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Principles and Politics in Contemporary Britain

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Principles and Politics in Contemporary Britain by Mark Garnett
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This book shows the importance of political ideas in policy-making and demonstrates the extent to which pragmatic considerations preclude the imposition of rigid ideological programmes. It charts the decline of the postwar British 'consensus', the changing face of both the Conservative and Labour parties under the long shadow of Thatcherism, and the growing emergence of single issue policies such as environmentalism and feminism. With an extensive bibliography and suggested seminar and essay topics, Principles and Politics can be used on any course which focuses on contemporary British politics as well as having general appeal to those interested in looking at the contemporary political and ideological debate in the context of wider issues and trends. This second edition is completely revised and updated.

Author Biography

Mark Garnett teaches politics at Leicester University and is a biographer of Willie Whitelaw and Keith Joseph. His other books include The Snake that Swallowed its Tail.
Release date Australia
September 15th, 2006
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Imprint Academic
Pages
300
Dimensions
135x210x56
ISBN-13
9781845400262
Product ID
1937258

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