The Politics of Protest: Extra-Parliamentary Politics in Britain Since 1970

The Politics of Protest: Extra-Parliamentary Politics in Britain Since 1970

by Peter Joyce
     
 

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Peter Joyce provides a comprehensive account of the extra-parliamentary political activity that has taken place in Great Britain since 1970. The issues discussed include demonstrations, direct action, counter-cultural protest, industrial unrest, urban disorder and politically motivated violence. The book concludes with an examination of the extent to which the United

Overview

Peter Joyce provides a comprehensive account of the extra-parliamentary political activity that has taken place in Great Britain since 1970. The issues discussed include demonstrations, direct action, counter-cultural protest, industrial unrest, urban disorder and politically motivated violence. The book concludes with an examination of the extent to which the United Kingdom's liberal democrat political system has been undermined by the response of the state to these activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230564725
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/23/2002
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
444 KB

Meet the Author

Peter Joyce is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University.

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