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After Brexit and Other Essays

After Brexit and Other Essays

Andrew Gamble

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529217094
eISBN:
9781529217131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529217094.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book contains a selection of articles and papers by Andrew Gamble on political economy and British politics which have appeared over the last forty years. The essays attempt to understand the ... More

The Battle of Ideas in the Labour PartyFrom Attlee to Corbyn and Brexit

The Battle of Ideas in the Labour Party: From Attlee to Corbyn and Brexit

Dimitri Batrouni

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529205060
eISBN:
9781529205107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205060.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Labour party has been largely defined by the battle of ideas between its left and right sections. This book chronicles those battles, highlighting the key ideas and people behind them since ... More

Beyond Pro-life and Pro-choiceThe Changing Politics of Abortion in Britain

Beyond Pro-life and Pro-choice: The Changing Politics of Abortion in Britain

Fran Amery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204995
eISBN:
9781529205404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204995.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A common misunderstanding of the Abortion Act 1967 is that it granted women the ‘right’ to access abortion. In reality, there is no such thing; the current provision of abortion in the United Kingdom ... More

Britain and Europe at a CrossroadsThe Politics of Anxiety and Transformation

Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation

Andrew Ryder

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529200515
eISBN:
9781529200560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200515.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation dissects the complex social, cultural and political factors that led the UK to take its decision to leave the EU and ... More

Constitutional Policy & Territorial Politics in the UK Vol 1Volume 1: Union and Devolution 1997-2007

Constitutional Policy & Territorial Politics in the UK Vol 1: Volume 1: Union and Devolution 1997-2007

Jonathan Bradbury

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529205886
eISBN:
9781529214444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205886.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This is the first of a two-volume work which provides an authoritative account of devolution in the UK since the initial settlement under New Labour in 1997. This first volume meets the need for a ... More

Contested BritainBrexit, Austerity and Agency

Contested Britain: Brexit, Austerity and Agency

Marius Guderjan, Hugh Mackay, and Gesa Stedman (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529205008
eISBN:
9781529205053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205008.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book offers a powerful and distinctive analysis of how the politics of the UK and the lived experience of its citizens have been reframed in the first decades of the 21st century. It does so by ... More

Dismantling the NHS?Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Dismantling the NHS?: Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Mark Exworthy, Russell Mannion, and Martin Powell (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330226
eISBN:
9781447330271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330226.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book provides an in-depth analysis of the NHS reforms ushered in by UK Coalition Government under the 2012 Health and Social Care Act, arguably the most extensive reforms ever introduced in the ... More

Housing Politics in the United KingdomPower, Planning and Protest

Housing Politics in the United Kingdom: Power, Planning and Protest

Brian Lund

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447327073
eISBN:
9781447327097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327073.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Housing has been labelled a ‘wicked’ problem: complex, territorial, open-ended and intractable. This book underscores the role of politics in generating this ‘wickedness’, highlighting the ‘actors’ ... More

The Ironic StateBritish Comedy and the Everyday Politics of Globalization

The Ironic State: British Comedy and the Everyday Politics of Globalization

James Brassett

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208450
eISBN:
9781529208504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208450.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In this book, James Brassett builds on his prize-winning research to demonstrate how British comedy can provide intimate and vital understandings of the everyday politics of globalization in Britain. ... More

Living Wages and the Welfare StateThe Anglo-American Social Model in Transition

Living Wages and the Welfare State: The Anglo-American Social Model in Transition

Shaun Wilson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447341185
eISBN:
9781447341345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341185.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Living Wages and the Welfare State documents and analyses a key transition now underway in the Anglo-American social model. Although minimum wages are increasing across the world, recent ... More

Outsourcing in the UKPolicies, Practices and Outcomes

Outsourcing in the UK: Policies, Practices and Outcomes

Janice Morphet

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529209600
eISBN:
9781529209631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209600.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book analyses the role and use of outsourcing within the UK public sector since the mid-1970s. The book examines the many drivers for the use of outsourcing in the public sector, including ... More

The well-being of children in the UK

The well-being of children in the UK

Jonathan Bradshaw (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447325628
eISBN:
9781447325659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325628.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Now in its fourth edition, this is the classic assessment of the state of child well-being in the United Kingdom. This edition has been updated to review the latest evidence, examining the outcomes ... More

Women, media and electionsRepresentation and Marginalization in British Politics

Women, media and elections: Representation and Marginalization in British Politics

Emily Harmer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529204940
eISBN:
9781529204988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204940.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In the century since women were first eligible to stand and vote in British general elections, they have relied on news media to help them gain information about politics, and to represent their ... More

Women's Activism Behind the ScreensTrade Unions and Gender Inequality in the British Film and Television Industries

Women's Activism Behind the Screens: Trade Unions and Gender Inequality in the British Film and Television Industries

Frances Galt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529206296
eISBN:
9781529214475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206296.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book contributes to important discussions on gender inequality in the present-day film and television industries and labour movement through an historical analysis of women workers and their ... More

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