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Parliamentary Socialism

Parliamentary Socialism Author Ralph Miliband
ISBN-10 0850361354
Release 1973
Pages 384
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Reflecting on the Labor government of Harold Wilson between 1964 and 1970, this concise analysis chronicles the Labor Party from its early days up to the early 1960s, including a 1972 postscript. Demonstrating how empirical and flexible the Labor Party has been about certain issues, this reference also touches on how it is one of the most dogmatic political parties in regards to the parliamentary system. Commenting on why its leaders have always made devotion to this system their fixed point of reference, this political overview proves that this has always been the conditioning factor of their political behavior, as they consistently reject any kind of political action which has fallen outside the framework and conventions of Parliament. Stating that there is no distinction to be made between Labor’s political and industrial leaders, this study illustrates the party as it is now and has always been—one of modest social reform in a capitalist system within whose confines it is ever more firmly and by now irrevocably rooted.



Parliamentary Socialism

Parliamentary Socialism Author Ralph Miliband
ISBN-10 OCLC:248401765
Release 1979
Pages 384
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Parliamentary Socialism

Parliamentary Socialism Author Ralph Miliband
ISBN-10 OCLC:656147149
Release 1964
Pages 384
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Socialism for a Sceptical Age

Socialism for a Sceptical Age Author Ralph Miliband
ISBN-10 1859849474
Release 1994-01
Pages 211
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The final book by the noted British Marxist and sociologist, father of British Labour Party politicians, David and Ed Miliband.



The End of Parliamentary Socialism

The End of Parliamentary Socialism Author Leo Panitch
ISBN-10 1859843387
Release 2001
Pages 363
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Argues against the assertion that there is no alternative to neo-liberalism.



Labour Inside the Gate

Labour Inside the Gate Author Matthew Worley
ISBN-10 185043798X
Release 2005-06-11
Pages 278
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"Labour Inside and Gate will appeal to students and scholars as well as all those interested in Labour's history. Its new insights into the pre-war background to the 1945 landslide victory illuminate this important period in the growth of the Labour Party as it continues to redefine and realign itself as the new "party of government"."--Jacket.



Interpreting the Labour Party

Interpreting the Labour Party Author John Callaghan
ISBN-10 0719067197
Release 2003
Pages 210
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This publication consists of 12 essays on the principal thinkers and schools of thought concerned with the political and historical development of the Labour Party and Labour movement. It is an examination of the major methodologies and approaches in Labour studies and a critical evaluation and appreciation of much of the most interesting scholarship in this area of study. The essays have been written by contributors who have devoted many years to the study of the Labour Party, the trade union movement and the various ideologies associated with them.



Bolshevism and the British Left Labour legends and Russian gold

Bolshevism and the British Left  Labour legends and Russian gold Author Kevin Morgan
ISBN-10 1905007256
Release 2006
Pages 315
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Investigating the relationship between various sects of the British Left and Bolshevism in the first half of the 20th century, this study provides insights into the history of political funding. With an examination of the attitudes towards Soviet Russia, broader questions about the character of the British Left between the 1890s and the 1940s are presented. From Lenin and the fierce internal conflicts and controversies in Communist Russia to George Lansbury and the rise of the Labour Party’s newspaper, the Daily Herald, this resource provides compelling new arguments about the relationships between political parties and their funding.



Under Siege

Under Siege Author Ian Bullock
ISBN-10 9781771991551
Release 2017-11-30
Pages 430
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During the period between the two world wars, the Independent Labour Party (ILP) was the main voice of radical democratic socialism in Great Britain. Founded in 1893, the ILP had, since 1906, operated under the aegis of the Labour Party. As that party edged nearer to power following World War I, forming minority governments in 1924 and again in 1929, the ILP found its own identity under siege. On one side stood those who wanted the ILP to subordinate itself to an increasingly cautious and conventional Labour leadership; on the other stood those who felt that the ILP should throw its lot in with the Communist Party of Great Britain. After the ILP disaffiliated from Labour in 1932 in order to pursue a new, “revolutionary” policy, it was again torn, this time between those who wanted to merge with the Communists and those who saw the ILP as their more genuinely revolutionary and democratic rival. At the opening of the 1930s, the ILP boasted five times the membership of the Communist Party, as well as a sizeable contingent of MPs. By the end of the decade, having tested the possibility of creating a revolutionary party in Britain almost to the point of its own destruction, the ILP was much diminished—although, unlike the Communists, it still retained a foothold in Parliament. Despite this reversal of fortunes, during the 1930s—years that witnessed the ascendancy of both Stalin and Hitler—the ILP demonstrated an unswerving commitment to democratic socialist thinking. Drawing extensively on the ILP’s Labour Leader and other contemporary left-wing newspapers, as well as on ILP publications and internal party documents, Bullock examines the debates and ideological battles of the ILP during the tumultuous interwar period. He argues that the ILP made a lasting contribution to British politics in general, and to the modern Labour Party in particular, by preserving the values of democratic socialism during the interwar period.



The contentious alliance

The contentious alliance Author Lewis Minkin
ISBN-10 UCAL:B4373722
Release 1991
Pages 677
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Fightback

Fightback Author Dianne Hayter
ISBN-10 0719072719
Release 2005
Pages 211
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This book tells the story of how the moderate right in the Labour Party, trumped by the left for a decade and weakened by defections to the SDP in 1981, fought back organisationally to regain control of the party by 1985, producing an NEC supportive of Neil Kinnock and ready to expel Militant, introduce One-Member-One-Vote and return the party to electability. It describes the Manifesto Group of Labour MPs, Labour Solidarity, Forward Labour and the all-important but secret St Ermins Group of senior trade unionists, each of which strove to ensure that the party represented Labour voters and trade union members. Written by an insider, it draws on extensive interviews with all the key players and unique access to private papers and closed archives to explain how the moderates triumphed over the hard left.



