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One Nation Conservatism and social policy, 1951-64

By Hugh Bochel


This article considers the nature and development of One Nation Conservatism during the period most closely associated with the term. It draws on the original writings of the One Nation Group and the policies pursued by the Conservative governments of the time to suggest that the ideas of the One Nation Group were not as closely linked with Conservative policies as is sometimes implied. Indeed, the views of members of the One Nation Group varied considerably and later views of One Nation Conservatism have been shaped by a number of factors in addition to the work of the Group

Topics: L410 UK Social Policy, L212 Conservatism, L400 Social Policy
Publisher: Policy Press
Year: 2010
DOI identifier: 10.1332/175982710X513795
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