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  1. British Prime Ministers From Balfour to Brown

    By Robert Pearce, Graham Goodlad

    The origins of the post of Prime Minister can be traced back to the eighteenth century when Sir Robert Walpole became the monarch’s principal minister. From the dawn of the twentieth century to the early years of the twenty-first, however, both the power and the significance of the role have been...

    Published March 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Open Government (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of the Prospects of Open Government Within the Limitations of the British Political System

    Edited by Richard A. Chapman, Michael Hunt

    First published in 1987 this book considers the practical implications of increasing public access to official information in Britain, both from the perspective of increasing Freedom of Information and reforming Section 2 of the Official Secrets Act. It draws attention to the practical problems...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Leadership in the British Civil Service (Routledge Revivals)

    A study of Sir Percival Waterfield and the creation of the Civil Service Selection Board

    By Richard A. Chapman

    First published in 1984, this book examines the style of leadership amongst senior civil servants and its impact on administrative reform by investigating the work of Sir Percival Waterfield who was First Civil Service Commissioner from 1939 to 1951. He was responsible for setting up the Civil...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Decision Making (Routledge Revivals)

    A case study of the decision to raise the Bank Rate in September 1957

    By Richard A. Chapman

    Originally published in 1968, Richard Chapman’s pioneering work illuminates the process of decision making by analysis of a particular example: the decision to raise the Bank Rate in September, 1957. The legal responsibility for a decision may be easy to pinpoint; in this case the Court of...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Rise and Fall of a National Strategy

    The UK and The European Community: Volume 1

    Edited by Alan S. Milward

    Series: Government Official History Series

    This text analyzes British official thinking behind the UK's standing aloof from the moves after 1945 towards European economic collaboration, leading to the establishment of ECSC and the EEC in the 1950s. It deals with the later change of tack (1961), covers the organization in Whitehall for the...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Silence of Constitutions (Routledge Revivals)

    Gaps, 'abeyances' and political temperament in the maintenance of government

    By Michael Foley

    First published in 1989, Michael’s Foley’s book deals with the ‘abeyances’ present in both written and unwritten constitutions, arguing that these gaps in the explicitness of a constitution, and the various ways they are preserved, provide the means by which constitutional conflict is continually...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Class Politics and the Radical Right

    Edited by Jens Rydgren

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    One of the most significant events in European politics the past two decades is the emergence of radical right-wing parties, mobilizing against immigration and multiethnic societies. Such parties have established themselves in a large number of countries, often with voter shares exceeding ten and...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Traditionalism, Conservatism and British Political Culture (Routledge Revivals)

    By Bob Jessop

    First published in 1974, this study of British political culture provides a radical critique of contemporary theories of working class deference and voting patterns. Drawing not only on previously unpublished opinion poll data but also the evidence of his own surveys, the author provides convincing...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Politics and Religion in the United Kingdom

    By Steve Bruce

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    This important new volume seeks to provide significant contribution to our understanding of religion and politics, demonstrating through comparisons with other countries the unusually complex nature of the interaction of religion and politics in the United Kingdom. Bruce provides a detailed and...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Official History of Britain and the European Community, Vol. II

    From Rejection to Referendum, 1963-1975

    By Stephen Wall

    Series: Government Official History Series

    This is the second volume in The Official History of Britain and the European Community, and describes the events from 1963 up until the British referendum on the Common Market in 1975. In 1963, General de Gaulle dashed Prime Minister Macmillan’s hopes of taking Britain into the European...

    Published July 1st 2012 by Routledge