Conservatism is defined as a social and political philosophy which supports and promotes upkeep of institutions which are traditional, with very gradual and minimum alterations in the society. Conservatism is derived from a Latin word conservare which means to maintain or uphold. Few conservatives try preserving things because they tend to emphasize continuity and stability and while some others contradict modernity and try to return things in the form they were.
Conservatism has different variants which are as follows: -
Liberal Conservatism – It is one of the conservatism’s variant which unites policies and conservative belief of individuals with classical-liberal positions. Historic definition of this conservatism refers to mixture of economic-liberalism that supports laissez-faire mart with classical-conservatism business concern regarding constituted tradition, values being religious and honor for the authority. With the classical-liberalism it has counter pointed itself.
Green Conservatism – It is defined as term which is used in referring towards those conservative who has incorporated concerns of green into ideology of their.
Conservative Liberalism – It combines policies and non conservative values with the conservative positions. It can also be defined in simple words as non conservative movement’s right-wing.
Religious Conservatism – It tries to practice instructions of specific religion to the politics, on certain period by proclaiming merely values of such teachings and at different period by inducing those instructions influence the laws.
Fiscal Conservatism – It is defined as political word used for describing fiscal-policy which advocates preventing shortage spending. It often takes into consideration reduction or decrease of the overall spending of government and debt of nation along with that it also ensures budget which is balanced of predominant importance.
Cultural Conservatism – It debates for preserving the domestic-culture of nation, usually from forces from outside. Characteristics of this conservatism are resistance to marriages in interracial and racialism.
Social Conservatism – It believes in government playing part in enforcing and encouraging which is considered according to them as traditional behaviors or values.