Peter Sedgwick, 17 September 1981
Show More The Changing Face of Western Communism edited by David Childs.
Croom Helm, 288 pp., £12.50, March 1980, 0 85664 734 9Show More
The Politics of Eurocommunism: Socialism in Transition edited by Carl Boggs and David Plotke.
Macmillan, 476 pp., £12.50, June 1980, 0 333 29546 3Show More
Power and the Party: Changing Faces of Communism in Western Europe by Keith Middlemas.
Deutsch, 400 pp., £14.95, July 1980, 0 233 97151 3Show More
“... of the quotation-marks around the word. These have long since disappeared. In April last year, Göran Therborn, the influential theorist of the Left Party Communist of Sweden (VPK), declared, in the British CP’s Marxism Today, that Eurocommunism was ‘the major force of the Western Left’ and constituted, despite the recent electoral reverses ...”