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Developments in British Politics 4

  • Patrick Dunleavy
  • Andrew Gamble
  • Ian Holliday
  • Gillian Peele

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction: Stability, Crisis or Decline?

    1. Patrick Dunleavy, Andrew Gamble, Ian Holliday, Gillian Peele
      Pages 1-16
  3. The Political System

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Gillian Peele
      Pages 19-39
    3. Neill Nugent
      Pages 40-68
    4. Andrew Gamble
      Pages 69-91
    5. Ivor Crewe
      Pages 92-122
    6. Patrick Dunleavy
      Pages 123-153
    7. Gavin Drewry
      Pages 154-174
    8. Keith Dowding
      Pages 175-193
  4. Public Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. Stephen Wilks
      Pages 221-245
    3. Chris Pierson
      Pages 246-266
    4. John McCormick
      Pages 267-284
    5. David Sanders
      Pages 285-304
  5. Current Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 305-305
    2. Ian Holliday
      Pages 307-320
    3. John Solomos, Les Back
      Pages 321-331
    4. David Marsh
      Pages 332-349

About this book


Continuing the tradition of authoritative, up-to-date and theoretically-informed analysis established in previous Developments books, completely new chapters by a new team of expert authors provide a comprehensive introduction to British politics under Major.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Patrick Dunleavy
    • 1
  • Andrew Gamble
    • 2
  • Ian Holliday
    • 3
  • Gillian Peele
    • 4
  1. 1.London School of Economics and Political ScienceUK
  2. 2.University of SheffieldUK
  3. 3.Department of GovernmentUniversity of ManchesterUK
  4. 4.Lady Margaret HallOxfordUK

About the editors

Patrick is a member of the Academy of the Social Sciences, London. He has authored numerous books and academic articles in political science, including co-authoring Theories of the Democratic State. He is currently general editor of five major LSE blogs, and he co-directs the Democratic Audit of the UK. Patrick is author of Authoring a PhD. He also blogs on research-level writing for PhDers, early career researchers and academics at He tweets @PJDunleavy.

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