British government and politics since 1945

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Oxford University Press in association with the Hansard Society for Parliamentary Government , Oxford
Great Britain -- Politics and government --
Other titlesParliamentary affairs. 0031-2290.
Statementedited by F. F. Ridley and Michael Rush.
SeriesHansard Society series in politics and government -- 2
ContributionsRidley, F. F., Rush, Michael, 1937-, Hansard Society for Parliamentary Government.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJN231 .B699 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20084670M
ISBN 100199222398

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"Consensus politics" is the notion that for approximately a quarter of a century after there existed a broad measure of agreement between the major political parties about the role and objectives of government and the fundamental bases of policy, domestic and by: 4.

United Kingdom - United Kingdom - Britain since Labour rejoiced at its political triumph, the first independent parliamentary majority in the party’s history, but it faced grave problems. The war had stripped Britain of virtually all its foreign financial resources, and the country had built up “sterling credits”—debts owed to other countries that would have to be paid in foreign.

In this fully revised and updated edition of British General Elections since David Butler chronicles the demeanour and result of each post-war election. He also draws on the most recent research to examine how much the way in which elections have been stages and fought has altered, with press conferences, advertising, opinion polls and media events transforming the electoral by: British Politics since The Dynamics of Historical Change.

Editors: James, S., Preston, V SAMUEL H. BEER Eaton Professor of the Science of Government Emeritus, Harvard University JOHN BARNES Lecturer in Government, London School of Economics JENIE BETTERIDGE Research Fellow, Centre for Communication and Information Studies, University Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

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Politics in peacetime. Between and Winston Churchill was probably the most popular British prime minister of all time.

In May his approval rating in the opinion polls, which had. Before these by-elections, a governing party had only ever increased its share of the vote at a by-election five times since that number is now at 7. A particularly disappointing night for UKIP, as they failed to come even close to winning Stoke-on-Trent Central and saw a collapse in their vote share in ers: The standard that Bale set with this publication meant that expectations would be high when he published The Conservatives since The Drivers of Party Change.

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We who have lived through them have tended to regard them as natural and inevitable. They are not. National humiliation Suez. A cutaway from The Eagle magazine, November Bringing the picture right up to date, this sixth edition of the most reliable basic text on recent political history not only discusses domestic policy and politics in particular, but also covers external and international relations.

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This book is an in-depth study of the importnace of the Empire-Commonwealth in the two decades after WWII for Britain's Brand: Taylor And Francis. British politics since the rise, fall and rebirth of consensus Dutton, David, ; Historical Association This edition, containing fully updated further reading, continues to provide an excellent overview of postwar British politics and the consensus debate for all students of politics and contemporary history.

Continuity and change since This chapter focuses on British policy and attitudes towards European integration since the end of the Second World War.

It ranges across a wide variety of historical, strategic, political, economic and other forces that have shaped policy and by: 2. This is the unusual book in which the title tells you more about its contents than the subtitle.

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In the British political system, almost all legislation is proposed by the Government and much of it comes from promises made in the manifesto of the relevant political party at the last election.

At the beginning of each annual session of the Parliament, the main Bills to be considered are announced by the Queen in a speech opening that year's. The Conservative Party and European Integration since adopts a thematic line based around two chronological periods, –75 and –, and uses different methodological approaches.

It explores the shifting stances amongst Conservatives within an economic, political and international context as the party adjusted to the decline of.

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The Setting of British Politics: British Society and the British People Introduction The historical background British society and the. Overview: Britain from onwards.

At the national level, government was controlled by the Labour Party ( --. Read this book on Questia. The author examines the institutions and practices of British government and politics and makes selective comparisons with the experience of other countries, mainly liberal democracies.

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It also analyses the main idealogical perspectives operating Author: Peter Dorey. British Politics since 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 : Peter Dorey.Offers a concise survey of British politics from the end of World War II up to the end of the s.

The author argues that "consensus politics" has looked increasingly fragile, and shows how in a changing world it has given way to a new style of politics in Britain.