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Back to the future of socialism

Author: Peter Hain
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2015.
Series: JSTOR EBA.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What's gone wrong with capitalism and how should governments respond? Did Big Government or Big Banking cause the global financial crisis? Is the answer austerity or investment in growth; untrammelled market forces or regulating for the common good? Anthony Crosland's The Future of Socialism (1956) provided a creed for governments of the centre left until the global banking crisis. Now Peter Hain, with over 50  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hain
ISBN: 9781447321675 1447321677
OCLC Number: 898213780
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface;Introduction: Back to the future of socialism;The Crosland agenda;New Labour, Crosland and the crisis;Finance and the new capitalism;Growth not cuts;Growth by active government;Fraternity, cooperation, trade unionism;But what sort of socialist state?;A new internationalism;Britain in Europe;Refounding Labour;Faster, sustainable growth;A fairer, more equal society;A future for Labour.
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
Responsibility: Peter Hain.

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Anthony Crosland's The Future of Socialism (1956) provided a creed for governments of the centre left. Now Peter Hain revisits this classic text and presents a stimulating political prospectus for  Read more...

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