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After Progress: American Social Reform and European Socialism in the Twentieth Century

Norman Birnbaum

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158595
eISBN:
9780199849352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158595.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The 20th century witnessed a profound shift in both socialism and social reform. In the early 1900s, social reform seemed to offer a veritable religion of redemption, but by the century's end, while ... More


The Origin of the Political: Hannah Arendt or Simone Weil?

Roberto Esposito

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823276264
eISBN:
9780823277001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276264.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the conceptual trajectories of two of the twentieth century's most vital thinkers of the political: Hannah Arendt and Simone Weil. Taking Homer's Iliad as the common origin and ... More


Social Democracy in Crisis: Outlining the Trends in Western Europe

David McCrone and Michael Keating

in The Crisis of Social Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748665822
eISBN:
9780748693863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665822.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the electoral performance of social democratic parties in western Europe and finds a pattern of steady, if uneven, decline. The authors argue that this may be true of all ... More


Introduction: approaches to prostitution

Nicole Westmarland and Geetanjali Gangoli

in International approaches to prostitution: Law and policy in Europe and Asia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346728
eISBN:
9781447302612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346728.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The issue of prostitution brings to the fore many of the contradictions in feminist politics, and the ambivalence in dealing with issues of sexuality reflected both in Asian and Western feminist ... More


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