Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2009

304 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719079207

Bookseller Code (06)


In search of social democracy

Responses to crisis and modernisation

John Callaghan, Nina Fishman, Ben Jackson, and Martin McIvor

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Essential reading for all those concerned with the future of social democracy, investigating the reasons behind the successes and failures of Europe's social democratic parties Includes chapters on the records of social democratic governments and party policies in Spain, Germany, France, and Sweden, as well as micro-analyses of New Labour Provides in-depth examinations of key theoretical issues in the social democratic canon, including equality, education, the welfare state, revisionism and republicanism Places social democracy in historical context and suggests possible ways forward for the twenty-first century A companion volume to the well-received Transitions in social democracy , edited by John Callaghan & Illaria Favretto, 2006 (978-0-7190-7467-7)

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