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The Social Democratic Party of Germany: (September 1, 1945)

Herbert Marcuse

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0015
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the Social Democratic Party (Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands or SPD) of Germany. The report states that among the German political parties that may be revived after ... More


‘Introduction and Overview‘

Paul Whiteley, Patrick Seyd, and Antony Billinghurst

in Third Force Politics: Liberal Democrats at the Grassroots

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199242825
eISBN:
9780191604140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242828.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This introductory chapter begins with a brief history of the British Liberal Democrat Party, followed by an examination of the evolution of its policy goals over time. The Liberal Democrat Party was ... More


The Development of Membership Parties in Germany and Britain

Susan E. Scarrow

in Parties and Their Members: Organizing for Victory in Britain and Germany

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279181
eISBN:
9780191600166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279183.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Traces the post‐1945 organizational developments in the German Social Democratic Party and Christian Democratic Party and in the British Labour and Conservative Parties. Highlights changes in the ... More


Labours Old and New: The Parliamentary Right of the British Labour Party 1970-79 and the Roots of New Labour

Stephen Meredith

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073229
eISBN:
9781781701508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073229.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This study is concerned with the ‘Old’ Labour right at a critical juncture of social democratic and Labour politics. It attempts to explain the complex transition from so-called ‘Old Right’ to ‘New ... More


The British Labour Party and the German Social Democrats, 1900–1931

Stefan Berger

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205005
eISBN:
9780191676451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205005.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a comparative study of the early years of the British Labour Party and the German Social Democratic Party. The author examines the history of both parties over thirty years, focussing in ... More


Status and Prospects of German Trade-Unions and Works Councils: (May 27, 1946)

Herbert Marcuse

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0031
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter evaluates the status and prospects of trade unions and works councils in Nazi Germany. The report details that the German trade-union movement has developed in a different direction from ... More


Old Labour and the Social Democratic Party

Anthony F. Heath, Roger M. Jowell, and John K. Curtice

in The Rise of New Labour: Party Policies and Voter Choices

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245116
eISBN:
9780191599453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245118.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Analyses the strategy of the opposition Labour party in the 1983 general election and the role of the newly created Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the political life in Britain at the beginning of ... More


Context and Contingency: Constitutional Nationalists and Europe

James Mitchell and Michael Cavanagh

in Minority Nationalism and the Changing International Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242146
eISBN:
9780191599651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242143.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Compares the European policies of three constitutional nationalist parties in the UK: the Scottish National Party, Plaid Cymru (Wales), and the Social and Democratic Labour Party (Northern Ireland). ... More


Majorities without Mandates: Issues and Elections in the Spring of 1924

Charles S. Maier

in Recasting Bourgeois Europe: Stabilization in France, Germany, and Italy in the Decade after World War I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691169798
eISBN:
9781400873708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169798.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines issues arising from the elections that were held in France, Germany, and Italy in the spring of 1924, asking in particular whether the elections could resolve the political ... More


‘It Should Look Democratic …’: The German Communists and the Birth of the SED

DIRK SPILKER

in The East German Leadership and the Division of Germany: Patriotism and Propaganda 1945-1953

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284122
eISBN:
9780191712579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284122.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter, which covers the period from 1944 to 1946, describes the communists' plans for post-war Germany, their bid for control in Soviet-occupied Eastern Germany (which they were hoping to use ... More


The SPD and the Social Market Economy

A. J. Nicholls

in Freedom with Responsibility: The Social Market Economy in Germany 1918-1963

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208525
eISBN:
9780191678059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208525.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the political structure as well as political developments, and economic policies of the Social Democratic Party (SPD). The Social Democrats reconsidered the fundamental ... More


Socialist Reform, the Rule of Law, and Labor Outreach: Ernst Fraenkel and the Concept of “Collective Democracy”

Udi Greenberg

in The Weimar Century: German Émigrés and the Ideological Foundations of the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159331
eISBN:
9781400852390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159331.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the theories of Ernst Fraenkel, one of the most important Socialist intellectuals in postwar Germany. In the 1950s, the German left transformed from a class-based party of ... More


A prelude to secession? The parliamentary Labour right and Europe

Stephen Meredith

in Labours Old and New: The Parliamentary Right of the British Labour Party 1970-79 and the Roots of New Labour

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073229
eISBN:
9781781701508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073229.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter investigates the differential attitudes and perspectives of European integration on the parliamentary Labour right, and the fault lines and divisions contained therein. Labour Party ... More


The Rosa Luxemburg Trials of 1914 and the Emergence of the Ideal Type of the Weimar Party Lawyer

Grunwald Henning

in Courtroom to Revolutionary Stage: Performance and Ideology in Weimar Political Trials

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199609048
eISBN:
9780191744280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609048.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter introduces the reader to the German legal system through a short history of advocacy, focused on the transition of barristers from civil service to free profession. Under competitive ... More


The Library and the Workshop: Social Democracy and Capitalism in the Knowledge Age

Jenny Andersson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762632
eISBN:
9780804772921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762632.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book offers a detailed account of the way that social democracy today makes sense of capitalism. In particular, it challenges the idea that social democracy has gone “neoliberal,” arguing that ... More


The SPD and the Triumph of Reform

A. J. Nicholls

in Freedom with Responsibility: The Social Market Economy in Germany 1918-1963

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208525
eISBN:
9780191678059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208525.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the success of the economic reforms of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD). The balance of forces in the SPD due to the favour of the social market economy was the ... More


‘The Class Struggle Psychosis’: Working-Class Politics and Psychological Trauma

Jason Crouthamel

in The Great War and German Memory: Society, Politics and Psychological Trauma, 1914-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898423
eISBN:
9781781385128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898423.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the role of left-wing political groups who tried to defend mentally traumatized veterans. The Social Democratic Party and the Communist Party, though deeply divided, both ... More


The Hottentot Elections: Colonial Politics, Socialist Politics

John Phillip Short

in Magic Lantern Empire: Colonialism and Society in Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450945
eISBN:
9780801468230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450945.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how the Hottentot elections had made German colonial policy into an important political issue for workers. Colonialism might have made headlines, filled newspaper columns and ... More


1928–1932: Ethnic Nation and Social Democratic Consolidation

Carly Elizabeth Schall

in The Rise and Fall of the Miraculous Welfare Machine: Immigration and Social Democracy in Twentieth-Century Sweden

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801456671
eISBN:
9781501704093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801456671.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the process by which Sweden's Social Democratic Party (Socialdemokratiska Arbetarpartiet, or SAP) became a national party, and how it began to position itself as the architect ... More


Sweden's post-war neutrality doctrine: active internationalism and ‘credible neutrality’

Christine Agius

in The Social Construction of Swedish Neutrality: Challenges to Swedish Identity and Sovereignty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719071522
eISBN:
9781781701263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071522.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In the post-war years, Swedish social democracy developed into a hegemonic political force, and with it, neutrality took on a more defined meaning. Determined to ensure that neutrality would not be ... More


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