Ompare and contrast the ways in which one of the main ideologies (i.e. liberalism, socialism, conservatism,

This assignment is intended to introduce me to researching political topics. The essays should be about 10 double-spaced typed pages (2500 words) , you must use 9 or more different sources as the base for your essay; These sources should be referred to directly and fairly frequently in your essay.

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Compare and contrast the ways in which one of the main ideologies (i.e. liberalism, socialism, conservatism, etc) has changed from its classical origins to the contemporary forms it takes. To what extent has this ideology transformed itself? Can one still call it (for example) conservatism? In examining these questions, you should be able to conclude whether there is a core of that school of thought which survives and gives it lasting meaning.