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PIED3170
Module Reading List

The End of British Politics?, 2017/18, Semester 2
Dr Stuart McAnulla
S.D.McAnulla@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Books, Journals and Research Sources

There is no single key textbook for the module. A useful background source, particularly for those less familiar with British politics is:

• McAnulla, S. (2006) British politics : a critical introduction , London: Continuum

In the reading list below, especially recommended readings are marked with an asterix *.

The reading lists below do not exhaust the academic publications of relevance to the topics and students should be able to find other sources of interest. In addition to the readings listed below students may find other articles of interest in journals such as British politics. , British journal of politics & international relations. and International relations. , The political quarterly. , Politics. , Parliamentary affairs. , and Public administration. . Each of these can be accessed electronically. Most of the course topics involve ongoing issues and students will sometimes be able to pick up new developments from broadsheet newspapers and internet sources.

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Seminar One - Introduction and the ‘end of Britain’ thesis

Hay, C. (2007) Why we hate politics , Polity

Marr, A (2000) The day Britain died Profile Books

Nairn, T (2000) After Britain : new Labour and the return of Scotland Granta Books

J Redwood (1999) The death of Britain? : The UK's constitutional crisis Macmillan

Hitchens (1999) The abolition of Britain : from Winston Churchill to Princess Diana , Quartet

Sutherland, K (ed) (2000) The rape of the constitution? Imprint

Gabb, S. (2007) Cultural revolution, culture war : how Conservatives lost England, and how to get it back , The Hampden Press

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Seminar Two –Traditional models of British Government


Especially recommended reading for seminar

*McAnulla, S (2006) ‘Traditional Models of British Politics’ British politics : a critical introduction , London: Continuum

*Marsh, D. (2002) ‘Pluralism’ in C. Hay (ed), British politics today , Polity Extract available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Marsh, D, Richards, D. and Smith, M..(2003) ‘Unequal Plurality: ‘Towards an Asymmetric Power Model of British Politics’ Government and opposition. . Vol 38 (4)pp306-32

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further reading

*Dunleavy, P. (2006) The Westminster Model and the Distinctiveness of British Politics, in Dunleavy et al, Developments in British politics. 8 , Palgrave Extract available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

*Diamond, P (2014) Governing Britain : power, politics and the Prime Minister London: IB Tarus

* Marsh, D. (2012) ‘British politics: A view from afar’, British politics. (2012) 7, 69–81

Ashcroft, R. and Bevir, M. (2016) ‘Pluralism, National Identity and Citizenship: Britain after Brexit’ The political quarterly. , 87, 3, 355-359

Marsh, D and Hall, M (2016) ‘The British Political Tradition and the Material Ideational Divide’, British journal of politics & international relations., 18, 1, 125-142

 

*Tant, A, P. (1993) British government : the triumph of elitism : a study of the British political tradition and its major challenges , Dartmouth, Dartmouth Publishing Company Chapter 1 available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Judge, D. (2014) Democratic incongruities : representative democracy in Britain , Basingstoke: Palgrave

*Gamble, A. (1990), ‘Theories of British Politics’. Political studies , 38, pp. 404-20

* Tivey, L. (1988) Interpretations of British politics : the image and the system , London, Harvester Wheatsheaf

Russell, M, Gover, D and Wollter, K. (2016) ‘Does the Executive Dominate the Westminster Legislative Process? : Six Reasons for Doubt’, Parliamentary affairs. , advance online publication, doi: 10.1093/pa/gsv016

Richards, D. and Smith, M. (2015) ‘ In Defence of British Politics Against the British Political Tradition’, The political quarterly. , 86, 1, 41–51)

Vines, E. (2014) Reframing English Nationalism and Euroscepticism : From populism to the British Political Tradition, British politics. , 9, 3, 255-274

Rusell, M. Gover, D. and Wolltek, K (2016) 'Does the Executive Dominate the Westminster Legislative Process? Six Reasons for Doubt', Parliamentary affairs., 69, 2

Wellings, B, Vines E. (2016) 'The EU Act and the In-Out Referendum' Parliamentary affairs., 69, 2

Marsh, D and Hall, M (2007) The British Political Tradition: Explaining the Fate of New Labour’s Constitutional Reform Agenda, British politics. , 2 (2); 215-238

Miliband, , R. (1982) Capitalist democracy in Britain , Oxford: Oxford University Press

Bulpitt, J. (1983), Territory and power in the United Kingdom : an interpretation , Manchester University Press, Manchester.

Judge, D. (1993), The Parliamentary state , London, Sage

Beer, S. (1965/1982), Modern British politics : parties and pressure groups in the collectivist age , London, Faber.

Birch, A, H. (1964), Representative and responsible government : an essay on the British Constitution , London, George Allen & Unwin.

McKenzie, R. (1955) British political parties : the distribution of power within the Conservative and Labour Parties , London, Heinemann

Norton, P (1991), The British polity , New York, Longman.

Kingdom, J. (2000), Government and politics in Britain : an introduction , chs.1-3.

Milliband, R. (1970) Parliamentary socialism : a study in the politics of labour , London Merlin

Greenleaf, W, H. The British Political Tradition , 3 Volumes, London, Methuen

Weller, P. (1985) First among equals : prime ministers in Westminster systems , Winchester, Allen and Unwin

Dearlove, J. and Saunders, P., (2000), Introduction to British politics , chs.1-2.

Kavanagh, D. (1985), British politics : continuities and change , Ch.1.

Miliband, R. (1967), The state in capitalist society , Weidenfeld & Nicholson.

Richards, D. and Smith, M. (2010) Back to the Future: New Labour, Sovereignty and the plurality of the party’s ideological tradition’, British politics. . , 5, 239-264

 

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Seminar three – The ‘end of ideology’?


Recommended reading for seminar
*McAnulla, S. (2010) ‘Heirs to Blair’s Third Way? David Cameron’s Triangulating Conservatism’, British politics. . , 5, 286-314
Freeden, M. (2017) 'After the Brexit Vote: Revisiting Populism as Ideology', Journal of political ideologies., 22, 1, 1-1
Richards, S. (2016) Leadership, Loyalty and the Rise of Jeremy Corbyn, The political quarterly., 87, 1, 12-17
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*Beech, M., (2009) "Cameron and Conservative Ideology" from Lee, S. and Beech, M, The Conservatives under David Cameron : built to last? : pp.18-30, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan (copy available on VLE)

*McAnulla, S. (2012) 'Liberal Conservatism - Ideological Coherence? ' in Heppell, T. and Seawright, D. (eds.), (2012) Cameron and the Conservatives : the transition to coalition government (Basingstoke: Palgrave).

