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  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Failed Führers

    A History of the British Extreme Right, 1st Edition

    By Graham Macklin

    The book provides a comprehensive history of the ideas and ideologues associated with the racial fascist tradition in Britain. It charts the evolution of white racial nationalism in Britain as a political manifestation, from its origins amongst a range of pro-Nazi groupuscules in the 1930s, to the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • 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 – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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, 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Gladstone and Disraeli

  • 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 – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ernest Bevin (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Peter Weiler

    First published in 1993, this book presents a biography of a central figure in the development of both the labour movement and British politics in the first half of the twentieth century. This highly accessible account of Bevin’s life and career was the first to make use of documents pertaining to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Political Candidate Selection

    Who Wins, Who Loses, and Under-Representation in the UK, 1st Edition

    By Jeanette Ashe

    The ‘secret garden of politics’ where some win and others lose their candidate selection bids and why some aspirant candidates are successful while others fail has been an enduring puzzle within political science. This book solves this puzzle by proposing and applying a universally applicable…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Political Parties and Party Systems

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