scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,377
Third World Socialism Poverty hunger unfair distribution of wealth depravation these are all terms that describe the desperate predicament of the people of the Third World The ideology or belief system of Third World socialism rejects both capitalism and communism Therefore the theories of Third World socialism are a balance between the two extreme systems of government The defining question for hundreds of years has been how much government should participate in the economics of a country Third World socialism ideology attempts to combine command and laissez faire economy The characteristics of Third World socialism include the beliefs that natural resources belong to the nation that private property is encouraged but the government does not tolerate monopolies and that public services should be owned and run by the government Third World socialism has been practiced all around the globe with Nasserism in Egypt African socialism Arab Socialism and Peronism in Argentina Each one of these sects has been lead by charismatic leaders These people gain power through one of the agents of change discussed in former lectures According to Dr Nassar charismatic leaders are seen as a God like figure by their people and prevent a civil war because the people unite behind the leader General Nasser of Egypt is the example used in Dr Nassars lectures This charismatic leader enforced the ideologies of Third World socialism by implementing the Land Reform Act of 1953 ending feudalism and giving ownership of land back to the people Furthermore General Nasser also nationalized the Suez Canal in 1956 Egypt may have never have broken the bondage of feudalism without a leader with such strong ideologies General Nassers popularity with the people was immense and therefore his policies were easily passed through the governing bodies of Egypt Now that we have looked at the development of Third World socialism in Egypt through a charismatic leadership lets look at the defining characteristics of Third World
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA