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Government and Politics in Britain An Introduction by J. E. Kingdom

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Published by Polity Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • British Isles,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Political Process - General,
  • GREAT BRITAIN_POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT_1997-,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Government - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages800
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7956366M
ISBN 100745625940
ISBN 109780745625942

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: Government and Politics in Britain (): John Kingdom, Paul Fairclough: Books. Government and Politics in Britain [Kingdom, John] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Government and Politics in Britain/5(4).   The first edition of his Government and Politics in Britain was awarded the Politics Association book prize. Paul Fairclough is deputy head (sixth form) at Sedbergh School, having worked as a head of politics for more than two decades; most recently at Wellington College.2/5(2). An A-level text book that may also serve as an introduction for undergraduates, the book covers the major areas of British politics - the constitution, Parliament, the electoral system, the parties and the party system, the cabinet system, the Monarchy, the Civil Service and local government.

Addressing the key issues of politics in Britain, this text analyzes the constitutional/institutional structure of the government, whilst addressing questions about the reality of power in society. It encourages the student to look beyond the formal structures into the hidden recesses of the state.   The first edition of his Government and Politics in Britain was awarded the Politics Association book prize. Paul Fairclough is deputy head (sixth form) at Sedbergh School, having worked as a head of politics for more than two decades; most recently at Wellington :   Government and Politics in Britain: An Introduction Currently unavailable. The third edition of this best–selling, prize–winning textbook continues to lead the field with its widely acknowledged capacity to enthuse students through its challenging and thought–provoking style/5(6). The book begins by examining the setting against which government and politics operates in Britain and the United States, noting aspects of the history and social structure of each country beforeexploring the concept of political culture.

Explore our list of Great Britain - Politics & Government Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Government and politics in Britain. [J E Kingdom; Paul Fairclough] -- Addressing the key issues of politics in Britain, this text analyses the constitutional and institutional structure of the government, whilst addressing questions about the reality of power in. Book Review: Government and Politics in Britain, 4th Edition, by John Kingdom with Paul Fairclough The fourth edition of this popular textbook aims to offer a comprehensive introduction to government and politics in Britain today. Set against the turbulent background of a world in economic, ideological and religious flux, the book analyses key. The book focuses on politics in Britain, France, Germany and Italy. Unfortunately, it turns what could be an interesting comparison into an exercise in boredom. Each section reads like an individual essay with the authors trying to prove some central thesis and thus fails to sufficiently explain the forces influencing politics in the countries /5(2).