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The Western Ideology and Other Essays

Andrew Gamble


The Western Ideologyand Other Essays brings together a selection of Andrew Gamble’s essays on political ideas and ideologies written over the last forty years, combining influential and hard-to-find pieces and chosen to illustrate some of the main themes of his writing in this field. The title essay argues that economic liberalism in varied forms has been central to the dominant interpretation of the western ideology and of liberal modernity in the last two hundred and fifty years, explores the political conditions which made this possible and whether they can be sustained. Essays in the first ... More

Keywords: Ideology, West, Neo-liberalism, Marxism, Conservatism, Social Democracy, Hayek

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781529217049
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529217049.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Gamble, author
University of Sheffield