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The Distribution of Wealth in Some Contemporary Economies

Henry Phelps Brown

in Egalitarianism and the Generation of Inequality

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286486
eISBN:
9780191596773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286481.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The first section of the chapter summarizes the arguments of R. H. Tawney and C. A. R. Crosland against great (inherited) wealth––as opposed to great earnings (income)––and confronts the paradox that ... More


The parliamentary Labour right: views and perspectives

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/9780719073229.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter presents a broad appraisal of the philosophy, ideas, traditions and dimensions of the parliamentary Labour right. Tony Crosland's major work, The Future of Socialism, offered a political ... 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


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


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


The ‘frontiers of social democracy’: public expenditure, redistribution and divisions of social democratic political economy

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/9780719073229.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the social democratic political economy and the effect of Anthony Crosland's original revisionist analysis. The role and ideas of Crosland provided an essential reference point ... More


The parliamentary Labour right, Labour Party revisionism(s) and the roots of New Labour

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/9780719073229.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers some of the short- and longer-term implications of the analysis for understanding the subsequent trajectory of the Labour Party and British social democracy, and something of ... 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


Revisionism and the battle over Clause IV, 1951–63

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/9781526113306.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter assesses the political significance of Labour’s nostalgia in the 1950s and early 1960s. During this period, leading revisionists within the party, including Hugh Gaitskell and Anthony ... More


The Battle of Ideas in the Labour Party, 1945–92

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/9781529205060.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The first chapter is a broad sweep of the historical battle of ideas in the party starting from the Attlee government and finishing on Neil Kinnock’s terms as leader. For the Attlee period, there is ... More


Unspeakable Scots: Dialogues and Dialectics in Scottish–British Literary Culture before the First World War

David Goldie

in Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198736233
eISBN:
9780191853722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736233.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Starting with T. W. H. Crosland’s description in The Unspeakable Scot (1902) of the rather unwelcome ubiquity of Scots in the world of British letters, the chapter explores the impact of Scottish men ... More


From Kinship to Consumerism: Coming to Terms with the Middle Class, 1958–1963

Lise Butler

in Michael Young, Social Science, and the British Left, 1945-1970

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198862895
eISBN:
9780191895401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862895.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the intellectual context for the Consumers’ Association, which Young operated from the headquarters of the Institute of Community Studies from 1956 onwards, and the way in which ... More


The Years of the Tiger, 1975–1984

Stephen Wall

in Reluctant European: Britain and the European Union from 1945 to Brexit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198840671
eISBN:
9780191876318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840671.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, UK Politics

Labour Party divisions over Europe soon reappeared. The first British EEC Presidency in 1976 was marked by the sudden death of Foreign Secretary, Tony Crosland (succeeded by the rising star of ... More


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