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  1. Political Representation and Elections in Britain (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 12)

    By Peter Pulzer

    Originally published in 1972, this edition includes expanded sections on class and voting and elites and participation in modern democracy. Many popular misconceptions - about the militancy of party activists, the relations between MPs and constituents, the role of TV and the fairness of the...

    Published October 5th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Government and the Governed (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 13)

    By Douglas Wass

    This book, originally published in 1983 examines how effectively in Britain central government is equipped to secure efficiency and responsiveness and argues that as a result of shifts in the balance of power between the executive arm of government in Whitehall and the legislature in Parliament,...

    Published October 5th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Political Science (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 14)

    An Outline For The Intending Student of Government, Politics and Political Science

    By H. Victor Wiseman

    This book, originally published in 1959, makes explicit the social principles which underlie the procedures and political practice of the modern democratic state. The authors take the view that in the modern welfare state there are problems connected with the nature of law, with concepts like...

    Published October 5th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Today and Tomorrow Volume 15 Society & the State

    It Isn't Done: Taboos Among the British Islanders Stentor or the Press of Today and Tomorrow Nuntius or the Future of Advertising Cato or the Future of Censorship

    By Lyall, Ockham, Russell, Seagle

    It Isn’t Done Taboo Among the British Islanders Archibald Lyall Originally published in 1930 "An admirably brisk attack on taboos." Observer "An amusingly provocative little essay." Bystander A witty and interesting contribution to the study of what may and may not be done in the British Isles...

    Published March 31st 2008 by Routledge

  5. Today and Tomorrow Volume 14 Society and the State

    Archon or the Future of Government Cain or the Future of Crime Solon or the Price of Justice Lycurgus, or the Future of the Law Fortuna, or Chance and Design

    By Fyfe, Godwin, Harvey, Haynes, Young

    Archon or the Future of Government Hamilton Fyfe Originally published in 1927 "This is a good essay on the nature of government, or politics." Economic Review "Writes with a wide experience and an intimate knowledge". Daily Herald. This volume surveys the methods of government in the past...

    Published March 31st 2008 by Routledge

  6. Racial Exclusionism and the City

    The Urban Support of the National Front

    By Christopher T. Husbands

    First published in 1983, this book reports on the results of a survey in thirteen areas of England where the National Front (NF) had previously gained significant levels of electoral support and examines the social and political histories of these areas to reveal not only who and was voting for the...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Urban Politics

    A Sociological Interpretation

    By Peter Saunders

    In this book, the author provides a critical examination and evaluation of a number of the central political questions currently being posed in urban studies. The book is divided into two interrelated sections. Part One critically discussed the theoretical problems raised by recent work in...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Half a Century of Municipal Decline

    1935-1985

    Edited by Martin Louglin, M. David Gelfand, Ken Young

    Local government passed unscathed through the political and economic upheavals which followed the Great Depression. Contemporary commentators had every reason to look forward to continued growth and expansion in the role of local government, which was seen as the main vehicle for the social...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Science of Public Policy

    Essential Readings in Policy Sciences II

    Edited by Tadao Miyakawa

    Penetrating the voluminous literature on the science of public policy, this set offers a comprehensive collection of papers on this significant discipline. Published in two parts, areas covered include the historical development, basic philosophies, approaches, methods and problems of the policy...

    Published May 24th 2000 by Routledge

  10. The Science of Public Policy

    Essential Readings in Policy Sciences I

    Edited by Tadao Miyakawa

    This set offers a comprehensive collection of papers on this significant discipline. Published in two parts , areas covered include the historical development of, basic philosophies, approaches, methods and problems of the policy sciences and new sciences of public policy. With new introductions to...

    Published May 5th 1999 by Routledge