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Tom Gallagher

. According to Charlotte Leslie MP, who organised a British parliamentary debate on the issue in April 2012, limiting ‘medics to working a 48–hour week is having a devastating effect on patients’ treatment, doctors’ training and the expertise of future consultants’. 66 Vince Cable, the Business Secretary who belonged to the pro-EU Liberal Democrats, soon after complained of the ‘dreadful economics’ and ‘illiberal’ nature of this Brussels directive. 67 The British Steelworkers Association found that 90 per cent of employees polled were hostile to the directive, fearing

in Europe’s path to crisis
Martine Monacelli

himself. It is open to him to give so much time and thought to educating his children, or the same amount of both to making the money to pay for their education; and he elects the latter. In other words, he chooses an occupation which is in many cases the most sordid and illiberal drudgery, and in very few cases can be highly improving, instead of the most improving occupation in which he can be engaged. Surely there is no task which life brings with it, at least to the average man, calculated to raise him so much as the task of educating his children. It is by far the

in Male voices on women's rights
Torbjørn L. Knutsen

and divine presence. In Morgenthau’s case, it is hard to find a clear religious element in his political philosophy. There is, however, a clear element of transcendent morality there. This is apparent in a review which Morgenthau wrote in 1948 of Edward Carr’s most recent books. Although Morgenthau had admired Carr’s Twenty-Years’ Crisis and its diagnosis of Utopianism, he disagreed deeply with Carr’s illiberal prognosis in Conditions of Peace and Nationalism and After. These are disillusioned books. They rested on a Machiavellian analysis of naked

in A history of International Relations theory (third edition)
Torbjørn L. Knutsen

doctrinaire conservatives from the emerging fascists. But a clue to the difference between them lies in their origins. For whereas conservatism was a creation of the ailing, landowning nobility of the eighteenth century, fascism was a function of the crisis-ridden, illiberal, industrial mass-societies of the twentieth. Thus, fascism parted ways with conservatism on two important points. First, whereas conservatives preferred the popular masses to be passive, even docile, fascists envisioned a mobilized, dynamic population which actively supports an omnipotent state. ‘The

in A history of International Relations theory (third edition)