*Lee, S. and Beech, M. (eds.) (2011) The Cameron-Clegg government : coalition politics in an age of austerity Basingstoke: Palgrave

Heppell, T. and Seawright, D. (eds.), (2012) Cameron and the Conservatives : the transition to coalition government (Basingstoke: Palgrave). 

Seymour, R. (2016) Corbyn : the strange rebirth of radical politics,  London; Verso

Hayton, R. and McEnhill (2015) Cameron’s Conservative Party, social liberalism and social justice’, British politics. , 10, 2, 131-147 

Cowley, J. (2016) 'Jeremy Corbyn; The Last Comrade', The New statesman., December 14

Heppell, T. (2013), ‘The Conservative Party Leadership of David Cameron: Heresthetics and the Realignment of British Politics’, British politics. . , Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 260-84.

Heppell, T. (2013), ‘Cameron and Liberal Conservatism: Attitudes within the Parliamentary Conservative Party and Conservative Ministers’, British journal of politics & international relations. , Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 340-61.

Lakin, M (2013) 'The Ideology of the Coalition: More Muscular than Liberal? , British politics. , 8, 476-490

Geary, I, and Pabst, A (2015) Blue labour : forging a new politics, London: IB Taurus

Sage, D. (2012) 'A challenge to Liberalism: The Communitarianism of the Big Society and Blue Labour', Critical social policy., Vol 32, 3

Beech, M. and Hickson, K. (2014) 'Blue or Purple? Reflections on the Future of the Labour Party, Political studies review., 12, 1

Beech, M. and Page, R. (2015) 'Blue and Purple Labour Challenges to the Welfare State: How Should 'statist' Social Democrats Respond? ' Social policy and society : a journal of the Social Policy Association., 14, 3

Goes, E. (2016) The Labour Party under Ed Miliband : trying but failing to renew social democracy, Manchester: Manchester University Press

Bale, T. (2015) Five year mission : the Labour Party under Ed Miliband, Oxford: Oxford University Press

Tournier-Sol, K. (2016) 'Reworking the Eurosceptic and Conservative Traditions into a Populist Narrative; UKIPs Winning Strategy? ', Journal Of Common Market Studies, 53, 1

Hayton, R. (2016) 'The UK Independence Party and the Politics of Englishness', Parliamentary affairs. 14, 3

 

*Bastow, S. and Martin, J., (2003) "New Labour’s Third Way: ‘Modernising Social Democracy’" from Bastow, S. and Martin, J, Third way discourse : European ideologies in the twentieth century pp.46-71, Edinburgh,: Edinburgh University Press.

*Driver, S. and Martell, L., (2002) "New Labour’s Third Way" from Driver, S. and Martell, L., Blair's Britain , pp.67-95, Cambridge,: Polity. (copy available on VLE)

Bale, T. (2010) The Conservative Party : from Thatcher to Cameron (Cambridge: Polity)

Beech, M. (2011), 'British Conservatism and Foreign Policy: Traditions and Ideas shaping Cameron's Global View', British journal of politics & international relations. , Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 348-363

Crouch, C. (2014) 'Putting Neo-Liberalism in its place', The political quarterly. , 85, 2, 114-121

Wood, S. (2013) 'Explaining One Nation Labour', Political Quarterly , 84, 3, 317-320

Gaffney, J. and Lahel, A. (2013) The Morphology of The Labour Party's One Nation Narrative: Story, Plot and Authorship, Political Quarterly , 84, 3, 330-341

Wickham-Jones, M. (2013) 'The Modernising Antecedents and Historical Origins of One Nation Labour', Political Quarterly , 84, 3, 321-329

Bale, T. (2013) Concede and Move On? One Nation Labour and the welfare state', Political Quarterly , 84, 3, 342-352

*Bochel, H. (ed) (2011) The Conservative Party and social policy (Bristol: Policy Press)

Hayton, R. (2010), 'Conservative Party Modernisation and David Cameron's Politics of the Family', The political quarterly , Vol. 81, No. 4, pp. 492-500

Pattie, C. and Johnston, R. (2011) How Big is the Big Society? , Parliamentary affairs. , 64(3):403-424

Bale, T. (2011) 'I don't agree with Nick: Retrodicting the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition', The political quarterly. Vol. 82, No. 2, 244-250

Callinicos, A. (2001) Against the third way : an anti-capitalist critique , Cambridge: Polity

*Driver, S. and Martell, L. (2002) Blair's Britain , Cambridge: Polity

*Heffernan, R (2001) New Labour and Thatcherism : political change in Britain , Palgrave

*Hay, C. (1999), The political economy of new Labour : labouring under false pretences? Mancherster: Manchester University Press

*Hall, S. (2003) ‘New Labour’s Double Shuffle’, Soundings, available at http://www.lwbooks.co.uk/journals/articles/nov03.html

*Callinicos, A. (2001) Against the third way : an anti-capitalist critique , Cambridge: Polity Introduction available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Gamble, A. (2006) ‘British Politics after Blair’ in Dunleavy et al, Developments in British politics. 8 , Palgrave

Bevir, M. (2005) New Labour : a critique , London: Routledge Extract available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Bastow and Martin (2003) Third way discourse : European ideologies in the twentieth century , Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

Kerr, P. (2007) ‘Cameron Chameleon and the Current State of Britain’s Consensus’, Parliamentary affairs. , 60 (1), 46-65

Bale, T. (2008) A Bit Less Bunny-Hugging and a Bit More Bunny-Boiling'? Qualifying Conservative Party Change under David Cameron, British politics. . 3 (3); 270-299

Norton, P. (2008) ‘The Future of Conservatism’, The political quarterly. , 79 (3): 324-332

D. Kruger (2007) On fraternity : politics beyond liberty and equality , London: Civitas Institute

K. O'Hara (2007) After Blair : David Cameron and the Conservative tradition , London: Icon

D. Coates (2005) Prolonged labour : the slow birth of New Labour Britain , Palgrave

Jessop, B. (2007) ‘New Labour of the Normalization of Neo-Liberalism? ’ British politics. , 2 (2), 282-288

Denham, A. and Garnett, G. (2006) ‘What Works? British Think-Tanks and the ‘end of ideology’ The political quarterly. , 77 (3), 388-401

Leggett, W. (2007) ‘British Social Democracy Beyond New Labour: Entrenching a Progressive Consensus’, British journal of politics & international relations. , 9 (1), 346-364

Prideaux, S. (2005) Not so New Labour : a sociological critique of New Labour's policy and practice , Bristol: Policy Press Extract available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Giddens, A (1998) The third way : the renewal of social democracy Polity

Giddens, A (ed) (2001) The global third way debate Polity

Giddens, A. (2000) The third way and its critics , Oxford: Polity.

