Issue 213 of SOCIALIST REVIEW Published November 1997 Copyright Socialist Review

Contents

NOTES OF THE MONTH
Editorial, drugs, minimum wage, Balkan elections, Italy, tuition fees

FEATURES

Waiting for Lefty?
Charlie Kimber talks to delegates at this year's Labour Party conference and examines the mood of the left

All in a day's work
Flexibility and full time jobs examined by Al Rainnie

Walk on the Wilde side
Gareth Jenkins takes a look at the life and politics of Oscar Wilde

An act of liberation
Our friends in the North
Thirty years after the 1967 Abortion Act, Margaret Renn examines its impact and Goretti Horgan reports from Northern Ireland

Stress fractures
Jonathan Neale speaks to a mental health nurse about the pressures of working in the NHS

Sum of its parts
Ralph Tebbutt refutes claims that standards in maths education are falling

REGULARS

Thinking it through: postmodernism
Letter from the US: facts on food
Reviews
Letters
Why I became a socialist: Norah Rushton
Stack on the back

Editor Lindsey German. Assisted by Gareth Jenkins, Dave Beecham, Paul Foot, Clare Fermont Pat Stack, Margot Hill, Sabby Sagall, Judith Orr, Peter Morgan, John Parrington. Business Peter Morgan and Judith Orr. Reviews Peter Morgan.

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