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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... Delegation for Social Research and from the Bank of Sweden Tercentennial Foundation. W.K. Stockholm 1 INTRODUCTION: CLASS, POWER AND SOCIAL CHANGE How important are Cover Half Title Title Page Copyright Page Table of Contents Preface.
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 division of governmental and economic power between the most important collectivities of citizens formed the precondition for politics in Sweden during the next four decades. It generated a welfare capitalism which gave Sweden an ...
... goes against the Leninist interpretation of Marx, which emphasizes the importance of classes but holds that in the capitalist democracies class conflict does not significantly manifest itself in the contests for parliamentary power.
Here we broach the question of what importance the political composition of the executive can be expected to have for social policy and the development of the welfare state. We devise a set of concepts for analysing cross-national ...