Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2009

272 Pages | 1 Tables, black & white, 12 Tables, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719053580

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Devolution in the UK

James Mitchell

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Available for the first time in paperback
  • Offers a comprehensive study of the evolution of institutions of government in component parts of the UK with particular emphasis on recent developments
  • Makes significant use of primary material, including the most extensive use of public records' archives published to date on this subject (Hundreds of files consulted at National Archives, Kew, National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh and Public Records Office Northern Ireland, Belfast)
  • Explains the UK as a 'state of unions', developing the author's well-known previous work on the UK as a 'union state'