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(WOODCOCK, George). Nationalism and Local Control : Responses to George Woodcock. Edited by Viv Nelles and Abraham Rotstein. Toronto: New Press, 1973.Pp. (5),vi-viii,1-97,(3). 8vo, decorated blue and brown card covers with w hite and black lettering to front cover, black lettering to spine. "Two major political currents are now operating on the Canadian scene: the movementtowards greater independence from the United States, and a reawakened thru st for local control -- in neighbourhoods, universities and industrial plants, and among many groups of the poor in our society. In this symposium (first published in 'The Canadian Forum) George Woodcock, as a long-time advocate of an anarchist tradition, writes of an inherent contradiction between the movement to nationalism embodying bureaucratic centralization and the trend to local autonomy. Some of our leading political theorists and commentators respond to Woodcock's essay. Their answers reveal the various political credos that are now forming among the left in English Canada." - from the rear cover.Contents: 1. George Woodcock's "A Plea for the Anti-nation"; 2. Desmond Morton's "Independence: It Won't Be Easy"; 3. Christian Bay's "The Perils of Patriotism"; 4. Norman Ward's "Separatism for Everybody?"; 5. George Rawlyk's "A Conservative Socialism"; 6. Bruce Hodgins's "Nationalism, Decentralism and the Left"; 7. Edward Broadbent's "On Independence and Socialism"; 8. Patrick macFadden's "In the Dock of History"; 9. D.I. Davies's"The Epitome of a Colony"; 10. Donald Smiley's "THe Managed Mosaic"; 11. F rnk Cassidy's "The Anti-politics of the Anti-nation"; 12. Sam Ajzenstat's "The Beginning of the Long Dash". Small stain to bottom edge of rear cover, else very good Due to its smll size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaperthan quoted. 20.00
Title: Nationalism and Local Control : Responses to George Woodcock. Paperback.
Publisher: New Press, Toronto, 1973, ISBN:0887701574:
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