Liberty and Political Liberalism

According to Terry Cooper, a responsible administrator thinks ethically thereby acquiring the much needed freedom that would enable him or her and the like-minded to have more anticipation and develop the ability to see whatever is on the way coming in a way that is more than the strategic sense thus becoming even much more […]


Liberalism is an existent fact that in the minds of the people who practice it that there should be liberty world over and in addition, to that equal rights. Through these views, the liberal minded individuals portray a lot of distinct characteristics. Human rights and the abortion factor have always been an issue in the […]

Liberal Reforms

1. How radical were the liberal reforms? The reforms were radical and hindsight allows us to see them as pioneering in political terms. However, they were probably not radical enough. At this time the laissez-faire ideology was still perceived as the correct political way. Many politicians still held to John Stuart Mill’s view that “The […]

How far did the Liberals create a welfare state

The term ‘welfare state’ is renowned for the government looking after people throughout their lives, ‘from cradle to the grave’. The government had to ensure that they received benefit payments or other arrangements to help the poor service from unemployment, large families, sickness or old age. Another important essential aspect was the basic services for […]

Liberalism and Free Enterprise Business Practice

Before we engage in this discussion, we need to define a few terms which may not be common knowledge. Free enterprise Various definitions have been put forth as to the meaning of free enterprise business practice. Free enterprise can be defined as an economic system in which agents are entitled to private property ownership, and […]

Working Class Romantics and Industrial Society

The collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989 marked the commencement of a new era – one which is considered to be triumphant for capitalism and democracy. Francis Fukuyama called it not only the triumph of liberalism, but even the end of history. He ascertained “the century that began full of self-confidence in the ultimate […]

Political Liberalism

Multiculturalism is the view that liberal-democratic states must not only uphold the recognizable set of common civil and political rights of citizenship which are confined in all liberal democracies; they should also adopt various group-specific rights or policies which are planned to recognize and contain the distinctive identities and needs of ethno cultural groups. Such […]

How Successful Was the Liberal Government in Dealing with the Constitutional Crisis of 1909-11

In 1909 Lloyd George needed to find 15 million of extra revenue to provide for the new social services and for the construction of naval warships, to do this the budget had to be passed. It was not easy for Lloyd George to finance social reforms because OAPs which were introduced in 1908, cost ? […]

Three perspectives on environmental determinism

The perspectives of utilitarianism and egalitarian liberalism play an important role in discourse over how to address the inequitable outcomes of global change. 1) Utilitarian ideologies lay emphasis on ‘efficiency’ and agree that social arrangements should be assessed by how they influence the sum of satisfactions available to each member.  Climate change creates winners and […]

Multiculturalism: Liberalism and Social Advancement

Some continue to use the term ‘multiculturalism’ empirically; that is, simply to refer to the existence of diverse cultures, values and traditions within the same society. Multiculturalism, however, is not the same as cultural diversity. Rather, it is a particular approach to dealing with the challenges of cultural diversity and, in particular, to bringing about […]

Classical and Modern Liberalism

Liberalism can be defined as a way of maintaining human dignity. The source believes that this will be achieve through little government regulation and a market economy. Although concepts of individualism are necessary to achieve this desired dignity, too little regulation is unreliable and can be dangerous to an economy as seen in many events […]

The resurgence of classical liberalism

As Keynesian liberalism evolved to include more and more state interference in the market, a backlash movement grew in the 1950s and 1960s, taking the name of conservatism. In the late 1960s, President Nixon and others attacked Keynesianism, seeking to put more emphasis on economic growth instead of stability. In 1973 the United States replaced […]

Modern conservatism and modern liberalism

Classical liberals reacted differently to the social effects of the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century. Some embraced the Industrial Revolution as the embodiment of liberal ideals. Others, however, were concerned for the increasing poverty and immiseration of the working class—and concerned that this class was increasingly attracted to socialist ideas. These liberals argued that […]

Its Essence and

Liberalism can be classified into two broad forms: classical liberalism and social liberalism. The former tend to emphasize the importance of individual liberty, while the latter tend to emphasize some form of redistribution of wealth.

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