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Enemy Within: A Tale of Muslim Britain

Hardback, 01/02/2018, £9.99

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Paperback, 13/03/2018, £27.99
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, £35.99
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, £14.99
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.

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.

Blue Labour

Paperback, 28/02/2015, £14.99

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

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.

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.

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.

Reform of the House of Lords

Paperback, 29/06/2017, £9.99

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.

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.

Exploring Parliament

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £29.99
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, £10.99
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, £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.

British Politics 3ed

Paperback, 15/03/2018, £34.99
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, £22.99
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, £60.00
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.

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.

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.

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.


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