Paper $42.95 ISBN: 9781447332695 Published February 2018 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $105.00 ISBN: 9781447332664 Published February 2018 For sale in North and South America only

Why the Left Loses

The Decline of the Centre-Left in Comparative Perspective

Edited by Rob Manwaring and Paul Kennedy

Why the Left Loses

Edited by Rob Manwaring and Paul Kennedy

Distributed for Bristol University Press

208 pages | 6 x 9 1/4 | © 2018
Paper $42.95 ISBN: 9781447332695 Published February 2018 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $105.00 ISBN: 9781447332664 Published February 2018 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
List of tables and figures
List of contributors
Acknowledgements
Foreword
Sheri Berman
One Why the left loses: understanding the comparative decline of the centre-left
Rob Manwaring and Paul Kennedy
Part 1: The centre-left in the Anglosphere
Two The case of the British Labour Party: back to the wilderness
Rob Manwaring and Matt Beech
Three Electoral competition in Canada among centre-left parties: liberals versus social democrats
David McGrane
Four The ‘soft target’ of Labour in New Zealand
Grant Duncan
Five Australian social democracy: capitalist constraints and the challenges of equality
Carol Johnson
Six Exit left: the case of Australian state Labor
Rob Manwaring
Part 2: The centre-left in Western Europe
Seven Germany: little hope in times of crisis
Uwe Jun
Eight The Swedish Social Democrats and the ‘new Swedish model’: playing a losing game
Nine Between a rock and a hard place in Spain” the PSOE
Paul Kennedy
Ten The French Parti socialiste (2010-16): from office to crisis
Sophie Di Francesco-Mayot
Part 3: Conclusion: Why the left loses
Eleven The end of revisionism?
Chris Pierson
Twelve Social democracy and the populist challenge
René Cuperus
Thirteen The dilemmas of social democracy
Paul Kennedy and Rob Manwaring
Index
 
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