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Political economy and the Labour Party

the economics of democratic socialism, 1884-1995

by Noel W. Thompson

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Published by UCL Press in London, Bristol, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Labour Party (Great Britain) -- History,
    • Socialism -- Great Britain -- History,
    • Great Britain -- Economic policy,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-319) and index.

      StatementNoel Thompson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC255 .T48 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 330 p. ;
      Number of Pages330
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL425604M
      ISBN 101857281608, 1857281616
      LC Control Number98131400
      OCLC/WorldCa35306721

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      Whilst Labour remain behind the Conservative Party on the issue voters currently regard as being the most important (the economy) the perception of the party in other areas is gradually improving. The South African Labour Party (Afrikaans: Suid-Afrikaanse Arbeidersparty), was a South African political party formed in March in the newly created Union of South Africa following discussions between trade unions and the Independent Labour Party of Transvaal, was a professedly democratic socialist party representing the interests of the white working class.

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