British Cabinet Government / Edition 2

British Cabinet Government / Edition 2

by Simon James
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415179777

ISBN-13: 9780415179775

Pub. Date: 07/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Fully revised and up-dated, this new edition of Simon James comprehensive and accessible text continues to provide an excellent insight into this central topic of British politics. It draws on the wealth of new material that has become available in recent years to shed light on the mechanisms, structure and realities of the Cabinet system in Britain from 1945 to

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Fully revised and up-dated, this new edition of Simon James comprehensive and accessible text continues to provide an excellent insight into this central topic of British politics. It draws on the wealth of new material that has become available in recent years to shed light on the mechanisms, structure and realities of the Cabinet system in Britain from 1945 to the present 1945. Its coverage includes:
· ministers and their departments
· collective decision-making
· the role of the Prime Minister
· the strengths and weaknesses of the Cabinet system
· the future of the Cabinet system. British Cabinet Government will give both A-level students and undergraduates a clear understanding of the realities of this central aspect of British politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415179775
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the second edition
Acknowledgements
A note on sources
1Describing the Cabinet system1
2Ministers and their departments12
3Collective decision-making: Cabinet committees and the Cabinet49
4The role of the Prime Minister88
5The dynamics of collective decision-making138
6Problems of the Cabinet system172
7Advice at the centre196
8Conclusion238
Further reading250
Notes255
Bibliography257
Index270

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