2 Navneet Kaur 10125730 POLI 100 Denis Dogah Oct 18, 2021 Title-


Navneet Kaur


POLI 100

Denis Dogah

Oct 18, 2021

Title- Socialism ideology

Research problem

Society has continued to change in current times, and there is a need to recognize the theories that explain social dynamics. Socialism is an economic and political theory that support for the social existence of people (Ostrowski, 2021). This classical theory was developed in the early years. However, society has developed over time, and it is important to understand how the theory has also transformed to fit in present times. The research aims at understanding how socialism has changed from its classical form to fit in the modern period.

Research Question

What are the specific ways socialism ideology has changed over time to take the contemporary meaning in the dynamic society?

Thesis Statement

Socialism theory has changed from its traditional meaning to fit in latest society and takes different forms like utopian, Marxism, and communism, among others.

Brief Argument

Socialism is one of the classical ideologies that helped define people’s economic and political behavior in society. The ideology focuses mainly on the people living for others and always minding other people’s affairs. The theory was very popular in classical times and helped define the importance of people living in society. Socialism ideology has also been forced to transform itself over time to fit the current social dynamics. The theory has split into different schools of thought in modern times like utopian, communism, and anarchism (Gurtov, 2019). Research on the concept of socialism will help to understand on the concepts that have changed over time. The paper will outline various transformations that how the theory has undergone over time in the modern era.


Gurtov, M. (2019). The transformation of socialism. The Transformation of Socialism, 3-17. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429315428-1

Ostrowski, M. S. (2021). What is socialism? Eduard Bernstein on Socialism Past and Present, 377-402. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-50484-7_15