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Democracy and social progress in England

Edith Abbott

Democracy and social progress in England

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Published by The University of Chicago press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Edith Abbott ...
      SeriesUniversity of Chicago war papers,, no. 8. [from old catalog]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD509 .C5 no. 8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination17 p.
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6612654M
      LC Control Number18023340

      Book I of Utopia, a dialogue, presents a perceptive analysis of contemporary social, economic, and moral ills in England. Book II is a narrative describing a country run according to the ideals of the English humanists, where poverty, crime, injustice, and other ills do not exist. “Basically there are two solutions,” Polanyi wrote in “The extension of the democratic principle from politics to economics, or the abolition of the democratic ‘political sphere.


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