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Socialism in a cold climate [electronic resource] / Tony Atkinson ... [et al.] ; John Griffith (editor).

Publication:
London ; Boston : Unwin Paperbacks, 1983.
Series:
Counterpoint.
Routledge revivals.
Counterpoint
Routledge revivals
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (155 p.)
Subjects:
Labour Party (Great Britain)
Socialism -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Economic policy -- 1964-1979.
Great Britain -- Economic policy -- 1979-1997.
Great Britain -- Social policy -- 1979-
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1964-1979.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
First published in 1983, this important and stimulating book is a thoughtful contribution to the debate about the first steps that needed to be taken to build a socialist society in the 1980s. It covers topics as diverse as concepts of equality and fairness, sexual discrimination, economic policy, health and urban policy, pensions, poverty and the economics of the welfare state, defence and internationalism.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 A New Start for Labour; 3 The Commitment to Equality; 4 Economic Alternatives for Labour, 1984-9; 5 Privatisation and the Social Services; 6 Income Maintenance; 7 Conceptualising Equality for Women; 8 Industrial Relations; 9 A Politics of Location; 10 Race and Immigration; 11 Nationalism and Internationalism: A Critique of Economic and Defence Policies; 12 Provision and Choice in Housing; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Atkinson, A. B. (Anthony Barnes), 1944-2017.
Griffith, J. A. G. (John Aneurin Grey)
ISBN:
1-136-88690-7
0-415-59993-8
1-283-04362-9
9786613043627
0-203-83976-5
OCLC:
699474405
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