• The Centre-left and New Right Divide?: Political Philosophy and Aspects of UK Social Policy in the Era of the Welfare State book cover

    The Centre-left and New Right Divide?

    Political Philosophy and Aspects of UK Social Policy in the Era of the Welfare State, 1st Edition

    By Steven R. Smith

    First published in 1998, this volume offers some solutions to the inherent difficulties with moving from philosophical generalities to specific policies, by exploring how a bridge might be built between political philosophy and social policy analysis. In light of these findings, Steven R. Smith…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • The UK Equity Gap: The Failure of Government Policy Since 1945 book cover

    The UK Equity Gap

    The Failure of Government Policy Since 1945, 1st Edition

    By Chris Lonsdale

    First published in 1997, this volume investigates the important economic issue of small business finance. The inability of small firms to acquire equity finance is believed to be an important factor in the UK’s continued relative economic decline. Throughout the post-war period both Labour and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Gladstone book cover

    Gladstone

    1st Edition

    By Erich Eyck

    Originally published in 1966 and translated by Bernard Miall, Gladstone traces William Gladstone’s career from his election to Parliament in 1832, to his funeral in Westminster Abbey. The book portrays Gladstone as a firm adherent of Toryism and it describes his relations with Peel and Palmerston,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Gladstone and Disraeli

  • Agitators and Promoters in the Age of Gladstone and Disraeli: A Biographical Dictionary of the Leaders of British Pressure Groups Founded Between 1865 and 1886 book cover

    Agitators and Promoters in the Age of Gladstone and Disraeli

    A Biographical Dictionary of the Leaders of British Pressure Groups Founded Between 1865 and 1886, 1st Edition

    By Howard Malchow

    Originally published in 1983, Agitators and Promoters in the Age of Gladstone and Disraeli brings together the lives of thousands of persons, some famous, most modest and obscure, who were joined a century ago in pursuit of causes promising, a more just world which embodied much of the life and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Gladstone and Disraeli

  • The Official History of the British Civil Service: Reforming the Civil Service, Volume I: The Fulton Years, 1966-81 book cover

    The Official History of the British Civil Service

    Reforming the Civil Service, Volume I: The Fulton Years, 1966-81, 1st Edition

    By Rodney Lowe

    This first volume of the Official History of the UK Civil Service covers its evolution from the Northcote-Trevelyan Report of 1854 to the first years of Mrs Thatcher’s government in 1981. Despite current concerns with good governance and policy delivery, little serious attention has been paid to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
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    Government Official History Series

  • Secrecy, Public Relations and the British Nuclear Debate: How the UK Government Learned to Talk about the Bomb, 1970-83 book cover

    Secrecy, Public Relations and the British Nuclear Debate

    How the UK Government Learned to Talk about the Bomb, 1970-83, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Salisbury

    This book constitutes an original archival history of government secrecy, public relations and the debate surrounding nuclear weapons in Britain from 1970 to 1983. The book contrasts the secrecy and near-silence of the Heath, Wilson and Callaghan governments on nuclear issues in the 1970s with the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-09 
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    Cold War History

  • Aspects of British Policy and the Treaty of Versailles: Of War and Peace book cover

    Aspects of British Policy and the Treaty of Versailles

    Of War and Peace, 1st Edition

    Edited by B. J. C. McKercher, Erik Goldstein

    Aspects of British Policy and the Treaty of Versailles looks at some key issues involving British policy and the Treaty of Versailles, one of the twentieth century’s most controversial international agreements. The book discusses the role of experts and the Danzig Question at the Paris Peace…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12 
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  • Urban Planning Under Thatcherism: The Challenge of the Market book cover

    Urban Planning Under Thatcherism

    The Challenge of the Market, 1st Edition

    By Andy Thornley

    Originally published in 1991, Urban Planning Under Thatcherism links theory and practice to assess the changes to the planning system since 1979. It analyses the major trends by investigating the individual modifications in the legislation and the new initiatives which have introduced procedures to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Britain in Europe: Prospects for Change book cover

    Britain in Europe

    Prospects for Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Milfull

    First published in 1999, this text addresses the question of Britain's role in Europe from a range of disciplinary perspectives including history, politics, sociology and cultural studies.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Trade Unions book cover

    Trade Unions

    1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Drage

    First published in 1905, this book offers a perspective on the aims and objectives of British trade unions. It details the history, constitution and aims of the trade union, challenging the misconception that a trade union exists solely to foster strikes, harass employers and hamper industry, and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Sacred Cows and Common Sense: The Symbolic Statecraft and Political Culture of the British Labour Party book cover

    Sacred Cows and Common Sense

    The Symbolic Statecraft and Political Culture of the British Labour Party, 1st Edition

    By Tim Bale

    First published in 1999, this volume is based on interviews and research from previously unavailable party, state and private archives, this insightful volume reflects on the interaction between institutional structure and world-view that we call political culture. Using Labour’s post-war welfare…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Gender, Governance and Feminist Analysis: Missing in Action? book cover

    Gender, Governance and Feminist Analysis

    Missing in Action?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine M Hudson, Malin Rönnblom, Katherine Teghtsoonian

    This edited volume presents critical scholarship analysing governance practices in diverse jurisdictions in Europe and North America, at multiple scales, and in relation to several different arenas of policy and practice. The contributors address shortcomings in the mainstream literature on…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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