This highly acclaimed and popular academic text is now available in a new edition, having been revised and updated to cover the analyses of the use, abuse and ambiguity of many essential concepts used in political discourse and political studies. These include basic concepts such as liberty,...
Published April 11th 2007 by Routledge
The first aim of this text book is to define and examine the principle concepts that are employed when people write or argue about modern democratic politics, to discuss the implications of using the concepts in this way or that, and to examine the normative theories associated with the concepts.A...
Published January 3rd 2002 by Routledge
The second edition of this highly successful and widely used textbook has been updated to take into account the considerable developments in the field since the last edition was published. New areas covered include:* the Nation-state* the internet* the notion of governance* nationalism...
Published October 11th 2000 by Routledge
The tenth edition of this acclaimed text continues to provide a lively, comprehensive and up-to-date account of British political institutions, of the way in which they operate, and of the society in which they developed. It includes new sections on the following key areas: the monarchy and the...
Published March 18th 1998 by Routledge
Nationalist theories are still controversial, while the process and frequent failures of national integration are issues of central importance in the contemporary world. Birch's argument is illustrated by detailed and topical case studies of national integration in the United Kingdom, Canada and...
Published April 26th 1989 by Routledge