Friday, 8 March 2013


Liberalism, a political ideology
Classical liberalism, a political ideology that advocates unregulated markets, limited government, rule of law, due process, and individual liberties including freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and others
Conservative liberalism, a variant of liberalism, combining liberal values and policies with conservative stances, or, more simply, representing the right-wing of the liberal movement
Economic liberalism, the ideological belief in organizing the economy on individualist lines, such that the greatest possible numbers of economic decisions are made by private individuals and not by collective institutions
Social liberalism, the belief that liberalism should include social justice and that the legitimate role of the state includes addressing issues such as unemployment, health care, education, and the expansion of civil rights
An adherent of a Liberal party
Liberal democracy, a form of government based on limited majority rule
Liberal Democratic Party, a common name for political parties around the world
Liberalism (international relations), a theory of international relations
European liberalism
In the US, "liberalism" can refer to either or both of the following:
Modern liberalism, the current American manifestation of the ideology
See also Liberalism by country