The A to Z of Socialism (The A to Z Guide Series)
- Publish Date: 2009-07-24
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Peter Lamb;James C. Docherty
Primarily concerned with the historical roots and contemporary condition of socialism, The A to Z of Socialism offers information on writers, activists, ideas, political parties, institutions, and movements that soughtand in many cases are still seekingto change the social and political order. It reflects the diversity in the broad movement of the left, the many variants of which include reformist social democracy, revolutionary Marxism, the New Left, and contemporary anti-capitalism.
This reference gives a history of socialism through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and cross-referenced dictionary entries. This book will provide a mine of information for teachers and students of political ideologies, comparative politics, political sociology, labor history, and political theory.