Driver, S & Martell, L (1998) New Labour : politics after Thatcherism Polity

Fairclough, N (1999) New Labour, new language? Routledge

Watkins, S. (2004) ‘A Weightless Hegemony: New Labour’s Role in the Neo-Liberal Order’, New left review , 25, Jan-Feb.

Ryder, M. (2010) An Obituary for the Third Way: The Financial Crisis and Social Democracy in Europe’, The political quarterly. . 81, 4, 554-563

See also (2007) Discussion: New Labour Ten Years On’, British politics. . 2 (1) with contributions from Anthony Giddens, Stuart Hall, Andrew Gamble and Tom Bentley

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Seminar four – Tory Modernisation and the State


Recommended reading for seminar
Kerr, P and Hayton, R. (2015) ‘Whatever happened to Conservative Party modernisation? ’, British politics. 10, 2, 114-130
Dommett, K. (2015) ‘The theory and practice of party modernisation: The conservative party under David Cameron, 2005–2015’, British politics. , 10, 2, 249-266
Alexandre- Collier, A. (2016) How Populist was David Cameron? , Juncture, 23, 2, 116-125 
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Peele, G. and Francis, J. (eds) David Cameron and conservative renewal : the limits of modernasation?, Manchester: Manchester University Press

*Bale, T. (2010) ‘The Politics of And’ David Cameron 2005 -’ in Bale, T. (2010) The Conservative Party from Thatcher to Cameron, Cambridge, Polity, pp. 283-362

*Lee, S. and Beech, M, The Conservatives under David Cameron : built to last? Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan

*K. O'Hara (2007) After Blair : David Cameron and the Conservative tradition London: Icon*

Smith M. and Jones, R. (2015) ‘From big society to small state: Conservatism and the privatisation of government’, British politics. , 10, 2, 226-248

Hayton, R. and McEnhill (2015) Cameron’s Conservative Party, social liberalism and social justice’, British politics. , 10, 2, 131-147 

Gamble, A. (2015) ‘Austerity as Statecraft, Parliamentary affairs. , 68, 1, 42-57

Seldon, A. and Snowdon, P. Cameron at 10 : the inside story, 2010-2015, London: William-Collins

Bonefield, W. (2015) ‘Big society and political state’, British politics. , April 13, 2015; doi:10.1057/bp.2015.14

Heppell, T (2015) The Tories : from Winston Churchill to David Cameron, London: Boomsbury

Bulley, D, amd Sokhi-Bulley (2014)‘ Big Society as Big Government: Cameron's Governmentality Agenda’, British journal of politics & international relations. , 16, 3, 452–470

Byrne, C., Kerr, P. and Foster, E. (2014) What Kind of ‘Big Government’ is the Big Society? A Reply to Bulley and Sokhi-Bulley, British journal of politics & international relations. , 16, 3 471–478)

Mabbett, D. (2003) The Second Time as Tragedy? Welfare Reform under Thatcher and the Coalition. The political quarterly. . , 84, 1, 43-52

See set of articles on 'Conservatives and the Coalition' available for early viewing on the Parliamentary affairs. website http://pa.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/recent (print edition will be availbe in 2014)

Heppell, T. and Seawright, D. (eds.), (2012) Cameron and the Conservatives : the transition to coalition government (Basingstoke: Palgrave).

Blackburn, V. (2016) Theresa May : The Downing Street revolution, London: John Blake

Heppell, T. (2013), ‘The Conservative Party Leadership of David Cameron: Heresthetics and the Realignment of British Politics’, British politics. . , Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 260-84.

Dommett, K et al (20140 'Did they 'Read Before Burning': The Coalition and Quangos', Political Quarterly , 85, 2, 133-142

Bale, T. (2008) A Bit Less Bunny-Hugging and a Bit More Bunny-Boiling'? Qualifying Conservative Party Change under David Cameron, British politics. . . 3 (3); 270-299

McAnulla, S. (2010) ‘Heirs to Blair’s Third Way? David Cameron’s Triangulating Conservatism’, British politics. . 5, 286-314

*Heppell, T; Hill, M (2009) Transcending Thatcherism? Ideology and the Conservative Party Leadership Mandate of David Cameron. The political quarterly. , 80, 388-399.

Denham, A., Bale, T. And Fielding, S. (2009), 'Cameron's Conservatives: Approaching Government? ' Political Quarterly Vol. 80, No. 2, (special edition)

Evans, S. (2010) ‘Mother’s Boy: David Cameron and Margaret Thatcher’, British journal of politics & international relations. . , 12, 3, 325-343

D. Kruger (2007) On fraternity : politics beyond liberty and equality , London: Civitas Institute

Green, J. ‘(2010)Strategic recovery? The Conservatives Under David Cameron’, Parliamentary affairs. . , 63, 4, 667-688

Smith, M. (2010) ‘From Big Government to Big Society: Changing the State-Society Balance’, Parliamentary affairs. . , 63, 4, 818-833

Hayton, R. (2010) ‘Conservative Party Modernisation and David Cameron’s Politics of the Family’, The political quarterly. , 81, 4, 492-500

Kisby, B. (2010) ‘The Big Society: Power to the People? ’ The political quarterly. 81, 4, 484-491

Evans, S. (2008) 'Consigning its Past to History? David Cameron and the Conservative Party', Parliamentary affairs. . , Vol. 61, No. 2, pp. 291-314.

