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Reform of the House of Lords

Paperback, 29/06/2017, £9.99

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, £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, £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, £25.99
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, £63.00
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.

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.

Sultan of Swing: The Life of David Butler

Hardback, 04/10/2018, £25.00
Based on interviews with Butler himself, his friends, colleagues and family, and with access to many previously unseen papers, Crick chronicles the long and energetic life of the greatest analyst of British elections - a story which weaves its way through post-war history with surprises, colour and humour.

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.

Politics UK 9ed

Paperback, 16/03/2018, £37.99

Irish in Early Medieval Europe: Identity, Culture and Religion

Paperback, 13/05/2016, £27.99
Irish scholars who arrived in Continental Europe in the early Middle Ages are often credited with making some of the most important contributions to European culture and learning of the time, from the introduction of a new calendar to monastic reform.

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

In Our Own Hands: Corbynism Beyond Corbyn

Paperback, 13/08/2019, £10.99

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?

Prime Ministers: Reflections on Leadership from Wilson to May

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £20.00
A landmark history of the men and women who have defined the UK's role in the modern world - and what makes them special - by a seasoned political journalist.

Cabinet Office 1916-2016: The Birth of Modern Government

Hardback, 25/11/2016, £25.00
The first history and definitive history of the Cabinet Office, one of Britain's most important political institutions.

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.

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.
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