British political culture
Any book on British politics has to begin with a chapter on British political culture, since this is the context within which our politics take place. The term ‘political culture’ is taken to mean the historical, cultural and attitudinal setting within which our political institutions have to function.1 It is not easy to generalise about political culture, but it is possible to identify some key characteristics which influence both the process and the outcome of politics in Britain.
KeywordsPolitical Culture British Society National History Civic Culture British People
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