9781408204412

Exploring British Politics

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  • ISBN13:

    9781408204412

  • ISBN10:

    140820441X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/2/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

A concise, comprehensive and accessible approach to exploring British Politics, fully up-to-date, and designed to stimulate critical analysis and lively debate. Fully updated and revised to include a wealth of material on methodology and theory, plus deep assessment of the history of British politics, and Tony Blair and Gordon Brown Provides new perspectives on key themes - including British democracy Encourages scrutiny and lively debate - a truly fresh look at British Politics

Table of Contents

Contents
List of figures
Preface
Acknowledgements
Context
Understanding British Politics
Analysing British Politics
British government in context
Economy and society
The media and communications
Constitution and institutions
The constitution
The core executive
Parliament
Law and the judiciary
Multi-level governance
The changing state;
Local government to local governance
Devolution
The UK and the European Union
Political parties
UK party systems
Party organisation
Ideology and party competition
Participation
Elections and electoral systems
Voting behaviour
Participation beyond elections
Conclusions
Governance and democracy in the UK
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