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Anthony Wright: Socialisms: Theories and Practices (1986)

At the time Wright wrote this book, he was a lecturer in political studies at Birmingham University. In 1979, he had written G D...

Michael Rustin: For a Pluralist Socialism (1985)

At the time this book was written, Rustin was a sociology lecturer at the Polytechnic of North London. He was a contributor to New...

Geoff Hodgson: The Democratic Economy (1984)

Geoff Hodgson was and is an academic economist who developed a libertarian socialist approach to economic management. He lectured at Newcastle and Manchester Polytechnics...

Sheila Rowbotham, Lynne Segal and Hilary Wainwright: Beyond the Fragments (1979)

Subtitled "Feminism and the Making of Socialism", this collective set of essays was a sustained argument for applying the lessons of the experience of...

Tony Benn: Arguments for Socialism (1979)

Tony Benn, previously known as Anthony Wedgwood Benn, was a Minister in Wilson’s 1964-70 and 1974-7 governments and Callaghan’s 1977-9 government.  He was at...

Stuart Holland: The Socialist Challenge (1975)

Stuart Holland was an Oxford-educated economist, with degrees in history and economics, who on graduating worked with the economist Thomas Balogh and then in...

May Day Manifesto (1968)

The original draft of the manifesto was published in 1967, being revised for publication as a book by Penguin the following year. The original...

Perry Anderson: Problems of Socialist Strategy (1965)

This essay was published in Towards Socialism by New Left Review. Other contributors were Thomas Balogh, Robin Blackburn, Ken Coates, Richard Crossman, Andre Gorz,...

April Carter: Direct Action (1961)

April Carter was secretary of the Direct Action Committee Against Nuclear War from 1958 to 1961, having previously studied politics at LSE and worked...

Ralph Miliband: Parliamentary Socialism (1961)

Miliband was a Marxist sociologist and political scientist who contributed to the development of socialist theory within the ‘new left’ in the 1960’s. A...

Anthony Crosland: The Future of Socialism (1956)

Crosland was one of a group of Oxford educated intellectuals, sponsored by Hugh Dalton, which included Roy Jenkins and Denis Healey, who sought to...