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Making Progressive Politics Work
Author: Policy Network (eds)
Date:22 April 2014
As the slow return to growth begins to gather pace in western democracies, the danger is that insufficient attention has been given to structural economic weaknesses and long-term stresses on representational politics and governance. This ranges from technological change and disruptive economic forces to growing insecurity and inequality, fragile tax systems, skills and education mismatches, polarised labour markets, uncertainty over middle income jobs, and vulnerable social security settlements.
Priorities for a new political economy: Memos to the left
Date:11 May 2011
This substantial new Policy Network publication combines instructive data analysis of new opinion polling from the UK, US, Sweden and Germany, with a series of essays and memos written by leading scholars from around the world.
Beyond New Labour: the future of social democracy in Britain
Author: Patrick Diamond & Roger Liddle (ed)
Date:12 June 2009

Social democratic thinking has to come to terms with the dramatic economic and social transformations sweeping the world. The importance of the state has been reaffirmed, but the future cannot lie solely in a return to statism and a revival of Keynesian social democracy.

Responses to the global crisis: charting a progressive path
Author: Olaf Cramme & Elena Jurado (ed)
Date:19 March 2009

The global financial crisis has dealt a shattering blow to the neoliberal faith in laissez-faire as the dominant guiding principle for the organisation of markets. The crisis has also exposed the fragility of globalisation: as sources of financing dry up, we are witnessing a dramatic collapse in world trade, shrinking capital flows and a worrying rise in anti-immigrant sentiment.

Europe in the Global Age
Author: Anthony Giddens
Date:09 October 2006

Europe in the Global Age is Anthony Giddens’ essential contribution to the Policy Network project on the European Social Model undertaken in 2005 and 2006. Consolidating the research brought to light by the leading thinkers involved in this project, the book assesses the future of the European Social Model in the 21st century.


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