Quinn, T. (2008), 'The Conservative Party and the Centre Ground of British Politics, Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties. . , Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 179-199

Kruger, D. (2007) On fraternity : politics beyond liberty and equality , London: Civitas Institute

Elliot, F. and Hanning, J. (2007) Cameron : the rise of the New Conservative , London, Harper Perennial

Jones, D. (2008) Cameron on Cameron : conversations with Dylan Jones. , London: Fourth estate

Beech, M., (2009) "Cameron and Conservative Ideology" from Lee, S. and Beech, M, The Conservatives under David Cameron : built to last? pp.18-30, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan (copy available on VLE)

Kerr, P. (2007) ‘Cameron Chameleon and the Current State of Britain’s ‘Consensus’, Parliamentary affairs. . , 60 (1), 46-65

Denham, A. (2007) ‘A new direction or another false dawn: David Cameron and the crisis of Conservatism’, British politics. . , 2 (2), 137-166

Oborne, P. (2009) ‘Foreward’ in Lee, S. and Beech, M. The Conservatives under David Cameron : built to last? , Basingstoke: Palgrave

Blond, P. (2009) ‘The Rise of the Red Tories’, Prospect 32-36

See also, (2009) special edition of The political quarterly. . , 89, 2, pp. 165-315 a series or articles on Cameron’s conservatives, including:

Randall, N. (2009)‘No Friends in the North? The Conservative Party in Northern England(p 184-192) The political quarterly. . , 89, 2

Cowley, P.(2009) ‘The Parliamentary Party’ (p241-221) The political quarterly. . , 89, 2

Bale T. (2009)‘Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Dave: How Far is Conservative Party Revival Down to David Cameron? (p.222-232) The political quarterly. . , 89, 2

Carter,(2009) N. ‘Vote Blue, Go Green? Cameron's Conservatives and the Environment‘(p 233-242) The political quarterly. . , 89, 2

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Seminar five – Scottish Devolution, Nationalism and the independence debate

Recommended seminar reading

Jackson, B. (2014) The Political Thought of Scottish Nationalism, The political quarterly. , 84, 1, 50-56

*McCrone, D. (2012) Scotland Out the Union? The Rise and Rise of the Nationalist Agenda, The political quarterly. , 83, 1, 69-76

Tierney, S. (2015) ‘ Reclaiming Politics: Popular Democracy in Britain after the Scottish Referendum’, The political quarterly. , 86, 2, 226–233)

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further reading

Adamson, K. and Lynch, P. (2014) Scottish political parties and the 2014 independence referendum , Welsh University Press

*Mitchell, J. (2014) The Scottish question , Oxford: Oxford University Press

*Cairney, P. (2015) Scotland's Future Political System, The political quarterly. , 86, 2, 217–225)

Anderson, P. (2016) 'Scottish parliament Election: a nationalist minority, A Conservative comeback and a Labour collapse', Regional and federal studies., 26, 4

Edward, D. (2016) 'Whilst Europes eye is Fix'd on Mighty Things: Implications of the Brexit vote for Scotland, European Law Review., 41, 4

McKezie, J.M. (2015) 'Brexit: The View from Scotland', The round table., 105, 5, 577-579 

Harvey, M. (2015) A Social Democratic Future? Political and Institutional Hurdles in Scotland, The political quarterly. , 86, 2, 249–256)

Jeffrey, C. (2015) Constitutional Change—Without End? The political quarterly. , 86, 2, 275–278

Paterson, B. (2015) Questioning the 'common sense' : Was Scottish Independence really an alternative to UK neo-liberalisation? ', Capital and Class, 39, 9

Paul Cairney (2011) ‘The New British Policy Style: From a British to a Scottish Political Tradition? ’, Political studies review. , 9, 2, 208-20

Paul Cairney (2012) ‘Intergovernmental Relations in Scotland: what was the SNP effect? ’ British journal of politics & international relations. , 14, 2, 231-49

Paul Cairney (2011) ‘Coalition Government in Scotland: lessons for the UK’, The political quarterly. , 82, 2, 261-9

*Mitchell, J. (2009) Devolution in the UK , Manchester: Manchester University Press

*Bogdanor, V. (2009) ‘Devolution’ in Bogdanor, V. (2009) The new British constitution Gardners Books, pp. 89-120

Bryant, C. (2010) ‘English Identities and Interests in the Governance of Britain’, Parliamentary affairs. . , 63, 2, 250-265

 

*King, A. (2007) The British Constitution , Oxford: Oxford University Press

Johnson, N. (2004) Reshaping the British constitution : essays in political interpretation

Barnett, H (2002) Britain unwrapped : government and constitution explained Penguin

Cairney, P. (2015) ‘ T he Scottish Independence Referendum: What are the Implications of a No Vote? ’, The political quarterly. , 86, 2, 186–191

McEwen, N. and Petersohn, B. (2015) Between Autonomy and Interdependence: The Challenges of Shared Rule after the Scottish Referendum, The political quarterly. , 86, 2, 192–200)

Stewart Leith, Murray (2010) ‘Governance and Identity in a Devolved Scotland’, Parliamentary affairs. . . , 63, 2, 286-301

Kenny, M. (2014) The politics of English nationhood , Oxford: Oxford University Press

Mycock, A. and Hayton, R. (2012), The Party Politics of Englishness. British journal of politics & international relations. . doi:10.1111/j.1467-856X.2012.00543.x

Aughey, A. (2010) ‘Fifth Nation: The United Kingdom between definite and indefinite articles’, British politics. . , 5, 265-285

Stewart Leith, Murray (2010) ‘Party Over Policy? Scottish Nationalism and the Politics of Independence’, The political quarterly. . , 81, 2, 263-269

Carter, C. and Smith, A. (2009) ‘What has Scottish Devolution Changed? Sectors, Territory and Polity-Building’, British politics. . , 4, 1, 315-348

McGarvey, N. and Cairney, P, (2008) "Public Policy in Scotland Since Devolution" from McGarvey, N and Cairney, P., Scottish politics : an introduction pp.199-218, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan (copy available on VLE

Adamson, K. and Lynch (2014) Scottish political parties and the 2014 independence referendum , Welsh Academic Press

Harvie, C. (2004) Scotland and nationalism : Scottish society and politics, 1707 to the present . London: Routledge

*see special edition 2010 edition of Parliamentary affairs. . , 63 (1) on Devolution: Ten Years On, in particular articles by Mitchell, J; Trench, A.; Wiford, R. and Bogdanor, V.

