Beyond Left and Right: The Future of Radical Politics

Beyond Left and Right: The Future of Radical Politics

by Anthony Giddens
     
 

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In the wake of the cataclysmic changes that have transformed the Soviet Union and Eastern European countries since 1989, what can it mean to be politically radical today? In this conceptually powerful work, the author applies his well-known and influential body of ideas about modernity to the present state and future of radical politics.See more details below

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In the wake of the cataclysmic changes that have transformed the Soviet Union and Eastern European countries since 1989, what can it mean to be politically radical today? In this conceptually powerful work, the author applies his well-known and influential body of ideas about modernity to the present state and future of radical politics.

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"The author, a noted sociologist at Cambridge University, begins by critiquing the relevance of socialism, neoliberalism, and conservatism for a world characterized by globalization, the abandonment of tradition, and pervasive uncertainty stemming from socially manufactured risk. . . . The book contains useful insights into the difficulties of the welfare state."—Choice

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ISBN-13:
9780804724517
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Edition description:
1
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.07(w) x 9.08(h) x 1.15(d)

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