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The American Socialist Movement: 1897-1912
A history of the American Socialist Party, which at its height had over 150,000 dues-paying members, published hundreds of newspapers, and won almost a million votes for its presidential candidate.
Canada's Great Divide: The politics of the growing gap between rich and poor in the 1990s
Over the course of the 1990s, Canada's growing gap has become a slippery slope for a growing number of middle income familes sliding towards the bottom of the income ladder.
The Canadian City
Based on the belief that a healthy city life is possible, this volume collects articles, stories and histories about the city and its people, covering aspects such as human and social relations, art a...
A Dictionary of Marxist Thought
False Promises: The Shaping of American Working Class Consciousness
Fear of Falling: The Inner Life of the Middle Class
Examines the insecurities of the middle class in an attempt to explain its turn to the right during the past two decades. Fear of Falling traces the myths about the middle class to their roots in the ...
The History of Democracy: A Marxist Interpretation
Roper, Brian S.
Roper traces the history of democracy from ancient Athens to the emergence of liberal representative and socialist participatory democracy. He argues that democracy cannot be understood separately fro...
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume II: The Politics of Social Classes
Draper ranges through the development of the thought of Marx and Engels on the role of classes in society.
Liberal Dreams and Nature's Limits: Great Cities of North America Since 1600
Lemon, James T.
An exploration of city life through time, focusing on the life [economically, socially, politically, etc.] of five large North American cities at various times in the past - Philadelphia during the ti...
Man's Worldly Goods: The Story of the Wealth of Nations
Huberman sets out to explain history using economic theory, and to explain economic theory using history. He tries to explain, in terms of the development of economic thought, why certain doctrines ar...
More Unequal: Aspects of Class in the United States
Yates, Michael (ed.)
Yates looks at class from a global vantage point integrating discussions of race, gender, and class, and the emergence of an international capitalist class.
The Myth of the Good Corporate Citizen: Democracy Under the Rule of Big Business
Dobbin argues that transnational corporations (TNG's) have power over every nation's government; they are not the good citizens they claim to be.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Class, Caste & Hierarchies
Concentrates mainly on the history of social hierarchy in Western civilization, and particularly the struggles of the working class.
A People's History of the World: From the Stone Age to the New Millennium
Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
Socialist Register 1989: Volume 25: Revolution Today. Aspirations and Realities
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The Trouble With Billionaires
McQuaig, Linda; Brooks, Neil
The glittering lives of billionaires may seem to be a harmless source of entertainment, but authors Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks argue that such financial power not only threatends everyone's economi...
Why Marx Was Right
Eagleton takes common objections to Marxism and demonstrates how and why they are wrong.
George Orwell: A Life
A biography of George Orwell.