First published in 1983. This book combines a case study of class relations, politics and voting in Sweden with a comparative analysis of distributive conflicts and politics in eighteen OECD countries. Its underlying theoretical theme is the development of class relations in free-enterprise or capitalise democracies. This title will be of interest to students of history and politics.

chapter 2|19 pages

The Democratic Class Struggle

chapter 3|27 pages

Working-Class Mobilization

chapter 4|30 pages

Electoral Participation

chapter 5|27 pages

Social Roots of Party Preferences

chapter 6|20 pages

Electoral Geography

chapter 7|29 pages

Voters on the Move

chapter 8|25 pages

The Politics of Industrial Conflict

chapter 9|24 pages

Social Policy

chapter 10|29 pages

After the Historical Compromise