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1931–1951

Jeremy Nuttall.

in Psychological Socialism

June 2006; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 20300 words.

In David Marquand's alternating chronology, the governments of Clement Attlee marked a moralist-activist collectivist phase. Yet, this was also a transition stage in the Labour Party, and...

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1948–1978

Jacob Taubes, Keith Tribe and Mike Grimshaw.

in To Carl Schmitt

May 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 3272 words.

In the lecture contained in this chapter, Jacob Taubes reflects on the history of his relationship with Carl Schmitt that goes back to 1948 and lasted until 1978, a period of thirty years....

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1951–1964

Jeremy Nuttall.

in Psychological Socialism

June 2006; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 15861 words.

By the early 1950s, the Labour Party was low on intellectual fuel. Though mid-1950s' revisionism eased the immediate problem, it also had a fundamental, lasting aspect: already having...

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1964–1979

Jeremy Nuttall.

in Psychological Socialism

June 2006; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 14732 words.

This chapter argues that few, if any, of the Labour Party's leading politicians during the period 1964–1979 systematically applied the values of principle and intellect to politics,...

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1979–1994

Jeremy Nuttall.

in Psychological Socialism

June 2006; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 15834 words.

Before the 1980s, the Labour Party could electorally afford to give little systematic attention to the issue of qualities of mind and character. However, the revival of the political right...

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A “Catholic Layman of German Nationality and Citizenship”?

Reinhard Mehring.

in The Oxford Handbook of Carl Schmitt

January 2017; p ublished online December 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Political Theory; Politics and Law. 10959 words.

Carl Schmitt positioned his constitutional theory in the context of a “political theology” and referred to himself repeatedly as a Catholic. Schmitt scholarship has long pursued this...

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A ‘Leaderless’ Revolution?

Jeroen Gunning and Ilan Zvi Baron.

in Why Occupy a Square?

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 15971 words.

If we focus overly on networks—a focus encouraged by the prism of social movement theory—we risk missing the ‘spontaneous’ aspects of the uprising (in the sense of not being planned),...

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A ‘Magpie Society’? from ‘Assimilation’ To ‘Integration’ In Britain and France

R. D. Grillo.

in Pluralism and the Politics of Difference

July 1998; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 10067 words.

Like the US, Britain and France have had a shared concern with the assimilability of peoples of immigrant origin. Although there are important differences between them, in the last decades...

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‘A and not A’: what is fascism?

in Fascism

August 2002; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 6963 words.

‘“A and not A”: what is fascism?’ examines how fascism has been defined. Whereas Marxists held capitalists responsible for fascism, Weberians blamed the pre-industrial, or feudal, ruling...

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‘A and not A’: what is fascism?

in Fascism

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 6292 words.

‘“A and not A”: what is fascism?’ examines how fascism has been defined. Whereas Marxists held capitalists responsible for fascism, Weberians blamed the pre-industrial, or feudal, ruling...

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