First published in 1983. This book combines a case study of class relations, politics and voting in Sweden with a comparative analysis of distributive conflicts and politics in eighteen OECD countries. Its underlying theoretical theme is the development of class relations in free-enterprise or capitalise democracies. This title will be of interest to students of history and politics.
Table of Contents
Preface; 1. Introduction: Class, Power and Social Change 2. The Democratic Class Struggle 3. Working-Class Mobilization 4. Electoral Participation 5. Social Roots of Party Preferences 6. Electoral Geography 7. Voters on the Move 8. The Politics of Industrial Conflict 9. Social Policy 10. After the Historical Compromise; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Subject Index; Name Index
Walter Korpi, born 1934 in Koutojärvi in the Hietaniemi parish , is a Swedish sociologist and professor.