British Politics

Palgrave Foundations Series, second edition

by Robert Leach, Bill Coxall and Lynton Robins

Table of contents

​PART I: PEOPLE AND POLITICS

  • Politics, Democracy and Power
  • The Shadow of the Past: British Politics since 1945
  • Economy, Society and Politics
  • Participating in Politics
  • Elections and Voting
  • Political Parties
  • Ideologies, Parties and Interests
  • Pressure groups and Social Movements
  • Political Communication and the Mass Media

PART II: GOVERNMENT AND GOVERNANCE

  • The Changing British System of Government
  • Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Ministers, Departments and the Civil Service
  • Parliament and the Legislative Process
  • The Law, Politics and the Judicial Process
  • Britain and Europe
  • Devolution: a Disunited Kingdom?
  • Local Government and Politics
  • The New British State

PART III: ISSUES AND POLICIES

  • Issues, Problems and The Policy Process
  • Managing the Economy
  • Government Spending: Delivering Public Services
  • Rights, Equality and Social Justice
  • Politics and The Environment
  • Britain and the World: Making Foreign Policy