Study Cards on political, culture, stability
Interest in the idea emerged in 1950s and 1960s. But faded in the 1970s.
Culture war: a political battle over values and lifestyles reflecting the tension between social conservatism and social liberalism.
Values are linked to the family, church and the nation; long-established institutions that supposedly embody the virtues of continuity and endurance.
--> Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan
Oakeshott: tradition gives a sense of reassurance and stability. Suggests that there is a human disposition to favour tradition over innovation.
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