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  • The Democratic Organisation

    Democracy and the Future of Work, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Diefenbach

    Current models of organisation divide people into owners and workers, managers and employees, forcing especially the latter to obey, to behave and to function well within a managerial and functional pecking-order. However, there is no natural law suggesting the existence or need of such…

    Paperback – 2020-06-24 
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    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Folk Law

    Essays in the Theory and Practice of Lex Non Scripta: Volume II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Dundes Renteln, Alan Dundes

    Originally published in 1994, Folk Law, a comprehensive two-volme collection of essays, examines the meeting place of folklore - the unwritten law of obligations and prohibitions that are understood and passed on - and jurisprudence. The contributors explore the historical significance and…

    Paperback – 2020-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sheldon Wolin and Democracy

    Seeing Through Loss, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Cane

    Lucy Cane presents the first full-length study of Sheldon Wolin (1922-2015), an influential theorist of democracy and prescient critic of "inverted totalitarianism" in the United States. She traces the development of Wolin’s thinking over sixty years by offering an overarching interpretation of his…

    Paperback – 2020-06-02 
    Routledge

  • Labour's Battle in the U.S.A

    he Fight for Industrial Unionism, 1st Edition

    By J. Raymond Walsh

    First published in 1938. This study of the labour crisis in the USA consists of interviews with leaders and members of labour unions, unorganised workers, businessmen, and those in positions of public responsibility. The author explores the foundations of the crisis, and examines the possible…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Dalits

    Past, Present and Future, 2nd Edition

    By Anand Teltumbde

    This book is a comprehensive introduction to Dalits in India from their origin within the caste system to the present day. Despite a plethora of provisions for affirmative action in the Indian Constitution, Dalits are largely excluded from the mainstream. The book traces the multifarious changes…

    Paperback – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge India

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
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    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…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
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    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.…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • The Trade Unions and the Labour Party

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Taylor

    First published in 1987. This book considers the Trade Unions-Labour Party relationship. It traces developments over the 1970s and early 1980s, and analyses the debate between those who argue for the Unions to take a more prominent lead within the Party and those who are against this. This title…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • The Labour Party and Whitehall

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Theakston

    First published in 1992. In this lively and controversial book, Kevin Theakston examines the Yes, Minister-style argument popularised by Tony Benn and Richard Crossman that the civil service obstructs Labour government policies. He argues that in fact the Labour party’s problems and failures in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Labour Relations and Political Change in Eastern Europe

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Thirkell, Richard Scase, Sarah Vickerstaff

    First published in 1995. This volume offers a comparative perspective on labour relations and political change in eastern Europe within a common theoretical and empirical framework. Its coverage includes Bulgaria, and Czech and Slovak republics, Hungary, Poland, and Russia. Particular attention is…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Reconstruction, Affluence and Labour Politics

    Coventry, 1945-1960, 1st Edition

    By Nick Tiratsoo

    First published in 1990. Of all British cities, it is perhaps Coventry which has come to symbolise best the country's experience of World War II and the post-war period. An important engineering centre, Coventry immediately found itself geared up to produce armaments, a specialisation which…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

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