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Economic Analysis- Robert Owen Conceptual Frame

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2000 word essay on Robert Owen and his ideals on how to approach the problem of political corruption

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Idealism Economic ideologies Economic systems Economies Socialism Robert Owen Political corruption Corruption Utopia Owen
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Robert was indeed a personality in that he was a strange mixture of practicality, achievement and fiasco, common sense and lunacy. This eccentricity of character culminated in a unique perspective where Owen combined his “belief of the injustice of capitalist economics” and institutionalist economics to create a blueprint of social reorganisation. In simplistic terms Owen’s economic theories focussed on social forces and educational philanthropy. Owen sincerely believed that a man’s character was moulded not by his volition alone but by one’s education and environment. Hence his approach to the problem of political corruption would focus on the development of institutions to oversee legal political operation. Owen’s sympathetic perspective with the working class would...
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