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Socialism in a Cold Climate

1st Edition

Edited by John Griffith


230 pages

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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.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction John Griffith 2 A New Start for Labour Howard Glennerster 3. The Commitment to Equality A B Atkinson 4 Economic Alternatives for Labour 1984-9 5 Privatisation and the Social Services Julian Le Grand 6 Income Maintenance Mike Reddin 7 Conceptualising Equality for Women Jane Lewis 8 Industrial Relations Colin Crouch 9 A Politics of Location Doreen Massey 10 Race and Immigration Christopoher T Husbands 11 Nationalism and Internationalism: A Critique of Economic and Defence Policies Michael Mann 12 Provision and Choice in Housing Robert M Power

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