British Politics since the War

British Politics since the War

by Bill Coxall, Lynton Robins


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333545324
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 10/29/1997
Edition description: 1998
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

BILL COXALL is the co-author (with Lynton Robins) of Contemporary British Politics. Until 1989 he was Senior Lecturer in Humanities at what is now the University of Brighton.

LYNTON ROBINS teaches Politics at De Montfort University, Leicester.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Britain in 1945.- The Governments of Postwar Britain.- The Rise and Fall of Consensus Politics.- Society, Economy and Politics.- The Territorial Dimension.- Britain and Europe.- The Constitution.- The Political Parties.- Voters and Elections.- Managing Britain's Economy.- Social Policy and the Welfare State.- Foreign and Defence Policies.- Ideological Perspectives on Postwar British Politics.

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[A] clear and reliable view of the last fifty years, as one would expect from authors so well established in their field.' - Michael St. John Parker, Parliamentary Affairs

'[S]uccinct,...full of organized facts and will be very useful to students and teachers alike at college and undergraduate levels'. David Childs, Political Studies

' invaluable text book, which may be confidently recommended for students of both politics and history.' - Peter Madgwick, English Historical Review

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