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Politics and governance in the UK, Michael Moran - hardback

"Providing the complete introduction to British politics for the beginning student, this highly successful text reflects the multi-level character of British governance in its organization and content. The fully updated new edition incorporates the outcome of the May 2010 election and the "new politics" of the coalition government"-- provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Introduction -- Why Politics Matters and Why British Politics Matters -- Britain as a Capitalist Democracy -- Britain in a Globalizing World -- Culture, Constitutions and British Politics -- Europeanizing British Politics -- The Core Executive in the Westminster System -- Departments and Agencies in the Westminster System -- Representing Interests in the Westminster System -- Parliament in the Westminster System -- The Devolved Systems of Governance: Scotland and Wales -- Devolved Government in Northern Ireland -- The Worlds of Local and Regional Government: Multi-level Governance in Action -- How Citizens Participate -- Parties and their Organization -- Parties and their Ideologies -- How Political Communication Happens -- How Elections are Decided -- How Leaders are Selected -- Understanding Policy Under Multi-level Governance -- Raising and Allocating Resources -- The State, Public Order and Security -- The State and the Citizen -- Understanding the British State, Theories and Evidence
Literary Form
non fiction
2nd ed
Physical Description
xvii, 484 p. ;, 25 cm

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