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Question How did power in the UK's social democratic state shift in the 1950s? What do you understand by the statement 'I'm alright Jack'?

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Question How did power in the UK's social democratic state shift in the 1950s? What do you understand by the statement 'I'm alright Jack'? With the beginning of life it was obvious that mankind was initiating on remarkable journeys towards freedom and independence. Such journeys were translated through revolutions, parties, theories and sometime wars, in which individuals recruited to achieve their goals. The socialist world evident a rapid expansion and changes that has cultivated through years. Although the word today is not presented in consequence of any of these , but the world still remember those old days and their affects on the world today's in addition to applying some of their theories , believers or ways . Full employment and social democracy for instance are two of the ways sociologist always tried to achieve to reduce unemployment, provide secure income, and create an equal society in order to order the lines of individuals. Social democracy is an economic policy in which all individuals in the society are equal regardless their state, power, color, religion ... etc. This democracy was a provision taken to secure the development alteration and variation occurring in the society thought democratic means by reducing poverty and unemployment. ...read more.

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As a result ideas about economy and its responsibilities, work and welfare have predisposed representing the Keynesian model of economy as "a big machine" -1 to proliferate the national economy. Believing that the uncertainty and volatility of the capitalist system in the 1930s were behind the increase of unemployment rates, Keynes considered the importance of demand. H e believed that it was necessary to take in consideration goods' and services' demand. This demand is believed to be the responsibility of either the consumers or the supplier or the government responsibility. What really mattered for employment was the demand (aggregate Demand). Keynesian social democracy was challenged from two directions the increase of diversity in the society and the need for greater competitiveness in industry. Regardless Keynesians hard efforts and ideas about the national economy, many cases were left unrelieved and unchanged. According to Marxist theory, Keynesian increased mass production and unemployment. But can we ignore what Keynesian added to national economy?! ?! The cost for maintaining secure levels of the national economy was high, specially when price and inflation started to change and the economic growth began to slow regardless the high mass production .The idea of democracy is based on the principles of freedom and ...read more.

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Democracy was taken in the golden age as a political ideology to organize the lives of individuals affecting their families and their work as well. The Social democratic transformation gave new power to the society in terms of rights, security and freedom. In reaction to this social democracy many situations in the Golden age and in the world today have been influenced with the results of their implementation and their survival. Glossary *1 *2 Social Democracy: is a political ideology emerging in the late 19th century and early 20th century from supporters of Marxism who believed that the transition to a socialist society could be achieved through democratic evolutionary rather than revolutionary means. Democracy: right and the capacity of a people, to control their institutions for their own purposes. To designate a government where the people share in directing the activities of the state. Capitalism: economic system based on private ownership of free enterprise, in which personal profit can be acquired through investment of capital and employment of labour. Demand Management: Policies seek to influence the level of aggregate Demand. Aggregate Demand: Is the total demand for goods and services in the economy during a specific time period. Political Ideology: A cluster of ideas that both describe societies, propose moral and practical alternatives which are aligned with political movement. ...read more.

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