Cover of: Why is there no socialism in the United States? | Read Online

Why is there no socialism in the United States?

  • 5 Want to read
  • ·
  • 49 Currently reading

Published by Editions de l"école des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Socialism -- United States -- History.,
  • Communism -- United States -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesPourquoi n"ya a-t-il pas de socialisme aux Etats-Unis?
Statementedited by Jean Heffer & Jeanine Rovet = Pourquoi n"y a-t-il pas de socialisme aux Etats-Unis? / édité par Jean Heffer & Jeanine Rovet.
SeriesRecherches d"histoire et de sciences sociales,, Studies in history and the social sciences ;, 30, Recherches d"histoire et de sciences sociales ;, 30.
ContributionsHeffer, Jean., Rovet, Jeanine.
LC ClassificationsHX83 .W49 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination318 p. ;
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2110263M
ISBN 102713208874
LC Control Number88163198

Download Why is there no socialism in the United States?


Why is the United States the only advanced capitalist country with no labor party? This question is one of the great enduring puzzles of American political development, and it lies at the heart of a fundamental debate about the nature of American society/5(3). The German socialist and sociologist Werner Sombart dealt with it in a major book published in his native language in , Why Is There No Socialism in the United States? The question was addressed by the Fabian H. G. Wells in The Future in America, which came out the same year. United States of Socialism is an informative, provocative and thrilling exposé not merely of the ideas but also the tactics of the socialist Left. In making the moral case for entrepreneurs and the free market, the author portrays President Trump as the exemplar of capitalism and also the most effective political leader of the battle against Author: Dinesh D'Souza.   Why there has been no socialism in the United States is a subject that encompasses my career. It goes back to my doctoral dissertation which also became my first book, Agrarian Socialism. It was a.

  Why is there no socialism in the United States?It's a complicated question. You'd probably need something about the length of a book to answer it properly, and you'd have to point out that actually there is some socialism in the United States, just not very much. The little socialist groups never got very far, even during the s when the Great Depression was . Werner Sombart,Why is There no Socialism in the United States?, edited and with an Introductory Essay by C.T. Husbands, foreword by Michael Harrington; White Plains: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., , p., $ There are a number of reasons why it is worthwhile to read Why is There no Socialism in the U.S.?, the first complete English translation File Size: KB. in politics.3 'Why is there no socialism' thus becomes a problem of explalning the disjuncture of industrial relations and political practice in the United States. Finally, there is the problem of proposed answers that simply explain too. / Eric Foner --Why is there no socialism in the United States?: a federal analysis / Theodore J. Lowi --American liberalism and the problem of American socialism / Edward Countryman --The roots of American exceptionalism / Aristide A. Zolberg --"Beggarly sans-culottes!": a study of German-American workers in two revolutions, / Bruce.

Get this from a library! Why is there no socialism in the United States?. [Werner Sombart] -- A translation of the German treatise explains the reasons why socialism failed to take root in America as it did in Europe at the turn of the century. Bibliography. Why is there no socialism in the United States? Werner Sombart. IASP, - Political Science - pages. 1 Review. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a Labor movement/ United States Political Science / General Political Science / Political Ideologies / Communism & Socialism Socialism Socialism in the United States 2/5(1). 10 Werner Sombart, Why is there no Socialism in the United States?, trans. Patricia Hocking and C.T. Husbands (White Plains, NY: International Arts and Sciences Press, Inc), 11 Eric Foner, “Why is There No Socialism in the United States?,” in History Workshop 17 (): It is not difficult to see that overall, the United States and socialism are incompatible. But the question of why there is no socialism in America is much more difficult to quantify. The roots of America’s aversion and fear of this institution run deep .