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The Future of British Politics

Paperback, 12/11/2020, £5.99
From post-colonial arrogance to climate disaster, Frankie Boyle takes a characteristically unsparing look at the key issues on our political horizon, in this instalment of the FUTURES series

The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment

Paperback, 05/11/2020, £10.99
A searing portrait of Britain's hostile environment by the celebrated journalist, longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize 2019.

How Corrupt is Britain?

Paperback, 11/03/2015, £19.99
An collection of powerful exposes which reveal corruption in different arms of the British state and call for fundamental political change.

Border Nation: A Story of Migration

Paperback, 20/03/2021, £9.99
From the refugee crisis to the 'hostile environment', what do borders look and feel like in Brexit Britain?

We Fight Fascists: The 43 Group and Their Forgotten Battle for Post-war Britain

Paperback, 11/05/2021, £9.99
The story of the Jewish ex-servicemen who fought against Oswald Mosley after World War II

Alpha City: How London Was Captured by the Super-Rich

Paperback, 04/05/2021, £9.99
How London was bought and sold by the Super-Rich, and what it means for the rest of us

The Hard Road to Renewal: Thatcherism and the Crisis of the Left

Paperback, 18/05/2021, £12.99
A timely reissue of a classic collection from the 1980s by one of Britain most radical cultural commentators

The Break-Up of Britain: Crisis and Neo-Nationalism

Paperback, 27/04/2021, £16.99
A defining study of British history and politics

Half In, Half Out: Prime Ministers on Europe

Hardback, 21/06/2018, £17.99
With each chapter written by a prominent political figure, including Sir Nicholas Soames, David Owen and Rachel Reeves, the book provides some hugely revealing portraits of Britain's former leaders, shining a light on their sometimes warm, and at other times downright hostile, attitudes towards Europe.

Fall: The Mystery of Robert Maxwell

Hardback, 04/02/2021, £18.99

The Last Queen: How Queen Elizabeth II Saved the Monarchy

Hardback, 01/10/2020, £20.00
A biography that seeks to unravel the reality from the myths to ask the pertinent question: how long will the institution survive beyond the reign of the current Queen?

Hard Work: Life in Low-pay Britain

Paperback, 30/01/2003, £9.99
Living on an estate in Clapham, Polly Toynbee started from scratch and found that if she were truly unemployed, she would not even be able to afford a new job, and that faced with starvation, it's impossible not to sink into debt. This book provides an account of her courageous intention to live and work on the minimum wage.

Better or Worse?: Has Labour Delivered?

Paperback, 07/02/2005, £12.99
What have they really achieved? Did Iraq overshadow all? Did public services improve after all? Were the targets reached, the promises met? This book presents an analysis of the Labour Party's performance.

Free Radical: A Memoir

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

Rule of the Land: Walking Ireland's Border

Paperback, 02/11/2017, £9.99
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.

British Imperialism 1688-2000

7, 17/08/2001, £37.99
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.

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, £34.75
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.

Exploring Parliament

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £32.99
The only text to combine academic and practitioner perspectives with evidence based case studies to reveal what really goes on behind the scenes of Parliament.

Power Trip: A Decade of Policy, Plots and Spin

Paperback, 25/07/2014, £11.99
With scandalous new chapters, this is the paperback edition of the political book of 2013.

Gimson's Prime Ministers

Hardback, 15/03/2018, £11.99
A concise, sharp-witted and illuminating account of the lives of Britain's prime ministers from Walpole to May, illustrated by Martin Rowson.

Progressive Century: The Future of the Centre-Left in Britain

Paperback, 14/06/2001, £35.00
Can Labour and the Liberal Democrats redefine politics to make the 21st Century a progressive century? Can the centre-left find a common cause to tackle the alienation from politics, the globalisation of power, the need to modernise public services and the will to face up to the environmental challenges?

Hope Lies in the Proles: George Orwell and the Left

Paperback, 12/03/2018, £16.99
A critical account of George Orwell's politics, exploring his anti-fascism, criticism of the USSR and enduring commitment to socialism

Fortress Britain?: Ethical approaches to immigration policy for a post-Brexit Britain

Paperback, 19/04/2018, £16.99
Immigration is an issue central to British society, as demonstrated by the vote for Brexit. This collection of essays offers a fascinating exploration of the ethics surrounding immigration policy in the UK. Produced by Theos, a leading Christian think tank, this thought-provoking book considers the range of ethical approaches to the issue.

