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  • The Official History of North Sea Oil and Gas

    Vol. I: The Growing Dominance of the State, 1st Edition

    By Alex Kemp

    Written by the leading expert in UK petroleum economics, this study provides a new, unique, in-depth analysis of the development of British policies towards the North Sea oil and gas industry from the early 1960s to the early 1980s.  Drawing on full access to the UK Government’s relevant…

    Paperback – 2014-03-28
    Government Official History Series

  • Revolt on the Right

    Explaining Support for the Radical Right in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Robert Ford, Matthew J Goodwin

    Winner of the Political Book of the Year Award 2015 The UK Independence Party (UKIP) is the most significant new party in British politics for a generation. In recent years UKIP and their charismatic leader Nigel Farage have captivated British politics, media and voters. Yet both the party and the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-18
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Where is Britain Going? (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Leon Trotsky

    First Published in 1926, Where is Britain Going? focuses on the historical factors and circumstances which were to define Britain’s development in the midst of social unrest at that time. The book considers the future of Britain in an age when the working classes were being driven into…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge Revivals

  • Anglo-American Relations

    Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steve Marsh, Alan P. Dobson

    This book provides an examination of contemporary Anglo-American relations. Sometimes controversially referred to as the Special Relationship, Anglo-American relations constitute arguably the most important bilateral relationship of modern times. However, in recent years, there have been frequent…

    Paperback – 2013-12-04
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Social Housing, Disadvantage, and Neighbourhood Liveability

    Ten Years of Change in Social Housing Neighbourhoods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Norris

    In a groundbreaking longitudinal study, researches studied seven similar social housing neighbourhoods in Ireland to determine what factors affected their liveability. In this collection of essays, the same researchers return to these neighbourhoods ten years later to see what’s changed. Are these…

    Paperback – 2013-11-13
    Housing and Society Series

  • The Nordic Countries: From War to Cold War, 1944–51

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series I, Vol. IX, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Insall, Patrick Salmon

    This book is a collection of diplomatic documents describing the development of British relations with the Nordic countries between the end of the Second World War and the defeat of the Labour Government in 1951. The end of the Second World War brought hopes of building a new society in Western…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Whitehall Histories

  • Ending Empire in the Middle East

    Britain, the United States and Post-war Decolonization, 1945-1973, 1st Edition

    By Simon C. Smith

    This book is a major and wide-ranging re-assessment of Anglo-American relations in the Middle Eastern context. It analyses the process of ending of empire in the Middle East from 1945 to the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Based on original research into both British and American archival sources, it…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • Confronting the Human Rights Act 1998

    Contemporary themes and perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas Kang-Riou

    This book critically examines the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) and evaluates its impact from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The book includes both a domestic and international analysis of the effectiveness of the HRA, and also considers possible future developments in policy and practise as well…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29

  • The Invasion of Afghanistan and UK-Soviet Relations, 1979-1982

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume VIII, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Smith, Patrick Salmon, Stephen Robert Twigge

    This volume examines British policy towards the Soviet Union in the aftermath of the invasion of Afghanistan in December 1979. The documents in this volume, many released into the public realm for the first time, describe the development of British policy towards the Soviet Union during the…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
    Whitehall Histories

  • The Scottish Parliament

    A Scandinavian-Style Assembly?, 1st Edition

    By David Arter

    This book is unique in analysing the new Scottish Parliament from a systematically comparative perspective. Its basic premise is that since devolution in 1999 Scotland can be considered a Scandinavian-style democracy with several features of a Scandinavian-style parliament. The basic research…

    Paperback – 2013-09-09

  • The Rise of Regionalism

    Causes of Regional Mobilization in Western Europe, 1st Edition

    By Rune Dahl Fitjar

    During the past 40 years, regions have become increasingly important in Western Europe both as units of government and as sources for political mobilization. This book examines why regional identities are stronger in some regions than in others, and why regional elites attempt to mobilize the…

    Paperback – 2013-08-07
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Gibraltar, Identity and Empire

    1st Edition

    By E.G. Archer

    The principal argument in Gibraltar and Empire is that Gibraltarians constitute a separate and distinctive people, notwithstanding the political stance taken by the government of Spain. Various factors - environmental, ethnic, economic, political, religious, linguistic, educational and informal -…

    Paperback – 2013-07-09
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

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