Utopian Society

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A Utopian Society is a community with extremely desirable society qualities.



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2017

  • (Wikipedia, 2017) ⇒ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/utopia Retrieved:2017-9-13.
    • A utopia is an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens.[1] [2] The opposite of a utopia is a dystopia. One could also say that utopia is a perfect "place" that has been designed so there are no problems.

      Utopian ideals often place emphasis on egalitarian principles of equality in economics, government and justice, though by no means exclusively, with the method and structure of proposed implementation varying based on ideology.[2][1] According to Lyman Tower Sargent "there are socialist, capitalist, monarchical, democratic, anarchist, ecological, feminist, patriarchal, egalitarian, hierarchical, racist, left-wing, right-wing, reformist, free love, nuclear family, extended family, gay, lesbian, and many more utopias".

      The term has been used to describe intentional communities.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Giroux, H., 2003. Utopian thinking under the sign of neoliberalism: Towards a critical pedagogy of educated hope. Democracy & Nature, 9(1), pp.91-105.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Simandan, D., 2011. Kinds of environments — a framework for reflecting on the possible contours of a better world. The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe canadien, 55(3), pp.383-386. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1541-0064.2010.00334.x/full