|1.||Nearly every great movement in history has been charged by its opponents with attempting to destroy the family.|
|2.||The disintegration of the family is rapidly taking place under the present social order.|
|3.||Many Socialists have criticised the shortcomings of the institutions of marriage and the family under Capitalism.|
|4.||Socialists as such have no theories in regard to the future of the family and have no desire to abolish it.|
|1.||What is the origin of the charge of "free love" as directed against the Socialists?|
|2.||Discuss the origins of sex-communism.|
|3.||How does the existing industrial system affect the institution of marriage?|
|4.||Discuss the theories as to the cause of the increasing divorce rate.|
|5.||What restriction would a Socialist State be likely to impose upon the marriage relation?|
Bebel August, Woman Under Socialism.
Engels F., Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State, Chap. II.
Kelly Edmond, Twentieth Century Socialism.
Lichtenberger J. P., Divorce.
Morris W., and Bax E. B., Socialism, its Growth and Outcome, Chap. XXI.
Spargo John, The Spiritual Significance of Modern Socialism.
Vail Charles H., Modern Socialism.
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Publication information: Book title: Elements of Socialism:A Text-Book. Contributors: John Spargo - Author, George Louis Arner - Author. Publisher: Macmillan. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1912. Page number: 251.