Alternative Perspectives of a Good Society by J. Marangos

By J. Marangos

As a suite of different perspectives on societies, methodologies, regulations and overview of the present components of the society, replacement views on an exceptional Society brings jointly diversified authors answering assorted questions all in the context of visions of a great society.

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This implied that one was forced to work by the need for naturally determined basic goods for survival, and for the socially determined goods required for human development in accord with the level of social development. Marx repeatedly presented two different (but compatible) ways this would have to be transcended. First, the common goal of utopians and social reformers since at least Thomas Moore, the reduction of the work time socially needed to produce these goods, thus expanding “the realm of freedom” (Marx 1998[1884], 807).

The large arrow in the figure pointing downward refers to Bourdieu’s concept of cultural capital. ” It is in this stage that processes experienced in the education system, at work, punishment schemes, and also public acknowledgment (for instance, academic titles or marriage licenses) become internalized. First, for feminist utopias, considerations concerning the education sphere are a must. Most feminist utopias provide distinct answers and visions for the education process, but they all focus on the importance of education and particularly on the significance of learning social skills involving caring, communicating, and taking up responsibility for the common good.

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