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

Paperback, 03/05/2018, £9.99
' the Labour candidate I prepared for every possible question on the local radio Election Phone-In. and he campaigned for a new non-selective inner-city state school, then realised this meant he had to send his kids to a non-selective inner-city state school.

My Life, Our Times

Paperback, 24/05/2018, £9.99
Reflecting on the personal and ideological tensions within Labour and its successes and failures in power, he describes how to meet the challenge of pursuing a radical agenda within a credible party of government.

British Politics 3ed

Paperback, 15/03/2018, £36.99
Fully revised and updated third edition of a popular, established textbook, providing a definitive introduction to Britain's politics, political institutions and processes.

Everyday Life in British Government

Paperback, 05/03/2015, £27.49
In his fascinating piece of political anthropology, Rod Rhodes uncovers exactly how the British political elite thinks and acts.

Prime Ministers' Craft: Why Some Succeed and Others Fail in Westminster Systems

Hardback, 31/05/2018, £67.00
This volume examines how prime ministers work and the means by which they choose to run their governments, and compares four parliamentary systems (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom) over the past 40 years.

Peak Inequality: Britain's ticking time bomb

Paperback, 29/06/2018, £12.99
Dorling brings together new material alongside a selection of his most recent writing on inequality from publications including the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian, New Statesman, Financial Times and the China People's Daily. He explores whether we have now reached `peak inequality' and concludes by predicting what the future holds for Britain.

Loud and Proud: Passion and Politics in the English Defence League

Paperback, 29/04/2016, £14.99
This book is an ethnographic study of grassroots activists in the English Defence League. Setting the findings within contemporary debates on race and racism, Islamophobia, social movements and the far right. -- .

Contemporary Britain 4ed

Paperback, 13/03/2018, £29.99
A new edition of a popular introduction to all aspects of life in Britain. This version reflects on the ongoing fallout from the global financial and eurozone crises; the May 2015 General Election; the September 2014 referendum on Scottish independence; the new tone of debate on immigration; and the June 2016 Brexit referendum.

Politics and Governance in the UK

Paperback, 29/07/2015, £37.99
This thoroughly revised third edition of a much praised, comprehensive text on British politics and governance takes into account developments up to and including the 2015 General Election and reflects on the recent upheavals in Britain's constitutional settlement.

Corbynism: A Critical Approach

Paperback, 24/09/2018, £15.99
Corbynism as a political movement is now in the ascendency, and, conceivably, is also on the verge of power. This book provides a critical overview of what Corbynism is, above and beyond Jeremy Corbyn himself, placing it within the context of populist left and right movements that have taken hold across the globe.

Scouting for Boys: A Handbook for Instruction in Good Citizenship

Hardback, 11/10/2018, £16.99
The original 'self-instructor' of the Boy Scout Movement, Scouting for Boys (1908) is probably the most influential manual for youth ever published. Yet it is an extraordinary hodge-podge of jingoist lore, tracker legend, extracts from adventure fiction, and autobiographical writing which reveals the multiple anxieties of its author and time.

None Past the Post: Britain at the Polls, 2017

Paperback, 06/06/2018, £15.99
The latest book in the long-running Britain at the Polls series provides an indispensable account of the remarkable 2017 British general election. Leading experts explain why Theresa May and the Conservatives lost their majority, and analyse how the other political parties and voters responded to the 2016 Brexit referendum and ongoing austerity. -- .

British General Election of 2017

Paperback, 27/09/2018, £24.99
The British General Election of 2017 is the definitive and authoritative account of one of the most dramatic elections in British history.

Britain Votes 2017

Paperback, 22/03/2018, £15.99
Britain Votes 2017 offers a comprehensive analysis of one of the most extraordinary elections ever.

Betting the House: The Inside Story of the 2017 Election

Paperback, 31/10/2017, £14.99
The story of the 2017 general election told by two respected journalists with privileged access to all the key players.

Challenge of Defending Britain

Paperback, 30/11/2018, £9.99
A concise explanation of all the elements that make up current British defence policy as it goes through a major transition to confront the technological and political challenges Britain faces in the coming decade. -- .

Urban Warfare: Housing under the Empire of Finance

Paperback, 26/03/2019, £19.99
A global study of the financialisation of housing.

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Hardback, 14/08/2017, £16.95
Translation of the author's Le capital au XXIe siaecle.


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