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Central Debates in British Politics

1st Edition

By John Benyon, David Denver, Justin Fisher

Routledge

458 pages

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Central Debates in British Politics focuses on British politics in a changing social, economic and institutional context. The book explores issues and debates using a variety of approaches and techniques. It is written and edited by a team of leading experts who analyse key issues in a highly structured and thematic manner.

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION: BRITISH POLITICS IN CONTEXT

1. The Contexts of British Politics David Denver & Justin Fisher

2. Enduring Questions about Politics Justin Fisher & David Denver

PART II: CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES

3. Devolution and the Future of the Union I James Mitchell

4. The Future of the Union II: Northern Ireland Feargal Cochrane

5. Electoral Reform Helen Margetts

6. Referendums David Denver

7. Change in Parliament Peter Laugharne

8. Europe and the European Union Roger Scully

PART III: REPRESENTATION

9. Political Parties: Organisational Change and Intra-Party Democracy Justin Fisher

10. Elections and Voting David Denver

11. Representation: Parties, Pressure Groups & Social Movements Paul Webb

12. The Media and Politics Ralph Negrine

13. Citizenship Keith Faulks

PART IV: EXECUTIVES & GOVERNANCE

14. Prime Minister & Cabinet Martin Smith

15. Ministers, Civil Servants & Advisors Robert Pyper

16. New Local Governance David Wilson

PART V: POLICY

17. The Economy Jim Tomlinson

18. Health Care Policy Mick Moran

19. Foreign & Defence Policy Paul Harris

20. Environment Policy Robert Garner

21. Dealing with Moral Issues Phil Cowley

PART VI: REGULATION

22. Regulating Society: The Quangos David Wilson

23. Regulating Politics: The Committee on Standards in Public Life

Part VII: Standards in Public Life Justin Fisher

24. The Courts and the Judiciary Keith Ewing

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
POL016000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / General