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Major Party Collapse and Conflict on Two Fronts

Alan Ware

in The Dynamics of Two-Party Politics: Party Structures and the Management of Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564439
eISBN:
9780191721526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564439.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter continues the analysis of party collapse by focussing in detail on three cases of collapse at the national level in democracies. These involved the Whig party in the US (1850s), the ... More


Party Structures and Party Dissolution

Alan Ware

in The Dynamics of Two-Party Politics: Party Structures and the Management of Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564439
eISBN:
9780191721526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564439.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter focuses primarily on what determines whether major parties that have collapsed cease to operate or, alternatively, continue as minor parties. Again, it focuses mainly on the American ... More


A New Neighbour Takes Charge, 1935–1936

ANDREW CRAWLEY

in Somoza and Roosevelt: Good Neighbour Diplomacy in Nicaragua, 1933-1945

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199212651
eISBN:
9780191707315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212651.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter argues that by the beginning of 1935 the positions of the main factions within Nicaragua were explicit. According to Lane, Somoza was ‘definitely determined to be the next president’. ... More


Liberal Anti‐Imperialism: The Indian National Congress in Britain, 1885–1906

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

The first chapter begins by exploring the scope for metropolitan anti-imperialism in around 1900, in particular the vulnerability of the British raj to a ‘linked-up’ agitation which united British ... More


Trojan Horses and Fifth Columns

Richard M. Fried

in Nightmare in Red: The McCarthy Era in Perspective

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195043617
eISBN:
9780199853724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195043617.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The United States entered the postwar, post-FDR era with a recent history of rough political rhetoric. It had also established a tradition of basing fitness for a government job on the holder's ... More


Progressive Varieties

David Howell

in MacDonald's Party: Labour Identities and Crisis 1922-1931

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198203049
eISBN:
9780191719530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203049.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Labour Party meeting held in the spring of 1924 featured two new party recruits, Oswald and Cynthia Mosley. The inclusion of a woman was indicative of the degree to which the Labour Party was ... More


The Racial Glass Ceiling: Subordination in American Law and Culture

Roy L. Brooks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300223309
eISBN:
9780300227611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223309.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Beyond the conventional sources of racial inequality—racism for liberals and a dysfunctional black culture for conservatives—lies a source of racial inequality little discussed or studied in our ... More


John Bull’s Other Lands

Anthony King

in The British Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199576982
eISBN:
9780191702235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576982.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Devolution was the first thing in mind of the Liberal leaders between 1886 and 1914 which caused the presence of a home rule for Ireland — ‘John Bull’s other island’. A majority of Liberals thought ... More


Politics

Fergus Campbell

in The Irish Establishment 1879-1914

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199233229
eISBN:
9780191716232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233229.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the social composition of the main political parties in Ireland in 1881 and 1911. There was a clear ‘greening’ of the political representation during the period under review. ... More


Left Liberals, the State, and Popular Politics in Wilhelmine Germany

Alastair Thompson

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Although often viewed as ineffectual intellectuals, or a spent political force, Left Liberals had become the third largest party in German politics by 1914, and in the German Revolution of 1918–1919 ... More


The British General Election of 1931

Andrew Thorpe

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202189
eISBN:
9780191675195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202189.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The British general election of 1931 marked the culmination of a period of political and economic crisis, and has long been regarded as a watershed in 20th-century British history. In the summer of ... More


Discovering the South: One Man's Travels through a Changing America in the 1930s

Jennifer Ritterhouse

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630946
eISBN:
9781469630960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630946.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the Great Depression, the American South was not merely "the nation's number one economic problem," as President Franklin Roosevelt declared. It was also a battlefield on which forces for and ... More


Locating the Left Liberals

Alastair P. Thompson

in Left Liberals, the State, and Popular Politics in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Who were the left liberals? No political grouping in Imperial Germany, anti-Semitic splinter groups apart, had a comparable history of splits and short-lived mergers. These disruptions were partially ... More


Defending the Reich: Left Liberals and German Politics from January 1912 to the July Crisis 1914

Alastair P. Thompson

in Left Liberals, the State, and Popular Politics in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The aftermath of the 1912 Reichstag elections offered a strange mixture of change, continuity, and confusion. There had been a striking clear-out of sitting deputies: only 187 of the 397 deputies ... More


Mass Politics and Party Pacts: Left Liberals in Baden, 1905–1914

Alastair P. Thompson

in Left Liberals, the State, and Popular Politics in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The perception that Baden provided a possible guide for the future internal development of the Reich was widely held: a guide not only in narrowly political matters — the relationship between ... More


Continuity and Change: Left Liberals in Silesian Politics and Society

Alastair P. Thompson

in Left Liberals, the State, and Popular Politics in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Silesia, like Baden and Schleswig-Holstein, was to be found at a geographical extremity of imperial Germany. In contrast to its more industrialized and Protestant western neighbour, Silesia was not ... More


Aftermath of the Beveridge Report

Jose Harris

in William Beveridge: A Biography

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206859
eISBN:
9780191677335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206859.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter explores the complications that Beveridge faced during the publication of his report and its aftereffects. The publication of the Beveridge Report was postponed, even though it was ... More


Fighting Elections II: Conscience and Coercion at Nineteenth-Century Elections

MATTHEW CRAGOE

in An Anglican Aristocracy: The Moral Economy of the Landed Estate in Carmarthenshire 1832-1895

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205944
eISBN:
9780191676864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205944.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Carmarthenshire elections were frequently marked by outbreaks of violence throughout the nineteenth century. The 1868 election witnessed a major disagreement as to precisely where in Carmarthen the ... More


Epilogue

MATTHEW CRAGOE

in An Anglican Aristocracy: The Moral Economy of the Landed Estate in Carmarthenshire 1832-1895

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205944
eISBN:
9780191676864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205944.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book has examined how an elite, strong and self-confident until the 1860s, gradually declined thereafter. Different aspects of their influence disappeared at different rates: their ability to ... More


Liberal Finance and Social Reform, 1906–1914

G. C. Peden

in The Treasury and British Public Policy, 1906–1959

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207078
eISBN:
9780191677472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207078.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

The Treasury was the department that, more than any other, was at the centre of Edwardian political controversy. Particularly under Lloyd George, the Treasury had to adapt itself to more active ... More


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