- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

A form of society in which the means of production and sustenance, that is land, resources, and financial capital, belong to the community.

Longer explanation

Communism can be described as a community-based economic system of cooperative ownership and control. But is communism a utopian path or a ...

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