ERIC Number: EJ376877
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Repression of Human Needs: System Survival or Destruction?
Burton, John W.
Social Science Record, v25 n1 p26-29 Spr 1988
Analyzes how the need to maintain the societal system results in the practice of power politics and the repression of human needs. Examines how democracy is an institutionalized means of resistance to demands for human needs. States that the Western political philosophy's interest-oriented system is a major source of global violence. (GEA)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Communism, Democracy, Foreign Policy, Human Dignity, Intellectual History, Intervention, Need Gratification, Needs, Political Attitudes, Political Influences, Political Issues, Political Power, Political Science, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Western Civilization
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A