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  1. Towards a Classless Society?

    Edited by Helen Jones

    An alternative to the right-wing paradigm which has hijacked discussions of class, this book focuses on the specific ways in which class inequalities manifest themselves in Britain and exposes the hollowness if politicians' rhetoric over the classless society....

    Published September 18th 1997 by Routledge

  2. Social Movements in Britain

    By Paul Byrne

    Series: Theory and Practice in British Politics

    Social Movements have become a central focus of political study in recent years. Paul Byrne's accessible account of British Social movements introduces students to the relevant theories, and puts them into practice by examining groups such as Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, the Women's Movement...

    Published September 11th 1997 by Routledge

  3. In Search of Ireland

    A Cultural Geography

    Edited by Brian Graham

    In Search of Ireland argues that Ireland's political problems are created by conflicts and confusions of identity. It brings together a number of distinguished contributors, each of whom examines a particular aspect of Ireland's diverse cultural geography and history. Issues covered include: the...

    Published September 4th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Local Elections in Britain

    By Colin Rallings, Michael Thrasher

    Exploring the historical context, the structure and method of operation, Local Elections in Britain clearly addresses the key issues and confusions that surround the local election system including:* the nature and extent of electoral participation including the crucial issue of low turnout* the...

    Published July 10th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Fighting for Ireland?

    The Military Strategy of the Irish Republican Movement

    By M.L.R. Smith

    Fighting for Ireland? is the first in-depth account of the evolution of Irish Republican strategy. It is highly topical in the light of the faltering peace process and the growing speculation over the IRA's next move: further violence or a new non-violent strategy? This new, updated paperback...

    Published May 8th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Political Ideas in Modern Britain

    In and After the Twentieth Century, 2nd Edition

    By Rodney Barker

    The rise of the New Right and the collapse of state communism in 1989 has fundamentally changed political thinking in the late twentieth century. Rodney Barker has revised and extended his classic text - Political Ideas in Modern Britain - in the light of these changes. His accessible account of...

    Published May 1st 1997 by Routledge

  7. Arming the British Police

    The Great Debate

    By Roy Ingleton

    As the fear of violent crime escalates, there are calls for the police to carry guns. This examination of the history of violent crime and violence against the representatives of law and order looks at the extent to which the "unarmed" British police have had recourse to firearms in the past....

    Published April 30th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Modern Constituency Electioneering

    Local Campaigning in the 1992 General Election

    By David Denver, Gordon Hands

    In this study of grass-roots election campaigning, the authors survey the evolution of campaigning over the past century and describe how the parties organized their constituency campaigns in the 1992 election. They examine and evaluate the campaign techniques used....

    Published April 24th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Political Parties and Party Systems

    Comparative Approaches and the British Experience

    By Moshe Maor

    This comprehensive textbook outlines and illuminates the main theories of political parties and party systems. Applying these theoretical approaches to British party politics, Moshe Maor covers all the key subjects of study including: * classification of party definitions * party systems change *...

    Published April 24th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Ideas and Think Tanks in Contemporary Britain

    Volume 2

    Edited by Michael David Kandiah, Anthony Seldon

    This study looks at the influence of ideas and think tanks in Britain, contemplating how ideas have shaped politics and society. The purveyors of ideas for change - the think tanks - are examined, and academics and participants views are recorded in a number of interviews....

    Published March 1st 1997 by Routledge