Politics and Governance in the UK

Politics and Governance in the UK

by Michael Moran
     
 

Written specifically for undergraduate students, this is the first major new textbook on British politics of the twenty-first century and the first fully to reflect the new multi-level character of governance in its organization and content. A well-conceived range of features and illustrative material plus a website with a teachers' guide, OHP masters, a student guide… See more details below

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Written specifically for undergraduate students, this is the first major new textbook on British politics of the twenty-first century and the first fully to reflect the new multi-level character of governance in its organization and content. A well-conceived range of features and illustrative material plus a website with a teachers' guide, OHP masters, a student guide, update materials and self-teaching questions complete the package.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333945124
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.39(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.31(d)

Table of Contents

1Why politics matters and why British politics matters6
2British politics : the historical context21
3Economy and society39
4Britain and the world55
5The constitution and the political culture70
6The European political system90
7The core executive in the Westminster system114
8Departments and agencies in the Westminster system138
9Representing interests in the Westminster system160
10Parliament in the Westminster system186
11The devolved systems of governance217
12The worlds of local and regional government : multi-level governance in action248
13How citizens participate273
14Parties and their organization297
15Parties and their ideologies319
16How political communication happens341
17How elections are decided366
18How leaders are selected390
19Understanding policy under multi-level governance412
20Understanding policy : framing policy controversies436
21Raising and allocating resources451
22The state, public order and security471
23The state and the citizen493
24Understanding the British state518

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