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Politics UK By Bill Jones

Politics UK
by Bill Jones

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A comprehensive introduction to British politics. This fourth edition text has been updated and Europeanized to take account of the first two and a half years of the New Labour government, and the increased impact and influence of the EU. Included are chapters on devolution and globalization.
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Politics UK by Bill Jones

"FULL COVERAGE OF NEW LABOUR'S FIRST THREE YEARS" Completely revised, extended and thoroughly updated, the fourth edition of this best-selling and highly respected textbook promises to be the best yet. Politics UK 4/e covers all of the core elements of an introductory undergraduate and A-level British politics course - the constitution, social context, political ideology, parliament, Prime Minister and departments, elections and voting behaviour, the media, pressure groups, local government and the judiciary as well as the major policy areas. The material is presented in a consistently clear and lively style, constantly challenging the student and raising thought-provoking issues. Politics UK 4/e will be essential, and enjoyable, reading for all students studying British politics as part of an undergraduate degree or A-level course.

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Table of Contents

PART ONE - Context 1. Introduction: Explaining Politics - "Bill Jones and Michael Moran "2. The Historical Context: Globalisation - "Barrie Axford "3. The Social and Economic Contexts - "Michael Moran "Concluding Comment: Progress on Poverty - "David Piachaud "PART TWO - Defining the Political World 4. Ideology and the Liberal Tradition "- Bill Jones"5. Political Ideas: Key Concepts - "Bill Jones "6. Political Ideas: the Major Parties - "Bill Jones "7. Political Ideas: Themes and fringes "- Bill Jones "Concluding Comment: Finding the Third Way - "Tony Wright (M.P.) "PART THREE - The Representative Process 8. Elections - "Dennis Kavanagh "9. Voting Behaviour "- Dennis Kavanagh"10. The Mass Media and Political Communication "- Bill Jones "11. Pressure Groups - "Bill Jones "12. Political Parties - "Dennis Kavanagh "13. Pathways into Politics - "Michael Moran "14. Devolution - "Bill Jones "Concluding Comment: 'One Party State?' Peter Riddell PART FOUR - The Legislative Process Introduction "- Bill Jones "15. The Changing Constitution - "Philip Norton "16. The Crown - "Philip Norton "17. The House of Commons - "Philip Norton "18. The House of Lords "- Philip Norton "Concluding Comment: Constitutional Reform - "Simon Heffer "PART FIVE - The Executive Process 19. The Cabinet and Prime Minister "- Dennis Kavanagh "20. Ministers, Departments and Civil Servants "- Philip Norton "21. Civil Service Management and Policy "- Robert Pyper "22. Local Government "- Colin Copus "23. The Judiciary "- Philip Norton "Concluding Comment: The Revolution in Whitehall 1979-99 "- Sir Peter Kemp [A Personal View] "PART SIX - The Policy Process 24. The Policy-Making Process - "Bill Jones "25. The Politics of Law and Order - "Bill Jones "26. Social Policy "- Michael Moran "27. Economic Policy "- Michael Moran and Bill Jones "28. British Foreign and Defence Policy Under the Blair Government "- Peter Byrd "29.Environmental Policy "- Andrew Flynn "30. Northern Ireland "- Jonathan Tonge "31. Britain and European Integration "- Simon Bulmer "Conclusion: Tony Blair's New Labour Government: An Interim Assessment - "Dennis Kavanagh "

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Politics UK by Bill Jones
Bill Jones
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