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  • Peace and Ethnic Identity in Northern Ireland

    Consociational Power Sharing and Conflict Management

    By Henry Jarrett

    Consociational power sharing is often perceived to be the method of conflict management that is most likely to succeed in deeply divided societies. The case of Northern Ireland in particular is heralded by many as a consociational success story. Since the signing of the Good Friday (Belfast)…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

  • The Labour Church

    The Movement & Its Message

    By Neil Johnson

    This book aims to unpack the core message of the Labour Church and question the accepted views of the movement by pursuing an alternative way of analysing its history, significance and meaning. The religious influences on late-nineteenth/early-twentieth-century British Socialism are examined and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • John Lilburne and the Levellers

    Reappraising the Roots of English Radicalism 400 Years On

    Edited by John Rees

    John Lilburne (1615–1657), or 'Freeborn John' as he was called by the London crowd, was an important political agitator during the English Revolution. He was one of the leading figures in the Levellers, the short-lived but highly influential radical sect that called for law reform, religious…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Regional Policy in Britain

    By Gavin McCrone

    Originally published in 1973. At that time, imbalance in the economic performance of regions had become of increasing concern to politicians and economists in many European counties. British policy was of particular interest: not only because the changes of the 1960s made it more comprehensive than…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • Critically Examining the Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act

    Edited by Frederick Cowell

    Since its inception in 1998 the Human Rights Act (HRA) has come in for a wide variety of criticism on legal, constitutional, political and cultural grounds. More recently, this criticism escalated significantly as politicians have seriously considered proposals for its abolition. This book examines…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge

  • The World of Labour

    By G. D. H. Cole

    Cole saw the trade unions as being critical to progress, but to realise their role they needed to change and the issue of trade union structure therefore became fundamental. He considered in this volume that trade union structure was a central problem of the labour movement – he described British…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions

  • Self-Government in Industry

    By G D H Cole

    This book represents an important stage in the development of an indigenous theory. The argument is presented with the special qualities of cogency and perception which have given the author a lasting influence within the labour movement.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions

  • The Next Ten Years

    By G D. H. Cole

    This volume was Cole's first major work of political economy in almost a decade and it effectively positioned him as a mainstream Fabian who sought to stabilize capitalism before progressing socialism by essentially statist means. Influenced by J A Hobson and Maynard Keynes the imperative for Cole…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions

  • Economic Tracts for the Times

    By G. D. H. Cole

    Originally written as a series of pamphlets and at a time of high unemployment, this volume discusses free trade, monetary policy, wages and employment, economic theory and social legislation.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions

  • Practical Economics

    By G D H Cole

    This volume compares the planning of economic conditions under the very different political systems of Soviet Russia, Fascist Germany and Italy and Democratic America, with some discussion of partial economic planning in Great Britain. It includes a broad survey of the successive phases of the Five…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions

  • Attempts at General Union

    By G. D. H. Cole

    This volume traces the attempts made after the Napoleonic Wars to link up all the numerous local and sectional Trade Societies into a single comprehensive ‘General Trades Union’ – attempts which culminated in the short-lived Grand National Consolidated Trades Union formed under Robert Owen’s…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions

  • The Life of William Cobbett

    By G D H Cole

    This volume is representative of the historical works of a particular period (1923-29) when there was a hiatus in the output of Cole the theoretician. It is an extraordinary contribution to labour history and is among the finest of his historical works.  …

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

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