It is difficult to say what socialism is, because socialism emerged as s sharp reaction to individualism. It is a political philosophy as well as a great movement.
Till 1945 imperialism continued to increase. During the Second World War (1939-45) Japan conquered a major part of South-East Asia. In 1939 when the Second World War broke out, the following were the different forms of imperialism.
Though today we consider imperialism altogether an evil phenomenon, yet it has had certain supporters from time to time, who were convinced of its advantages.
It is the form of the government which is prevalent in England, France, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Belgium, Holland, West Germany, Italy, India and Japan. Shill has described it as a "regime of civilian rule through representative institutions and public liberties".
- K Kabir
- Political Science
In spite of the different approaches, concentration on political institutions and processes is common to all. To Almond and Powell, it implies four problems: State-building, nation-building, political participation; welfare and distribution.