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Making social democrats: Citizens, mindsets, realities: Essays for David Marquand

Hans Schattle and Jeremy Nuttall


Amidst ‘Brexit’, a divided and out of power Labour Party, and the wider international rise of populism, contemporary British social democracy appears in a state of crisis.  This book, a collection of essays by some of Britain’s leading academics, public intellectuals and political practitioners, seeks to engage with the ‘big picture’ of British social democracy, both historical and contemporary, and point to grounds for greater optimism for its future prospects.  It does so in honour of the renowned centre-left thinker David Marquand.  Drawing on many of the themes which have preoccupied Marqu ... More

Keywords: Social democracy, Making social democrats, Labour Party, Brexit, Liberalism, Citizenship, Mindsets, Values, David Marquand

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781526120304
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526120304.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hans Schattle, editor
Professor of Political Science at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea

Jeremy Nuttall, editor
Senior Lecturer in Modern British History at Kingston University

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Front Matter

1 Making social democrats

Jeremy Nuttall and Hans Schattle

Part I Progressive dilemmas: the historical long view

Part II Citizenship, republicanism and democracy

Part III The principled society: mindsets and values

Part IV Prospects, reflections and realities

End Matter