Marx s Theory of Alienation

Marx s Theory of Alienation Author Istvan Meszaros
ISBN-10 8187879963
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 356
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The Alienation Of Humankind, In The Fundamental Sense Of The Term, Means The Loss Of Control: Its Embodiment In An Alien Force Which Confronts The Individuals As A Hostile And Potentially Destructive Power. When Marx Analysed Alienation In His Economic And Philosophic Manuscripts Of 1844, He Indicated Four Principal Aspects Of It The Alienation Of Human Beings From: (1) Nature; (2) Their Own Productive Activity; (3) Their Species Being , As Members Of The Human Species; And (4) Each Other.He Forcefully Underlined That All This Is Not Some Fatality Of Nature As Indeed The Structural Antagonisms Of Capital Are Characteristically Misrepresented, So As To Leave Them In Their Place But A Form Of Self-Alienation.In Other Words, Not The Deed Of An All-Powerful Outside Agency, Natural Or Metaphysical, But The Outcome Of A Determinate Type Of Historical Development Which Can Be Positively Altered By A Conscious Intervention In The Historical Process, In Order To Transcend Labour S Self-Alienation .From The Preface To This Fifth Edition



Class War Conservatism

Class War Conservatism Author Ralph Miliband
ISBN-10 9781781687710
Release 2015-09-08
Pages 368
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When, in 2013, the Daily Mail labeled Ralph Miliband “The Man Who Hated Britain,” a diverse host rallied to his defense. Those who had worked with him – from both left and right – praised his work and character. He was lauded as “one of the best-known academic Marxists of his generation” and a leading figure of the New Left. Class War Conservatism collects together his most significant political essays and shows the scope and brilliance of his thinking. Ranging from the critical anatomy of capitalism to a clear-eyed analysis of the future of socialism in Britain, this selection shows Miliband as an independent and prescient thinker of great insight. Throughout, his writing is a passionate and forcefully argued demand for social justice and a better future. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Socialism Hope

Socialism   Hope Author Neil Findlay
ISBN-10 9781912387076
Release 2017-09-17
Pages 267
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The last few years have seen a Scottish independence referendum, a couple of General Elections and a vote on whether or not we should remain in the European Union. Throw in two uncompromising Labour leadership battles at UK level and a couple in Scotland, and it would be true to say that nothing less than a political whirlwind has swept through the corridors of the Scottish Parliament since it ‘reconvened’ in 1999. Following the turbulent six years for which Neil Findlay has been a member of the Scottish Parliament for Lothian, Socialism & Hope tracks the highs and lows of his personal and political life. From standing in the 2014 election to become the Leader of the Scottish Labour Party, to acting as Jeremy Corbyn’s Scottish campaign chief in the 2015 and 2016 leadership elections, Neil’s political career has been tireless and active. This book, described by Jeremy Corbyn as ‘an honest, frank and challenging – as well as humorous of course – account of his time [...] at the forefront of Scottish politics’, also includes Neil’s inside view on the events of the 2014 Scottish Referendum and the rise of a more socialist Labour Party. With its entertaining narrative, it provides unprecedented and personal insights from within the political sphere itself. As well as surveying the past few years of political tumult, Socialism & Hope also looks forward to envision a society transformed by a revitalised Labour movement.



The State in Capitalist Society

The State in Capitalist Society Author Ralph Miliband
ISBN-10 OCLC:1012103626
Release 2014
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The Labour Party and the Struggle for Socialism

The Labour Party and the Struggle for Socialism Author David Coates
ISBN-10 0521207401
Release 1975-02-20
Pages 270
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In the seventies the British political system was in deep and growing crisis. The leading political parties appeared unable to offer effective solutions to the major problems which confronted the electorate and the electorate was consequently increasingly alienated from politicians who promised so much and delivered so little. The gap between promise and performance had been a persistent feature of Labour Party politics in particular and with the revival of radicalism within the Labour Party during the 1970s it was the opportune time to re-examine the record of the party and its potential. David Coates offers an important analysis of the Labour Party during this time and its history. He examines the roots of the Party and its development up to 1945 and analyses the performance of the 1945-51 Attlee Governments in depth. He traces developments within the Party in the 1950s and offers one of the first detailed accounts of the performance in office between 1964 and 1970.



The Blair Supremacy

The Blair Supremacy Author Lewis Minkin
ISBN-10 0719073804
Release 2014-04-02
Pages 864
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Lewis Minkin had untrammelled access to Tony Blair for many years, in his dual role as an advisor to and analyst of the Labour party. Because of his immense experience in observing the party over a long period of time he has been able to tap into unique sources that would not be available to any other scholar. In this exciting new book, The Blair Supremacy, he lifts the lid on Blair's style of party management during a period when Blair drove the internal organisation of the party through a ferment of new developments under the name 'New Labour'. The methods and processes used to effect deep and lasting change to the workings of the party and consolidate his own position of power are examined and reassessed critically, with a strong focus on three fundamental questions – how did Blair manage to achieve this organisational change in such a successful fashion? Was it, as has been projected, a supremacy? Why did it all end so badly, with Blair handing over the reins to Gordon Brown at a difficult time and thereby almost ensuring the party's election defeat in 2010? The answer to these and many other questions are delivered in this probing interrogation of the distinctive character, mechanisms and development of Blair's unique style of party management. Minkin has an intimate and detailed knowledge of all aspects of Labour party organisation and politics and an unrivalled grasp of the subtleties and nuances of its internal relationships.