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  1. Socialism and the Common Good

    New Fabian Essays

    Edited by Professor Preston King, Preston King

    In this collection, contributors discuss a central theme which is both theoretical and practical - the role of the state in achieving social justice in modern market systems from a socialist perspective. They reject the cult of choice and of rational egoism....

    Published January 31st 1996 by Routledge

  2. The Conservative Party and the Trade Unions

    By Peter Dorey

    Peter Dorey examines the attitudes and policies of the Conservative Party towards the trade unions from the nineteenth century onwards. He links these to wider political and economic circumstances, and studies the key personalities involved.There has always been disagreement within the Conservative...

    Published November 22nd 1995 by Routledge

  3. A History of the Society of Graphical and Allied Trades

    By Peter Bain, John Gennard

    With full access to the union's records, John Gennard and Peter Bain have produced a wide-ranging history of SOGAT up to its merger with the National Graphical Association in 1991.In addition to presenting a thorough study of the union, this book provides a valuable insight into the paper and...

    Published September 6th 1995 by Routledge

  4. The Civil Service

    By Keith Dowding

    Series: Theory and Practice in British Politics

    Radical reforms of the civil service during the 1980s and 90s have broken up the old unified hierarchical structures. In their place are peripheral agencies concerned with policy implementation and a central core comcerned with policy-making. The radical reforms are described and assessed in terms...

    Published September 6th 1995 by Routledge

  5. Policy-Making in Britain

    An Introduction

    Edited by Maurice Mullard

    The book provides a broad-based introduction to policy-making in Britain, exporing the legacy of the Thatcher era and charting the new context of policy-making in the 1990s.The authors examine the policy process within its ideological, political and economic context, discussing both the influence...

    Published September 6th 1995 by Routledge

  6. Race, Politics and Social Change

    By Les Back, John Solomos

    Drawing on a wealth of original sources, including interviews with politicians and activists this book explores the changing contours of the politics of race in the present social and political environment. The volume seeks to go beyond abstract generalisations in order to develop an account which...

    Published May 31st 1995 by Routledge

  7. Party, Parliament and Personality

    Essays Presented to Hugh Berrington

    By Peter Jones

    This is a collection of essays on political psychology commissioned to commemorate the retirement of Hugh Berrington and to celebrate his contribution to the field, the authors comprise some of the best known names in Political Science in the UK, including Ivor Crewe, Vincent Wright, David Hine and...

    Published May 3rd 1995 by Routledge

  8. British Elections and Parties Yearbook 1994

    By David Broughton

    This volume combines current academic research on British elections, parties and public opinion with a detailed reference section including a chronology of the major political events of 1993, opinion polls and by-election results for 1993, as well as an up-to-date digest of party and media...

    Published February 28th 1995 by Routledge

  9. Beyond the New Right

    Markets, Government and the Common Environment

    By John Gray

    John Gray is now established as one of the UK's leading political thinkers. For over a decade he has been asssociated with the ideas and think-tanks of the New Right. In this book he presents both a criticism of the ideological excesses of New Right ideology and a radical critique of the New Right...

    Published November 23rd 1994 by Routledge

  10. 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 October 19th 1994 by Routledge