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Labor's Conflict
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Preface; Introduction; 1. Labor's love lost; 2. In the beginning; 3. Between the wars; 4. Hot war, cold war, split; 5. Labor after seventy years; 6. The Whitlam era; 7. Economic rationalism under Hawke and Keating; 8. Labor in the wilderness; 9. The Rudd-Gillard Government; 10. The Labor Party today: what's left; Notes; Index.

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An account of the transformations in the Party's policies, performances and structures since its formation.

About the Author

Dr Tom Bramble is Senior Lecturer in industrial relations at The University of Queensland's Business School. Dr Rick Kuhn is Reader in political science at Australian National University's School of Politics and International Relations.

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'In cutting through the lantana of egos, power games and betrayals, Tom Bramble' and Rick Kuhn's history of the Labor Party succeeds in rescuing a salutary story of political Australia that ought to be read by all generations.' John Pilger, award-winning journalist and documentary maker
'A veritable tour de force. Not since Vere Gordon Childe's How Labour Governs, published nearly 90 years ago, has the ALP been subjected to such a searching analysis. This book raises serious questions not just about Labor but about the very dynamics of Australian society, and cogently demonstrates that class is far from a dead issue. It is a most worthy - and long overdue - companion volume to Childe.' Norman Abjorensen, political historian
'This book is a no-holds-barred assessment of the ALP as a 'capitalist workers party' that stands in the way of any prospect for socialism in Australia. It is recommended reading for anyone wanting to understand the Labor tradition in Australia and a socialist critique of its limits.' Frank Stilwell, Professor of Political Economy, University of Sydney
'A controversial and combative critique of Labor that fills a gap in the existing literature on the ALP.' Carol Johnson, Professor of Politics, University of Adelaide

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