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Revolting Subjects: Social Abjection and Resistance in Neoliberal Britain

Paperback, 11/04/2013, £16.99
Imaginative and original, Revolting Subjects introduces a range of new insights into neoliberal societies, and will be essential reading for those concerned about widening inequalities, growing social unrest and social justice in the wider global context.

British Politics

7, 18/04/2006, £22.99

Sailing Close to the Wind

Hardback, 18/09/2014, £20.00
The memoirs of one of Britain's most remarkable political figures.

How Parliament Works

Paperback, 20/07/2006, £19.99

This classic text provides a unique insight into the workings and daily life within parliament. It explores its tradition and character for a glimpse into a world that is constantly in the news. The authors dispel the mystery and present its purpose and function plainly and intelligibly.


Bittersweet Brexit: The Future of Food, Farming, Land and Labour

Paperback, 16/10/2017, £19.99
An optimistic solution to the post-Brexit crisis in Britain's agricultural sector

Things Can Only Get Worse?: Twenty confusing years in the life of a Labour supporter

Hardback, 28/07/2017, £16.99
Tells the personal story of one political activist helping Labour progress from its 1997 landslide to the unassailable position it enjoys today. A sequel to the best-selling Things Can Only Get Better, this book is suitable for everyone who could use a good laugh after Brexit, Boris and Trump.

After the Storm: The World Economy and Britain's Economic Future

Paperback, 27/04/2016, £9.99
From the bestselling author of The Storm comes a fascinating insight into the state of the British economy from one of our leading politicians, who was at the heart of the coalition government.

Essentials of UK Politics 2ed

Paperback, 26/07/2011, £22.99
NEW POST-ELECTION EDITION PUBLISHING IN AUGUST 2015, SEE HERE. Updated to cover British politics in an age of austerity and coalition government, the new edition of this best-selling AS-level text covers all topics in the Edexcel and AQA syllabi and the

One of Us

Paperback, 14/05/1993, £9.99
Written to coincide with a Channel 4 series on Lady Thatcher, this biography is based on intimate conversations between the Prime Minister and the major politicians of the period and Hugo Young, who has written and presented "No Minister", "But Chancellor" and "The Thatcher Phenomenon".

Rule of the Land: Walking Ireland's Border

Paperback, 02/11/2017, £8.99
In the wake of the EU referendum, the United Kingdom's border with Ireland has gained greater significance: it is set to become the frontier with the European Union. To uncover its secret landscape, with a troubled past and an uncertain future, Garrett Carr travelled Ireland's border on foot and by canoe.

I, Maybot: The Rise and Fall

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £9.99
Stumble for short.' 'Kim Jong-May awkward and incredulous as journalist asks question.' 'Supreme leader produces pure TV Valium on The One Show.' Throughout 2017 John Crace, the Guardian's parliamentary sketch writer, has watched Theresa May's efforts to remain strong and stable - and, indeed, Prime Minister.

Free Radical: A Memoir

Paperback, 01/07/2010, £12.99
The candid autobiography from Britain's most trusted politician, now available in paperback.

Honourable Friends?

Hardback, 05/03/2015, £14.99

Fall Out: A Year of Political Mayhem

Hardback, 20/11/2017, £25.00
The unmissable inside story of the most dramatic general election campaign in modern history and Theresa May's battle for a Brexit deal, the greatest challenge for a prime minister since the Second World War. By the bestselling author of All Out War, shortlisted for the Orwell Prize 2017.

Enemy Within: A Tale of Muslim Britain

Hardback, 01/02/2018, £9.99

Woman's Work

Paperback, 01/02/2018, £9.99

British Politics Since 1945

Paperback, 31/08/1995, £33.50
British Politics since 1945 offers a comprehensive overview of postwar British politics ideal for introductory students and general readers alike. The book balances a narrative of the major events and personalities of the postwar political scene with a critical assessment of the recurrent issues and concerns of political debate.

