• Plots and Paranoia: A History of Political Espionage in Britain 1790-1988 book cover

    Plots and Paranoia

    A History of Political Espionage in Britain 1790-1988, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Porter

    Britain’s secret state exists to protect her from ‘enemies within’. It has always aroused controversy; on the one hand it is credited with preventing wars, revolutions and terrorism and on the other it is accused of subverting democratically elected governments and luring innocents to death. What…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • NATO and the North Atlantic: Revitalising Collective Defence book cover

    NATO and the North Atlantic

    Revitalising Collective Defence, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Andreas Olsen

    The book analyses the renewed importance of the North Atlantic for NATO in the face of new security challenges This Whitehall Paper explores the renewed importance of the North Atlantic Ocean to NATO’s security through the lenses of the United States, United Kingdom and Norway in particular. These…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • Public Opinion, Legitimacy and Tony Blair’s War in Iraq book cover

    Public Opinion, Legitimacy and Tony Blair’s War in Iraq

    1st Edition

    By James Strong

    In the wake of the publication of the Chilcot report, this book reinterprets the relationship between British public opinion and the Blair government’s decision-making in the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. It highlights how the government won the parliamentary vote and got its war, but never…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Foreign Policy Analysis

  • Modern Britain: An Introduction book cover

    Modern Britain

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By John Irwin

    Since first publication in 1976, Modern Britain has been widely used as a comprehensive and straightforward introduction to some of the most important features of British life today. The author provides a clear account of a wide range of topics that are keys to understanding the British culture…

    Hardback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge

  • Populism in Western Europe: Comparing Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands book cover

    Populism in Western Europe

    Comparing Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands, 1st Edition

    By Teun Pauwels

    Despite the increasing academic interest in populism, we still lack understanding of individual factors contributing to populist voting. One of the main reasons for this is that populism is almost always attached to other ideologies which makes it difficult to isolate factors. This book draws on…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • European Recovery and the Search for Western Security, 1946-1948: Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series I, Volume XI book cover

    European Recovery and the Search for Western Security, 1946-1948

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series I, Volume XI, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gill Bennett, Patrick Salmon

    This volume documents the British Government’s response from mid-1946 to early 1948 to the twin challenges of economic recovery and the search for a meaningful Western security framework in the face of the increasing polarisation of Europe into Eastern and Western spheres of influence. Although…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Whitehall Histories

  • A History of British Elections since 1689 book cover

    A History of British Elections since 1689

    1st Edition

    By Chris Cook, John Stevenson

    A History of British Elections since 1689 represents a unique single-volume authoritative reference guide to British elections and electoral systems from the Glorious Revolution to the present day. The main focus is on general elections and associated by-elections, but Chris Cook and John Stevenson…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Electoral Systems: A Theoretical and Comparative Introduction book cover

    Electoral Systems

    A Theoretical and Comparative Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Reeve, Alan Ware

    This text is designed to give students a comprehensive view of the British electoral system. Its innovative comparative and theoretical approach will provide a link between courses in British politics, comparative politics and political theory. The book looks at electoral systems in relation to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    Theory and Practice in British Politics

  • State Intervention in Great Britain: Study of Economic Control and Social Response, 1914-1919 book cover

    State Intervention in Great Britain

    Study of Economic Control and Social Response, 1914-1919, 1st Edition

    By Samuel J. Hurwitz

    First Published in 1968. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Guide to Government Ministers: The Major Powers and Western Europe 1900-1071 book cover

    Guide to Government Ministers

    The Major Powers and Western Europe 1900-1071, 1st Edition

    By R.L. Bidwell

    First Published in 1973. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge

  • Blair's Educational Legacy? book cover

    Blair's Educational Legacy?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    The United Kingdom General Election on 1st May 1997 gave a landslide victory to a re-vitalised Labour Party. Tony Blair became Prime Minister with a huge Commons majority of 179 over all other parties. Such a majority meant that extensive changes of policy could be implemented with little effective…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge

  • Democracy Promotion as Foreign Policy (Open Access): Temporal Othering in International Relations book cover

    Democracy Promotion as Foreign Policy (Open Access)

    Temporal Othering in International Relations, 1st Edition

    By Cathy Elliott

    This book looks at democracy promotion as a form of foreign policy. Elliott asks why democracy was seen to be the answer to the 7/7 bombings in London, and why it should be promoted not in Britain, but in Pakistan. The book provides a detailed answer to these questions, examining the logic and the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Interventions

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