Gordon Takes the Helm: The Palgrave Review of British Politics 2007-08

Hardcover | December 1, 2008

EditorMichael Rush

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Contributors to this Hansard Society/Palgrave volume consider how British government and politics changed as Tony Blair gave way to Gordon Brown. Gordon at the Helm looks at a range of factors under Brown such as public opinion, party and opposition politics, British government and administration, public policy, local government and foreign policy.

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Contributors to this Hansard Society/Palgrave volume consider how British government and politics changed as Tony Blair gave way to Gordon Brown. Gordon at the Helm looks at a range of factors under Brown such as public opinion, party and opposition politics, British government and administration, public policy, local government and fo...

MICHAEL RUSH is Emeritus Professor of Politics at the University of Exeter, UK. He is the author or editor of twelve books, including Parliament Today (2005). He is a former Chair of the Study of Parliament Group and former member of the Council of the Hansard Society.PHILIP GIDDINGS is Senior Lecturer in Politics and Head of the Scho...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:285 pages, 8.5 × 5.7 × 0.9 inPublished:December 1, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230002609

ISBN - 13:9780230002609

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Mapping the Voyage; P.Giddings
Brown’s First Year; P.Riddell
A New Constitutional Settlement? Constitutional Development in 2007-08; P.Norton
The Brown Factor in Elections & Public Opinion; M.Cole
A Brown Effect on Parties and Party Systems 2007-08; A.Russell
Demands and Responses: Pressure Politics in 2007-08; M.Rush& W.Grant
Restoring Trust in British Politics; A.Graham
Brown-Shaped Whitehall? British Government & Administration in 2007-08; A.Gray& B.Jenkins
Parliament under Brown: The Commons and Lords in 2007-08; R.Kelly, L.Maer, O.Gay, P.Norton & P.Cowley
The Individual and the State: Courts, Tribunals and Ombudsmen in Brown's Britain; S.Prince& P.Giddings
The Brown Agenda in Public Policy Development in 2007-08; A.Hindmoor
Brown and the Nations: The Practice of Devolution; J.Bradbury
Brown’s Community Politics: Developments in Local Government; S.Leach
Brown’s World View: Foreign Policy under our New Prime Minister; C.White
Shaping the Union: Brown’s Britain and the EU; T.Bale
Reverse Spin? Brown and the Media; D.Wring
Stormy Seas Ahead; P.Giddings