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Socialism With a Liberal Face

Michael Freeden

in Liberalism Divided: A Study in British Political Thought 1914-1939

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198274322
eISBN:
9780191599330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198274327.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the permeation of liberalism into Labour and socialist positions. It analyses the prevalence of liberal assumptions in the thought of two British socialists: H.J. Laski and R.H. ... More


Social and Economic History

James Kirby

in Historians and the Church of England: Religion and Historical Scholarship, 1870–1920

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198768159
eISBN:
9780191821899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768159.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

The vitality and modernity of Anglican historiography in this period is vividly demonstrated by its command of the new fields of social and economic history. Within this, the Reformation as a social ... More


Moralists: J. L. and Barbara Hammond, R. H. Tawney, Richard Hoggart, R. M. Titmuss

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/9780198758969.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Britain has had a strong tradition of ethical social criticism. This chapter examines the work of four twentieth-century examples: the Hammonds’ radical histories of the Industrial Revolution and its ... More


After Virtue: The Strange Case of Belle Époque Socialist Antimaterialism

Leela Gandhi

in The Common Cause: Postcolonial Ethics and the Practice of Democracy, 1900-1955

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226019871
eISBN:
9780226020075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226020075.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter concerns British labor agitations from 1910 to 1913 involving workers from disparate industrial sectors. Directly fuelled by the duplicitous welfarism of the new liberals, these strikes ... More


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


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