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  • Foundations of New Socialism • Arena Books
    Price 14 99 US 23 99 21 50 ISBN 978 0 9538460 2 4 Dewey Classification 320 5 315 BIC Categories JPA JHBL JPFF JPL KCA Pages xvii 260 Preview Google Books About The Author The author who has considerable practical experience as a Labour party activist sets out to re establish the concept of Socialism as a vision for the future But the forward looking view of New Socialism needs to be very different from the old The transformation of society over the past sixty years means that old doctrines have to be replaced by new if Socialism is it to be made attractive to the modern man or woman About The Book This is the fourth of four ground breaking studies on the philosophy of New Socialism by Robert Corfe How can sincere support be given wholly to a political party unless it has clear principles underpinning its base Such a question is of particular relevance when asked of the Labour party in view of the events which have shattered the foundations of Socialism worldwide over the past decade At the same time the author appreciates the traditions of the past and through his sound knowledge of the

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  • Land Of The Olympians • Arena Books
    sector He is also the author of three autobiographical books under different pseudonyms Death in Riyadh dark secrets in hidden Arabia Geoff Carter based on his experiences as a businessman in the Middle East in the 1980s My Conflict With A Soviet Spy the story of the Ron Evans spy case Eddie Miller based on his adventures in Scandinavia in the 1960s and The Girl From East Berlin James Furner an epic novel relating the story of his love affair in the old German capital at the end of the 1950s In 1987 he founded the Campaign For Industry to which he was elected Chairman and for which he wrote many pamphlets on the problems of contemporary business His broad experience frequent travels overseas and years of residence in Continental Europe have given him a unique perspective of socio economic issues About The Book This is a penetrating study of many aspects of life thought and everyday existence in Scandinavia as experienced through the author s 9 year residence in the enlightened far north in the 1960s Robert Corfe is primarily known as a thought provoking writer of books published in the 21st century but this work comprises a selection of his articles published in the Finnish press popular magazines and learned journals in the 1960s The collected articles are put into context for a contemporary readership by a lively introductory chapter entitled Seeing The Future Through The Past which describes how Scandinavia was 50 years in advance of Britain in terms of political thinking and social development And now Britain has caught up and shares in the benefits and also the dis benefits of a modernised technological society Of considerable interest are the articles on British society and its problems as viewed through the eyes of a British resident

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  • The Fourth Generation • Arena Books
    changing decades She is a grandmother to seven small children and lives in Tunbridge Wells with her husband and a small white dog called Stella About The Book There are no exceptions and therefore there are no choices This book is about the choices people make the limitations we set for ourselves and the solutions we never stand by because we feel there aren t any Are the rules and boundaries we set for ourselves much stronger than the rules that other people set for us Why is our individual situation different from everybody elses We are each unique as we are the only person in the world who has had that particular upbringing education and life experience This is the personal story of four generations of English women between 1885 and 1985 their lives their loves their heartbreak and their joy This is the story of why they made the choices they did It is also the story of us all throughout the generations to the background clamour of the outside world My grandmother and great grandmother both died just before my wedding Consequently they were real flesh and blood figures in my life Hannah born in 1885 ethereal with beautiful green eyes she stood 4 10 tall She ran away and left her child Hester with her Victorian parents in law when her husband went to America to make his fortune Hester was born in 1905 and was Hannah s oldest daughter the mother of eleven children and powerful outspoken and determined the only characteristics she shared with her mother were her height and her green eyes The day of her 16 year old son s funeral she walked home in the snow to find that a neighbour had dropped her 1 year son He had been taken

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  • The Lotus Generation • Arena Books
    and she went to live and work in sunny Spain and her travels to faraway places including Hawaii Panama Costa Rica Canada United States and Europe She is a Grandmother with seven small children and lives in Tunbridge Wells with her husband and a little white Bichon Frise called Stella The Lotus Generation is one woman s hilarious story of her life s travels and travails About The Book Living is a magical thing Each day is a gift to be treasured because it will never come around again We have everything we need within us to live the life we want to live Consider the most amazing of journeys a life full of possibilities This story is about Carole s journey and about the choices she made and the heart searching and hilarity she experienced along the way It is about the search for fulfilment in her heart her soul and her mind in the mid phase of her life She needed to have the wisdom to make choices and then to take complete responsibility for the path that she chose even after those decisions turned out to be less than perfect It is about the importance of having the courage to maintain a real sense of self and ultimately have peace of mind about who we really are We should bear in mind that we know much more than we think we do and that there is no failure only the opportunity for feedback How do any of us make a choice Well that s easy we use our value system This represents a person s sense of right or wrong i e what they think they ought to be A value system is a consistent set of beliefs and principles Our personal values provide a reference for

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  • The Boomer Generation • Arena Books
    would last forever and the difficult busted years that she thought would never end She is a grandmother of seven small children and lives in Tunbridge Wells with her husband and a small white Bichon Fris called Stella The Boomer Generation is the tantalising tale of a boom that went bust About The Book The Baby Boomer Generation had everything including freedom music power and enough excitement to power a fleet of rocket ships Easy access to the professions inexpensive housing and a voice to be heard came with the territory That sense of eternal sunshine that made everything glow and gleam seemed like an everlasting reality We did not think twice as we chased the mirage of unattainable possibility There was a certain kind of post war woman that was raised in the suffocating fifties fairyland and in a society that told her there was absolutely only one man in the world for her A handsome reliable and responsible man was going to love her forever in a beautiful cottage with roses around the door This woman was a teenager in the sixties who could not believe her luck at being invited to this vibrant life party where everybody

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