Barnett, H (2002) Britain unwrapped : government and constitution explained , Penguin

Jeffery, C. (2006) ‘Devolution and the Lop-sided State’ in Dunleavy et al, Developments in British politics. 8 , Palgrave

Bogdanor, V. (1999), Devolution in the United Kingdom , chaps, 4, 7, 8 (ed, 1999: Oxford)

Johnson, N. (2004) Reshaping the British constitution : essays in political interpretation

King, A. (2001) Does the United Kingdom still have a constitution? Sweet Maxwell

Foley, M. (1999) The politics of the British constitution , Manchester University Press

Cairney, P. (2008) Has devolution changed the British Policy Style? , British politics. , 3 (3): 350-372

Whittaker, R. (2006) ‘Ascendant Assemblies in Britain? Rebellions, Reforms and Inter-Cameral Conflict, Parliamentary affairs , 59 (1), 173-180

Mitchell, J. (2006) ‘Devolution’s Unfinished Business’, The political quarterly. , 77 (4), 465-474

Laffan, M. and Shaw, E. (2007) ‘British Devolution and the Labour Party: How a National Party Adapts to Devolution’, British journal of politics & international relations. , 9 (1), 55-72

Bonney, N. (2008) ‘Looming Issues for Scotland and the Union’ The political quarterly. , 79 (4): 560-566

Bonney. N. (2007) ‘The Settled Will of the Scottish People? What is Next for Scotland’s Parliament? ’ The political quarterly. , 78 (2), 560-566

Preston, P. (2008) Cutting Scotland Loose: Soft Nationalism and Independence-In-Europe, British journal of politics & international relations. , 10 (4) 717-728

Hazell, R. and Sandford (2015) ‘ English Question or Union Question? Neither has Easy Answers’ , The political quarterly. , 86, 1, 16-23

Mitchell, J. (2004) Devolution: Comparative Development and Policy Roles, Parliamentary affairs. , 57 (2) pp. 329-346

Evans J. and Tonge, J (2003) The Future of the Radical Centre in Northern Ireland After the Good Friday Agreement’, Political studies. , 51 (1) pp. 26-50

Bogdanor, V. (1999) ‘Devolution: Decentralisation or Disintegration? ’ The political quarterly. pp. 185-194

Mitchell, J. (2002) ‘Towards a New Constitutional Settlement? ’ in C. Hay (ed), British politics today , Polity

Marr, A. (2000) The day Britain died , Profile

Nairn, T (2000) After Britain : new Labour and the return of Scotland Granta Books

J Redwood (1999) The death of Britain? : The UK's constitutional crisis Macmillan

Hitchens (1999) The abolition of Britain : from Winston Churchill to Princess Diana , Quartet

Sutherland, K (ed) (2000) The rape of the constitution? Imprint

Harvie, C. (2004), Scotland and nationalism : Scottish society and politics, 1707 to the present , Routledge

Bromley, J. Curtice, D. McCrone, A. Park (2006) Has devolution delivered? , Edinburgh University Press

Hough and Jeffrey (2006) Devolution and electoral politics , Manchester university Press

Hassan, G. & Warhurst, C. (2000) ‘New Scotland: Policy, Parties & Institutions’, The political quarterly. , Vol 72: 2 pp 213-226

Hayton, R. (2015) ‘ The Coalition and the Politics of the English Question’, The political quarterly. 86, 1, 125–132

Kenny, M. (2014) The Politics of English Nationhood , Oxford: Oxford University Press

Kenny, M. (2014) ‘ Englishness Politicised? : Unpicking the Normative Implications of the McKay Commission’, British journal of politics & international relations. 16, 4; 152–170

Aughey, A. (2007) The politics of Englishness , Manchester University Press

N. McGarvey and P. Cairney (2008) Scottish politics : an introduction , Basingstoke: Palgrave

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Seminar six – The impact of constitutional reform


Recommended seminar reading

Grieve, D. (2015) ‘ Why Human Rights Should Matter to Conservatives’, The political quarterly. , 86, 1, 62-71
Matthews, F. (2015) ‘Inaction and reaction – Coalition government and constitutional reform in the United Kingdom’ advance online publication, British politics. June 29, 2015; doi:10.1057/bp.2015.34
*Marsh, D and Hall, M (2007) The British Political Tradition: Explaining the Fate of New Labour’s Constitutional Reform Agenda, British politics. , 2 (2); 215-238
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*King, A. (2007) The British Constitution , Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 345-366

*Bogdanor, V. (2009) The new British constitution , Gardners Books,

See 2009 special edition of Parliamentary affairs. . , 62, 4, with articles under heading Charter 88 and the Constitutional Reform Movement by Howe, s; Ruskin, M.; Erdos, D; Dunleavy, P; and Finders, M.

* Flinders, M. (2006) ‘The Half-Hearted Constitutional Revolution’ in Dunleavy et al, Developments in British politics. 8 , Palgrave

*Flinders, M. (2000) ‘Shifting the Balance’ Political studies. , 50 (1) pp23-42

 

Munce, P. (2012) 'Profoundly Un-Conservative? David Cameron and the Uk Bill of Rights Debate, The political quarterly. , 83 (1), 60-68

Chakrabarti, S. (2012) 'Human Rights or Citizens Privileges: The Great Bill of Rights Swindle', The political quarterly , 83 (3), 454-465 (see also replies by Klug and Berrie in same issue)

Erdos, D. (2010)'Smoke but no fire? The politics of a 'British' bill of Rights'. The political quarterly , 81 (2), 188-98

Erdos, D. (2009) 'Ideology, power orientation and policy drag: explaning the elite politics of Britain's bill or rights debate', Government and opposition. , 44 (1), 20-41

Farrington, C. (2015) ‘ Lords Reform: Some Inconvenient Truths’, The political quarterly. , 86, 2,297–306

*Barnett, H (2002) Britain unwrapped : government and constitution explained , Penguin

*Johnson, N. (2004) Reshaping the British constitution : essays in political interpretation

*King, A. (2001) Does the United Kingdom still have a constitution? Sweet Maxwell

*Foley, M. (1999) The politics of the British constitution , Manchester University Press

 

Blick, A. (2015) ‘Constitutional Implications of the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act 2011’ Parliamentary affairs. , advance online publication, doi:10.1093/pa/gsv004

Schleiter, P. and Belu, V. (2015) ‘The Decline of Majoritarianism in the UK and the Fixed-term Parliaments’, Parliamentary affairs. , advance online publication, doi:10.1093/pa/gsv002

Norton, P (2015) ‘The Fixed-term Parliaments Act and Votes of Confidence’, Parliamentary affairs. , advance online publication, doi:10.1093/pa/gsv003

Youngs, R. and N.T. Symonds (2013) 'The Problem of the Lame-Duck' Government, Parliamentary affairs. , 66 (3), 511-539

Whitely, P et al (2012) 'Britain Says NO; Voting in the AV Ballot Referendum', Parliamentary affairs. , 65 (2), 301-322

McDonald, A.(ed) (2007) Reinventing Britain : constitutional change under New Labour , London, Politicos

