Laski, Harold

(1893-1950)
   British political scientist. Born in Manchester, he studied at University College, London and at Oxford. He worked as a journalist on the Labour newspaper Daily Herald. He taught at McGill University and then at Harvard. Eventually he returned to Britain and became a professor at the London School of Economics. He was invited to become president of Brandeis University, but refused since he believed it was important for him to remain in Britain. His works include The Problem of Sovereignty, Authority in the Modern State, The Foundations of Sovereignty, A Grammar of Politics, The State in Theory and Practice, Parliamentary Government in England.

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  • Laski, Harold Joseph — ▪ British political scientist born June 30, 1893, Manchester, England died March 24, 1950, London  British political scientist, educator, and prominent member of the British Labour Party who turned to Marxism in his effort to interpret the… …   Universalium

  • Laski, Harold Joseph — (1893–1950)    British political economist and socialist leader. Laski was a leading left wing political theorist, a brilliant lecturer and a prolific writer. At the London School of Economics, where he was professor of political science, he… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Laski,Harold Joseph — Las·ki (lăsʹkē), Harold Joseph. 1893 1950. British political scientist and member of the Fabian Society who led the British Labor Party (1945 1946). * * * …   Universalium

  • Laski, Harold J(oseph) — born June 30, 1893, Manchester, Eng. died March 24, 1950, London British political scientist, educator, and political leader. Educated at the University of Oxford, he taught at McGill University and Harvard University before returning to Britain… …   Universalium

  • Laski, Harold Joseph — ► (1893 1950) Político y economista británico. Fue presidente del comité ejecutivo del Partido Laborista en 1945 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Laski, Harold J(oseph) — (30 jun. 1893, Manchester, Inglaterra–24 mar. 1950, Londres). Cientista político británico, educador y dirigente político. Se educó en la Universidad de Oxford, enseñó en la Universidad de McGill (Canadá) y en la Universidad de Harvard antes de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Harold Joseph Laski — Harold Laski Harold Joseph Laski (* 30. Juni 1893 in Manchester; † 24. März 1950 in London) war ein englischer Politikwissenschaftler, Ökonom, Autor und Dozent, und hatte den Vorsitz der Labour Partei in Großbritannien zwisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Harold J. Laski — Harold Laski Harold Laski Harold Joseph Laski (Manchester, 30 juin 1893 – Londres 24 mars 1950) est un théoricien politique anglais qui fut président du Parti travailliste britannique de 1945 à 1946 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Harold Joseph Laski — Harold Laski Harold Laski Harold Joseph Laski (Manchester, 30 juin 1893 – Londres 24 mars 1950) est un théoricien politique anglais qui fut président du Parti travailliste britannique de 1945 à 1946 …   Wikipédia en Français

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