L’evoluzione del concetto di liberalismo nel linguaggio politico americano del XX secolo


What is the meaning of “liberalism” at the start of the XXI century in the United States of America? How is it different from that of its European counterpart? Liberalism originally meant individualism, freedom of initiative and limited government. It has since stretched such a long way that it may now be considered the American term for social democracy. How did that happen? The article provides an analysis on how the term meaning changed in the American political language through the XX century and aims at explaining how this change affected the conservative movement

DOI Code: 10.1285/i22808949a1n2p151

Keywords: Liberalism; United States; American liberalism; American conservatism

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