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British Politics: The Basics / Edition 1

British Politics: The Basics / Edition 1

by Bill Jones
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ISBN-13: 9780415835695
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/21/2015
Series: Basics Series
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Bill Jones was formerly Director of Extra-Mural Studies at Manchester University 1986-91, Professor of Politics and History at Liverpool Hope University, UK, and is now Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the same university.

Table of Contents

Section 1 Introduction 1 Introductory Overview of British Political System 2 Evolution of the British Political System Section 2 The Political Context 3 Political Culture 4 Social and Economic Context 5 The Unwritten Constitution 6 Political Ideas Section 3 The Mediating Agencies 7 Political parties 8 Pressure Groups 9 The Mass Media Section 4 The Legislature 10 The Monarchy 11 The House of Lords 12 Voting Behaviour 13 House of Commons Section 5 The Executive 14 Prime Minister and Cabinet 15 Ministers and Civil Servants 16 Policy-Making Section 6 Sub-National Government 17 Devolution 18 Local Government: Provenance and Decline 19 The Judiciary and Politics 20 Britain and the World 21 Conclusion: British Politics in Flux Glossary

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