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Author Stjernø, Steinar.

Title Solidarity in Europe : the history of an idea / Steinar Stjernø
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 392 pages)
Contents Solidarity in classic social theory -- Politics: solidarity from Marx to Bernstein -- Religion: solidarity in Catholicism and Protestantism -- European variations of solidarity discourses in social democracy -- A comparative perspective on social democratic solidarity -- The great challenger: the Christian democratic idea of solidarity -- The languages of modern social democratic and Christian democratic solidarity -- Two excursions: Marxist-Leninist and fascist solidarity -- Solidarity in modern social philosophy and Christian ethics
Summary Steinar Stjernø examines the concept of solidarity in European politics, tracing its use by social theorists and politicians since the nineteenth century. This unique book systematically compares the many different conceptions of this central political idea held by Europeans over the past two centuries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-383) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Solidarity -- History.
Solidarity -- Political aspects -- Europe.
Solidarity -- Europe -- History.
Europe -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 051108188X
0511082339 (electronic bk.)
0511490372 (ebook)
0521843944 (hardback)
9780511082337 (electronic bk.)
9780511490378 (ebook)
9780521843942 (hardback)