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Science under Socialism

East Germany in Comparative Perspective

by Kristie Macrakis

  • 28 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • History of science,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • Science And Public Policy,
  • Socialism,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • East Germany, DDR,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • History,
  • Science / General,
  • Germany (East),
  • Military - General,
  • National socialism and science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7693483M
    ISBN 10067479477X
    ISBN 109780674794771

    The Wall fell in The Soviets collapsed in Communism, it seems, is on its last legs in today’s 21st century world. But defenders of property and human liberty should always remain vigilant against totalitarian Leftism, which is why we’ve selected the top 5 anticommunist books . Background. The coerced human experiments and research under National Socialism constitute a reference point in modern bioethics. 7 Yet discussions of consent and the need for safeguards for research subjects to date lack a firm basis in historical evidence. There has been no full evaluation of the numbers of victims of Nazi research, who the victims were, and of the Cited by:

      A new book by Kristen Ghodsee, an anthropologist at the University of Pennsylvania, argues that women have better sex under socialism.. If that sounds strange to you, consider this: A survey of Author: Sean Illing. Machines and science will be the slaves, and they will be far more productive, a thousand, 10, times more productive, than the human slaves of ancient Greece. Under socialism, all will share in the benefits of abundance, not merely a favoured few at the top. All the people will have time and be secure for an ever higher development.

      New anthology ebook edited by Lawrence W. Reed! "When a socialist says he wants to give you “the ABC’s of socialism,” you can be sure that’s as far into the alphabet as he’ll want to go. Happy talk, vague promises, political programs, perhaps an angry, envy-soaked tirade or two against the rich—but not much at all about where all that leads.   In addition, he penned a series of essays on the philosophy of science and the nature of man and the social order that appeared in under the title Epistemological Problems of Economics. [9] Mises had clearly understood during this time that Hitler’s National Socialism would lead Germany down the road to destruction.


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Science under Socialism by Kristie Macrakis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Taking advantage of documents never before available from the archives of the East German Communist Party and the Ministry for State Security, and drawing on interviews with, among others, the legendary spy chief Markus Wolf and members of the East German Politburo, Science under Socialism is the first book to examine the role of science and technology Science under Socialism book the former German Democratic Republic.

The result is a multi-layered analysis of the scientific Cited by: Taking advantage of documents never before available from the archives of the East German Communist Party and the Ministry for State Security, and drawing on interviews with, among others, the legendary spy chief Markus Wolf and members of the East German Politburo, Science under Socialism is the first book to examine the role of science and technology in the former.

The book is highly recommended. Mises wrote this genius work in a time similar to today when people were flocking to socialism as a means to escape what they thought was the product of capitalism but actually was the product of disastrous socialist policies. Not the easiest read if you're not a regular reader, Cited by:   For Gilbert, socialism is a project for collaborating citizens as much as politicians – it's about freedom as much as equality.

Achieving it is not as immense a Author: Andy Beckett. Part IV knits together the main strands of the foregoing analysis and ties them to the broad themes discussed at the beginning of this book.

Underdevelopment and the Transition to Socialism: Mozambique and Tanzania evaluates the promise and problems of socialism in the Third World by considering the political economies of Mozambique and Tanzania. There are major structural problems with Socialism and with Capitalism.

This book is pure attack of a theory which the author clearly disagrees with, there is no science in this type of economic writing, just results justifying a point of view.

I could not /5. Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis is a book by Austrian School economist and libertarian thinker Ludwig von Mises, first published in German by Gustav Fischer Verlag in Jena in under the title Die Gemeinwirtschaft: Untersuchungen über den was translated into English from the second reworked German edition (Jena: Gustav Fischer Author: Ludwig von Mises.

The book, Cliches of Socialism, and the book Excuse Me, Professor: Challenging the Myths of Progressivism, do a good job answering all of the popular questions, economic fallacies, and concerns of socialists and communists.

Overall, it benefits everyone to read the pros and the cons in order to grasp the subject the best. This is the reality of socialism — a pseudo-religion grounded in pseudo-science and enforced by political tyranny.

Copied Is a specter of socialism haunting America, especially among our. Democratic Socialism Democratic socialism took firm root in European politics after World War I. Socialist democratic parties actively participated in government in Great Britain, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, the Netherlands, and other nations.

Socialism also became a powerful force in parts of Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Taking advantage of documents never before available from the archives of the East German Communist Party and the Ministry for State Security, and drawing on interviews with, among others, the legendary spy chief Markus Wolf and members of the East German Politburo, Science under Socialism is the first book to examine the role of science and technology in the former German Democratic Republic.

The result is a multi-layered analysis of the scientific. Science has opened to us the secrets of the world’s formation, the laws of gravitation, the mysteries of the growth of physical organisms and all its secrets have been discovered only by men working in direct contact with the things they tried to reveal.

Education under socialist conditions would produce men and women, not machines. Socialism is an economic and political system under which the means of production are publicly owned. Production and consumer prices are controlled by the government to best meet the needs of the people. Capitalism is an economic system under which the means of production are privately owned.

Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism by Kristen Ghodsee is published by Vintage (£). To order a copy for £ go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. Phone orders min p&p of £ Elizabeth Brainerd, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Under socialism, most countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union exhibited a distinctive pattern of fertility and family formation: marriage and first birth occurred at relatively young ages; births occurred predominantly within registered marriages; total fertility.

This book provides a survey of the development of scientific disciplines and technical projects under National Socialism in Germany.

Each contribution addresses a different, new aspect which is important for judging the interaction between science, technology and National Socialism. In particular, the personal conduct of individual scientists and engineers 4/5(1).

Cyber-Marx: Cycles and Circuits of Struggle in High-Technology Capitalism is a fantastic, under-appreciated book that talks about capitalism and socialism in the context of modern First World societies oriented around technology and the service sector.

It also devotes a whole chapter to discussing the origins of socialist thought via Marx, 18th. Anthropologist Kristen Ghodsee’s newest book is meant to be provocative. Just read the title: “Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism.” But it also explores a very serious economic Author: Gretchen Frazee.

Get this from a library. Science under socialism: East Germany in comparative perspective. [Kristie Macrakis; Dieter Hoffmann;] -- "The book is organized around general policy issues, institutions, disciplines, and biographies.

An international cast of contributors (Americans, former East Germans, and former West Germans) take. Socialism, social and economic doctrine that calls for public rather than private ownership or control of property and natural resources. According to socialism, everything that people produce is in some sense a social product, and everyone who contributes to the production of a good is entitled to a share in it.

The Online Library of Liberty A Project Of Liberty Fund, Inc. Ludwig von Mises, Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis [] The Online Library Of Liberty This E-Book (PDF format) is published by Liberty Fund, Inc., a private, non-profit, educational foundation established in to encourage study of the idealFile Size: 1MB.The Soul of Man Under Socialism It is interesting that despite the huge variety of books, research projects, and monographs on socialism-political, economic, sociological, and so by Vladimir Bukovsky.Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Taking advantage of documents never before available from the archives of the East German Communist Party and the Ministry for State Security, and drawing on interviews with, among others, legendary spy chief Markus Wolf and members of the East German Politburo, this is the first book to examine the role of science .