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David Marquand and liberal social democracy

Will Hutton

in Making social democrats: Citizens, mindsets, realities: Essays for David Marquand

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120304
eISBN:
9781526138804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120304.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Will Hutton levels indictments against the existing British state and its elected dictatorship as a ‘Gothic, feudal horror’, as well as the political left for lapsing into a state of ‘bankruptcy’ ... More


The Battle of Ideas in the Labour Party: From Attlee to Corbyn and Brexit

Dimitri Batrouni

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529205060
eISBN:
9781529205107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205060.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Labour party has been largely defined by the battle of ideas between its left and right sections. This book chronicles those battles, highlighting the key ideas and people behind them since ... More


Revolt on the left: Labour in opposition

Thomas Quinn

in None past the post: Britain at the polls, 2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526133281
eISBN:
9781526138828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526133281.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter offers an account of the Labour Party between the 2015 and 2017 general elections. It explains why Jeremy Corbyn became Labour leader and how the party moved further to the left. It ... More


Principles and the progressive alliance in a networked society: what we can learn from Marquandism in the making and unmaking of social democrats

Neal Lawson

Hans Schattle and Jeremy Nuttall (eds)

in Making social democrats: Citizens, mindsets, realities: Essays for David Marquand

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120304
eISBN:
9781526138804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120304.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Neal Lawson probes the historical reasons why the ethically-driven, pluralist politics espoused by Marquand has yet to be fully adopted and assesses its relevance to the present. For much of the ... More


‘What dire effects from civil discord flow’:1 party management and legitimacy breakdown in the Labour Party

Eric Shaw

in Labour united and divided from the 1830s to the present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526126320
eISBN:
9781526138798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126320.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

All large parties face the question of how to strike a balance between diversity and tolerance on the one hand and unity and firm leadership on the other. Striking this balance is the task of party ... More


The conflicting loyalties of the Scottish Labour Party

Fiona Simpkins

in Labour united and divided from the 1830s to the present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526126320
eISBN:
9781526138798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126320.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The legitimacy of Scottish Labour as a party representative of the Scottish people has been called into question for much of its recent history, not only by disgruntled members of the Scottish ... More


Rewriting political mythology in 2017

Timothy Noël Peacock

in The British tradition of minority government

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526123268
eISBN:
9781526138903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123268.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The rereading of Minority Governments in 1970s Britain, through declassified papers and a wide range of publicly available sources, provides an invaluable perspective on subsequent British political ... More


Back to the past? Labour’s return to opposition, 2010 to the present

Richard Jobson

in Nostalgia and the post-war Labour Party: Prisoners of the past

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526113306
eISBN:
9781526136039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113306.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Labour’s return to opposition after the 2010 General Election. It argues that, within the party, the period since 2010 has witnessed a nostalgic resurgence. When compared to the ... More


Taking Back Control: Britain Turns against the Market

Jonathan Hopkin

in Anti-System Politics: The Crisis of Market Liberalism in Rich Democracies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190699765
eISBN:
9780190097707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699765.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter traces the response to inequality and financial collapse in the United Kingdom, with the anti-system Right represented by the Brexit campaign, and the Left by Jeremy Corbyn’s takeover of ... More


Electing a Leader

Rodney Brazier

in Choosing a Prime Minister: The Transfer of Power in Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198859291
eISBN:
9780191891731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859291.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

A person normally becomes Prime Minister either after winning a General Election, or after the Government party has elected a new leader to succeed a Prime Minister. Leadership of one of the main ... More


Conclusion

Geoffrey Evans and James Tilley

in The New Politics of Class: The Political Exclusion of the British Working Class

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198755753
eISBN:
9780191816901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755753.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter pulls together the findings and arguments from the rest of the book. It summarizes the sections on social continuity (the lack of change in differences between social groups), political ... More


Corbynism: The Left’s Resurgence

Dimitri Batrouni

in The Battle of Ideas in the Labour Party: From Attlee to Corbyn and Brexit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529205060
eISBN:
9781529205107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205060.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The fifth chapter is a detailed investigation of Corbynism. It delves into what it is substantively. Through many interviews and secondary sources, it reveals the main thinkers and who are the chief ... More


Toward an Industry

Zachary Dorner

in Merchants of Medicines: The Commerce and Coercion of Health in Britain's Long Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226706801
eISBN:
9780226706948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226706948.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Before a medicine could become an imperial commodity, it first had to be made. This chapter examines the production of medicines by druggists, chemists, and apothecaries in London that together ... More


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