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: The Study of Totalitarianism and Authoritarianism

Archie Brown

in The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The rise of totalitarian regimes in Russia, Germany, and Italy between the two world wars preceded the professionalization of the study of politics. The political experience of recent decades ... More


: The Critique of Individualism

Alan Ryan

in The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on the thought that ‘rational, economic man’ may be a useful figment of the economists’ imagination but is not a useful figment of the social and political theorist’s. After some ... More


Position and Politics: The First Jewish MPs

Michael Clark

in Albion and Jerusalem: The Anglo-Jewish Community in the Post-Emancipation Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562343
eISBN:
9780191721441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562343.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the actions and attitudes of the first Jewish MPs. It begins by analysing the nature of Jewish MPs as a group and their equivocal connection to the community, before ... More


Politics and the Pilgrimage: The Haj in the Early Twentieth Century

Saurabh Mishra

in Pilgrimage, Politics, and Pestilence: The Haj from the Indian Subcontinent, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070603
eISBN:
9780199080007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070603.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The last few decades of the nineteenth century heralded a period of intense anti-British Muslim politics in the subcontinent, and Mecca was at the centre of real or perceived insurgent activities. ... More


Parties and People: England 1914-1951

Ross McKibbin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199584697
eISBN:
9780191702402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584697.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book, the sequel to Classes and Cultures, is a historical reinterpretation of British politics in the first decades of universal suffrage. It reveals how the British democratic system developed ... More


Zoroastrians in British Politics

John R. Hinnells

in Zoroastrians in Britain: The Ratanbai Katrak Lectures: University of Oxford 1985

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198261933
eISBN:
9780191682247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261933.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

This chapter examines Zoroastrians in British politics. Unlike other South Asian groups in Britain, Zoroastrians have never constituted a significant electoral group because of their small number. ... More


Authority Through Deliberative Governance: The British Food Standards Agency in Action

Maarten A. Hajer, David Laws, and Wytske Versteeg

in Authoritative Governance: Policy Making in the Age of Mediatization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281671
eISBN:
9780191713132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281671.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The British Food Standards Authority (FSA) was established in the aftermath of the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) crisis as a radical break with the old climate of secrecy in food safety ... More


Conceptualizing the State: Innovation and Dispute in British Political Thought 1880-1914

James Meadowcroft

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206019
eISBN:
9780191676918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206019.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This book is concerned with the way in which the concept of the state was invoked in British political argument between 1880 and 1914. Its central claim is that the decades bracketing the turn of the ... More


Electing Our Masters: The Hustings in British Politics from Hogarth to Blair

Jon Lawrence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550128
eISBN:
9780191701528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550128.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book covers the history of British electioneering from the 18th century right up to the present day. It explores the relationship between British politicians and their public as well as the ... More


The British Constitution

Anthony King

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199576982
eISBN:
9780191702235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576982.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In the latter part of the 19th century, Walter Bagehot wrote a classic account of the British constitution as it had developed during Queen Victoria's reign. He argued that the late Victorian ... More


King George III and the Politicians: The Ford Lectures Delivered in The University of Oxford 1951-2

Richard Pares

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198811305
eISBN:
9780191695438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198811305.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This study of British politics from 1760 to 1832 deals with the reasons why people went into politics, the functions of party and patronage and the balance of power between King, Lords, and Commons. ... More


The Politics of Plantation 1622–1641 *

NICHOLAS CANNY

in Making Ireland British, 1580-1650

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198200918
eISBN:
9780191718274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200918.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter demonstrates how the plantation issue remained central to Irish — and indeed British — politics throughout the entire period 1622-41, until differences over plantation policy brought ... More


Introduction

Andrew Thorpe

in Parties at War: Political Organization in Second World War Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199272730
eISBN:
9780191709661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272730.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter starts by outlining the main contours of British politics in the Second World War, showing the key developments between the late 1930s and the Labour victory at the 1945 ... More


Imperial Institutions and the Government of Empire

Peter Burroughs

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a discussion on the place of British Empire in British politics. Britain's governance of the British Empire involved dynamic processes, not static structures and inert ... More


Edwardian Equipoise and the First World War

Ross McKibbin

in Parties and People: England 1914-1951

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199584697
eISBN:
9780191702402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584697.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Those English who reached adulthood before 1914 and were still alive in 1945 witnessed a party-political transformation possibly unique in modern English history: namely, the effective destruction of ... More


Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925

Peter J. Yearwood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199226733
eISBN:
9780191710308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226733.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book reconsiders the role of the League of Nations as an idea and as an institution in the development of British policy, 1914–25. It challenges the view that London took up the league idea ... More


Does Membership Matter?: Examining the Outsiders: Australia and New Zealand

David P. Auerswald and Stephen M. Saideman

in NATO in Afghanistan: Fighting Together, Fighting Alone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159386
eISBN:
9781400848676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159386.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at two countries, Australia and New Zealand, that are partners with but not members of NATO. Australia and New Zealand have British-style political institutions, with the key ... More


Crowds, Festival, and Revolution, 1788–1795

Nicholas Rogers

in Crowds, Culture, and Politics in Georgian Britain

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201724
eISBN:
9780191674990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201724.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The 1790s is widely regarded as a critical decade in the development of popular politics in Britain. Fired by the twin experiences of the American and French Revolutions, the publication of Paine's ... More


The Crisis of Labour and the Conservative Hegemony, 1929–1939

Ross McKibbin

in Parties and People: England 1914-1951

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199584697
eISBN:
9780191702402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584697.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Despite the Edwardian system's underlying instability and the corrosive effect of the First World War it had still not been completely destroyed by the end of the 1920s. The reformed Labour Party ... More


The Public Banished?

Jon Lawrence

in Electing Our Masters: The Hustings in British Politics from Hogarth to Blair

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550128
eISBN:
9780191701528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550128.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the history of public participation in election broadcasting since the 1950s, asking where the public fits in the complicated and often fraught relationship between politicians ... More


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