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1994–the present

Jeremy Nuttall

in Psychological Socialism: The Labour Party and Qualities of Mind and Character, 1931 to the Present

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071645
eISBN:
9781781701539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071645.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Historians and commentators have often been critical of New Labour's emphasis on individual morality. This criticism has had two dimensions. The first has seen New Labour's emphasis on individual ... More


New Labour: doing good in Africa

Julia Gallagher

in Britain and Africa Under Blair: In Pursuit of the Good State

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085000
eISBN:
9781781702253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085000.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

New Labour's was an era of the language of idealism in foreign policy, beginning with Robin Cook's ‘ethical element’, and continuing through Tony Blair's ‘humanitarian wars’. It is at best ... More


Gender and the moral economy

Mary Chamberlain

in Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean: Barbados, 1937-66

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078767
eISBN:
9781781701997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078767.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Rural workers in Barbados, particularly women, were vulnerable to the vagaries of the planters at the micro level and the world market at a macro level. Farming was almost exclusively carried out by ... More


Working men's bodies: Work camps in Britain, 1880-1940

John Field

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087684
eISBN:
9781781706015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087684.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The book provides a comprehensive account of work camp movements in Britain before 1939, based on thorough archival research, and on the reminiscences of participants. It starts with their origins in ... More


Camps as social service and social movement

John Field

in Working men's bodies: Work camps in Britain, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087684
eISBN:
9781781706015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087684.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

A wide variety of voluntary work camp systems developed in the interwar years. This chapter distnguished between those which provided a social service, including the main work camp systems organised ... More


Creative freedom and community constraint in Nadeem Aslam’s Maps for Lost Lovers

Ahmed Rehana

in Writing British Muslims: Religion, class and multiculturalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087400
eISBN:
9781781708972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087400.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

While not itself the subject of a controversy, Nadeem Aslam’s 2004 novel Maps for Lost Lovers, the focus of Chapter 5, thematises and explores the politics of minority offence and the binary of ... More


Colonising the land

John Field

in Working men's bodies: Work camps in Britain, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087684
eISBN:
9781781706015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087684.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the early idea of the labour colony, and places it in a wider context of concern with unemployment and struggle over access to the land. Debates over the labour colony arose ... More


Alternative living in the English countryside: Utopian colonies

John Field

in Working men's bodies: Work camps in Britain, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087684
eISBN:
9781781706015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087684.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Ideas of land settlement have a long historyin Britain. By the 1880s, a number of groups had developed proposals for alternative utopian colonies that would become the kernel of a new way of living. ... More


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