Dorey, P. (2008) Stumbling Through Stage Two: New Labour and House of Lords Reform, British politics. , 1 (3): 22-44

Forman, FN (2002) Constitutional change in the United Kingdom , Open University Press

Norton, P. (2007) ‘Tony Blair and the Constitution’, British politics. , 2 (2), 269-281

Kelso, A. (2006) Reforming the House of Lords: Navigating Representation, Democracy and the Legitimacy of Westminster, Parliamentary affairs. , 563-581

Butler, D. (2004) ‘Electoral Reform’, Parliamentary affairs. , Vol 57 (3) pp734-743

Maer, L (2004) ‘The Constitution, Parliamentary affairs. , 57 (2) pp237-252

Irvine, D. (2004) ‘The Human Rights Act, Parliamentary affairs. , Vol 57 (3) pp 744-753

Oliver, D. (2004) ‘Constitutionalism of the Abolition of the Lord Chancellor, Parliamentary affairs. , Vol 57 (3) pp754-766

Cole, M (1999) ‘Adversary Politics and Proportional Representation’, The political quarterly. pp 166-174

Sutherland, K (ed) (2000) The rape of the constitution? Imprint

Coxall, B & Robins, L (1998) Contemporary British politics (Palgrave) ch. 12

Dearlove, J & Saunders, P (2000) Introduction to British politics (Polity) ch .11

Flinders, M (2000) ‘The Politics of Accountability: A Case Study of Freedom of Information Legislation in the UK’ The political quarterly. pp 422-435

Foley, M (2000) The British presidency : Tony Blair and the politics of public leadership (Manchester) ch. 8

Driver and Martell (2002) ‘The New United Kingdom’ in Driver and Martell Blair's Britain , Polity

Kavanagh, D (2000) British politics : continuities and change (Oxford) Edition ch. 3

Beetham, D & Weir, S (1999) ‘Auditing British Democracy’ The political quarterly. pp. 128-138

Burch, M & Holliday, I (2000) ‘New Labour and the Constitution’, in D Coates & P Lawler New Labour in government Macmillan

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Seminar seven - Explaining the failures of Contemporary Party Leaders


Recommended seminar readings

* McAnulla, S. (2010) Forced Exits: Accounting for the Removal of Contemporary Party Leaders, The political quarterly. , 81 (4), 593-601

*Quinn, T. (2012) Electing and ejecting party leaders in Britain [electronic resource] , Basingtoke, Palgrave

*Foley, M. (2009) Gordon Brown and the Role of Compounded Crisis in the Pathology of Leadership Decline, British politics. 4, 498-513

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further readings

Wheeler, M. (2013) Celebrity politics , Cambridge: Polity (see especially chapter 3)

Stanyer, J. (2012) Intimate politics : publicity, privacy and the personal lives of politicians in media-saturated democracies , Cambridge: Polity (see especially chapter 5)

*Heppell, T; Hayton, R (2010) The Quiet Man of British Politics: the Rise, Fall and Significance of Iain Duncan Smith. Parliamentary affairs. 63, 425-445.

French, R. (2014) Public Life as Tragedy, Political Quarterly , 85, 2, 195-201

Powell, J. (2010) The new Machiavelli : how to wield power in the modern world , London: Bodley Head (see especially chapters two and twelve)

Rawnsley, A. (2010) The end of the party , London: Viking (especially chapter twenty-four)

McAnulla, S. (2009) Explaining the Forced Exit of Charles Kennedy: Pushing the Public-Private Boundary, Politics. , 29, (1), 37-44

Kerr, P. and Kettell, S. (2009) ‘One Year On; The Decline and Fall of Gordon Brown’, British politics. , 4 (4)

Brack, D. (2007) ‘Liberal Democrat Leadership: The Cases of Ashdown and Kennedy’, The political quarterly. 78 (1) 78-88

Seldon, A., Snowdon, P., and Collings. D. (2009) ‘The September Coup’ in Seldon, A., Snowdon, P., and Collings. D. (2008) Blair unbound London: Pocket, pp.479-499

Bale, T. (2015) ‘If Opposition is an Art, is Ed Miliband an Artist? A Framework for Evaluating Leaders of the Opposition’, Parliamentary affairs. , 68, 1, 58-76

Heffernan, R. (2015) ‘The Limits to Prime Ministerial Autonomy: Cameron and the Constraints of Coalition’, Parliamentary affairs. , 68, 1, 25-41

James, T and Buller, J. (2015) ‘Integrating Structural Context into the Assessment of Political Leadership: Philosophical Realism, Gordon Brown and the Great Financial Crisis’, Parliamentary affairs. , 68, 1, 77-96

Owen, D. (2007) The hubris syndrome : Bush, Blair and the intoxication of power , London: Politicos

Mandelson, P. (2010) The third man , London: Harper Press

Price, L. (2010) Where power lies : prime ministers v the media , Lomon Simon and Shuster`

McAnulla, S. (2011) ‘Post-Political Poisons? Evaluating the 'Toxic' Dimensions of Tony Blair's Leadership’, Representation 47 (3), 251-263

Bale, T. (2010) The Conservative Party from Thatcher to Cameron, Cambridge: Polity (see chapters on William Hague, Iain Duncan Smith and Michael Howard)

 

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Seminar eight –Politics and Religion in the UK

Especially recommended for seminar:
Bruce, S. (2012). '  Politics and religion in the United Kingdom '. Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics, Routledge, London. (especially chapter two and final pages of chapter one)

Kettell, S. (2013) ‘I Do, Thou Shalt Not: Religious Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage in Britain, The political quarterly. , 84, 2, 247-255

McAnulla, S. (2014) ‘Secular Fundamentalists? Characterising the new atheist approach to secularism, religion and politics’,  British politics.

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Wider reading list

McAnulla, S.  (2014) 'Cameron's Conservatism: Why God, Why Now? ', The political quarterly. , 85, 4, 462-470

Bonney, N. (2013) ‘Towards a Free Market in Religion’, The political quarterly. , 84, 2, 256-264

Kettell, S. The Militant Strain: An Analysis of Anti-secular Discourse in Britain, Political studies. , 63, 1, 512–528)

Bonney, N. (2013) Monarchy, religion and the state : civil religion in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and the Commonwealth , Mancherster: Manchester University Press

Steven, M. (2013) Christianity and party politics : keeping the faith , London: Routledge

Gutkowski, S. (2013) Secular war : myths of religion, politics and violence . I.B. Taurus

Kettell, S,.(2012) 'Religion and the Big Society: A Match Made in Heaven? ', Policy and politics. 40(2)

Kettell, S. (2009) 'On the Public Discourse of Religion: An Analysis of Christianity in the UK ' , Politics and Religion 2 (3)

Davie, G. (2015) Religion in Britain : a persistent paradox , Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell

Bowen, I. (2014) Medina in Birmingham, Najaf in Brent : inside British Islam , London: C. Hurst & Co.

