1st Edition

Great Britain
Decline Or Renewal?





ISBN 9780813315096
Published March 15, 1996 by Routledge
276 Pages

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Book Description

This thoughtful introduction to British politics explores a country undergoing a painful transition as the twenty-first century approaches. Informed throughout by a comparative public policy perspective, it surveys British policy, institutions, and behavior since World War II.

Table of Contents

Acronyms -- Introduction: Continuity and Change -- Britain in Historical and Geographical Context -- The Development of Political Institutions -- Political Forces: Organizations And Individuals -- British Foreign Policy: From Great Power to European Periphery -- Economic Policy: From Industrial Giant to Britaly -- Social Welfare Policy: from Leader to Laggard -- Social Regulatory Policies: From Public Morality to Social Permissiveness -- Change And Institutional Adaptation In The United Kingdom -- Further Reading -- About the Book and Author

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