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National Character

Paul Gilbert

in Cultural Identity and Political Ethics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623877
eISBN:
9780748671991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623877.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter investigates the idea of national character deriving from Herder. This, it contends, is the now discredited forerunner of the notion of cultural identity but plays a similar role in ... More


Introduction

Lewis Minkin

in The Blair Supremacy: A study in the politics of Labour's party management

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719073793
eISBN:
9781781706770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073793.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Blair drove the party through a ferment of new developments reflecting what appeared to be not just a pre-eminence but an unusual and unshakeable supremacy over the party. The major focus here is on ... More


The Character of Spanish Socialism: A Historical Overview, 1879–1982

Paul Kennedy

in The Spanish Socialist Party and the modernisation of Spain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719074134
eISBN:
9781781706220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074134.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 2 provides an overview of the PSOE's history, from the party's foundation in 1879 to its victory at the 1982 general election. The emphasis is on establishing the ‘character’ of Spanish ... More


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