Political Parties in the UK by Alistair ClarkPolitical Parties in the UK by Alistair Clark

Political Parties in the UK

byAlistair Clark

Paperback | February 13, 2012

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A systematic and comprehensive introduction to party politics throughout the UK combining chapters on each of the main parties (Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrats) with an assessment of the post-devolution party systems of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the EU dimension and the recent Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government.
ALISTAIR CLARK Lecturer in Politics at Newcastle University, UK. He is a former winner of the PSA's Arthur McDougall Prize.
Title:Political Parties in the UKFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pagesPublished:February 13, 2012Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230242502

ISBN - 13:9780230242500


Table of Contents

Introduction: The Development of the UK Party System.- The Role of Political Parties in the UK.- The Conservative Party.- The Labour Party.- The Liberal Democrats.- Beyond the Mainstream.- The UK's 'Multi-Level' Party Systems.- Parties and the Media.- Developments in Party Organization and Funding.- Party Campaigns and Elections.- Conclusion: Political Parties in the UK.