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Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies books

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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

Libertarian Socialism Politics in Black and Red by Alex Prichard Libertarian Socialism Politics in Black and Red


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

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

This book brings together a team of specialists to explore why some left-wing politicians are able to communicate their message effectively, whereas others struggle to connect with the public. To address this question, it analyses the rhetoric and narratives employed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/06/2017

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: 16/06/2017

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: 15/05/2017

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

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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

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

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

: 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

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

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

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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 Longman Companion to the Labour Party, 1900-1998 by Harry Harmer The Longman Companion to the Labour Party, 1900-1998

A timely reference guide to the Labour Party which brings together the essential facts and figures about the Party since its foundation through to the 'New Labour' of the 1990's. It is the essential reference book for anyone wanting reliable...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/04/2017

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

Labour and Working-Class Lives Essays to Celebrate the Life and Work of Chris Wrigley by Keith Laybourn, John Shepherd Labour and Working-Class Lives Essays to Celebrate the Life and Work of Chris Wrigley
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This collection of essays deals with the latest research on British labour history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It has been written by leading British historians, such as Ken Brown, Malcolm Chase and Matthew Worley, in honour of Professor...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/04/2017

On Hitler's Mein Kampf The Poetics of National Socialism by Albrecht (Professor Dr., Universitat Konstanz) Koschorke On Hitler's Mein Kampf The Poetics of National Socialism
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Originally published as Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf, Zur Poetik des Nationalsozialismus in the series Freohliche Wissenschaft by Matttthes & Seitz Berlin, 2016 --Colophon.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2017

Communism for Kids by Bini Adamczak Communism for Kids

Once upon a time, people yearned to be free of the misery of capitalism. How could their dreams come true? This little book proposes a different kind of communism, one that is true to its ideals and free from authoritarianism....
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/03/2017

Exit Left Markets and Mobility in Republican Thought by Robert S. (Professor of Political Science, University of California, Davis) Taylor Exit Left Markets and Mobility in Republican Thought
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This book advances an economic model of contemporary republicanism that is ideologically centre-left.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/03/2017

The Politics of Culture in Turkey, Greece & Cyprus Performing the Left Since the Sixties by Leonidas Karakatsanis The Politics of Culture in Turkey, Greece & Cyprus Performing the Left Since the Sixties

Performing a political identity usually involves more than just casting a vote. For Left-wingers in Turkey, Greece and Cyprus - countries that emerged as the only non-socialist constituents of South-eastern Europe after WWII - political preference meant immersion to distinct...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/03/2017

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