New British Politics

ISBN-10: 1405824212

ISBN-13: 9781405824217

Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)

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The New British Politics is one of the most comprehensive and successful introductions to British politics ever published. Now available in a fully revised and updated fourth edition, this clear, lively and authoritative text has an emphasis on law and order and the historical context of British politics. Written by internationally-known specialists, the book combines incisive and original analysis with direct presentation.
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List price: $68.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 2/7/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 712
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

David McKay lectures in biochemistry, microbiology, and biotechnology.

Thomas Docherty is Professor of English at Warwick University. He has published on most areas of English and comparative literature from the renaissance to the present day. He specializes in the philosophy of literary criticism, in critical theory, and in cultural history in relation primarily to European philosophy and literatures. Some of his previous publications include John Donne Undone (Methuen/Routledge, 1986), Postmodernism (Harvester/Columbia UP, 1993), Aesthetic Democracy (Stanford UP, 2006) and The English Question (Sussex Academic, 2008).Ken Newton is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Dundee. He is the author or editor of ten books, most recently Modern Literature and the Tragic (2009) and George Eliot, Judaism and the Novels (2002).

List of abbreviations
British Politics in Context : International, Social, and Historical Settings
Structure and Development in British Politics
The First Industrial Country: Ideas and Institutions 1688ndash;1931
International Crisis and Economic Change: Ideas and Institutions, 1931-2004
A British Constitution?
The Prime Minister, the Cabinet, and the Core Executive
Ministries, Ministers and Mandarins: Central Government in Britain
The Changing State: Administrative Reforms
Beyond Westminster
Britain in Europe
Europe in Britain
Disuniting the Kingdom: Ireland
Devolution: Scotland, Wales and the English Regions
Local Democracy?
Popular Participation
Pressure Groups
The Mass Media and Pluralist Democracy
Elections and Voting
Representation by Parties
Political Parties and Party Factions
Party Ideologies and Political Representation
Parties and Parliament
Law, Order and Security
Politics and Law
The Police and Policing
Security and Secrecy
Foreign and Defence Policy
Environmental Policy
Economic Policy
Social Policy
Equal Opportunities
A New British Politics?
New Labour: a New Politics for a New Millennium?
New Politics, New Democracy?
Author Index
Subject Index
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