British Imperialism 1688-2000

7, 17/08/2001, £33.99
In the new single-volume edition of this groundbreaking history of the Empire, Professors Cain and Hopkins have refurbished and further developed their strong and provocative arguments. The text includes a substantive new introduction and conclusion, and an original discussion of globalization.

British Dream

Hardback, 01/04/2013, £20.00
One of Britain's most influential centre-left thinkers examines UK immigration policy and argues that there have been unforeseen consequences which need urgently to be addressed.

1997: The Future that Never Happened

Paperback, 02/10/2017, £10.99
An immersive account of Britain in 1997, a year which laid the foundation of our current political crisis.

Broken Vows: Tony Blair the Tragedy of Power

Hardback, 03/03/2016, £20.00
When Tony Blair became prime minister in May 1997, he was, at forty-three, the youngest person to hold that office since 1812. On his first election campaign, Blair had promised that 'New Labour' would modernize Britain, freeing it from sleaze, special interests and government secrecy. So what went wrong?

Political Issues in Britain Today 5ed

7, 11/03/1999, £9.99
This volume addresses key political issues which occupy the government and opposition in 1998, including: Tony Blair's style of government, the philosophy of the welfare state, policy-making in the local government sector, law and order, and the effect of EU membership on British politics.

New Labour's foreign policy

Paperback, 19/10/2000, £15.99
On 12 May 1997, the foreign secretary, Robin Cook, launched a mission statement for New Labour's foreign policy. Interpreted as a "new moral crusade", this essay asks whether New Labour have re-orientated the path of foreign policy from that established by the Conservatives.

Blue Labour

Paperback, 28/02/2015, £14.99

Out of the Ashes: Britain after the riots

Paperback, 29/08/2008, £8.99
David Lammy MP predicted the riots of 2011 a year before they took place. In this book, he analyses the causes of the disturbances and their implications for the future. It seeks to explain why the breakdown of law and order was so swift and so widespread, and offers a way forward for Britain that is both practical and inspirational.

Reform of the House of Lords

Paperback, 29/06/2017, £9.99

Beyond Brexit?: How to assess the UK's future

Paperback, 22/02/2017, £9.99
Takes a long term view on the range of institutional and operational options available to the UK, EU and other international institutions seeking to influence Brexit negotiations and outcomes.

Aspects of British Political History 1815-1914

Paperback, 06/10/1994, £22.99
Written by an experienced and renowned textbook author, this book examines all the major themes, personalities and issues of this important period in a clear and digestible form.

Prime Ministers in Power: Political Leadership in Britain and Australia

Hardback, 20/03/2012, £64.00
A study of prime ministerial leadership in Britain and Australia. Tony Blair and John Howard were election winning leaders in two similar countries. They succeeded in dominating politics for over 10 years, but both fell dramatically from office. This book asks how these prime ministers established such predominant positions.

Distilling the Frenzy: Writing the history of one's own times

Paperback, 07/05/2013, £9.99
In Distilling the Frenzy, the UK's leading contemporary historian examines the special considerations that apply to writing the history of one's own times.

Contemporary British Society Reader

Paperback, 22/11/2000, £24.99
This exciting new reader brings together some of the best recent sociological writing on British society. The volume features carefully selected extracts from books and journals, which have been chosen for the high quality of their sociological analysis and their relevance to understanding social change.

Politics and the Media in Britain

7, 21/08/2007, £19.99
This important new text provides an up-to-date account of the complex interrelationship between politics and the media in Britain. It starts by setting key policy areas in the context of technological convergence, globalization and initiatives at European level. It then addresses the key issues the role of the media in politics and elections.

You Can't Say That: Memoirs

Paperback, 05/04/2012, £9.99
From his eccentric South London working class childhood to running one of the biggest cities in the world, Livingstone is one of the very few politicians to have scored a major victory over the Thatcher Government and has championed issues as diverse as the environment, gay rights and anti-racism. This title tells his story.

