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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 307 new and published books in the subject of British Politics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. The Nordic Countries: From War to Cold War, 1944–51

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series I, Vol. IX

    Edited by Tony Insall, Patrick Salmon

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    This book is a collection of diplomatic documents describing the development of British relations with the Nordic countries between the end of the Second World War and the defeat of the Labour Government in 1951. The end of the Second World War brought hopes of building a new society in Western...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Ending Empire in the Middle East

    Britain, the United States and Post-war Decolonization, 1945-1973

    By Simon C. Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    This book is a major and wide-ranging re-assessment of Anglo-American relations in the Middle Eastern context. It analyses the process of ending of empire in the Middle East from 1945 to the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Based on original research into both British and American archival sources, it...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Confronting the Human Rights Act 1998

    Contemporary themes and perspectives

    Edited by Nicolas Kang-Riou

    This book critically examines the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) and evaluates its impact from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The book includes both a domestic and international analysis of the effectiveness of the HRA, and also considers possible future developments in policy and practise as well...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Invasion of Afghanistan and UK-Soviet Relations, 1979-1982

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume VIII

    Edited by Richard Smith, Patrick Salmon, Stephen Robert Twigge

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    This volume examines British policy towards the Soviet Union in the aftermath of the invasion of Afghanistan in December 1979. The documents in this volume, many released into the public realm for the first time, describe the development of British policy towards the Soviet Union during the...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Role Theory and the Cognitive Architecture of British Appeasement Decisions

    Symbolic and Strategic Interaction in World Politics

    By Stephen G. Walker

    Series: Role Theory and International Relations

    Appeasement is a controversial strategy of conflict management and resolution in world politics. Its reputation is sullied by foreign policy failures ending in war or defeat in which the appeasing state suffers diplomatic and military losses by making costly concessions to other states. Britain’s...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Communicating Climate Change and Energy Security

    New Methods in Understanding Audiences

    By Greg Philo, Catherine Happer

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    This book, drawing on new research conducted for the UK Energy Resource Centre (UKERC), examines the contemporary public debate on climate change and the linked issue of energy security. It analyses the key processes which affect the formation of public attitudes and understanding in these areas,...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Scottish Parliament

    A Scandinavian-Style Assembly?

    By David Arter

    This book is unique in analysing the new Scottish Parliament from a systematically comparative perspective. Its basic premise is that since devolution in 1999 Scotland can be considered a Scandinavian-style democracy with several features of a Scandinavian-style parliament. The basic research...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Politics UK

    8th Edition

    Edited by Bill Jones, Philip Norton

    The revised and updated eighth edition of the bestselling textbook Politics UK is an indispensible introduction to British politics. It provides a thorough and accessible overview of the institutions and processes of British government, a good grounding in British political history and an...

    Published August 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Problem of Foreign Policy (Routledge Revivals)

    A Consideration of Present Dangers and the Best Methods for Meeting Them

    By Gilbert Murray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1921, Gilbert Murray’s treatise considers a largely euro-centric foreign policy during the inter-war period. Believing passionately in the prospect of a Liberal England and the hope promised by the League of Nations, with Britain at its centre, Murray argues that a secure future...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Rise of Regionalism

    Causes of Regional Mobilization in Western Europe

    By Rune Dahl Fitjar

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    During the past 40 years, regions have become increasingly important in Western Europe both as units of government and as sources for political mobilization. This book examines why regional identities are stronger in some regions than in others, and why regional elites attempt to mobilize the...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Doing Politics
    By Jacqui Briggs
    To Be Published November 28th 2014
  2. Margaret Thatcher
    Edited by Tim Bale
    To Be Published November 28th 2014
  3. Constraints and Adjustments in British Foreign Policy (Routledge Revivals)
    By Michael Leifer
    To Be Published December 24th 2014
  4. Popular Newspapers, the Labour Party and British Politics
    By James Thomas
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  5. Postwar British Politics: From Conflict to Consensus
    By Peter Kerr
    To Be Published January 5th 2015

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