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Political careers: the making of a regional political class in itself

Klaus Stolz

in Towards a Regional Political Class?: Professional Politicians and Regional Institutions in Catalonia and Scotland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079795
eISBN:
9781781703120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079795.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter shows how the regionalised institutional opportunity structures in conjunction with the non-institutional effects of regionalism are shaping professional political careers in Catalonia ... More


Towards a Regional Political Class?: Professional Politicians and Regional Institutions in Catalonia and Scotland

Klaus Stolz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079795
eISBN:
9781781703120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079795.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Focusing on professional politicians, this book investigates the interrelationship between political career patterns and political institutions in two of the most widely discussed cases of ... More


The quest for a regional political class

Klaus Stolz

in Towards a Regional Political Class?: Professional Politicians and Regional Institutions in Catalonia and Scotland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079795
eISBN:
9781781703120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079795.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This introductory chapter discusses the objective of this volume, which is to investigate how regional political institutions affect professional political careers in Scotland and Catalonia, and how, ... More


Conclusion

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/9780719082535.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the political career of Richard Wainwright and the history of the Liberal Party. The result confirms that British Liberalism had ... More


Early life

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/9780719082535.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the early life of Richard Wainwright. Wainwright was born on April 11, 1918 in Leeds, the same year that the Liberal Party suffered apparently fatal wounds. He was born into a ... More


The press

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/9780719082535.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on the role of the press in the political career of Richard Wainwright. Editorial support for the Liberal Party amongst major news titles went into decline after 1945, and was ... More


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