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A Symbolic Sacrifice: July 1967–January 1968

Phuong Pham

in Ending 'East of Suez': The British Decision to Withdraw from Malaysia and Singapore 1964-1968

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580361
eISBN:
9780191722691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580361.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 7 documents the abandonment of the last symbolic remnants of Britain's world role in the aftermath of devaluation. The devaluation of Sterling itself, in November 1967, had little direct ... More


The 1960s and the 1968 Theatres Act

David Thomas, David Carlton, and Anne Etienne

in Theatre Censorship: From Walpole to Wilson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199260287
eISBN:
9780191717390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260287.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter explores the political and theatrical context of the 1960s to establish why and how — after so many failed attempts — theatre censorship was finally abolished with the passing of the ... More


A prelude to secession? The parliamentary Labour right and Europe

Stephen Meredith

in Labours Old and New: The Parliamentary Right of the British Labour Party 1970-79 and the Roots of New Labour

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073229
eISBN:
9781781701508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073229.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter investigates the differential attitudes and perspectives of European integration on the parliamentary Labour right, and the fault lines and divisions contained therein. Labour Party ... More


Parliamentary Labour right factionalism and organisational fragmentation in the 1970s

Stephen Meredith

in Labours Old and New: The Parliamentary Right of the British Labour Party 1970-79 and the Roots of New Labour

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073229
eISBN:
9781781701508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073229.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses the (limitations) of group and factional organisation and activity on the parliamentary Labour right in the 1970s. It also describes the standard conceptual frameworks of ... More


In Place of Strife? The parliamentary Labour right and the ‘trade union question’

Stephen Meredith

in Labours Old and New: The Parliamentary Right of the British Labour Party 1970-79 and the Roots of New Labour

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073229
eISBN:
9781781701508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073229.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter investigates the parliamentary Labour right attitudes to industrial relations policy and trade union reform. In Place of Strife: A Policy for Industrial Relations was the first (recent) ... More


Politician-Intellectuals?: Roy Jenkins and Michael Ignatieff

Stefan Collini

in Common Writing: Essays on Literary Culture and Public Debate

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198758969
eISBN:
9780191818776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758969.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Great hopes are from time to time invested in a politician who promises to combine the insight and the liberalism of the intellectual with the effectiveness and appeal of the successful political ... More


Roy Jenkins: The Importance of Top-Level Politics

N. Piers Ludlow

in Architects of the Euro: Intellectuals in the Making of European Monetary Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198735915
eISBN:
9780191799860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735915.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

Though Roy Jenkins had a short involvement with EMU as president of the European Commission, he developed an approach that was to prove of great longer-term significance. His contribution mattered ... More


Jenkins and the withdrawal decision, 1968

Shohei Sato

in Britain and the Formation of the Gulf States: Embers of Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099687
eISBN:
9781526109781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099687.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter looks closely at the final and crucial stage of the decision-making for Britain’s withdrawal from the Persian Gulf. After the devaluation of the pound in November 1967, the Treasury ... More


Conclusion

Stephen Meredith

in Labours Old and New: The Parliamentary Right of the British Labour Party 1970-79 and the Roots of New Labour

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073229
eISBN:
9781781701508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073229.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Case studies of key political and policy contexts show some of the detail of the intrinsic ideological and political complexity and divisions of the parliamentary Labour right previously concealed ... More


The SDP/Liberal Alliance

Matt Cole

in Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082535
eISBN:
9781781702024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on the political alliance of the Liberal Party (LP) with the Social Democratic Party (SDP). The launch of the SDP, led by Roy Jenkins, in March 1981 presented Liberals with a ... More


A Very British Compromise: The Criminal Justice Act 1967

Thomas C. Guiney

in Getting Out: Early Release in England and Wales, 1960 - 1995

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198803683
eISBN:
9780191842085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803683.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter explores the impact of Roy Jenkins’ appointment as Home Secretary and the detailed legislative planning that resulted in the complex system of parole given legal effect by the Criminal ... More


Britain and the Formation of the Gulf States: Embers of Empire

Shohei Sato

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099687
eISBN:
9781526109781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099687.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book is about the end of the British Empire in the Middle East. It offers new insights into how the relationship between Britain and the Gulf rulers that was nurtured at the height of the ... More


Architects of the Euro: Intellectuals in the Making of European Monetary Union

Kenneth Dyson and Ivo Maes (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198735915
eISBN:
9780191799860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735915.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

The book examines key intellectuals who were directly and actively involved in the process of designing a European monetary union that would be sustainable. Their role was distinguishable from that ... More


Multiculturalism and Ethnicity Politics

in Race and Antiracism in Black British and British Asian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314827
eISBN:
9781846316258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316258.012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Britain's growing cultural diversity since World War II has sparked differing opinions on the issue of multiculturalism. In the late 1960s, Roy Jenkins declared that immigrants to the UK should not ... More


The Arrival of the Control Room 1919–1975

Chris A. Williams

in Police control systems in Britain, 1775–1975: From parish constable to national computer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719084294
eISBN:
9781781707975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084294.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

During the 1930s real-time control of police using telephones and wireless telegraphy was introduced as much to patrol the expanding suburbs as to respond to serious crime. It was backed by Home ... More


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