Liberalism: The Ideas that built the Liberal Democrats




The political ideology of the Liberal Democrats draws on the philosophies of two reformist traditions, liberalism and social democracy and possesses a distinctive approach to concepts such as freedom, equality and social justice.

This booklet is an accessible guide to the key ideas underlying Liberal Democrat beliefs, including entries on economic concepts, environmentalism, internationalism and community politics, together with contemporary and historic currents of thought, including social and economic liberalism, social democracy, Keynsianism, radicalism and more.

Essential reading for every thinking Liberal.

Full price £6; 20% discount for Journal of Liberal History subscribers, see page 3 of the most recent issue of the Journal for the discount code to apply when ordering this item.

Year of Publication: 2017

Published by the Liberal Democrat History Group