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  • Inside the Welfare State

    Foundations of Policy and Practice in Post-War Britain, 1st Edition

    By Virginia Noble

    By moving beyond consideration of the welfare legislation enacted in the 1940s, this book explains how government aid was actually provided in the new British welfare state created just after World War II. Revealing dimensions of social policy that have been neglected by scholars, this study…

    Paperback – 2011-08-16
    British Politics and Society

  • English Constitutional Theory and the House of Lords 1556-1832 (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Corinne Weston

    First published in 1965, this work studies the House of Lords and the various proposals for its reform, abolition or limitation of its powers which have been made in the light o f prevailing theories of the nature and characteristics of the English government. The work also contains a history of…

    Paperback – 2011-06-03

  • Consociational Theory

    McGarry and O’Leary and the Northern Ireland conflict, 1st Edition

    By Rupert Taylor

    Consociational power sharing is increasingly gaining ground, right around the world, as a means for resolving political conflict in divided societies. In this volume, edited by Rupert Taylor, nineteen internationally-respected scholars engage in a lively debate about the merits of the theory…

    Paperback – 2011-05-20
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • New British Fascism

    Rise of the British National Party, 1st Edition

    By Matthew J Goodwin

    The British National Party (BNP) is the most successful far right party in British political history. Based on unprecedented access to the party and its members, this book examines the rise of the BNP and explains what drives some citizens to support far right politics. It is essential reading for…

    Paperback – 2011-04-28
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Islamic Radicalism and Multicultural Politics

    The British Experience, 1st Edition

    By Tahir Abbas

    The expression of an Islamic political radicalism in Britain has been one of the most dramatic developments in recent decades. Islamic Radicalism and Multicultural Politics explores the nature of this phenomenon by analysing the origins of Islam and its historical contact with Western Europe and…

    Paperback – 2011-02-24

  • British National Party

    Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nigel Copsey, Graham Macklin

    This book examines the recent development of the far right in Britain, with a particular focus on the British National Party (BNP) the most electorally successful far right party in British history. It brings fresh perspectives to our understanding of the BNP in order to make a significant…

    Paperback – 2011-02-14

  • New Labour and Planning

    From New Right to New Left, 1st Edition

    By Phil Allmendinger

    Following the Thatcher and Major administrations there was an apparent renaissance of planning under New Labour. After a slow start in which Labour’s view of planning owed more to a neo-liberal, rolled back state model reminiscent of the New Right the Government began to appreciate that many of its…

    Paperback – 2011-01-12

  • Trade Unions in a Neoliberal World

    British Trade Unions under New Labour, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gary Daniels, John McIlroy

    Trade Unions in a Neoliberal World is the first book to provide readers with an authoritative and comprehensive assessment of the impact of New Labour governments on employment relations and trade unions. This innovative text locates changes in industrial politics since the 1990s in the…

    Paperback – 2010-10-22
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Britain, Ireland and Northern Ireland since 1980

    The Totality of Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Eamonn O'Kane

    This book is the first in-depth analysis of the interaction between the British and Irish governments and the role they have played in seeking to resolve the conflict in Northern Ireland since 1980. Eamonn O’Kane examines Britain and Ireland’s objectives in relation to the Northern Ireland…

    Paperback – 2010-09-30
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • A Dictionary of Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    By Peter Joyce, Neil Wain

    A Dictionary of Criminal Justice is the only dictionary that deals with criminal justice from a UK perspective, and in doing so provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the British criminal justice system, including its historical context and contemporary operations. The first three…

    Paperback – 2010-06-09

  • Women and British Party Politics

    Descriptive, Substantive and Symbolic Representation, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Childs

    Women and British Party Politics examines the characteristics of women’s participation at the mass and elite level in contemporary British politics; as voters, party members and elected representatives respectively. It explores what this means for ideas about, and the practice of, descriptive,…

    Paperback – 2010-06-04
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • The New Extremism in 21st Century Britain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Eatwell, Matthew J Goodwin

    Since the 1990s, there has been a growing concern about the resurgence of extremist and radical movements in the Western world. Although a variety of challenges to the liberal democratic order have emerged, the main focus of concern among academics, policy-makers and practitioners within Europe and…

    Paperback – 2010-02-22
    Extremism and Democracy

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