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Socialist Unemployment

by Susan L. Woodward

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Employment & unemployment,
  • Political economy,
  • Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Yugoslavia & former Yugoslavia,
  • Government - International,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • Economics,
  • European History,
  • Political Science / Communism & Socialism,
  • Political Science / Economic Policy,
  • Political Science and International Relations,
  • Political Science-Government - International,
  • Political Science-Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Politics and government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages443
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7756715M
    ISBN 100691025517
    ISBN 109780691025513

    Democratic Socialist Countries Democratic socialism describes a socialist economy where production and wealth are collectively owned, but the country has a democratic system of government. The goal of democratic socialism is to achieve socialist goals of equality while opposing socialist ideologies.   The recovery from the Great Recession of was continuing, payrolls were expanding, and the unemployment rate had dipped to about per cent. But appearances can be deceiving.

    What Can Socialism Do About Unemployment? From THE DE LEONIST SOCIETY BULLETIN, January Published by the De Leonist Society of Canada Capitalism has demonstrated its inability to cope with the problem of unemployment except when it is engaged in a . We have never left the shadow of the Great Depression. During this period, which lasted for a decade, capitalism in its 19th century form (called laissez .

    The Nazis came to power in the midst of Great unemployment rate at that point in time was close to 30%. At first, the new Nazi government continued the economic policies introduced by the government of Kurt von Schleicher in to combat the effects of the Depression. Hitler appointed Hjalmar Schacht, a former member of the German Democratic Location: The Third Reich and German-occupied .   The socialist answer to unemployment and poverty 9 October Wednesday’s lineup of tens of thousands of people seeking housing assistance in Detroit is one of those events that suddenly.


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Socialist Unemployment by Susan L. Woodward Download PDF EPUB FB2

Under Communism the concept of socialist unemployment was considered an oxymoron; when it appeared in postwar Yugoslavia, it was dismissed as illusory or as a transitory consequence of Yugoslavia's unorthodox experiments with worker-managed by:   In the first political analysis of unemployment in a socialist country, Susan Woodward argues that the bloody conflicts that are destroying Socialist Unemployment book stem not so much from ancient ethnic hatreds as from the political and social divisions created by a failed socialist program to prevent capitalist joblessness/5.

Under Communism the concept of socialist unemployment was considered an oxymoron; when it appeared in postwar Yugoslavia, it was dismissed as illusory or as a transitory consequence of Yugoslavia’s unorthodox experiments with worker-managed firms.

Socialist Unemployment.: In the first political analysis of unemployment in a socialist country, Susan Woodward argues that the bloody conflicts that are destroying Yugoslavia stem not so much from ancient ethnic hatreds as from the political and social divisions created by a failed socialist program to prevent capitalist joblessness.5/5(1).

In Woodward's view, however, it was only a matter of time before countries in the former Soviet bloc caught up with Yugoslavia, confronting the same unintended consequences of economic reforms required to bring socialist states into the world economy.

ByYugoslavia's unemployment rate /5(4). Introduction: The Paradox of Socialist Unemployment --Ch. The Making of a Strategy for Change --Ch. Creating a State for Socialist Development --Ch. Military Self-Reliance, Foreign Trade, and the Origins of Self-Management --Ch.

A Republic of Producers --Ch. Unemployment. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. Summary This political analysis of unemployment in a socialist country argues that the Yugoslavian conflict stems not so much from ancient ethnic hatreds, as from the political and social divisons created by a failed socialist programme to prevent capitalist joblessness.

Princeton University Press () In the first political analysis of unemployment in a socialist country, Susan Woodward argues that the bloody conflicts that are destroying the former Yugoslavia stem not so much from ancient ethnic hatreds as from the political and social divisions created by a failed socialist progra.

The real unemployment rate, counting those who have given up on the dismal job market, and those who are severely under-employed, is at least double the official number. A better way to evaluate whether the economic system is working, and making the most out of society’s vast human resources and potential, is the employment-to-population rate.

As DiLorenzo shows, and history proves, socialism is the answer only if you want increasing unemployment and poverty, stifling bureaucracy if not outright political tyranny, catastrophic environmental pollution, rotten schools, and so many social ills that it takes a book like this to cover just the big ones.

The term socialist has been thrown around quite a bit in the past few years. Not since the cold war has the term garnered so much attention in the press and from politicians. But when you look at countries who actually have a socialist economic structure, you can see some similarities to the United States – but there are some really stark.

Socialism is a dirty word in America. The dictionary defines socialism as government control of the means of production. When we read that all we see are state-owned industries. The rest is a slippery slope. It goes something like this. Once we accept state owned industries, the virus spreads.

It becomes easy to imagine state control over all. The same holds good in the converse direction. But the move away from a planned socialist economy towards a state capitalist or market socialist one is unequivocally reactionary.

The resulting form can only be an unstable one that will gravitate through class struggle into capitalism or else back towards communism Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Socialist Unemployment: The Political Economy of Yugoslavia at the best online prices.

Unemployment figures for Hispanics, for blacks are at historical lows. Employment figures for women are the highest they’ve ever been. And people want : Virginia Allen. The New York Times Book Review. Why socialism has failed to play a significant role in the United States―the most developed capitalist industrial society and hence, ostensibly, fertile ground for socialism―has been a critical question of American history and political development.

mass unemployment, widespread bankruptcies, and the Cited by:   Most countries are mixed economies, falling in between the extremes of capitalism and socialism. Capitalism In a capitalist economy, property and businesses are owned and controlled by individuals.

Get this from a library. Unemployment in capitalist, communist, and post-communist economies. [J L Porket] -- "In this book Dr Porket argues that no modern economy can escape open unemployment as long as free labour and a free labour market exist.

He argues, too, that in any modern economy there exists a. The Road to Wigan Pier is not one of Orwell’s best known books. Commissioned as a work of investigative journalism by the Left Book Club, Orwell immersed himself in the world of the English Author: Tim Reuter.

As he had promised, Hitler and his National Socialist government banished unemployment within four years. The number of jobless was cut from six million at the beginning ofwhen he took power, to one million by / 7 So rapidly was the jobless rate reduced that by there was a national labor shortage.

/ 8. Although the book is primarily about unemployment, open as well as hidden, it also is about economic systems and their transformation and, hence, about the role of the state in the economy.

Keywords communism employment labor market labour market socialism unemployment.Social programs in the United States are welfare programs designed to ensure that the basic needs of the American population are met. Federal and state welfare programs include cash assistance, healthcare and medical provisions, food assistance, housing subsidies, energy and utilities subsidies, education and childcare assistance, and subsidies and assistance for other.

A distinguishing feature of socialism is public ownership of all resources. Thus, the state would own all sorts of businesses, land, property, and other means of production that now belong to.