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Description - The Anti-Capitalist Dictionary by David E. Lowes

This dictionary is an alternative and a counter-balance to the many political dictionaries that ignore or marginalize the history and influence of anti-capitalist movements. It paints a rich picture of the ideas and issues that inform today's anti-capitalist activity. The Anti-Capitalist Dictionary is organised in an easily accessible alphabetical format, with self-contained, cross-referenced entries that introduce and explain concepts and issues that are integral to understanding today's global movement. The Dictionary demonstrates how the meaning and relevance of some of these have evolved and illustrates a linkage between past and present activity that might be unfamiliar to people who are involved or interested in the movement's current manifestations. This Dictionary has international coverage and will prove invaluable to students of politics as well as to activists and the general reader.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781842776834
ISBN-10: 1842776835
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Zed Books Ltd
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David E. Lowes

David Lowes has been interested and active in labour movement politics for over twenty years. Between 1984 and 2003, he was a member of and activist in Liverpool City Branch of NALGO/ Unison and held various positions. Involvement in campaigns against rate-capping, poll tax and privatisation led to research in and a doctoral thesis from John Moores University on Labour Movement Campaigns to Defend Local Democracy, Jobs and Services in the 1980s. A member of the Conference of Socialist Economists and London Socialist Historians Group, his interest and involvement has turned to the latest phase of anti-capitalist struggle.