Your Search Results

Use this resource - and many more! - in your textbook!

AcademicPub holds over eight million pieces of educational content for you to mix-and-match your way.

Experience the freedom of customizing your course pack with AcademicPub!
Not an educator but still interested in using this content? No problem! Visit our provider's page to contact the publisher and get permission directly.

Economic Systems: Communism -- Research Starters Sociology

By: Azria, Seth M.;

2009 / EBSCO


Communism, in principle, pursues the laudable goal of creating an ideal human society. However, the practice of communism has demonstrated that centralized control and ownership of resources directed by rule authoritarian delivers a situation at odds with the goal of communism. This article reviews the basic ideas of communist theory, as originally articulated by Karl Marx as well as subsequent variations. It covers the impact of the communist economics and ideologies on society and the challenges faced by nations once controlled by communism.