Historical Dictionary of Socialism
James C. Docherty, Peter Lamb, Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations, Staffordshire University, UK
Scarecrow Press, 2.10.2006 - 504 sivua
Primarily concerned with the historical roots and contemporary condition of socialism, the second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Socialism offers information on writers, activists, ideas, political parties, institutions, and movements that sought_and in many cases are still seeking_to change the social and political order. It reflects the diversity in the broad movement of the left, the many variants of which include reformist social democracy, revolutionary Marxism, the New Left, and contemporary anti-capitalism. Taking up where the first edition left off, this thoroughly revised dictionary shows how socialism has been reacting, reforming and also expanding. This is done through a chronology, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and a cross-referenced dictionary section with 114 new entries, some on the current leadership, others on the many new parties of Central and Eastern Europe and the Third World, and yet others on the reaction to globalization. This book will provide a mine of information for teachers and students of political ideologies, comparative politics, political sociology, labor history, and political theory.
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This revised work by Lamb (research fellow, Keele Univ.) and Docherty (Historical Dictionary of Socialism ) updates the first edition considerably, with 440 cross-referenced entries (114 of them new ... Lue koko arvostelu