The Oxford Handbook of British Politics by Matthew Flinders

The Oxford Handbook of British Politics

EditorMatthew Flinders, Andrew Gamble, Colin Hay

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The study of British politics has been reinvigorated in recent years as a generation of new scholars seeks to build upon a distinct disciplinary heritage while also exploring new empirical territory and finds much support and encouragement from previous generations in forging new grounds inrelation to theory and methods. It is in this context that The Oxford Handbook of British Politics has been conceived. The central ambition of the Handbook is not just to illustrate both the breadth and depth of scholarship that is to be found within the field. It also seeks to demonstrate thevibrancy and critical self-refl ection that has cultivated a much sharper and engaging, and notably less insular, approach to the terrain it seeks to explore and understand. In this emphasis on critical engagement, disciplinary evolution, and a commitment to shaping rather than re-stating thediscipline, The Oxford Handbook of British Politics is consciously distinctive.

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Matthew Flinders was awarded the Harrison Prize in 2002, the Richard Rose Prize in 2004, and during 2005-2006 he held a Whitehall Fellowship within the Cabinet Office. His OUP book Delegated Governance and the British State won the W.J.M. Mackenzie Book Prize awarded by the Political Studies Association. He is Professor of Parliamenta...
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Title:The Oxford Handbook of British PoliticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1008 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 2.24 inPublished:September 4, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

I. APPROACHESThe British Tradition1. Michael Kenny: Politics as an Academic Vocation2. Dennis Kavanagh: Antecedents3. Robert E. Goodin: The British Study of PoliticsPolitical Science4. B. Guy Peters: Institutionalism5. Keith Dowding: Rational Choice6. Robert Johns: BehaviouralismCritical Perspectives7. Mark Bevir: Anti-Foundationalism8. Vicky Randall: Feminism9. Paul Kelly: The OakeshottiansModes of Political Writing10. Peter Riddell: Political Journalism11. David Marquand: Biography12. Bernard Crick: The NovelII. INSTITUTIONSDemocracy13. Alix Kelso: Parliament14. Adam Tomkins: Constitutionalism15. Keith Ewing: Judiciary16. Peter Mair: Party SystemGovernance17. Matthew Flinders: Delegation18. Michael Moran: Regulation19. Oliver James: Central State20. Grant Jordan: LobbyingTerritory21. Charlie Jeffrey: Devolution in the UK22. Jonathan Davies: Localism23. Michael Keating: European DevolutionIII. IDENTITIESIdentification24. Richard Heffernan: Political Parties25. Ron Johnston and Charles Pattie: Voting and Identity26. Tariq Modood: Ethnicity and ReligionNational Identities27. Julia Stapleton: England28. Richard English: Ireland29. Christopher Harvie: Scotland and WalesLocation30. Jim Buller: The European Union31. Andrew Gamble: Britain and America32. Joel Krieger: After EmpireIV. INEQUALITIES33. Fiona Devine: Class34. James Hampshire: Race35. Fiona Mackay: GenderManagement36. Alan Walker: Ageing and Generational Politics37. Howard Glennerseter: Welfare Reform38. Oliver Morrissey: Aid and International DevelopmentConflict39. Brian Doherty: Protest40. Randall Hansen: Immigration and Citizenship41. Richard Aldrich: The Security StateV. PROCESSESSocial Change42. Paul Whiteley: Participation and Social Capital43. Heather Savigny: Political Marketing44. Henry Rothstein: Technology and RiskDynamics45. Kevin Featherstone: Europeanisation46. Colin Hay: Globalisation47. Colin Crouch: Marketisation48. Helen Thompson: National Economy49. Ben Clift: European Economy50. Peter Burnham and Steve Kettell: International Economy