|Gamble, Andrew / Wright, Tony (Hrsg.)|
Perspectives on the British Question
Political Quarterly Special Issues
1. Auflage Oktober 2009
2009. 182 Seiten, Softcover
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ISBN 978-1-4051-9269-9 - John Wiley & Sons
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What is Britishness? Should it be promoted? If so, by whom? These are some of the questions tackled in this wide-ranging discussion of the British question. Distinguished contributors from a range of disciplines explore the question of Britishness - past, present and future. The result is a lively and authoritative discussion of an important contemporary issue.
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Introduction: The Britishness Question (Andrew Gamble and Tony Wright).
1. 'Bursting with Skeletons': Britishness after Empire (David Marquand).
2. Does Britishness Still Matter in the Twenty-First Century - and How Much and How Well Do the Politicians Care? (Linda Colley).
3. Being British (Bhikhu Parekh).
4. Britishness: a Role for the State? (Varun Uberoi and Iain McLean).
5. England and Britain, Europe and the Anglosphere (David Willetts).
6. What Britishness means to the British (Peter Kellner).
7. The BBC and Metabolising Britishness. Critical Patriotism (Jean Seaton).
8. Don't Mess with the Missionary Man: Brown, Moral Compasses and the Road to Britishness (Gerry Hassan).
9. Britishness and the Future of the Union (Robert Hazell).
10. Devolution, Britishness and the Future of the Union (Charlie Jeffery).
11. Englishness in Contemporary British Politics (Richard English, Richard Hayton and Michael Kenny)>
12. The Wager of Devolution and the Challenge to Britishness (Arthur Aughey)
13. Do We Really Need Britannia? (Bernard Crick).
14. Churchill's Dover Speech (1946) (Peter Hennessy).