British politics today 7ed

Paperback, 04/12/2003, £8.99
A short but comprehensive textbook for students of British politics which interprets changes over the last thirty years and analyses institutions within the context of British society and economics.

Aspects of British Political History

7, 15/08/1996, £22.99
This text examines all the major themes, personalities and issues of this important period in British politics in an accessible form. It introduces fresh angles to long-studied topics, analyzing views of different historians.

Contemporary Britain 3ed

Paperback, 11/05/2012, £22.99
The comprehensively revised and updated third edition provides a lively and concise introduction to political, economic and social life in Britain. It offers an ideal starting point for students and general readers looking for an introduction to contemporary Britain that is readable, informative, sophisticated and thought-provoking.

British General Election: 2015

Paperback, 15/12/2015, £29.99
The British General Election of 2015 is a must-read for anyone wanting to know how the action unfolded in the most unpredictable election for a generation.

More Sex, Lies and the Ballot Box: Another Fifty Things You Need to Know About British Elections

Paperback, 19/08/2016, £14.99
An absolutely fascinating look at the world of political polling, examining the fallacies that appear to drive our politicians, drawing conclusions, some obvious and some counter intuitive.

Developments in British Politics 10ed

Paperback, 07/10/2016, £30.99
Bringing together an all-new set of chapters by leading authorities, Developments in British Politics 9 provides a systematic, accessible and state of the art account of the legacy of New Labour and of the new world of coalition government and austerity politics ushered in by the 2010 election.

Corbyn: Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics

Paperback, 16/05/2016, £12.99
Jeremy Corbyn, the radical left candidate for the Labour leadership, won - and won big

Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class

Paperback, 29/03/2016, £9.99
Bestselling investigation into the myth and reality of working-class life in contemporary Britain

New British Constitution

Paperback, 03/06/2009, £24.99
This book is the first to describe and analyse Britain's new constitution, asking why it was that the old system came under challenge.

Whatever it Takes: The Real Story of Gordon Brown and New Labour

Paperback, 16/09/2010, £14.99
The definitive account of New Labour's rise and fall.

Reforming the House of Lords

Hardback, 13/01/2000, £38.99
The constitution of Britain is changing rapidly, and the House of Lords is next on the agenda for reform. This book provides an international context, using material as yet unpublished in the UK. What can we learn from the appointed Canadian Senate, the elected Australian Senate, the German federal Bundesrat, or our other European neighbours.

All Out War: The Full Story of How Brexit Sank Britain's Political Class

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £9.99
The best political book of the year' ANDREW MARR 'A superb work of storytelling and reporting. Sets new benchmark for the writing of contemporary political history' Andrew Sparrow, Guardian The only book to tell the full story of how and why Britain voted to leave the EU.

Having it So Good: Britain in the Fifties

Paperback, 03/05/2007, £14.99
The 1950s was the decade in which Roger Bannister ran the four-minute mile, Bill Haley released "Rock Around the Clock", rationing ended and Britain embarked on the traumatic, disastrous Suez War. This book captures Britain in a decade, emerging from the shadow of war into growing affluence.

Margaret Thatcher: A Life and Legacy

Hardback, 12/01/2017, £10.99
This concise, lively, and authoritative biography examines the life of Margaret Thatcher and sets it in the context of recent British history. Written by leading international historian David Cannadine, it covers her early life, political career, life after politics, impact, and legacy.

Battle for British Islam: Reclaiming Muslim Identity from Extremism: 2016

Paperback, 05/09/2016, £14.99
Long-standing, award-winning Muslim human rights campaigner Sara Khan courageously takes on the extremists within her faith whose ideology has made it easier for terrorists to recruit young Britons. This important and timely book will be a major news story this autumn.

How Parliament Works 7ed

Paperback, 27/03/2015, £35.99

Al Murray the Pub Landlord Says Think Yourself British

Paperback, 22/07/2010, £8.99
Bestselling author of THE BOOK OF BRITISH COMMON SENSE, the Pub Landlord brings you the last Help Yourself book you will ever need.
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