The Democratic Class Struggle
Routledge, 7. des. 2018 - 288 sider
First published in 1983. This book combines a case study of class relations, politics and voting in Sweden with a comparative analysis of distributive conflicts and politics in eighteen OECD countries. Its underlying theoretical theme is the development of class relations in free-enterprise or capitalise democracies. This title will be of interest to students of history and politics.
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How important are class and power for conflict and change in Western societies? This question opens up a set of perennial issues in the social sciences. The economic crisis which in the early 1980s was holding the industrialized nations ...
The book combines a partial comparative analysis of eighteen OECD countries with a case study of the development and ... SWEDEN IN A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE In many Western nations, the years since the late 1960s have been marked by ...
It generated a welfare capitalism which gave Sweden an element of uniqueness among the Western countries. The country also came to be viewed as ... study of class relations and conflicts of interest in the advanced industrial nations.
In this book the conflicts of interest manifested in the political arenas of Western nations are conceived of as a democratic class struggle. This concept addresses itself critically to different bodies of thought.
Against the background of these theoretical approaches, we shall then discuss the role of interest organizations in the making of public policy and the relative importance of different bases for cleavages in the Western nations during ...