First published in 1993. This title is the product of a conference designed to throw light on some central questions about the phase of programmatic renewal from the 1950s to the then-present-day. The evidence presented in this volume pursues to demonstrate the existence of a European 'wave' of social democratic programmatic renewal effort during the 1980s, the sweep of which, the author argues, being broader than the previous renewal wave in the 1950s.

chapter |4 pages

Reprogramming Democratic Socialism

ByWilliam E. Paterson

chapter |15 pages

Reconstructing Dutch Social Democracy

BySteven B. Wolinetz

chapter |5 pages

A Programme for Social Democratic Revival?

ByRichard Gillespie