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Spilling the Clear Red Water: How we Got from New Times to New Liberalism

Pathik Pathak

in The Future of Multicultural Britain: Confronting the Progressive Dilemma

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635443
eISBN:
9780748652877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635443.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter returns to Britain to retread the debates that splintered the Left and thereby compromised a robust, progressive answer to majoritarianism. It takes a revisionist approach to the ... More


Wrong Turnings: How the Left Got Lost

Geoffrey M. Hodgson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226505749
eISBN:
9780226505916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226505916.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The Left is deeply divided. Some Left parties have acquiesced with the ideology of neoliberalism and lost much of their distinctive identity. Others have embraced Left populism, offering seemingly ... More


Making a Case for Multiculture: From the ‘Politics of Piety’ to the Politics of the Secular?

Pathik Pathak

in The Future of Multicultural Britain: Confronting the Progressive Dilemma

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635443
eISBN:
9780748652877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635443.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter obituarises multiculturalism, as both a theory and a political practice. It argues that the conflation between state and philosophical multiculturalism is misguided and has condemned the ... More


Conclusion

Pathik Pathak

in The Future of Multicultural Britain: Confronting the Progressive Dilemma

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635443
eISBN:
9780748652877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635443.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter concludes the book by teasing out the global lessons from the three instances of the progressive dilemma examined in it: the contest over ‘new times’, the right response to Hindutva, and ... More


Flirters, Deserters, Wimps and Pimps: Pynchon’s Two Americas

Erik Dussere

in America Is Elsewhere: The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199969913
eISBN:
9780199369027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969913.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines Thomas Pynchon’s trilogy of California novels, The Crying of Lot 49, Inherent Vice, and Vineland. Pynchon’s novels create a model in which there are “two Americas,” the ... More


Introduction

Geoffrey M. Hodgson

in Wrong Turnings: How the Left Got Lost

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226505749
eISBN:
9780226505916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226505916.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter introduces the themes and arguments of the book. It explains how terms such as Left and Right have changed meanings dramatically since their origin in the French Revolution. It outlines ... More


The French Revolution and the Original <i>Left</i>

Geoffrey M. Hodgson

in Wrong Turnings: How the Left Got Lost

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226505749
eISBN:
9780226505916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226505916.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter explains how the original terms Left and Right emerged in the French Revolution in 1789-1792. The Left and Right were divided primarily on the question of the legitimate source of ... More


Black Radical Detroit: Jimmy, the Labor Movement, and the Left

Stephen M. Ward

in In Love and Struggle: The Revolutionary Lives of James and Grace Lee Boggs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780807835203
eISBN:
9781469617718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807835203.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter follows James Boggs as he secures a job in the automobile industry in Detroit. He becomes committed to the labor movement and joins the UAW. He joins the SWP but breaks away to join a ... More


Novels for ‘thinking people’: Fiction and the inter-war broad left

Steven Fielding

in The art of the possible: Politics and governance in modern British history, 18851997: Essays in memory of Duncan Tanner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090714
eISBN:
9781781708798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090714.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This essay examines how the inter-war left was depicted in contemporary novels. Some used Labour politics as their backdrop or even central subject. In such works written in the early 1920s, the ... More


Prohibition and ‘Sharab’ as Political Protest in Karachi

Nadeem F. Paracha

in Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi: Publics and Counterpublics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190656546
eISBN:
9780190848460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656546.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter by Nadeem Farooq Paracha brings oral history and memoir to the fore. Paracha interweaves national, social and personal histories in an extraordinary analysis of how alcohol, its sale and ... More


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