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  • Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism

    Edited by Clive Walker

    Contingency planning and resilience are of prime importance to the late modern risk society, with implications for law and for governance arrangements. Our risk society continues to seek ever more complex and detailed risk mitigation responses by law, including the UK’s Civil Contingencies Act 2004…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Governance and Feminist Analysis

    Missing in Action?

    Edited by Christine M Hudson, Malin Rönnblom, Katherine Teghtsoonian

    This edited volume presents critical scholarship analysing governance practices in diverse jurisdictions in Europe and North America, at multiple scales, and in relation to several different arenas of policy and practice. The contributors address shortcomings in the mainstream literature on…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent

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

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • Constitutional & Administrative Law

    12th Edition

    By Hilaire Barnett

    Hilaire Barnett’s Constitutional and Administrative Law has provided generations of students with reliable, accessible and comprehensive coverage of the Public Law syllabus. Mapped to the common course outline, it equips students with an understanding of the constitution’s past, present and future…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Propaganda and Nation Building

    Selling the Irish Free State

    By Kevin Hora

    This book examines the origins of Ireland 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 – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • 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 – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Opposition in Western Europe

    Edited by Eva Kolinsky

    This book, first published in 1987, analysed the state and changing nature of political opposition in Western Europe at the time. For each country covered, it discusses the concept of opposition and the approach adopted by opposition parties. It explores the institutional framework that was in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Plots and Paranoia

    A History of Political Espionage in Britain 1790-1988

    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

    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

  • De-Radicalisation in the UK Prevent Strategy

    Security, Identity and Religion

    By M. S. Elshimi

    This book examines de-radicalisation policy in the UK and addresses the contradictions evident in the conceptualisation and practice of de-radicalisation. It explores three main themes that touch upon some of the most pressing issues of our day: security, identity and religion. Situated within the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

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

    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

  • The UK’s Journeys into and out of the EU

    Destinations Unknown

    By Julie Smith

    This Routledge Focus aims to investigate and analyse the United Kingdom’s relationship with the European Communities (EC) and the European Union (EU). Since joining the EC in 1973, the UK has had a fraught relationship with the organization, declining closer economic union in the eurozone and,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Europa EU Perspectives: Reform, Renegotiation, Reshaping

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