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  • Model Workers in China, 1949-1965

    Constructing A New Citizen, 1st Edition

    By James Farley

    Seismic changes in ideology and economic policy in China followed the death of Mao Zedong but one aspect of culture has remained constant. The use of ‘Model Workers’ in both a political and commercial context continues to thrive in China and although the messages they promote have largely changed,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Josef Raab, Mike Foley, Alice Nash, Stefan Rinke, Mario Rufer

    The colonial heritage and its renewed aftermaths – expressed in the inter-American experiences of slavery, indigeneity, dependence and freedom movements, to mention only a few aspects, – form a common ground of experience in the Western Hemisphere. The flow of peoples, goods, knowledge and finances…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge

  • The Mobilization and Demobilization of Middle-Class Revolt

    Comparative Insights from Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Ozarow

    Adopting as a case study Argentina’s popular uprisings against neoliberalism, which peaked in 2001-02 with subsequent mass protests, The Mobilization and Demobilization of Middle-Class Revolt analyses two decades of longitudinal research (1995-2018), including World Bank and Latinobarometer…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa

    1st Edition

    By Paul E. Lovejoy

    The collective significance of the themes that are explored in Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa bridge the Atlantic and thereby provide insights into historical debates that address the ways in which parts of Africa fitted into the modern world that emerged in the Atlantic basin. The study…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Trade Unions in the Course of European Integration

    The Social Construction of Organized Interests, 1st Edition

    By Martin Seeliger

    From the perspective of trade unions, European integration makes it more necessary than ever before to establish common political positions. At the same time, increasing heterogeneity between the member states makes the crafting of such positions more and more difficult. Can, under these…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Routledge Revivals: Charles Booth's London (1969)

    A Portrait of the Poor at the Turn of the Century, Drawn from His "Life and Labour of the People in London", 1st Edition

    Edited by Albert Fried, Richard M. Elman

    First published in 1969, this book presents a one-volume anthology of Charles Booth’s Life and Labour of the People in London, the classic early study of the poor in the urban environment. The original text consists of a vast compendium of descriptions of families, homes, streets, conditions of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set of 44 volumes, originally published between 1924 and 1995, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on the Labour Movement, including labour union history, the early stages and development of the Labour Party, and studies on the working classes. This collection of books from some of the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Labour in London

    A Study in Municipal Achievement, 1st Edition

    By Brian Barker

    First published in 1946. This title is a clear and concise account of the march of Labour to the control of the London County Council and its work at County Hall in the 1940s. This study explores the rise of the Labour Party in London and the changes and progress in health, education, and social…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Labour's Utopias

    Bolshevism, Fabianism, Social Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Peter Beilharz

    First published in 1992. The collapse of communist rule in Eastern Europe has led to a widespread view that socialism is a dead, or at least dying, force. Labour’s Utopias argues that this assumption is based on the popular conception that socialism’s various traditions are simply different means…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Labour into the Eighties

    1st Edition

    Edited by David S. Bell

    First published in 1980. This book covers areas of policy interest viewed from a social democratic perspective and each chapter takes a specific issue which would have been of concern to Labour in the 1980s, including some of the more controversial areas. The study reviews various problem areas and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Trade Unions and the Labour Party since 1945

    1st Edition

    By Martin Harrison

    First published in 1960. This title is a study of one of the most controversial alliances in British political history. The ‘wage freeze’, Bevanism, the block vote, nuclear disarmament: these are only a few of the points at which the unions’ activities within the Labour Party had roused hot debate.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • The French Workers' Movement

    Economic Crisis and Political Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Kesselman

    First published in 1984. This volume brings together many of the foremost French and North American specialists on the French working class movement. Although they differ substantially in their theoretical and ideological orientation, they share a left perspective. Their original essays provide a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

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