E-books: British Studies

  • Producing the Past: Aspects of Antiquarian Culture and Practice 1700–1850 book cover

    Producing the Past

    Aspects of Antiquarian Culture and Practice 1700–1850, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucy Peltz, Martin Myrone

    First published in 1999, this volume examines antiquarianism which had its roots in Renaissance thought and was a popular intellectual and cultural pursuit throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The antiquarian work of collecting, compiling and presenting material which exposed the…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Community Care in England and France: Reforms and the Improvement of Equity and Efficiency book cover

    Community Care in England and France

    Reforms and the Improvement of Equity and Efficiency, 1st Edition

    By Bleddyn Davies, José Fernández

    First published in 1998,  the aims of this book are: the comparison of community care service and financing systems, the comparison of reform arguments and history over the last decade, the comparison of who uses how much of what services, and with what impact on their needs and the…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Divided Time: Gender, Paid Employment and Domestic Labour book cover

    Divided Time

    Gender, Paid Employment and Domestic Labour, 1st Edition

    By Richard Layte

    Published in 1999. Housework and child care are a major part of most peoples lives. The growth of part time work amongst women is just one example of the way our economy is structured to accommodate this fact. Yet very little research has been done on this subject in Britain and what little has…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Contentious Politics of Higher Education: Struggles and Power Relations within English and Italian Universities book cover

    The Contentious Politics of Higher Education

    Struggles and Power Relations within English and Italian Universities, 1st Edition

    By Lorenzo Cini

    Drawing on neo-institutionalist and social movement approaches, this book analyses the impact that recent student mobilizations have brought about within Italian and English universities in terms of student services, curriculum organization, and governance structures. Arguing that the university…

    eBook – 2018-12-14
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • Decentralised Pay Setting: A Study of the Outcomes of Collective Bargaining Reform in the Civil Service in Australia, Sweden and the UK book cover

    Decentralised Pay Setting

    A Study of the Outcomes of Collective Bargaining Reform in the Civil Service in Australia, Sweden and the UK, 1st Edition

    By K. A. Bender, R. F. Elliott

    IThis title was first published in 2003. In the early 1990s, Australia, Sweden and the UK dismantled the old centralised pay setting systems which set the pay of civil servants and adopted decentralised pay systems. Consequently, these systems are now being considered by many other European…

    eBook – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Private Partnerships and Constitutional Law: Accountability in the United Kingdom and the United States of America book cover

    Public Private Partnerships and Constitutional Law

    Accountability in the United Kingdom and the United States of America, 1st Edition

    By Nikiforos Meletiadis

    Annually, the government commits significant expenditure to a type of public contracts which are known as Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) or the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). These contracts bind the public purse for decades in sectors such as Health, Defence and Detention, and involve the…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • How Parliament Works book cover

    How Parliament Works

    8th Edition

    By Nicolas Besly, Tom Goldsmith, Robert Rogers, Rhodri Walters

    Parliament is constantly in the news and televised daily, but much of its work remains a mystery to outsiders and is sometimes perplexing even to its own members. Written by expert insiders, How Parliament Works is a straightforward and readable analysis of one of the country’s most complex – and…

    eBook – 2018-11-14
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Transregional Studies book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Transregional Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthias Middell

    The Routledge Handbook of Transregional Studies brings together the various fields within which transregional phenomena are scientifically observed and analysed. This handbook presents the theoretical and methodological potential of such studies for the advancement of the conceptualization of…

    eBook – 2018-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Blood in the Bank: Social and Legal Aspects of Death at Work book cover

    Blood in the Bank

    Social and Legal Aspects of Death at Work, 1st Edition

    By Gary Slapper

    First published in 1999, this volume is based upon a detailed empirical study of 40 cases of commercially-related deaths - the first such English study. The cases are taken from 20 towns and cities in England. Slapper critically examines the theory and practice of the legal response to such deaths.…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Comparing the Social Policy Experience of Britain and Taiwan book cover

    Comparing the Social Policy Experience of Britain and Taiwan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Jones Finer

    This title was first published in 2001. This is a seminal collection. For the first time, leading scholars and practitioners from Taiwan join with counterparts from Britain to offer comparable commentary on key social policy and social service issues affecting their respective countries. The result…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • John Hick's Pluralist Philosophy of World Religions book cover

    John Hick's Pluralist Philosophy of World Religions

    1st Edition

    By Paul Rhodes Eddy

    This title was first published in 2002. One of the most fascinating and controversial interpretations of religious diversity is 'religious pluralism.' According to John Hick's model of religious pluralism, all the world's great religions are equally valid ways of understanding and responding to the…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Twentieth Century German Art Exhibition: Answering Degenerate Art in 1930s London book cover

    The Twentieth Century German Art Exhibition

    Answering Degenerate Art in 1930s London, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Wasensteiner

    This book represents the first study dedicated to Twentieth Century German Art, the 1938 London exhibition that was the largest international response to the cultural policies of National Socialist Germany and the infamous Munich exhibition Degenerate Art. Provenance research into the…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

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