"middle way"‑between socialism and capitalism
|No major linguistic,
ethnic, racial, or religious divisions.
|Has led to strong
political focus on issues of economic equity - class
more emphasis than in US on democracy and less on individual liberty, i.e.
emphasis on rights of group and a bit less on rights of individual
|Party Ideologies on
|Commitment to self
determination and Government restraint, changed a bit in the 1970's and 80's
|Unions have accepted
need for efficiency and rapid growth.
In 1970s attitude of letting management manage began to change
accepted role of unions and, especially in regime of usual SAP rule, sought