The Long Fifties: The Politics of Socialist Programmatic Revision in Britain, France and Germany

  title={The Long Fifties: The Politics of Socialist Programmatic Revision in Britain, France and Germany},
  author={Carl Cavanagh Hodge},
  journal={Contemporary European History},
  pages={17 - 34}
  • C. C. Hodge
  • Published 1 March 1993
  • Political Science
  • Contemporary European History
After 1945, the reordering of international affairs around the ideological polarities of Washington and Moscow initiated for European social democrats an extended period of self-examination. Accustomed to a place at the centre stage of ideas on the evolution of advanced capitalist economies, they suddenly found themselves in a smaller Europe, the principal theatre of the superpower confrontation. At the point when it seemed only reasonable to suppose that the crisis of industrial capitalism in… 
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