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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.

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

Woman's Work

Paperback, 01/02/2018, £9.99

Exploring Parliament

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £30.99
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.

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.

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, £8.99
' 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.

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.

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.

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. -- .

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.

Britain Votes 2017

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

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. -- .

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.

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.

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.

Why We Get the Wrong Politicians

Paperback, 04/04/2019, £9.99
A frequent television pundit and one of the UK's stars in political journalism asks the urgent questions of why we lost faith in politicians - and how we can get it back. Shortlisted for the 2018 Waterstones Book of the Year "A really good book... Well-structured and well-written." Observer "Well written and incisive." The Times "Vital and compelling." New Statesman

How Parliament Works 8ed

Paperback, 15/11/2018, £37.99
"Seventh edition published by Routledge 2015"--T.p. verso.

No. 10: The Geography of Power at Downing Street

Hardback, 30/06/2019, £18.99
Both fascinating and extremely revealing, this is an intimate account of power and the building at its core. It is essential reading for anyone interested in the nature of British politics.

Who Owns England?: How We Lost Our Green and Pleasant Land, and How to Take It Back

Hardback, 01/05/2019, £20.00
`A formidable, brave and important book' Robert Macfarlane Who owns England? Behind this simple question lies this country's oldest and best-kept secret. This is the history of how England's elite came to own our land, and an inspiring manifesto for how to open up our countryside once more.

Party with Socialists in It: A History of the Labour Left

Paperback, 20/02/2018, £12.99
A history of the British Labour Party, uncovering its deep internal divisions and shifting positions in politics.

History of the British Isles 4ed

Paperback, 04/10/2016, £21.99
This book tells the story of a group of islands, their peoples, and their remarkable impact on the rest of the world. Concise and authoritative, it provides a balanced and absorbing narrative of an extraordinary shared past. This new edition brings the story up to the present day, and pays greater attention to social developments.

This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant's Manifesto

Hardback, 04/06/2019, £14.99
When today's immigrants are asked, `Why are you here?', they can justly respond, `We are here because you were there.' And now that they are here, as Mehta demonstrates, immigrants bring great benefits, enabling countries and communities to flourish.

How to Rig an Election

Paperback, 10/09/2019, £9.99

Fall and Rise of the British Left

Paperback, 17/09/2019, £14.99
The return of British socialism: Where does it comes from? Why now? And where is it going?

Cameron at 10: The Verdict

Paperback, 14/07/2016, £12.99
The most intimate account of a serving prime minister ever published, this is the gripping inside story of David Cameron's government as told by senior figures, including the Prime Minister, George Osborne and Boris Johnson.

Blair's Britain, 1997-2007

Paperback, 20/09/2007, £29.99
At the end of Tony Blair's era as British Prime Minister, this book presents a wide-ranging overview of his achievements and failures in power. Combining serious scholarship with clarity and accessibility, this is the authoritative verdict on the impact of the Blair years on British society.

May at 10

Hardback, 10/09/2019, £25.00
The book will lift the lid on this most enigmatic and secretive of Prime Ministers during the most tumultuous period in modern British political history.

Britain under Thatcher

Paperback, 10/11/1999, £22.99
This volume provides a balanced historical analysis of the Thatcher years and their consequences in the light of the miners' strike, unfavourable relations with Europe, the poll tax and the Falklands War.

Tribes: How Our Need to Belong Can Make or Break Society

Hardback, 27/02/2020, £20.00
Both memoir and call-to-arms, Tribes explores both the benign and malign effects of our need to belong.

Decline and Fail: Read in Case of Political Apocalypse

Hardback, 07/11/2019, £9.99
This unremittingly entertaining collection of John Crace's lifegiving political sketches will get you through the darkest of days - or failing that, will at least help you see the funny side.

Democracy May Not Exist But We'll Miss it When It's Gone

Paperback, 01/10/2019, £14.99
Did democracy ever exist? Why is it no longer possible?

Understanding Brexit: Why Britain Voted to Leave the European Union

Paperback, 29/11/2017, £16.99
On 23rd June 2016, the United Kingdom shocked the world by voting to leave the European Union. This short book examines why this happened, examining the historical, economic, political, social and cultural reasons that led to the Brexit vote.

Hearts and Minds: The Battle for the Conservative Party from Thatcher to the Present

Hardback, 29/09/2017, £20.00
A critical history of the Conservative Party that analyses the often-conflicting ideas held by leading figures within the party over recent years. Oliver Letwin is a former Cabinet minister, responsible for formulating and implementing policy during David Cameron's two governments.


Hardback, 16/06/2020, £16.99
How London was bought and sold by the Super-Rich, and what it means for the rest of us

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.

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.

New British Constitution

Paperback, 03/06/2009, £28.99
This book is the first to describe and analyse Britain's new constitution, asking why it was that the old system came under challenge.

Honourable Friends?: Parliament and the Fight for Change

Paperback, 03/09/2015, £9.99
Britain's first Green MP reveals the inner workings of parliamentary life, why we are so badly governed, and what we can do about it

Harry's Last Stand

Paperback, 02/10/2014, £8.99
The paperback edition of one of this year's most exciting and influential political books

Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography: Volume One: Not for Turning

Hardback, 23/04/2013, £35.00
A biography of Margaret Thatcher, the longest serving Prime Minister of the twentieth century and one of the most influential political figures of the postwar era. Published after her death on 8 April 2013, it gives insight into her early life and formation, especially through her extensive correspondence with her sister.
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