MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

641 views

Political spectrum

Left wing:

- believes the role of the state is to intervene in social and economic policy

-believes in the nationalisation of industries

-believes people need assistance- for example welfare state and redistribution of wealth 

-extreme example = Communism (e.g. Stalinist Russia)

-moderate left social policy is described as socialist

Right wing:

-believes the role of the state is not to intervene in social or economic policy

-believes in the independence of business and free market- a laissez-faire ("let them do what they like"), unregulated approach to business

-believes in the "self-made man" - that people should not be assisted and that wealth should not be redistributed

-is often linked to nationalist ideals- the supremacy of the nation above others and a distrust of foreigners (xenophobia)

-extreme example = Fascism (e.g. Mussolini's Italy)

-the free-market economic policy of the right is often described as capitalist

Modern politics:

-modern political parties fit along a scale of left to right, with few in the Western world being at either extreme end

-in the US, the Republicans are more right wing than the Democrats, but both parties are more right wing than the UK Conservative party

- in the UK, from right to left, the order is: UKIP->Conservatives->Lib Dem->Labour->Green->Socialist

Lizzie B. A Level Chemistry tutor, A Level Biology tutor, A Level His...

2 years ago

Answered by Lizzie, who tutored A Level History with MyTutor


Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

77 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

Christopher M. GCSE History tutor, 13 Plus  History tutor, A Level Hi...
£20 /hr

Christopher M.

Degree: History (Bachelors) - Edinburgh University

Subjects offered:History, Spanish

History
Spanish

“History student at the University of Edinburgh recently returned from a year of study in Spain. Tutoring History and Spanish at most levels.”

£24 /hr

Elsa M.

Degree: History (Bachelors) - Cambridge University

Subjects offered:History, Politics+ 2 more

History
Politics
Philosophy and Ethics
-Personal Statements-

“Encouraging and friendly tutor from the University of Cambridge, hoping to inspire a love for your subject and help you get the very best grade. ”

£30 /hr

Sophia C.

Degree: History (Bachelors) - Oxford, Hertford College University

Subjects offered:History, Religious Studies+ 5 more

History
Religious Studies
German
Classical Civilisation
.HAT.
-Personal Statements-
-Oxbridge Preparation-

“I am an Oxford University graduate. I am very passionate about my subjects and getting the best out of every student.”

About the author

Lizzie B.

Currently unavailable: for regular students

Degree: Natural Sciences (Masters) - Cambridge alumni University

Subjects offered:History, Maths+ 3 more

History
Maths
Chemistry
Biology
-Personal Statements-

“Cambridge/Imperial science graduate looking to share my enthusiasm and experience in science by tutoring to GCSE/A-level. I can also help with university applications/personal statements.”

You may also like...

Posts by Lizzie

Microbiological techniques- gel electrophoresis

Political spectrum

Types of chemical bonds

What is a virus?

Other A Level History questions

What importance did George Kennan hold within the Cold War?

What is the difference between a good exam answer and a great one?

what role did women play in medieval knighthood?

How should I go about structuring an introduction to an essay (not source-based)?

View A Level History tutors

We use cookies to improve your site experience. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok