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Reconstructing the Workers' Party (PT): Lessons from North‐Eastern Brazil

William Nylen

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In the 1980s, the Workers Party in Brazil faced an institutional challenge: to adapt its orthodox socialism to the realities of governance without loosing its commitment to a transformative socialist ... More


Parties and Governability in Brazil

Barry Ames and Timothy J. Power

in Party Politics in New Democracies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199289653
eISBN:
9780191710964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289653.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes the historical development and contemporary functionality of the Brazilian party system, emphasizing the post-1985 democratic regime. Environmental factors such as ... More


“Demolish Serious Culture!”: Henry Flynt and Workers World Party

Benjamin Piekut

in Sound Commitments: Avant-Garde Music and the Sixties

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336641
eISBN:
9780199868551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336641.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This chapter discusses traces the path taken by the maverick composer, philosopher and activist Henry Flynt in the early 1960s, from a position at the heart of New York's downtown avant‐garde ... More


Turkey's Kurdish Problem: Borders, Identity, and Hegemony

Ümit Cizre

in Right-sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244904
eISBN:
9780191600050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244901.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Ümit Cizre rethinks the connections between the metaphor of boundaries as containers of democracy and the evolution of Turkish and Kurdish identities since the founding of the modern Turkey in ... More


Rocking Against Racism: Trotskyism, Communism, and Punk in Britain

Jeremy Tranmer

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Rock Against Racism was one of the most dynamic and innovative British social movements of the 1970s, bringing together music fans and left-wing activists in the struggle against the far-right ... More


Accounting for Hegemony: The Sources of Mapai’s Supremacy

Michael Shalev

in Labour and the Political Economy in Israel

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198285137
eISBN:
9780191684494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198285137.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses Mapai, the Hebrew acronym for Palestine Workers' Party. This party is one of the few political parties in the West that successfully attained the status of ‘dominant party’. It ... More


Apostates and True Believers

Alan M. Wald

in New York Intellectuals: The Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left From the 1930s to the 1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635941
eISBN:
9781469635965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635941.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The political and cultural landscape of the years after World War II are explored in relation to the deradicalization of one-time revolutionary intellectuals. The transformation of Stalinism into a ... More


The Agriculture Secretary

Robert Levy

in Ana Pauker: The Rise and Fall of a Jewish Communist

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223950
eISBN:
9780520925083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223950.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the work of Ana Pauker as Agriculture Secretary. It explains that when the Social Democrats merged to create the Romanian Workers' Party, Pauker left her position at the party ... More


The Purge

Robert Levy

in Ana Pauker: The Rise and Fall of a Jewish Communist

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223950
eISBN:
9780520925083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223950.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the purging of Ana Pauker initiated by Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej. It explains that Gheorghiu-Dej rose to the position of get rid of Pauker after he emerged as the predominant ... More


Cannonites and Shachtmanites

Alan M. Wald

in New York Intellectuals: The Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left From the 1930s to the 1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635941
eISBN:
9781469635965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635941.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Trotskyist political movement, a pole of attraction for many of the intellectuals, is examined through biographical portraits of two of its leaders—James P. Cannon and Max Shachtman, who co-led ... More


Towards the National Liberation Front

Matt Treacy

in The IRA 1956-69: Rethinking the Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084720
eISBN:
9781781700068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084720.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Wolfe Tone Society met with Sinn Féin representatives for talks which focused on Tony Meade's desire to expand the Society into an organisation that would supplant Sinn Féin. Nothing came of this ... More


The year 1966 and the revival of the IRA ‘threat’

Matt Treacy

in The IRA 1956-69: Rethinking the Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084720
eISBN:
9781781700068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084720.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Dáil passed the Anglo-Irish Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on January 7, 1966 by 66 votes to 19. The Labour Party opposed the measure and Fine Gael abstained. The Wolfe Tone Society congratulated the ... More


Bounded Choice: True Believers and Charismatic Cults

Janja Lalich

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231948
eISBN:
9780520937512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231948.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Heaven's Gate, a secretive group of celibate “monks” awaiting pickup by a UFO, captured intense public attention in 1997 when its members committed collective suicide. As a way of understanding such ... More


Revolutionary Marxism: Grace, Black Protest, and the Johnson-Forest Tendency

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/9780807835203.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how Grace Lee Boggs engaged with radical politics upon her arrival in Chicago. After joining the Workers Party, she became a Trotskyist. She used her connections to the radical ... More


Epilogue

Robert Levy

in Ana Pauker: The Rise and Fall of a Jewish Communist

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223950
eISBN:
9780520925083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223950.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the life of Ana Pauker after her imprisonment. It explains that after her release from Malmezon prison in March 1953, Pauker was placed under house arrest and an espionage ... More


“Paul Crouch, Bolshevik,” 1927–1932

Gregory S. Taylor

in The Life and Lies of Paul Crouch: Communist, Opportunist, Cold War Snitch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049205
eISBN:
9780813050072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049205.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Crouch's life as a Communist after his release from prison. Immediately upon release he joined the Workers (Communist) Party of America, travelled the nation, and spoke about ... More


Real or Plastic Forró: Soundscapes of a Changing Economy

Michael B. Silvers

in Voices of Drought: The Politics of Music and Environment in Northeastern Brazil

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042089
eISBN:
9780252050831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042089.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter dialogues with ideas about the sustainability of musical culture by offering a case study in which robust cultural policy, supporting foothills forró, was implemented by the same leftist ... More


The Respect experiment

Sarah Glynn

in Class, ethnicity and religion in the Bengali East End: A political history

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095955
eISBN:
9781781707432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095955.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 9 looks at the attempt by some on the left (especially the Socialist Workers’ Party) to build on the movement against the Iraq war and create a new political party combining socialists and ... More


From the Thule Society to the NSDAP: Fashioning the Nazi Supernatural Imaginary, 1912–24

Eric Kurlander

in Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300189452
eISBN:
9780300190373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189452.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the organizational and ideological connections between late-Wilhelmine occult organizations such as the German Order and Thule Society and the early National Socialist German ... More


Philosophers and Revolutionists

Alan M. Wald

in New York Intellectuals: The Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left From the 1930s to the 1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635941
eISBN:
9781469635965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635941.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with a discussion of the organizations in which dissident communists were active, such as the Non-Partisan Labor Defense Committee, the American Workers Party, and the early ... More


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