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  • Propaganda and Nation Building

    Selling the Irish Free State

    By Kevin Hora

    This book examines the origins of the Irish state in its first independent incarnation, the Irish Free State (1922-1937). It explores how contemporary public relations and propaganda techniques were used to construct an identity for this new state – a state which after enduring seven years of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge
    Whitehall Histories

  • The Politics of New Atheism

    By Stuart Mcanulla, Steven Kettell, Marcus Schulzke

    This book seeks to account for and analyse the political aspects of the ‘new atheism’. It is best known as a literary and media phenomenon which has resulted in the widespread discussion of the anti-religious arguments of authors such as Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens. Yet the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • 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

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The Challenge of Apartheid: UK–South African Relations, 1985–1986

    Documents on British Policy Overseas. Series III, Volume IX

    Edited by Patrick Salmon

    This volume examines diplomatic relations between the United Kingdom and South Africa during one of the most turbulent periods of the apartheid era. The crisis of apartheid that began in 1984 provoked international outrage on an unprecedented scale. This volume documents the attempt by the British…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Whitehall Histories

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Anti-Fascism in Britain

    2nd Edition

    By Nigel Copsey

    Anti-fascism has long been one of the most active and dynamic areas of radical protest and direct action. Yet it is an area of struggle and popular resistance that remains largely unexplored by historians, sociologists and political scientists. Fully revised and updated from its earlier edition,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • 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
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Irish Elections 1948-77: Results and Analysis

    Sources for the Study of Irish Politics 2

    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 – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

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