Irish Studies

The left, migrants and solidarity – a difficult relationship

Daniel Renshaw on the Labour Party, minority communities and what you can expect from his recent book Socialism and the Diasporic Other. One of the key narratives examined in my book Socialism and the Diasporic ‘Other’ is the evolution of the attitude of the British left towards ‘difference’ at a key transitional stage for the movement. As I discuss, … Continue reading

History

Tara Martin López – Author Insights

This month, The Winter of Discontent by Tara Martin López is our chosen #FreeReadFriday title. Learn more about the book below through our chat with the author, before it's available to download free this Friday (7th of October).  Tara Martin López is Professor of Sociology at Peninsula College.* 1. What prompted you to write this book? I first heard of … Continue reading

History

James Owen – Author Insights

James Owen, author of this month's #FreeReadFriday title, Labour and the Caucus gives us his insights into the book, its main arguments and highlights the theme of identity within the Labour Party. Read on to get a sense of Owen's book and peak your interest before downloading your next free LUP ebook! 1)      What prompted you to write this … Continue reading