Akhtar, P. (2013) British Muslim politics : examining Pakistani biraderi networks , Basingstoke: Palgrave

Bruce, S. (2012). ' Politics and religion in the United Kingdom '. Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics, Routledge, London.

Bonney, N. (2013) ‘ Established Religion, Parliamentary Devolution and New State Religion in the UK, Parliamentary affairs. 66 (2): 425-422

Clements, B. (2015) Religion and public opinion in Britain : continuity and change , Basingstoke, Palgrave

Clements, B. (2013) 'Explaining public attitudes towards the integration of Muslims in British society: The ‘solidarity of the religious"? ', Journal of contemporary religion. , 28(1)

Bruce, S. (2009). 'We don’t do God”: the long divorce of religion and national identity in Britain 1832-2008'. Journal for the study of British cultures. , vol 16, no. 2, pp. 117.

Clements, B (2010) 'Understanding public attitudes in Britain towards faith schools', British educational research journal. , 36(6): 953-73.

McAnulla (2012) 'Radical Atheism and Religious Power: new atheist politics', Approaching Religion 2 (1), available on-line at http://ojs.abo.fi/index.php/ar/article/view/168

Bruce, S (2013) Post-Secularity and Religion in Britain, Journal of contemporary religion. , 28 (3), 369-384

Dobbernack, J. Meer, N. and Momood, T. (2015) ‘ Misrecognition and Political Agency. The Case of Muslim Organisations in a General Election’ , British journal of politics & international relations. , 17, 2, 189–206

Jones, T.H.; O’Toole, T; Dehanas, D.N. ; Momood , T;and Meer, N. A ‘System of Self-appointed Leaders’? Examining Modes of Muslim Representation in Governance in Britain’ , British journal of politics & international relations. , 17, 2, 207–223

Peace, T and Aktar, P. (2015 ) Biraderi, Bloc Votes and Bradford: Investigating the Respect Party's Campaign Strategy , British journal of politics & international relations. , 17, 2, 224–243

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Seminar nine – Decline of the formal political system

Recommended reading for seminars:
Whitely, P. (2009) ‘Where Have All the Members Gone? The Dynamics of Party Membership in Britain’,  The political quarterly. . , 62 (2), 247-257
Stoker, G. (2006) 'Explanations for Political Disenchantment' in  Stoker, G. (2006)  Why politics matters : making democracy work , Basingstoke: Palgrave
Hay, C. and Stoker G. (2009) Revitalising Politics: Have We Lost the Plot?   Representation , 45, 3, 225-236
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*Hay, C. (2007) Why we hate politics , Polity

*Webb, P. (1995) ‘Are British Parties in Decline? ’ Party politics. 1 (3): 299-322 (available on VLE)

*Marsh, D., O’Toole, T. and Jo, S (2007) Young people and politics in the UK : apathy or alienation? Basingstoke: Palgrave. Conclusion available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

*Stoker, G. (2006) Why politics matters : making democracy work , Basingstoke: Palgrave

Webb, P (2009) ‘The Failings of Political parties: Reality or Perception’ Representation , 45, 3, 265-275

Seyd, B. (2016) ‘Exploring Political Disappointment ‘ Parliamentary affairs. , 69, 2

Keating, A. and Janmatt (2015) ‘Education Through Citizenship at School: Do School Activities Have a Lasting Impact on Youth Political Engagement? ’ Parliamentary affairs. , advance online publication, doi:10.1093/pa/gsv017

Fox, S. (2015) Scandals, war and the Millennials: Why the Iraq War and the expenses scandal are not to blame for the low turnout of the young, British politics. , April 20, 2015; doi:10.1057/bp.2015.11

O’Toole, T., Lister, M., Jones, S., Marsh, D. and McDonagh, A. (2003) ‘Tuning Out or Left Out? Political Participation and Non-Participation among Young People’ in Contemporary Politics (9:1, 45-61)

Power Inquiry (2006) Power to the people : the report of Power: an independent inquiry into Britain's democracy : the centenary project of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust. : (London: Power Inquiry)

Henn, M., Weinstein, M. and Wring, D. (2002) ‘A Generation Apart? Youth and Political Participation in Britain’ in British journal of politics & international relations. . (4:2, 167-192)

*see roundtable discussion in 2009 edition of British politics. . , 4, 1, in particular:

Stoker, G. (2009)‘What's wrong with our political culture and what, if anything, can we do to improve it? Reflections on Colin Hay's ' Why we hate politics ', pp.83-91 British politics. . 4, 1

Hay, C.(2009) ‘Disenchanted with democracy, pissed off with politics’ pp.92-99 British politics. . 4, 1

Marsh, D. (2009)‘The Decline of politics? ’pp. 117-126 Low, M (2013) ‘The changing nature of activist engagement within the Conservative Party: A review of Susan Scarrow’s task-orientated approach to party membership’, British politics. advanced on-line publication

Dommett, K. and Flinders, M. (2013) The politics and management of public expectations: Gaps, vacuums, clouding and the 2012 mayoral referenda, British politics. (2013), advance on-line publication

Pemberton, H and Wickham-Jones (2013) Labour's lost grassroots: The rise and fall of party membership, (2013) 8, 181–206 British politics.

