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The British question

Arthur Aughey

Abstract

In contemporary British politics one of the key issues is the question of Britain itself. In this book the British question is used as shorthand for a range of inter-related issues involving history, society and politics in the United Kingdom. It is a question which involves topics such as allegiance, loyalty, identity, authority, legitimacy and belief – issues that together constitute a sense of national belonging. This book clarifies what is at stake in addressing the matter of belonging and does so within a conceptual framework that will be useful to readers trying to make sense of the comp ... More

Keywords: United Kingdom, British, identity, allegiance, nationalism, devolution

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780719083402
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719083402.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Arthur Aughey, author