• Regional Policy in Britain book cover

    Regional Policy in Britain

    By Gavin McCrone

    Originally published in 1973. At that time, imbalance in the economic performance of regions had become of increasing concern to politicians and economists in many European counties. British policy was of particular interest: not only because the changes of the 1960s made it more comprehensive than…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • Critically Examining the Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act book cover

    Critically Examining the Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act

    Edited by Frederick Cowell

    Since its inception in 1998 the Human Rights Act (HRA) has come in for a wide variety of criticism on legal, constitutional, political and cultural grounds. More recently, this criticism escalated significantly as politicians have seriously considered proposals for its abolition. This book examines…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge

  • The Military and Liberal Society: Societal-Military Relations in Western Europe book cover

    The Military and Liberal Society

    Societal-Military Relations in Western Europe

    By Tomas Kucera

    This book describes to what extent and in what ways the military policies of Western European societies are determined by liberal ideology. A wide variety of issues affected by liberal ideology, including conscription, conscientious objection, military mission, military ethics and the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Transitional Justice and the Politics of Inscription: Memory, Space and Narrative in Northern Ireland book cover

    Transitional Justice and the Politics of Inscription

    Memory, Space and Narrative in Northern Ireland

    By Joseph Robinson

    Taking Northern Ireland as its primary case study, this book applies the burgeoning literature in memory studies to the primary question of transitional justice: how shall societies and individuals reckon with a traumatic past? Joseph Robinson argues that without understanding how memory shapes,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Human Rights and the Northern Ireland Conflict: Law, Politics and Conflict, 1921-2014 book cover

    Human Rights and the Northern Ireland Conflict

    Law, Politics and Conflict, 1921-2014

    By Omar Grech

    This interdisciplinary book explores the Northern Ireland conflict through a human rights framework. The book examines the conflict from the creation of the Northern Ireland state in 1921 to 2014. This time-frame allows an analysis of how human rights impacted upon the conflict in its broadest…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    Law, Conflict and International Relations

  • Contemporary Left Antisemitism book cover

    Contemporary Left Antisemitism

    By David Hirsh

    Today’s antisemitism is difficult to recognize because it does not come dressed in a Nazi uniform and it does not openly proclaim its hatred or fear of Jews. This book looks at the kind of antisemitism which is tolerated or which goes unacknowledged in apparently democratic spaces: trade unions,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge

  • British Foreign Policy since 1945 book cover

    British Foreign Policy since 1945

    By Mark Garnett, Simon Mabon, Robert Smith

    British Foreign Policy since 1945 brings a chronological approach to the study of British foreign policy since the Second World War in order to make the principal events and dynamics accessible within a broader historical and cultural context. The key features included in this book: a detailed…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge

  • An East End Legacy: Essays in Memory of William J Fishman book cover

    An East End Legacy

    Essays in Memory of William J Fishman

    Edited by Colin Holmes, Anne J Kershen

    An East End Legacy is a memorial volume for William J Fishman, whose seminal works on the East End of London in the late nineteenth century have served as a vital starting point for much of the later work on the various complex web of relations in that quarter of the capital. A variety of leading…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Centralisation, Devolution and the Future of Local Government in England book cover

    Centralisation, Devolution and the Future of Local Government in England

    By Steve Leach, John Stewart, George Jones

    English local government is in a state of decline after forty years of incremental but cumulative centralisation by central government. This book is the first to directly address this trend's impact on the institution of local government, a crucial element in the democratic viability of a unitary…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in British Politics

  • Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism book cover

    Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism

    Edited by Clive Walker

    Contingency planning and resilience are of prime importance to the late modern risk society, with implications for law and for governance arrangements. Our risk society continues to seek ever more complex and detailed risk mitigation responses by law, including the UK’s Civil Contingencies Act 2004…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • The Official History of Privatisation, Vol. II: Popular Capitalism, 1987-97 book cover

    The Official History of Privatisation, Vol. II

    Popular Capitalism, 1987-97

    By David Parker

    This is Volume II of Professor Parker's authoritative Official History of Privatisation, covering the period from the re-election of Margaret Thatcher in 1987 to the election of Tony Blair in 1997. Volume II considers in detail several of the major privatisations, including those of airports, steel…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • God and the EU: Faith in the European Project book cover

    God and the EU

    Faith in the European Project

    Edited by Jonathan Chaplin, Gary Wilton

    The current political, economic and financial crises facing the EU reveal a deeper cultural, indeed spiritual, malaise – a crisis in ‘the soul of Europe’. Many observers are concluding that the EU cannot be restored to health without a new appreciation of the contribution of religion to its past…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

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