Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis

Ludwig von Mises
Mises, Ludwig von
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J. Kahane, trans.
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Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund, Inc.
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Foreword by Friedrich A. Hayek not available online
Table of Contents
Publisher's Preface
Foreword by F. A. Hayek
Preface to the Second English Edition (1951)
Translator's Note (1936)
Preface to the Second German Edition (1932)
Part I Liberalism and Socialism
I.1 Ownership
I.2 Socialism
I.3 The Social Order and the Political Constitution
I.4 The Social Order and the Family
Part II The Economics of a Socialist Community
Section I The Economics of an Isolated Socialist Community
II.5 The Nature of Economic Activity
II.6 The Organization of Production Under Socialism
II.7 The Distribution of Income
II.8 The Socialist Community Under Stationary Conditions
II.9 The Position of the Individual Under Socialism
II.10 Socialism Under Dynamic Conditions
II.11 The Impracticability of Socialism
Section II The Foreign Relations of a Socialist Community
II.12 National Socialism and World Socialism
II.13 The Problem of Migration Under Socialism
II.14 Foreign Trade Under Socialism
Section III Particular Forms of Socialism and Pseudo-Socialism
II.15 Particular Forms of Socialism
II.16 Pseudo-Socialist Systems
Part III The Alleged Inevitability of Socialism
Section I Social Evolution
III.17 Socialistic Chiliasm
III.18 Society
III.19 Conflict as a Factor in Social Evolution
III.20 The Clash of Class Interests and the Class War
III.21 The Materialist Conception of History
Section II The Concentration of Capital and the Formation of Monopolies as Preliminary Steps to Socialism
III.22 The Problem
III.23 The Concentration of Establishments
III.24 The Concentration of Enterprises
III.25 The Concentration of Fortunes
III.26 Monopoly and Its Effects
Part IV Socialism as a Moral Imperative
IV.27 Socialism and Ethics
IV.28 Socialism as an Emanation of Asceticism
IV.29 Christianity and Socialism
IV.30 Ethical Socialism, Especially That of the New Criticism
IV.31 Economic Democracy
IV.32 Capitalist Ethics
Part V Destructionism
V.33 The Motive Powers of Destructionism
V.34 The Methods of Destructionism
V.35 Overcoming Destructionism
Conclusion The Historical Significance of Modern Socialism
Biographical Note
About the Book and Author
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