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Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies books

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Revolutionary Yiddishland A History of Jewish Radicalism by Sylvie Klingberg Revolutionary Yiddishland A History of Jewish Radicalism

Recovering the history of the revolutionary Jewish tradition
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

Challenging Austerity Radical left parties and social movements in the South of Europe by Beltran (University of Cadiz, Spain) Roca Martinez Challenging Austerity Radical left parties and social movements in the South of Europe
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This book analyses social movements and radical political parties' strategies in Spain, Greece, Portugal and Italy from 2008 to today. Events in 2011 such as the Arab Spring and the indignados movement in Spain initiated a new cycle of social...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2017

Stalin: From Theology to the Philosophy of Socialism in Power by Roland Boer Stalin: From Theology to the Philosophy of Socialism in Power

This book not only explicates Stalin's thoughts, but thinks with and especially through Stalin. It argues that Stalin often thought at the intersections between theology and Marxist political philosophy - especially regarding key issues of socialism in power. Careful and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2017

Building the Labour Party The Politics of the Left in Early Twentieth Century Britain by Duncan Tanner Building the Labour Party The Politics of the Left in Early Twentieth Century Britain

This book provides an essential introduction to the early history of the Labour Party, written by one of most respected historians of his generation.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Writing in Red The East German Writers Union and the Role of Literary Intellectuals by Thomas W. Goldstein Writing in Red The East German Writers Union and the Role of Literary Intellectuals

This book explores how the East German Writers Union became a site for the contestation of writers' roles in GDR society with consequences well beyond the literary community.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

: The Concept of Socialism (1975) by Bhikhu Parekh : The Concept of Socialism (1975)

First published in 1975, this book explores the concept of socialism. The contributors to the book, all both socialists and academics, explore the philosophical ideas behind the concept, as well as offering thoughtful analyses of topics such as `Division of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Against Lenin The Pre-Bolshevik Writings by Leon Trotsky, Tariq Ali Against Lenin The Pre-Bolshevik Writings
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Trotsky's earliest interventions into the Russian socialist movement brought together for the first time in English
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Rethinking Democracy by Leo Panitch Rethinking Democracy

Have we now reached 'the end of history' with the triumph of capitalist liberal democracy? Is socialism an enemy of democracy? Or could socialism develop, expand and enhance democracy?
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

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The British New Left and Its Legacy Advance, Retreat Or Defeat? by Madeleine Davis The British New Left and Its Legacy Advance, Retreat Or Defeat?

The British New Left which emerged in the 1960s can be seen as progenitors for today's horizontalist and libertarian left. Invariably portrayed as either street-fighters or detached intellectuals, their legacy is a continuing source of fascination and disagreement. Madeleine Davis...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

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Rethinking Democracy by Leo Panitch Rethinking Democracy

Have we now reached 'the end of history' with the triumph of capitalist liberal democracy? Is socialism an enemy of democracy? Or could socialism develop, expand and enhance democracy?
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Reflections on the Future of the Left by Professor David Coates Reflections on the Future of the Left

What is the future for progressive politics in advanced capitalism? With its political fortunes so low, how might the Left move forward? These essays from leading left-wing intellectuals reflect on the scale and nature of the task that the Left...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Reflections on the Future of the Left by Professor David Coates Reflections on the Future of the Left

What is the future for progressive politics in advanced capitalism? These essays from leading left intellectuals - Dean Baker, Fred Block, David Coates, Hillary Wainwright, Colin Crouch, Wolfgang Streeck and Leo Panitch - reflect on the scale and nature of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

The Development of Socialism, Social Democracy and Communism Historical, Political and Socioeconomic Perspectives by Mohamed M. Sabry The Development of Socialism, Social Democracy and Communism Historical, Political and Socioeconomic Perspectives

This book examines how socioeconomic and institutional factors shaped the development of Socialism and its two contending variants of Social Democracy and Communism, investigating why each of these factions enjoyed varying levels of popularity in different societies between 1840 and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

We Are The Crisis Of Capital A John Holloway Reader by John Holloway We Are The Crisis Of Capital A John Holloway Reader


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

European Social Democracy During the Global Economic Crisis Renovation or Resignation? by David J. Bailey European Social Democracy During the Global Economic Crisis Renovation or Resignation?

Assesses how social democratic parties have responded, at the national as well as at the European Union level, to the 2008 financial crash -- .
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2017

The Cultural Life of Capitalism in Yugoslavia (Post)Socialism and Its Other by Dijana Jelaca The Cultural Life of Capitalism in Yugoslavia (Post)Socialism and Its Other

This edited volume explores the cultural life of capitalism during socialist and post-socialist times within the geopolitical context of the former Yugoslavia. Through a variety of cutting edge essays at the intersections of critical cultural studies, material culture, visual culture,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/07/2017

Democratic Transition and the Rise of Populist Majoritarianism Constitutional Reform in Greece and Turkey by Ioannis N. Grigoriadis Democratic Transition and the Rise of Populist Majoritarianism Constitutional Reform in Greece and Turkey

This comparative study explores the impact of populist majoritarianism on Greek and Turkish democratic transition. Using case studies from Greece and Turkey, the author argues that while majoritarianism is often celebrated as a manifestation of popular sovereignty, it can undermine...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2017

Voices of the UK Left Rhetoric, Ideology and the Performance of Politics by Judi Atkins Voices of the UK Left Rhetoric, Ideology and the Performance of Politics

In doing so, the collection offers insights into why the performances of political actors such as Carwyn Jones and Nicola Sturgeon resonate with a wide audience, whereas some - like Jeremy Corbyn - have limited appeal beyond the party faithful.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/06/2017

A Prophet in Politics A Biography of J.S. Woodsworth by Kenneth McNaught, Allen Mills A Prophet in Politics A Biography of J.S. Woodsworth
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McNaught details the life, work, and principles of J.S Woodsworth and shows the powerful moral and political force that the pacifist, Methodist thinker exerted on Canadian politics.
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2017

The International After 150 Years Labor vs Capital, Then and Now by George C. Comninel The International After 150 Years Labor vs Capital, Then and Now

The International Workingmen's Association was the prototype of all organizations of the Labor movement and the 150th anniversary of its birth (1864-2014) offers an important opportunity to rediscover its history and learn from its legacy. The International helped workers to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/05/2017

Karl Polanyi in Dialogue A Socialist Thinker for Our Time by Nancy Fraser, Karl Polanyi Karl Polanyi in Dialogue A Socialist Thinker for Our Time
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2017

The Last Yugoslav Generation The Rethinking of Youth Politics and Cultures in Late Socialism by Ljubica Spaskovska The Last Yugoslav Generation The Rethinking of Youth Politics and Cultures in Late Socialism

This promising addition to the growing literature on the history of late socialism charts the development of youth culture and politics in socialist Yugoslavia, focusing on the 1980s. Rather than examining the 1980s as a mere prelude to the violent...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/04/2017

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