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  • Media Relations of the Anti-War Movement

    The Battle for Hearts and Minds

    By Ian Taylor

    In this book, Ian Taylor examines how a social movement, the anti-Iraq War movement in the UK, engaged with the media as a part of their campaigning against the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Moving beyond content analysis to draw upon interviews with locally based journalists and activists,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Early Intervention and Prevention in Family Policy

    Family Support Initiatives in the UK from New Labour Onwards

    By Stephen Cullen

    Hardback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Populism in Western Europe

    Comparing Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands

    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 – 2016-12-31 
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Dynamics of Political Change in Ireland

    Making and Breaking a Divided Island

    Edited by Niall O' Dochartaigh, Katy Hayward, Elizabeth Meehan

    This book examines the interrelated dynamics of political action, ideology and state structures in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, emphasising the wider UK and European contexts in which they are nested. It makes a significant and unique contribution to wider European and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • The Official History of the Cabinet Secretaries

    By Ian Beesley

    This book is the official history of British Cabinet Secretaries, the most senior civil servant in UK government, from the post-war period up to 2002. In December 1916 Maurice Hankey sat at the Cabinet table to take the first official record of Cabinet decisions. Prior to this there had been no…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Government Official History Series

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

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series I, Volume XI

    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 
    Whitehall Histories

  • The Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act

    A Critical Assessment

    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 – 2016-11-30 

  • Routledge Revivals: Parliamentary Democracy and Socialist Politics (1983)

    Edited by Barry Hindess

    First published in 1983, this book is concerned with the prospects for socialist politics in contemporary Britain, in particular with the limitations of political analysis produced both by Marxist socialism and the non-Marxist socialism of the Labour left. The author suggests ways in which…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 

  • Democracy Promotion as Foreign Policy

    Temporal Othering in International Relations

    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 – 2016-11-22 

  • 100 Years of Irish Republican Violence: 1916-2016

    Edited by John Morrison, Paul Gill

    At Easter of 1916 an armed insurrection, launched by paramilitary republicans, took place in Ireland. When the General Post Office in Dublin was seized on Easter Monday, the rebels declared a free Irish Republic, independent from Great Britain. In the century that has passed since the Easter Rising…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 

  • Psychological Governance and Public Policy

    Governing the mind, brain and behaviour

    Edited by Jessica Pykett, Rhys Jones, Mark Whitehead

    There have been significant developments in the state of psychological, neuroscientific and behavioural scientific knowledge relating to the human mind, brain, action and decision-making over the past two decades. These developments have influenced public policy making and popular culture in the UK…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 

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