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Socialism : a very short introduction / Michael Newman.

By: Newman, Michael, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Very short introductions: 126.Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005Description: 171 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 0192804316 (alk. paper); 9780192804310 (alk. paper).Subject(s): SocialismDDC classification: 335 Other classification: 89.14
Contents:
Socialist traditions -- Cuban communism and Swedish social democracy -- New lefts-enrichment and fragmentation -- Socialism today and tomorrow.
Review: "Michael Newman examines and explains the successes and failures of modern socialism by taking an international perspective - ranging from communism in Cuba to social democracy in Sweden." "Discussing its evolution from the industrial towns of the 19th century to its response to the feminist, Green, and anti-capitalist movements today; Newman concludes that, with its values of equality, solidarity, and cooperation, socialism remains as relevant as ever but that it needs to learn lessons from the past."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Socialist traditions -- Cuban communism and Swedish social democracy -- New lefts-enrichment and fragmentation -- Socialism today and tomorrow.

"Michael Newman examines and explains the successes and failures of modern socialism by taking an international perspective - ranging from communism in Cuba to social democracy in Sweden." "Discussing its evolution from the industrial towns of the 19th century to its response to the feminist, Green, and anti-capitalist movements today; Newman concludes that, with its values of equality, solidarity, and cooperation, socialism remains as relevant as ever but that it needs to learn lessons from the past."--BOOK JACKET.

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Michael Newman is Professor of Politics at London Metropolitan University, where he is also Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration Studies and Director of the London European Research Centre. His previous publications include Ralph Miliband and the Politics of the New Left (Merlin Press) and Democracy, Sovereignty and the European Union (Hurst).

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