taught by Professor Joelmadore during the Fall '11 term at University of Ottawa.

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