Political Parties in the UK by Alistair Clark

Political Parties in the UK

byAlistair Clark

Paperback | March 15, 2012

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A systematic and comprehensive introduction to party politics throughout the UK combining chapters on each of the main political parties in the UK (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.

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ALISTAIR CLARK Lecturer in Politics at Newcastle University, UK. He is a former winner of the PSA's Arthur McDougall Prize.
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Title:Political Parties in the UKFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.65 × 5.65 × 0.6 inPublished:March 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230242502

ISBN - 13:9780230242500

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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