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British Politics



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Enoch Powell: Politics and Ideas in Modern Britain


Paul Corthorn

July 2022

Best known for his notorious 'Rivers of Blood' speech in 1968 and his outspoken opposition to immigration, Enoch Powell was one of the most controversial figures in British political life in the second half of the twentieth century and a formative influence on what came to be known as Thatcherism.

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British Politics: An Analytical Approach


Peter John

December 2021

An introduction to British politics with a unique emphasis on political science to analyse the fundamental features of British politics, and the key changes post-Brexit.

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UK Politics


Andrew Blick

July 2021

Historically-informed, thoroughly contemporary: the clearest, most concise introduction to UK politics today.

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British Politics: A Very Short Introduction

Third Edition


Tony Wright

June 2020

Very Short Introductions

The nature of politics in Britain is being questioned as never before, with Brexit throwing both party and national politics into turmoil. Here, Tony Wright provides the essential context for current debates about the state of British politics, identifying key characteristics of its history and ideas which influence the current political landscape.

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Northern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition


Marc Mulholland

March 2020

Very Short Introductions

From the Plantation of Ulster to the entry into peace talks in the late twentieth century the Northern Irish people have been engaged in conflict. This book explores the pivotal moments in Northern Irish history - the rise of republicanism in the 1800s, Home Rule, the growth of Sinn Fein, and the DUP, before bringing the story up to date.

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The Changing Constitution

Ninth Edition


Sir Jeffrey Jowell, Colm O'Cinneide

July 2019

No other book on the subject brings together contributions from so many distinguished academics.

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Exploring Parliament


Cristina Leston-Bandeira, Louise Thompson

February 2018

Discover the work, impact and relevance of parliament in the twenty-first century.

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The British Constitution: A Very Short Introduction


Martin Loughlin

April 2013

Very Short Introductions

The British constitution has grown organically in response to changes in its economic, political, and social environment, and is not contained in a single authoritative text. In this Very Short Introduction, Martin Loughlin examines the nature and authority of the constitution, and its challenging prospects for the future.

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