British Politics Products

  • Politics of Identity in Post-Conflict States

    The Bosnian and Irish experience

    Edited by Éamonn Ó Ciardha, Gabriela Vojvoda

    Ireland and the Balkans have come to represent divided and (re)united communities. They both provide effective microcosms of national, ethnic, political, military, religious, ideological and cultural conflicts in their respective regions and, as a result, they demonstrate real and imaginary…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • The Conservative Nation (Routledge Revivals)

    By Andrew Gamble

    Since the 1880s, the Conservative party has been an important political force in Britain. In this study of Conservative ideology since the end of Second World War, first published in 1974, Andrew Gamble considers the nature of Conservative party opinion, and the factors that have accounted for its…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Haters, Baiters and Would-Be Dictators

    Anti-Semitism and the UK Far-Right

    By Nick Toczek

    For fifty-five years, from 1919 until 1975, The Britons published Jew-hating literature. For the forty years until his death in 1948, the founder and president of The Britons, Henry Hamilton Beamish, devoted his life to touring the world as an obsessive preacher of this hatred. Using material he…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23 
    Routledge

  • The Making of Anti-Muslim Protest

    Grassroots Activism in the English Defence League

    By Joel Busher

    Activism in any social movement group is, as Deborah Gould observes, a project of collective ‘world-making’. It is about changing the world out there by influencing policy and public opinion, but is also about the way it transforms the lives of participants – activists generate new identities,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • The Politics of Trauma and Peace-Building

    Lessons from Northern Ireland

    By Cillian McGrattan

    In marked contrast to literary, historical and cultural studies, there has been a limited engagement with the concepts and politics of trauma by political science and peacebuilding research. This book explores the debate on trauma and peacebuilding and presents the challenges for democratization…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Interpreting Governance, High Politics and Public Policy

    Essays commemorating Interpreting British Governance

    Edited by Nick Turnbull

    Interpreting Governance, High Politics and Public Policy offers the latest perspectives on the interpretive approach to governance and public policy research. This book commemorates more than a decade of governance research by Mark Bevir and R.A.W. Rhodes, the leading exponents of interpretive…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Space, Power and the Commons

    The struggle for alternative futures

    Edited by Leila Dawney, Samuel Kirwan, Julian Brigstocke

    Across the globe, political movements opposing privatisation, enclosures, and other spatial controls are coalescing towards the idea of the ‘commons’. As a result, struggles over the commons and common life are now coming to the forefront of both political activism and scholarly enquiry. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • British Foreign Policy since 1945

    By Mark Garnett, Simon Mabon, Robert Smith

    This text combines an historical and thematic approach to the study of British Foreign Policy since the second World in order to make accessible the principal events and dynamics within a broader historical and cultural context. Key features: assumes no pre-existing specialist knowledge of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Secrecy and the Media

    The Official History of the United Kingdom's D-Notice System

    By Nicholas John Wilkinson

    Secrecy and the Media is the first book to examine the development of the D-Notice system, which regulates the UK media's publication of British national security secrets.  It is based on official documents, many of which have not previously been available to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • The Official History of Britain and the Channel Tunnel

    By Terry Gourvish

    Commissioned by the Cabinet Office and using hitherto untapped British Government records, this book presents an in-depth analysis of the successful project of 1986-94. This is a vivid portrayal of the complexities of quadripartite decision-making (two countries, plus the public and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Emigrant Players

    Sport and the Irish Diaspora

    Edited by Paul Darby, David Hassan

    Ireland and its inhabitants have often been described as being ‘sports mad’. As a relatively small geographical entity, Ireland, north and south, has produced a disproportionately high number of world class sports men and women who have excelled at the highest levels of their chosen sport. The…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • The Labour Party in Opposition 1970-1974

    By Patrick Bell

    1970 to 1974 was a pivotal period in the history of the Labour Party. This book shows how the Labour Party responded to electoral defeat in 1970 and to what extent its political and policy activity in opposition was directed to the recovery of power at the following general election. At a point in…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

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