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  1. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Politics of Eugenics

    Productionism, Population, and National Welfare

    By Alberto Spektorowski, Liza Ireni-Saban

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    This book analyzes whether the "new debate on genetics" owes a debt to eugenic practices by welfare democracies of 1930s and 1940s. More specifically, the question is whether precisely the same "eugenic rationale" used in the 1930s is philosophical akin to a new rationality unfolding in some...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Gibraltar, Identity and Empire

    By E.G. Archer

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The principal argument in Gibraltar and Empire is that Gibraltarians constitute a separate and distinctive people, notwithstanding the political stance taken by the government of Spain. Various factors - environmental, ethnic, economic, political, religious, linguistic, educational and informal -...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge