Two great schools of thought have been shaped in the

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Two great schools of thought have been shaped in the debate about the Cold War: the “orthodox” and the “revisionist” (“post-revisionist”). Socialism – Definition: Socialism a system of social organization in which private property and the distribution of income are subject to social control, rather then to determination by individuals pursuing their own interests or by the market forces of capitalism. The term is also applied to political movements whose aim is to put such a system in practice. There are many different forms of socialism, depending on what is meant by “social control”
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and on the extent to which, as well as by whom, this control is exercised over civil society. Marxian Theory Method of reasoning (dialectic). Conflict of opposites and a resulting synthesis produces progress, unfolding in stages and culminating in perfection. Antagonistic social classes contend over the means of production (land, factories, tools). Economic elements (means and relations of production) comprise society’s substructure and basically determine its superstructure (government, law, religion, ideas).
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