ISBN-10:
0582473357
ISBN-13:
9780582473355
Pub. Date:
01/22/2004
Publisher:
Pearson
The New British Politics / Edition 3

The New British Politics / Edition 3

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This revised and updated third edition of the highly praised New British Politics offers a lively, authoritative and comprehensive introduction to current British politics. Written by internationally known specialists from the top Politics Department in the UK, the book combines incisive and original analysis with clear and direct presentation, specially tailored to the needs of lecturers, teachers and students of British politics from A-level to University Second Year.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780582473355
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/22/2004
Edition description: Revised and Updated Edition
Pages: 768
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowldegements

List of abbreviations

INTRODUCTION

1. British Politics in Context : International, Social, and Historical Settings

PART I STRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT IN BRITISH POLITICS

2. The First Industrial Country: Ideas and Institutions 1688-1931

3. International Crisis and Economic Change: Ideas and Institutions, 1931-2004

PART II GOVERNMENT

4. A British Constitution?

5. The Prime Minister, the Cabinet, and the Core Executive

6. Ministries, Ministers and Mandarins: Central Government in Britain

7. The Changing State: Administrative Reforms

PART III BEYOND WESTMINSTER

8. Britain in Europe

9. Europe in Britain

10. Disuniting the Kingdom: Ireland

11. Devolution: Scotland, Wales and the English Regions

12. Local Democracy?

PART IV POPULAR PARTICIPATION,

13. Pressure Groups

14. The Mass Media and Pluralist Democracy

15. Elections and Voting

PART V REPRESENTATION BY PARTIES

16. Political Parties and Party Factions

17. Party Ideologies and Political Representation

18. Parties and Parliament

PART VI LAW, ORDER AND SECURITY

19. Politics and Law

20. The Police and Policing

21. Security and Secrecy

PART VII POLICY

22. Foreign and Defence Policy

23. Environmental Policy

24. Economic Policy

25. Social Policy

26. Equal Opportunities

PART VIII A NEW BRITISH POLITICS?

27. New Labour: a New Politics for a New Millennium?

28. New Politics, New Democracy?

Glossary

Author Index

Subject Index

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