Socialism [NOOK Book]

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From Cuban communism and Swedish social democracy to the New Left, Michael Newman explains socialism-the social, economic, and philosophical juggernaut of the past century. Taking an international perspective, Newman examines standard socialist conventions and evolution from 19th-century industrial towns, while also defining modern socialism. He includes recent conceptualizations such as the feminist and Green movements, and uses this plethora of information to forecast ...

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Overview

From Cuban communism and Swedish social democracy to the New Left, Michael Newman explains socialism-the social, economic, and philosophical juggernaut of the past century. Taking an international perspective, Newman examines standard socialist conventions and evolution from 19th-century industrial towns, while also defining modern socialism. He includes recent conceptualizations such as the feminist and Green movements, and uses this plethora of information to forecast socialism's trajectory into the future.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402782336
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 9/7/2010
  • Series: A Brief Insight
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 228
  • Sales rank: 898,334
  • File size: 12 MB
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Meet the Author

Michael Newman is Director of the London European Research Center Faculty of Humanities and Teacher Education at the University of North London. He is the author of Democracy, Sovereignty and the European Union, Harold Laskiā€”A Political Biography, and Socialism and European Unity.

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Table of Contents

1 Socialist traditions 6
2 Cuban communism and Swedish social democracy 47
3 New lefts - enrichment and fragmentation 84
4 Socialism today and tomorrow 117
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