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The Great Victorian Realignment

Iain McLean

in Rational Choice and British Politics: An Analysis of Rhetoric and Manipulation from Peel to Blair

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295297
eISBN:
9780191599873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295294.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A case study of the great Victorian electoral realignment. Corrects existing claims about landslide elections, and tabulates the bias and responsiveness of the UK electoral system from 1868 to 1918. ... More


Women and the Liberal Democrats: Representing Women

Elizabeth Evans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083471
eISBN:
9781781702277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083471.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book provides an exploration of women's representation and the third party in UK politics. Based on extensive research, it is a comprehensive gendered analysis of the Liberal Democrats and the ... More


Citizenship in Britain: A History

Derek Heater

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622252
eISBN:
9780748671960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622252.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book is an historical introduction to the varieties of citizenship in Britain, starting in the Middle Ages and bringing the story right up to the present day. Both the status and understanding ... More


Rethinking Right-Wing Women: Gender and the Conservative Party, 1880s To the Present

Clarisse Berthezéne and Julie Gottlieb (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784994389
eISBN:
9781526132383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994389.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

What has been the experience and the position of women in the political party that produced the UK’s two female prime ministers, Margaret Thatcher and Theresa May? Rethinking Right-Wing Women ... More


Women's substantive representation: ‘for women’ but not by women

Evans Elizabeth

in Women and the Liberal Democrats: Representing Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083471
eISBN:
9781781702277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083471.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The substantive representation of women refers to the representation of women's interests. This chapter examines how and in what ways the Liberal Democrats substantively represents women and looks at ... More


Commentary: Women, the family and contemporary Conservative party politics: from Thatcher to Cameron

Sarah Childs and Paul Webb

in The Legacy of Thatcherism: Assessing and Exploring Thatcherite Social and Economic Policies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265703
eISBN:
9780191771880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265703.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This commentary reflects on the continuing tension between the family and women within contemporary Conservative politics. It considers the more inclusive definition of the family by the Cameroonian ... More


Appealing to women

Steven Fielding

in The Labour Governments 1964–70 volume 1: Labour and Cultural Change

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719043642
eISBN:
9781781700327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719043642.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter highlights Labour's attempts to draw younger women into the party and how it handled the issue of equal pay once in power. It first outlines the place of women in the party at the start ... More


Gender and the Liberal Democrats: national and international context

Evans Elizabeth

in Women and the Liberal Democrats: Representing Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083471
eISBN:
9781781702277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083471.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Liberal Democrats are the UK's third party at Westminster: they currently have fifty-seven MPs, less than 10 percent of the House of Commons. Despite the fact that they are currently in coalition ... More


The Liberal Democrats: ideology and organisation

Evans Elizabeth

in Women and the Liberal Democrats: Representing Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083471
eISBN:
9781781702277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083471.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

To understand the Liberal Democrats' response to women's descriptive representation, one must also understand the ideology and organisation of the party. Analysis of these institutional factors will ... More


Supply and demand: the political recruitment of women1

Evans Elizabeth

in Women and the Liberal Democrats: Representing Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083471
eISBN:
9781781702277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083471.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Political parties repeatedly cite the low number of women who put themselves forward for selection as an explanation for women's descriptive under-representation. They argue that it is a problem with ... More


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