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The Resource Politics in Britain, Bruce F. Norton

Politics in Britain, Bruce F. Norton

Label
Politics in Britain
Title
Politics in Britain
Statement of responsibility
Bruce F. Norton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Norton, Bruce F
Dewey number
320.441
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
JN175
LC item number
.N67 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Great Britain
Label
Politics in Britain, Bruce F. Norton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ( p. 369-383) and index
Contents
1. Nation building : making Britain British -- The Protestant ascendancy -- Fear, relief, and pride -- The call to arms -- Markets and profits -- Linking the nation -- The magic of monarchy -- Political reform -- Conclusion -- 2. The British body politic -- Island Britain -- Pride of place -- Ethnic Britain -- Religious Britain -- Class-conscious Britain -- Attitudes towards the political system -- Conclusion -- 3. The constitution -- Why constitutions? -- The British constitution is different -- Five hallmarks of the British constitution -- The sources of the British constitution -- Conclusion -- 4. Political parties and party government -- Parliament as incubator of parties -- Parties beyond Parliament -- Parties and party government from 1900 : an overview -- Parties and party government since 1945 : a closer look -- Conclusion -- 5. Parties in parliament and beyond -- The parties in Parliament -- Electing party leaders -- The roles of party leaders -- Party organizations in Parliament -- The parties beyond Parliament -- Labour Party -- Conservative Party -- Conclusion -- 6. Pressure groups -- Functions -- Phases -- Types -- Targets and tactics -- Conclusion -- 7. Campaigns and elections -- Varieties of elections -- Electoral arenas -- Calling elections -- Candidates and parties -- Campaigns -- Elections -- Voting -- Conclusion -- 8. Parliament -- What is Parliament? -- Representation -- Lawmaking -- Oversight -- Conclusion -- 9. Prime Minister and cabinet -- Powers of the Prime Minister -- Support staff -- The cabinet -- The cabinet office -- The treasury -- Conclusion -- 10. Administering government at the center -- Whitehall departments -- Reforming Whitehall -- Regulatory bodies, quangos, and quagos -- Conclusion -- 11. Administering government : town halls and the nations -- Local government -- The four nations -- Conclusion -- 12. Law, courts, and judges -- The law -- Courts -- Judges -- Conclusion -- 13. Britain and the European Union -- Britain's relationship with the rest of Europe -- Shared governance -- The EU's impact on the British political system -- Conclusion
Control code
ocm74964908
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxi, 404 p.
Isbn
9780871879240
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006035967
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)74964908
Label
Politics in Britain, Bruce F. Norton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ( p. 369-383) and index
Contents
1. Nation building : making Britain British -- The Protestant ascendancy -- Fear, relief, and pride -- The call to arms -- Markets and profits -- Linking the nation -- The magic of monarchy -- Political reform -- Conclusion -- 2. The British body politic -- Island Britain -- Pride of place -- Ethnic Britain -- Religious Britain -- Class-conscious Britain -- Attitudes towards the political system -- Conclusion -- 3. The constitution -- Why constitutions? -- The British constitution is different -- Five hallmarks of the British constitution -- The sources of the British constitution -- Conclusion -- 4. Political parties and party government -- Parliament as incubator of parties -- Parties beyond Parliament -- Parties and party government from 1900 : an overview -- Parties and party government since 1945 : a closer look -- Conclusion -- 5. Parties in parliament and beyond -- The parties in Parliament -- Electing party leaders -- The roles of party leaders -- Party organizations in Parliament -- The parties beyond Parliament -- Labour Party -- Conservative Party -- Conclusion -- 6. Pressure groups -- Functions -- Phases -- Types -- Targets and tactics -- Conclusion -- 7. Campaigns and elections -- Varieties of elections -- Electoral arenas -- Calling elections -- Candidates and parties -- Campaigns -- Elections -- Voting -- Conclusion -- 8. Parliament -- What is Parliament? -- Representation -- Lawmaking -- Oversight -- Conclusion -- 9. Prime Minister and cabinet -- Powers of the Prime Minister -- Support staff -- The cabinet -- The cabinet office -- The treasury -- Conclusion -- 10. Administering government at the center -- Whitehall departments -- Reforming Whitehall -- Regulatory bodies, quangos, and quagos -- Conclusion -- 11. Administering government : town halls and the nations -- Local government -- The four nations -- Conclusion -- 12. Law, courts, and judges -- The law -- Courts -- Judges -- Conclusion -- 13. Britain and the European Union -- Britain's relationship with the rest of Europe -- Shared governance -- The EU's impact on the British political system -- Conclusion
Control code
ocm74964908
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxi, 404 p.
Isbn
9780871879240
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006035967
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)74964908

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