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wilderness

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

An area which has generally been affected more by natural forces than by human agency; a region little affected by people. Some 77 000 km2 of the USA have been designated as wilderness...

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Overview: A Wilderness Year

Stephen Ingle.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

2004 has been an uneventful year in British politics. A general election was anticipated in 2005 but with little sense of anticipation amongst the major parties. A Labour victory was...

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The British Labour Party: back to the wilderness

Rob Manwaring and Matt Beech.

in Why the Left Loses

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 5176 words.

This chapter examines the three core elements of institutions, ideas, individuals to offer a view as to why the British Labour Party is losing. Arguably, the 2008 global financial crisis...

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Wilderness therapy with militarised youths in traumatised communities

Gavin Robertson and Steven De Kiewit.

in Community Development Journal

April 1998; p ublished online April 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

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The wilderness years: leadership strategy in opposition, 1997–2005

Richard Hayton.

in Reconstructing Conservatism?

July 2012; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 9426 words.

Chapter 3 provides an overview of the leadership strategies pursued by the Conservatives in two full terms of opposition, between 1997 and 2005. It analyses the Conservative reaction to...

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A. Clark, The Last Diaries: In and Out of the Wilderness, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2002, 405 pp., £20

Keith Alderman.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the New American Politics

Ronald M. PETERS, Jr. and Cindy Simon Rosenthal.

April 2010; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: US Politics. 336 pages.

When the Democrats retook control of the United States House of Representatives in January 2007 after twelve years in the wilderness, Nancy Pelosi became the first woman speaker in American...

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Michel Debré

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

(b. Paris, 15 Jan. 1912; d. Montlouis-sur-Loire, 2 Aug. 1996)

French; Prime Minister 1959–62, Presidential candidate 1981 Michel Debré was the son of a prominent and high-minded...

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Charles Pasqua

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

(b. Grasse, 18 Apr. 1927)

French; Interior Minister 1986–8, 1993–5 The son of a policeman, and Corsican by origin, Pasqua fought in the Resistance and for twenty years combined a...

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The Final Battle

Roberto Esposito.

in The Origin of the Political

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 2573 words.

This chapter presents one final twist, acute divergence, or digression that remains in the relation between Arendt and Weil's notions of heroism. This twist originates in one of Nietzsche's...

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Introduction

Matt Cole.

in Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats

May 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 1246 words.

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is British politician Richard Wainwright and his role in the Liberal Party and the Liberal Democrats. Wainwright joined...

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