Party, Parliament and Personality [NOOK Book]


A collection of essays on political psychology from some of the best known names in political science in the UK, including Ivor Crewe, Vincent Wright, Rod Hague, David Hine and Iain McLean.
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A collection of essays on political psychology from some of the best known names in political science in the UK, including Ivor Crewe, Vincent Wright, Rod Hague, David Hine and Iain McLean.
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Pivoting on the role of personality in practical politics and perhaps in political theory as well, a dozen essays treat such topics as democracy and disagreement, the European issue in British party politics, the industrial privatization programs of Britain and France, issues of conscience, and Parliamentary sovereignty and public opinion. One of the essays is an appreciation of political scientist Berrington on his retirement from his long-held chair at the University of Newcastle. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203429105
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/4/1995
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 574 KB

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors
1 Introduction 1
2 Hugh Berrington: a profile and an appreciation 11
3 Democracy and disagreement 22
4 The awkward art of reconciliation 42
5 Loyalists and defectors: the SDP breakaway from the parliamentary Labour Party 1981-2 61
6 'The poison'd chalice': the European issue in British party politics 84
7 The Industrial privatisation programmes of Britain and France: the impact of political and institutional factors 99
8 Backbench opinion revisited 121
9 Members of Parliament and issues of conscience 141
10 Parliamentary sovereignty and public opinion 165
11 Party, personality and law: the political culture of Italian corruption 180
12 Psychology and political theory: does personality make a difference? 203
Bibliography of Hugh Berrington's writings 227
Index 230
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