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But at least the root contrast of socialism with individualism appears more apt – socialism involves a practical concern for the interests of individuals beside oneself. 1 Four forms of reciprocity Wholly self-interested Partly altruistic Monetarized Non-monetarized The market Welfare taxation Tit for tat reciprocity The gift relationship 40 Alan Carling Motivations and norms I wish now to raise a more fundamental doubt about a previous premise, and query whether motivation should be the central focus of discussion regarding community.
3 So I do not think it is correct to criticize New Labour just on the grounds that it is prepared to think the unthinkable. Scepticism about 29 30 Alan Carling the New Labour project should nevertheless revolve around (a) the nature of the values that are actively espoused, either in rhetoric or in government (b) the willingness to take on the vested interests historically opposed to the cause of labour (as opposed to taking on the vested interests historically supportive of the cause) and (c) the extent to which New Labour is boxed in by the commitments deemed necessary to defeat the Tories in 1997, and otherwise appear as a responsible governing party.
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