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  • Legal Challenges to the Far-Right

    Lessons from England and Wales, 1st Edition

    By Natalie Alkiviadou

    The work considers the international and European obligations of the UK in the realm of challenging the far-right and assesses the extent to which it adheres to them. It looks at the role of criminal law in tackling hate speech and hate crime and assesses how English law deals with political…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Inequality in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Alan Ware

    This book provides a thorough and engaging analysis of inequality in Britain, including its long-term development and transformation since the beginning of the 20th century. The author argues that inequality is not what it used to be – no longer can policy-makers consider it just in terms of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge Studies in British Politics

  • 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 have been enduring puzzles within political science. This book solves this puzzle by proposing and applying a universally applicable…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge Studies on Political Parties and Party Systems

  • The Origins of British Bolshevism

    1st Edition

    By Raymond Challinor

    First published in 1977. This book describes the growth of revolutionary organisations in Britain from 1900 onwards. It shows that there was an indigenous movement that developed quite independently from the left in other countries, although its basic outlook was remarkably similar to that of the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy

  • Tom Paine

    The Greatest Exile, 1st Edition

    By David Powell

    First published in 1985. In the late autumn of 1774 at the age of 37 Tom Paine arrived in Philadelphia. Eighteen months later he had established himself as a seminal figure in the Independence movement. It was the start of a career in which he became the first US Secretary of State for Foreign…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Contemporary Ireland

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clara Fischer, Áine Mahon

    This is the first book to bring a philosophical lens to issues of socio-political and cultural importance in twenty-first century Ireland. While the social, political, and economic landscape of contemporary Ireland has inspired extensive scholarly debate both within and well beyond the field of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge Revivals

  • Liberal Roots of Far Right Activism

    The Anti-Islamic Movement in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Lars Erik Berntzen

    This book explores the anti-Islamic turn and expansion of the far right in Western Europe, North America and beyond from 2001 and onwards. Driven by terror attacks and other moral shocks, the anti-Islamic cause has undergone four waves of transnational expansion in the period since 2001. The…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Orwell Reconsidered

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Ingle

    George Orwell has had a profound influence on modern politics and culture. He is regularly invoked as an authority by journalists, commentators and politicians, and his works speak with increasing relevance to our polarised and media-saturated society. Stephen Ingle explores Orwell’s character, his…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • 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 – 2019-10-21

  • Racialization, Islamophobia and Mistaken Identity

    The Sikh Experience, 1st Edition

    By Jagbir Jhutti-Johal, Hardeep Singh

    Exploring the issue of Islamophobic attacks against Sikhs since 9/11, this book explains the historical, religious and legal foundations and frameworks for understanding race hate crime against the Sikh community in the UK. Focusing on the backlash that Sikhs in the UK have faced since 9/11, the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Political Expression and Conflict Transformation in Divided Societies

    Criminalising Politics and Politicising Crime, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Kirkpatrick

    This book considers how the social construction of crime and the criminalising of political expression impact upon different stages in a violent political conflict. The freedom to express our political opinions is regarded as an essential human right throughout most of the world, and yet, in…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

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