Gergely Egedy, National University of Public Service, Department of Political Science, Department Member. Studies Political Science and History. Theresa May, British Prime Minister, says the possibility of free trade agreements is a positive sign of prosperity, and in fact, they have a lot of. Gergely Egedy, a British expert at the National Civil Service University, says that the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland is the biggest obstacle to the.

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Skip to main content. Log Tergely Sign Up. Add Social Profiles Facebook, Twitter, etc. Political Science and History. Lloyd George and the Dual Monarchy, more. There can be gerhely doubt that Thatcherism transformed the politics of Britain — indeed, Britain itself — to such an extent that no other government has achieved since the Attlee government of The present study makes an attempt to The present study makes an attempt to analyze in detail the intellectual sources and the major components of ” neo-conservatism “forming the basis of Thatcherite ideology.

The Background of Thatcherism If we study the history of British conservatism, we find that there have always been devotees of free-market ideas eyedy up to the seventies of the past century they did not succeed — despite strenuous efforts — in making their belief the ” mainstream ” of conservative thought. After the Second World War the Conservative Party, reacting to the creation of welfare gergfly by the Labour government, moved decidedly towards ” social conservatism “associated with the name of the famous prime minister of the Victorian era, Benjamin Disraeli.

The Conservative Party looked upon its electoral defeat in the summer of as the belated punishment for the Tory politics in the interwar period, displaying a marked indifference to the grave social problems, especially the high rate of unemployment. Metternich and Conservative Internationalism more. Writing in a keen-eyed observer, Gustav von Usedom came to the conclusion that ” Metternich was a principle “” a banner which one part of the century followed while another took a stand against it “.


World War looked upon Metternich as the ” principle ” of true conservatism. He held that a political philosophy in the abstract is incomplete, its content can be grasped better if we connect it to a historical figure who tried to realize it. In his view it was Klemens von Metternich, the powerful chancellor and foreign minister of the Hapsburg Empire in the first half of the nineteenth century who is ” an object lesson not only of short-run conservative action but of an enduring conservative philosophy “.

To put it tersely, Viereck was of the view that Metternich had become ” conservatism’s lasting symbol “although in most modern eyes the symbol of conservatism at its most unpopular. Viereck had no doubt that the world needed conservative internationalism in the twentieth century even more than in the nineteenth century.

Democracy and Conservative Thought in Victorian England more.

If we wish to characterize the main political ideologies of the twentieth century with only one word, then one would probably associate liberalism with liberty, and socialism with equality.

But what would we first think of in connection But what would we first think of in connection with conservatism? Perhaps authority, perhaps social harmony — but most certainly not democracy.

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Nevertheless, no enemy of conservatism could nowadays reasonably claim that the conservative political parties and movements are inherently antidemocratic: And it is especially useful to analyze this process in the context of British history, since Britain can rightly be considered to be the ” model-country ” for democratic development.

The following article makes an attempt at demonstrating how the most powerful intellectual representatives of conservative thought evaluated the process of democratization and its consequences in the late-Victorian period. The challenge of mass democracy The irresistible advance of liberal democracy in the 2 nd half of the 19 th century represented a serious challenge to British political conservatism.


As is well-known, in the Tory government of Derby and Disraeli implemented a radical electoral reform, enfranchising not only the whole middle class, but also egfdy upper strata of the industrial working class. This step was dgedy in by the Ballot Act, making voting secret, and by the third electoral reform in But while Tory politicians were forced.

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Multiculturalism Hungarian Review more. Europe consists in her Judeo-Christian inheritance whose values must be defended at all costs. And he diagnosed very precisely what threatened them most: Probably we do not Probably we do not commit a mistake in supposing that behind all the present problems of Europe, including the lack of ideas eged to treat the migration crisis one can find this attitude. It is the assumption of the present writer that the ideology of multiculturalism has also contributed to the erosion of Europe’s traditional inheritance.

It undermines those values that help to reject excessive moral and cultural relativism and provide sgedy solid basis for reconciling the common spiritual traditions with the principle of nationality. This study attempts to offer a succinct analysis of the crucial ideas of multiculturalism from a conservative point of view.

The politics of recognition and the pitfalls of ” essentialism “. Konzervativizmus versus szocializmus more.

Political Conservatism in Post-Communist Hungary more. Political Science and Public Administration and Policy.


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