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The Development of Socialism, Social Democracy and Communism : Historical, Political and Socioeconomic Perspectives

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The Development of Socialism, Social Democracy and Communism : Historical, Political and Socioeconomic Perspectives
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The Development of Socialism, Social Democracy and Communism
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Historical, Political and Socioeconomic Perspectives
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This book examines how socioeconomic and institutional factors shaped the development of Socialism and its two contending variants of Social Democracy and Communism, investigating why each of these factions enjoyed varying levels of popularity in different societies between 1840 and 1945
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The Development of Socialism, Social Democracy and Communism : Historical, Political and Socioeconomic Perspectives
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The Development of Socialism, Social Democracy and Communism : Historical, Political and Socioeconomic Perspectives
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  • Front Cover -- The Development of Socialism, Social Democracy and Communism: Historical, Political and Socioeconomic Perspectives -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Introduction -- Note -- Chapter 1 Socialism and the World (1848-1945) -- 1.1. Western Europe, the Industrial Revolution, and the Rise of the Bourgeoisie -- 1.2. The Birth of Marxism -- 1.3. Marxist Leadership on Socialism -- 1.4. Toward the Great War -- 1.4.1. The Second Industrial Revolution, Finance Capital, and Imperialist strive -- 1.4.2. The Second International and the Rise of the Popularity of Socialism -- 1.5. The Great War and the Socialist Triumph -- 1.6. The Interwar period -- 1.6.1. The Years of the Multiideological Struggle -- 1.6.2. Socialism and Communism -- 1.6.2.1. Social democrats -- 1.6.2.2. Communists -- Bolshevik Leninism -- The Spartacists -- Gramscianism -- Stalinism -- Trotskyism -- 1.7. World War II -- Notes -- Chapter 2 Institutions, Socioeconomic Factors and Ideological Choices: Toward a Theoretical Perspective -- 2.1. Theoretical Different Perspectives: The Literature -- 2.1.1. On the Popularity of Socialism -- 2.1.2. On Social Democracy versus Communism -- 2.2. Toward a Theoretical Understanding -- 2.3. What the Data Tells: An Empirical Study -- 2.3.1. Setting the Dataset -- 2.3.2. Empirical Evidence -- Notes -- Chapter 3 The Bastion of Communism: The Case of Russia -- 3.1. Tzarist Russia and Socialism -- 3.1.1. Russia toward the 20th Century -- 3.1.2. The Years of Revolutionary Build-Up (1905-1914) -- 3.1.3. The Storm of the Great War -- 3.2. The Institutional and Socioeconomic Dimension -- 3.2.1. Industrialization, Urbanization, and the Russian Economy -- 3.2.2. Human Development -- 3.2.3. Tzarist Authoritarianism -- 3.2.4. Culture and Religion -- 3.2.5. Nationalist Sentiments -- 3.2.6. The Role of Minorities -- 3.3. Path Dependency or Deterministic Path?
  • 3.3.1. Russia and Two Decades of Great Political Transformation -- 3.3.1.1. The February-March Revolution -- 3.3.1.2. The Months of Turbulent Power Struggle -- 3.3.1.3. The Red October and Bolshevik Consolidation of Power -- 3.3.1.4. The Hammer and the Sickle Over Russia -- 3.3.1.5. From Leninism to Stalinism -- 3.3.2. A Theoretical Explanation -- 3.3.2.1. Introducing the Model -- 3.3.2.2. How the Power Game Developed? -- 3.3.2.3. Path Dependency or Deterministic Path? -- 3.4. Concluding Remarks: The Russian Case -- Notes -- Chapter 4 Germany -- 4.1. Germany of the 19th and Early 20th Century -- 4.2. The Institutional and Socioeconomic Dimension -- 4.2.1. Industrialization and the Great Socioeconomic Transformation -- 4.2.2. Human Development -- 4.2.3. Political Freedoms -- 4.2.4. Nationalist Sentiments -- 4.2.5. Ethnic and Religious Heterogeneity -- 4.3. Path Dependency or Deterministic Path? -- 4.3.1. The Dramatic Years of the Weimar Republic -- 4.3.1.1. The November 1918 Revolution -- 4.3.1.2. The Weimar Republic -- 4.3.2. A Theoretical Understanding -- 4.4. The Case of Germany: Concluding Remarks -- Notes -- Chapter 5 Other World Cases -- 5.1. Scandinavia: The Bastion of Social Democracy -- 5.1.1. Sweden, Norway, and Denmark -- 5.1.2. The Unique Case of Finland -- 5.1.3. Scandinavian Countries: Concluding Remarks -- 5.2. Western European Democracies -- 5.2.1. Britain: The Industrial Pioneer and the Labor Party -- 5.2.2. France and the Long Socialist Heritage -- 5.2.3. Western European Countries: Concluding Remarks -- 5.3. South Europe between Socialism and Fascism -- 5.3.1. Italy -- 5.3.2. Spain -- 5.3.3. Italy and Spain: Common Threads of Line -- 5.4. Austria-Hungary Empire -- 5.4.1. Hungary -- 5.4.2. Austria -- 5.4.3. Austria and Hungary's Different Paths -- 5.4.4. The Far East and Communism -- 5.4.5. China and the Communist Guerrilla Warfare
  • 5.4.6. Mongolia and Soviet Direct Intervention -- 5.4.7. Communism in the Far East: Institutionalist and Socioeconomic Factors or Path Dependency -- 5.5. The United States: Neither Socialism Nor Communism -- 5.6. Latin America and Socialist Variants -- 5.6.1. The Mexican Case: Social Democracy and Postcolonial Nationalism -- 5.7. Concluding Remarks on the Chapter -- Notes -- Chapter 6 Conclusion -- References -- Appendix -- About the Author -- Index
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