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New and Published Books

  1. Egalitarian Thought and Labour Politics

    Retreating Visions

    By Nick Ellison

    In Egalitarian Thought and Labour Politics Nick Ellison argues that the concept of equality is the cornerstone of the British socialist tradition. He examines the alternative understandings of equality which have divided the labour party since 1930 and traces the origins of the current shift away...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture

    Edited by Peter Childs, Michael Storry

    Series: Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture

    Boasting more than 970 alphabetically-arranged entries, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture surveys British cultural practices and icons in the latter half of the twentieth century. It examines high and popular culture and encompasses both institutional and alternative aspects of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Combating Terrorism in Northern Ireland

    Edited by James Dingley

    Series: Political Violence

    This edited book analyses the lessons which can be drawn from Northern Ireland’s experiences of combating terrorism. The essays in this volume unite analysis and practice in exploring both the conflict in Northern Ireland and the internationally applicable counter-terrorism lessons which can be...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Brussels and North Atlantic Treaties, 1947-1949

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series I, Volume X

    Edited by Tony Insall, Patrick Salmon

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    This volume documents the drafting, negotiation and signature of the treaty that has been the cornerstone of European defence for the past sixty-five years: the North Atlantic Treaty signed in April 1949. The story begins at the end of 1947, when the British Foreign Secretary, Ernest Bevin,...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Populism in Western Europe

    Comparing Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands

    By Teun Pauwels

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    Despite the increasing academic interest in populism, we still lack understanding of individual factors contributing to populist voting. One of the main reasons for this is that populism is almost always attached to other ideologies which makes it difficult to isolate factors. This book draws on...

    Published August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Northern Ireland Peace Process

    Choreography and Theatrical Politics

    By Paul Dixon

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This innovative volume presents a new framework that captures the complex and contradictory politics of peacemaking in Northern Ireland. Engaging with key debates between nationalists and unionists, and consociationalists and civil society advocates of conflict resolution, this book uses...

    Published July 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Britain and China 1945-1950

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series I Volume VIII

    Edited by S.R. Ashton, G. Bennett, K. Hamilton

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    An examination of Britain's relations with China from the end of the World War II to the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950. This volume demonstrates how Britain's effort to recover something of its pre-war commercial pre-eminence in China were handicapped by its post-war financial weakness....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Southern Flank in Crisis, 1973-1976

    Series III, Volume V: Documents on British Policy Overseas

    Edited by Keith Hamilton, Patrick Salmon

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    A fascinating collection of British foreign policy documents covering reactions in Whitehall to political change and revolution in the Mediterranean basin from 1973 to 1976. This volume contains many previously unpublished documents, including Joint Intelligence Committee papers, which cast new...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Churchill and the Strategic Dilemmas before the World Wars

    Essays in Honor of Michael I. Handel

    Edited by John H. Maurer

    Before Michael I. Handel died his colleagues and students compiled this collection of essays that were written for a conference on strategy held during 2001. The papers address Churchill's views and ideas on war, strategy and realpolitik....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Politics and Gender in Ireland

    The Quest for Political Agency

    Edited by Fiona Buckley, Yvonne Galligan

    This book explores the relationship between women, the state and democratic politics in Ireland today. It highlights the conservatism of the political culture shared by all traditions on the island, and how this culture circumscribes women’s political agency in Northern Ireland and Ireland....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge