• Themes and Flux in British Politics: Evolution, Change and Turbulence book cover

    Themes and Flux in British Politics

    Evolution, Change and Turbulence, 1st Edition

    By Duncan McTavish

    Themes and Flux in British Politics provides readers with an engaging and informative overview of the development, change and turbulence in British politics today. It explores the extent to which the ‘old approaches’ to politics and policy are becoming less relevant in the contemporary and emerging…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

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

    Critically Examining the Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Re-thinking Contemporary Political Behaviour: The Difference that Agency Makes book cover

    Re-thinking Contemporary Political Behaviour

    The Difference that Agency Makes, 1st Edition

    By Sadiya Akram

    Proposing a novel approach to understanding the contemporary political landscape, Akram draws on the work of Pierre Bourdieu and Margaret Archer on agency and argues the need for an in-depth engagement with concepts of agency to improve the reach and scope of political analysis. Is the way that…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anti-Politics and Democratic Crisis

  • Unemployment Relief in Great Britain: A Study in State Socialism book cover

    Unemployment Relief in Great Britain

    A Study in State Socialism, 1st Edition

    By Felix Morley

    Originally published in 1924, Unemployment Relief in Great Britain takes up the history of unemployment relief in Great Britain, focusing on the after effects of the post-war period and the Great Depression. Primarily, the book provides a detailed study of England’s experience with compulsory…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Irish Elections 1948-77: Results and Analysis: Sources for the Study of Irish Politics 2 book cover

    Irish Elections 1948-77: Results and Analysis

    Sources for the Study of Irish Politics 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Gallagher

    This book is the second in the series Sources for the Study of Irish Politics, which is produced by the Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI). The aim of the PSAI is to promote the professional study of politics in and of Ireland, and the aim of the series is to make more widely available…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Youth Activism and Solidarity: The non-stop picket against Apartheid book cover

    Youth Activism and Solidarity

    The non-stop picket against Apartheid, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Brown, Helen Yaffe

    From April 1986 until just after Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in February 1990, supporters of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group maintained a continuous protest, day and night, outside the South African Embassy in central London. This book examines how and why a group of children,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent: Volume I: From the V-Bomber Era to the Arrival of Polaris, 1945-1964 book cover

    The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent

    Volume I: From the V-Bomber Era to the Arrival of Polaris, 1945-1964, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Jones

    Volume I of The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent provides an authoritative and in-depth examination of the British government’s strategic nuclear policy from 1945 to 1964. Written with full access to the UK documentary record, this volume examines how British governments…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • The Unwinding of Apartheid: UK-South African Relations, 1986-1990: Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume XI book cover

    The Unwinding of Apartheid: UK-South African Relations, 1986-1990

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

    Edited by Patrick Salmon

    This volume examines diplomatic relations between the United Kingdom and South Africa from 1986 to 1990, when deadlock gave way to the first stages in the unwinding of apartheid. By the middle of 1986, the South African Government had succeeded in containing the township revolt, but its hesitant…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Whitehall Histories

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • The Commonwealth and the European Union in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities in International Relations book cover

    The Commonwealth and the European Union in the 21st Century

    Challenges and Opportunities in International Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Torrent, Virginie Roiron Roiron

    Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union? Is the Commonwealth of Nations still relevant for its very diverse member states, ranging from small island states to Australia and India? In contemporary British politics, both organisations have come under fierce criticism,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Bob Dylan and the British Sixties: A Cultural History book cover

    Bob Dylan and the British Sixties

    A Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Tudor Jones

    Britain played a key role in Bob Dylan's career in the 1960s. He visited Britain on several occasions and performed across the country both as an acoustic folk singer and as an electric-rock musician. His tours of Britain in the mid-1960s feature heavily in documentary films such as D.A.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Regional Policy in Britain book cover

    Regional Policy in Britain

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

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