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  • The Case for Multinational Federalism

    Beyond the all-encompassing nation, 1st Edition

    By Alain-G. Gagnon

    Throughout the world, liberal-democracies are grappling with increasing claims made in the name of minority national, socio-cultural and ethno-cultural identities that seek greater recognition in the institutions of the nation-state. This work inserts itself into debates centred on diversity…

    Paperback – 2013-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

  • Racial Exclusionism and the City

    The Urban Support of the National Front, 1st Edition

    By Christopher T. Husbands

    First published in 1983, this book reports on the results of a survey in thirteen areas of England where the National Front (NF) had previously gained significant levels of electoral support and examines the social and political histories of these areas to reveal not only who and was voting for the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-08
    Routledge

  • Volume One. Conservative Party General Election Manifestos 1900-1997

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iain Dale, Iain Dale Nfa

    This volume brings together for the first time the British Conservative Political Party General Election Manifestos, dating back to 1900, and including the most recent General Election manifesto of 1997. The project provides an indispensible source of data about the Conservative Party's political…

    Paperback – 2013-03-28
    Routledge

  • Clinton and Blair

    The Political Economy of the Third Way, 1st Edition

    By Flavio Romano

    The former President of the United States, Bill Clinton and, at the time of publication, still current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Tony Blair have described their style of government as a ‘Third Way’. In this important and timely book, Flavio Romano identifies and clarifies the…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Socialism and Religion

    Roads to Common Wealth, 1st Edition

    By Vincent Geoghegan

    In the past decade philosophers and political theorists have increasingly pondered the role of religion in a modern secular society, and of the possible value of religion as a resource for contemporary thinking. The global resurgence of a new religious politics – graphically symbolised by 9/11 -…

    Paperback – 2013-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Open Government (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of the Prospects of Open Government Within the Limitations of the British Political System, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard A. Chapman, Michael Hunt

    First published in 1987 this book considers the practical implications of increasing public access to official information in Britain, both from the perspective of increasing Freedom of Information and reforming Section 2 of the Official Secrets Act. It draws attention to the practical problems…

    Paperback – 2013-02-12
    Routledge

  • Leadership in the British Civil Service (Routledge Revivals)

    A study of Sir Percival Waterfield and the creation of the Civil Service Selection Board, 1st Edition

    By Richard A. Chapman

    First published in 1984, this book examines the style of leadership amongst senior civil servants and its impact on administrative reform by investigating the work of Sir Percival Waterfield who was First Civil Service Commissioner from 1939 to 1951. He was responsible for setting up the Civil…

    Paperback – 2013-02-12
    Routledge

  • Decision Making (Routledge Revivals)

    A case study of the decision to raise the Bank Rate in September 1957, 1st Edition

    By Richard A. Chapman

    Originally published in 1968, Richard Chapman’s pioneering work illuminates the process of decision making by analysis of a particular example: the decision to raise the Bank Rate in September, 1957. The legal responsibility for a decision may be easy to pinpoint; in this case the Court of…

    Paperback – 2013-02-12
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of a National Strategy

    The UK and The European Community: Volume 1, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan S. Milward

    This text analyzes British official thinking behind the UK's standing aloof from the moves after 1945 towards European economic collaboration, leading to the establishment of ECSC and the EEC in the 1950s. It deals with the later change of tack (1961), covers the organization in Whitehall for the…

    Paperback – 2012-12-07
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • The Silence of Constitutions (Routledge Revivals)

    Gaps, 'abeyances' and political temperament in the maintenance of government, 1st Edition

    By Michael Foley

    First published in 1989, Michael’s Foley’s book deals with the ‘abeyances’ present in both written and unwritten constitutions, arguing that these gaps in the explicitness of a constitution, and the various ways they are preserved, provide the means by which constitutional conflict is continually…

    Paperback – 2012-11-19
    Routledge

  • Traditionalism, Conservatism and British Political Culture (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Bob Jessop

    First published in 1974, this study of British political culture provides a radical critique of contemporary theories of working class deference and voting patterns. Drawing not only on previously unpublished opinion poll data but also the evidence of his own surveys, the author provides convincing…

    Paperback – 2012-10-22
    Routledge

  • Politics and Religion in the United Kingdom

    1st Edition

    By Steve Bruce

    This important new volume seeks to provide significant contribution to our understanding of religion and politics, demonstrating through comparisons with other countries the unusually complex nature of the interaction of religion and politics in the United Kingdom. Bruce provides a detailed and…

    Paperback – 2012-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

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