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Social democracy in Britain

must labour lose?

by Peter Zentner

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Published by John Martin Publishing in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labour Party (Great Britain) -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Social Democratic Party (Great Britain) -- History.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1964-1979.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Zentner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination225 p. ;
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17768344M
    ISBN 10090623722X, 0906237203

      In Britain, social democracy is less embedded in the trade union and labour movement than in other European countries where political parties bearing the name “social democratic” play a stronger role in politics. For trade unions this is to some extent a strength in that, focused on protecting workers against excessive exploitation. E mpire of Democracy gives us a detailed account of this story, telling us how we got to where we are today and tracking the rise and fall of an economic, social, and political order that now.


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The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is committed to the goals of social democracy and the ideals of the labour movement. The th anniversary of the SPD on 23 May provides the occasion for the Academy for Social Democracy to look back on the history of social democracy Social democracy in Britain book File Size: 2MB.

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The Socialist Way: Social Democracy in Contemporary Britain. Roy Hattersley and Kevin Hickson (eds.). this is a useful book for students of social science. In particular, students of economics, social policy, international relations and politics will find in this collection articulate and passionately argued essays that typify a particular.

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