Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2014

304 Pages | 8 tables

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719091957

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European social democracy during the global economic crisis

Renovation or resignation?

First Edition

edited by David J. Bailey, Jean-Michel De Waele, Fabien Escalona, and Mathieu Vieira

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Brings together some of the most well-known and prestigious scholars of social democracy and social democratic parties, along with a number of impressive new scholars in the field
  • Gathers analyses of the political economy of European social democracy, with six country-specific case-studies, alongside chapters that analyse the broader EU context
  • Offers one of the most up to date assessments of the European Union as a potential site through which the global economy might be 'harnessed' by social democratic parties
  • One of the first books to consistently evaluate the early prospects for social democratic parties and politicians to construct an alternative political and economic programme in the light of the global economic crisis
  • The first book to be entirely dedicated to a full assessment of Western European social democratic party responses to the global economic crisis

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