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Europe's radical left : from marginality to the mainstream?

Author: Luke March
Publisher: London : Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.
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Compiles contributions from leading scholars to analyse how European radical left parties have responded to the ongoing socio-economic crisis that continues to afflict the EU.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luke March
ISBN: 9781783485369 1783485361 9781783485352 1783485353
OCLC Number: 936886876
Description: 320 Seiten
Contents: 1. Introduction, Daniel Keith and Luke March / PART I: THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC CRISIS AND THE CRISIS OF THE LEFT / 2. Radical left 'success' before and after the Great Recession: still waiting for the Great Leap Forward?, Luke March / 3. Capitalist crisis or crisis of capitalism? How the radical left conceptualises the crisis, David J. Bailey / 4. Uplifting the masses? Radical left parties and social movements during the crisis, Oscar Garcia Agustin and Martin Bak Jorgensen / 5. The Radical left and immigration: resilient or acquiescent in the face of the radical right?, Francis McGowan and Daniel Keith / PART II: NATIONAL RESPONSES TO CRISIS / 6. The French radical left and the crisis: 'business as usual' rather than 'le Grand Soir'?, Fabien Escalona and Mathieu Vieira / 7. Ideological confirmation and party consolidation: Germany's Die Linke and the financial and refugee crises, Amieke Bouma / 8. Failing to capitalise on the crisis: the Dutch Socialist Party, Daniel Keith / 9. The Icelandic Left-Green Movement from victory to defeat, Silja Bara Omarsdottir and Andres Ingi Jonsson / 10. Struggling for coherence: Irish radical left and nationalist responses to the austerity crisis, Richard Dunphy / 11. Czech Communists and the crisis: between radical alternative and pragmatic Europeanization, Vladimir Handl and Andreas Goffin / 12. Latvia's 'Russian left': trapped between ethnic, socialist, and social-democratic identities, Ammon Cheskin and Luke March / 13. The Portuguese radical left and the Great Recession: old challenges and new responses, Andre Freire and Marco Lisi / 14. The Left and the crisis in Cyprus: 'In the midst of change they do not change', Giorgos Charalambous and Gregoris Ioannou / 15. Greek radical left responses to the crisis: three types of political mobilisation, one winner, Costas Eleftheriou / 16. Riders on the storm: United Left and Podemos during the 2008 Great Recession, Luis Ramiro / PART III: TOWARDS AN INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE? / 17. To EU or not to EU? The transnational radical left and the crisis, Michael Holmes and Simon Lightfoot / 18. Conclusion. The European radical left: past, present, no future?, Daniel Keith and Luke March
Responsibility: edited by Luke March and Daniel Keith.


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March and Keith's Europe's Radical Left; From Marginality to the Mainstream? provides a comprehensive, eloquent and incredibly well rounded depiction of the party family's response to the severe Read more...

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