Liberal traditions

Rachel S. Turner

in Neo-Liberal Ideology

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print February 2008 | ISBN: 9780748632688
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748652792 | DOI:
Liberal traditions

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This chapter explores liberal traditions in Germany, Britain, and the United States. It details unifying themes and varieties of thought in the history of German, British, and American liberalism and notes the decline in traditional understandings of liberalism in the early part of the twentieth century. The chapter aims to outline, historically, the liberal traditions that neo-liberalism has both drawn upon and reacted against.

Keywords: Germany; Britain; United States; liberal traditions; liberalism

Chapter.  10590 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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