Common Good Politics: British Idealism and Social Justice in by Colin Tyler

By Colin Tyler

This e-book examines the British culture of universal strong politics, either traditionally and within the modern international. we are living in a time while many anti-Conservative events and electorate consider a profound experience of quandary and disorientation over political ideas and coverage instructions. hence, many of us are turning to universal sturdy politics in its place to state-centred socialism and laissez-faire individualism. Colin Tyler explores the sensible and highbrow historical past of the British idealist culture, which flourished from the 1870s to the Nineteen Twenties, prior to using the foundations of universal strong politics to modern matters. those concerns comprise the confident roles that may be performed by way of clash inside of democratic societies, the unconventional calls for of social justice in a various international, the continued impression of Bush’s ‘war on terror’, foreign society and unfastened speech lower than Tony Blair and David Cameron, and the relationships among monetary migration, social justice and the typical sturdy. The ebook will charm really to scholars and students drawn to British politics, internationalism and political theory.

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6. See Derek Fraser, The Evolution of the British Welfare State: A History of Social Policy Since the Industrial Revolution, 4th ed. (Houndsmill: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), chapter nine, and Alex Butterworth, The World that Never Was: A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists and Secret Agents (London: Bodley Head, 2010). Fraser, Evolution, chapter seven. 8. The following anthologies give some idea of the size and scope of this literature. , The Handbook of Social Justice Theory and Research (New York: Springer, 2016).

38. com/ politics/blog/2009/apr/24/blue-labour-conser vative-­s ocialism (accessed 27 April 2016). 39. Jon Cruddas and Jonathan Rutherford, ‘The Common Table’, in Crisis and Recovery: Ethics, Economics and Justice, ed.  65. 40. Adrian Pabst, ‘Introduction: Blue Labour and the Politics of the Common Good’, in Blue Labour: Forging a New Politics, ed.  9. 41. Maurice Glasman, ‘The Good Society, Catholic Social Thought and the Politics of the Common Good’, in Blue Labour, ed.  17. 42.  17. 43.  23.

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