Politics and Governance in the UK / Edition 2

Politics and Governance in the UK / Edition 2

by Michael Moran
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Palgrave Macmillan
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Politics and Governance in the UK / Edition 2

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.

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ISBN-13: 9780230289994
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 04/12/2011
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Why Politics Matters And Why British Politics Matters.- 2. Politics And Policy In A Capitalist Democracy.- 3. The Constitution And The British Political Culture.- 4. The Core Executive In The Westminster System.- 5. Departments And Agencies In The Westminster System.- 6. Representing Interests In The Westminster System.- 7. Parliament In The Westminster System.- 8. Devolved Government In Northern Ireland.- 9. From Devolution To Dissolution: Governing Scotland And Wales.- 10. The Worlds Of Local And Regional Government: Multi-Level Governance In Action.- 11. Europeanizing British Government.- 12. Parties And Their Organization.- 13. Parties And Their Ideologies.- 14. How Citizens Participate.- 15. How Political Communication Happens.- 16. How Elections Are Decided.- 17. How Leaders Are Selected.- 18. Understanding Policy Under Multilevel Governance.- 19. Managing Resource Raising And Allocation.- 20. Managing Justice And Security.- 21. Managing, Protecting And Creating Citizen Rights.- 22. Understanding The British State: Theories And Evidence.

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