Post Tagged with: "Britain"

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: World-leading or a Timid Start?

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: World-leading or a Timid Start?

It has become clear that both the scale of modern slavery is much larger than presumed, and that its scope is much wider. New forms of slavery are becoming apparent.

Drowning Migrants Is Not the Answer

Drowning Migrants Is Not the Answer

Criminalization is not the answer to the movement of people across the Mediterranean. We have to recognize that it is this act of criminalization which is killing people, not the desire to migrate.

What Would a Brexit Mean for the EU?

What Would a Brexit Mean for the EU?

The amount of leverage the threat of Brexit has for the UK depends not so much on what the UK contributes to the EU but about how valued that contribution is by the EU.

How to Create British Values

How to Create British Values

There is nothing wrong with endorsing freedom, tolerance and respect for the law as values. But claiming that they emerge from a particular national identity is divisive.

Tensions Between Britain and Spain over Gibraltar

Tensions Between Britain and Spain over Gibraltar

In the modern era, sovereignty disputes such as those over Gibraltar have become commonplace, and have proved an area ripe for academic deconstruction.

British Memory of Colonial Brutality in Kenya and Elsewhere

British Memory of Colonial Brutality in Kenya and Elsewhere

British elite’s are slowly agreeing that Britain’s colonial history needs to be debated as the testimonies and documentary evidence challenge “long-cherished views” of this period of British colonial exploits.

The Conservative Party and Euroscepticism

The Conservative Party and Euroscepticism

The past couple of years have seen a succession of policy stances by the British Conservative party that would appear to confirm its popular image as a eurosceptic actor.

To What Extent is Britain Post-Colonial?

To What Extent is Britain Post-Colonial?

The British majority is anti-colonial rather than post-colonial, while the elites remain dangerously wedded to colonial era values and appear to believe that with this outlook Britain can be made great again.

Review – How Institutions Evolve

Review – How Institutions Evolve

Thelen uses institutional theory within a varieties of capitalism framework to explain the causes for variation in vocational training and skill formation amongst Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan, and the United States.

Patterns, Challenges, and Strategic Choices in the Euro Crisis

Patterns, Challenges, and Strategic Choices in the Euro Crisis

The crisis in the Euro Area is enmeshed in an evolving global, and European, financial and economic crisis. Its dimensions are profound, historical, and structural. It raises the stakes in European integration to new heights.

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