Theories of Social Change

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SOC2601 Theories of Social change Semester 1 Assignment 2 Unique Assignment nr: 874506 I, the undersigned hereby declare that this is my own work, except where the works or publications of others have been acknowledged by means of reference techniques. I have read and understood tutorial letter CMNALLE/301 regarding technical and presentation requirements, referencing techniques and plagiarism. Sindee Lampen 20-03-2014 Witness: 1 Table of Contents Introduction ........................................................................................... 3 Features of Capitalism and Capital liberal democracy .......................... 3 Socialism ............................................................................................... 4 Socialism for less developed countries and the successes and failures thereof ................................................................................................... 6 The Place of socialism in the contemporary world ................................ 7 Social change, economic development and growth issues of South Africa in light of capitalist liberal democracy and socialism ................... 9 Conclusion .......................................................................................... 11 Sources Consulted .............................................................................. 12 2 49254804 Introduction In this essay the student will first explain some of the main points of capitalism and capital liberal democracy. Furthermore the student will move on to look at some of the factors of socialism, socialism for less developed countries and the successes and failures thereof. The student will also look at the position of socialism in the contemporary word – especially focusing on the viewpoints of Francis Fukuyama. Finally the student will look at some of the history of South
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