Cowley, P. (2013) Why not ask the audience? Understanding the public's representational priorities, British Politics, British politics (2013) 8, 138–163

Marsh, I. (2013) The Decline of Democratic Governance: An Analysis and a Modest Proposal, The political quarterly. 84 (2), 228–237

Foster, E, Kerr, P. and Byrne, C. (2013) Rolling back to Roll Forward: Depoliticisation and the Extension of Government, Policy and politics. , available on fast-track access page of journal (see also other 2013 pieces on ‘depoliticisation’ in this journal)

Feischi, C. (2007) ‘How British Parties Lost Our Favour’, Parliamentary affairs. . 60 (1), 143-52

Russell, M; Cowley, P; Roddell, P; Fischer, J; Atkins, L; Watson, J; Fraser, E; Hay, C (2009) ‘Tony Wright on Doing Politics Differently; The Contributors’, The political quarterly. . 80, 4, 575-588

Riddell, P. (2010) ‘In Defence of Politicians; In Spite of Themselves’, Parliamentary affairs. . , 63,m3, 545-557

Birch, S. and Allen, N (2010) ‘How Honest Do Politician Needs to Be? ’, The political quarterly. . , 81, 1, 49-56

Flinders, M. (2010) ‘In Defence of Politics’, The political quarterly. . , 81, 3, 309-326

Seward, P. (2010) ‘Sleaze, Old Corruption and Parliamentary Reform: An Historical Perspective on the Current Crisis’, The political quarterly. . , 81, 1, 39-48

Kavanagh, D., (2002), ‘The Paradoxes of British Political Parties’, in C. Hay (ed), British Politics Today.

Lees-Marchment, J., and Quayle, S., (2001), ‘Empowering the Members or Marking the Party? The Conservative Reforms of 1998’, The political quarterly. . , 72.

*Webb, P., (2000), The modern British party system , Sage.

*Garner, R., and Kelly, R., (1998), British political parties today , Manchester

Heffernan, R., (2003), ‘Political Parties and the Party System’, in P. Dunleavy, Developments in British politics. 7

Feischi, C. (2007) ‘How British Parties Lost Our Favour’, Parliamentary affairs. . , 60 (1), 143-52

Kavanagh, D., (2002), ‘The Paradoxes of British Political Parties’, in C. Hay (ed), British politics today

Webb, P. (1995) ‘Are British Parties in Decline? ’ Party politics. , 1 (3): 299-322

McAnulla, S. (2011) ‘Post-Political Poisons? Evaluating the 'Toxic' Dimensions of Tony Blair's Leadership’, Representation 47 (3), 251-263

Lees-Marchment, J., and Quayle, S., (2001), ‘Empowering the Members or Marking the Party? The Conservative Reforms of 1998’, The political quarterly. , 72.

Brand, J., (1992), British parliamentary parties : policy and power , Clarendon.

Budge, I, et al (2001), The new British politics , chs.15-17.

 

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Seminar ten – Governance and civil society

Recommended reading for seminar:
*Grant, W. (2009) ‘The Pressure Groups Challenge’ in Casey, T. (ed) (2009)  The Blair legacy : politics, policy, governance, and foreign affairs , London: Palgrave (book available online in library)
Sanders, D. et al (2003) ‘The Dynamics of Protest in Britain’,  Parliamentary affairs. , 56 (4) 
Pring, R, (2005) 'Faith Schools: can they be justified', in Gardner, R,  Faith schools : consensus or conflict? London: RoutledgeFalmer. Extract available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .
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*Richards, D. and Smith, M. (2002) ‘Governance and Civil Society’ in Richards D. and Smith, M. Governance and public policy in the United Kingdom , Oxford University Press

 

*Maloney, W. (2006) ‘Political Participation Beyond the Electoral Arena’ in Dunleavy et al, Developments in British politics. 8 , Palgrave

*Grant, W. (2008) ‘The Changing Patterns of Group Politics in Britain’, British politics. , 2 (3), 204-222

Judge, D. (2014) Democratic incongruities : representative democracy in Britain , Basingstoke: Palgrave

Bailey, D. (2013) Contending the crisis: What role for extra-parliamentary British politics? ,  British politics.  , advanced on-line publication

Vannomi, M. (2015) The (un)heavenly chorus in British politics: Bringing the what, the when and the how questions into the analysis of interest group influence’, British politics. , advance online publication, March 2, 2015; doi:10.1057/bp.2015.6

Davidson, S. and Elstub, S. Deliberative and Participatory Democracy in the UK, B ritish journal of politics & international relations. , 16, 3 , 367–385

Moss, G. and Coleman, S. (2014) Deliberative Manoeuvres in the Digital Darkness: e-Democracy Policy in the UK , British journal of politics & international relations. , 16, 3, 410–427

Judge, D. (2013) ‘Word from the street’: When non-electoral representative claims meet electoral representation in the United Kingdom’, British politics. (2013) 8, 388–409

Jordan. G. and Cairney, P. (2013) What is The Dominant Model of Policy Making? Comparing Majoritarian and Policy Community Ideas, British politics. , 8 (3) 233-259

Theocradis, Y (2012)'Cuts, Tweets, Solidarity and Mobilisation: how the Internet Shaped the Student Occupations', Parliamentary affairs. ,, 65 (1), 162-194

Cinalli, M. O’Flynn, I. (2014) Public Deliberation, Network Analysis and the Political Integration of Muslims in Britain, British journal of politics & international relations. , 16, 3, 428–451

Kassimeris, G. and Jackson, L. (2014) T he Ideology and Discourse of the English Defence League: ‘Not Racist, Not Violent, Just No Longer Silent’ British journal of politics & international relations. , 16, 4, 171–188

Treadwell, James and Garland, Jon (2011) ‘Masculinity, Marginalization and Violence: A case study of the English Defence League.’ British journal of criminology. . 51: 621-634

Grant, W. (2004) ‘Pressure Politics’ Parliamentary affairs. , 57 (2) pp408-419

Greer, A. (2003) ‘Countryside Issues: a creeping crisis’, Parliamentary affairs. , 56 (3)

Plows, A. (2008) ‘Towards an analysis of the ‘success’ of UK Green Protests’ British politics. , 1 (3): 92-109

Robinson, N. (2003) Fuel Protests: Governing the Ungovernable, Parliamentary affairs. , 56 (3) pp. 473-440

Sanders et al (2003) ‘The Dynamics of Protest in Britain’, Parliamentary affairs. , 56 (4) 2003

Coxall, B. (2001) Pressure groups in British politics , Longman

*Grant, W. (2000) Pressure groups and British politics , MacMillan

Smith, M (1993) Pressure, power and policy : state autonomy and policy networks in Britain and the United States , Harvester Wheatsheaf

Grant, W., (1995), Pressure groups, politics and democracy in Britain , Philip Allen.

Doherty et al (2003) The Preferred Way of Doing Things: The British Direct Action Movement, Parliamentary affairs. , 56 (4) 669-686

Baggott, R., (1998), ‘Pressure Groups’, Politics. .

Mombiot, G. (2000) Captive State: The Corporate Takeover of Britain Bogdanor, V., (1999), Devolution in the United Kingdom , OUP.

Russell et al (1997) the Funding of Local Voluntary Organisations’ Policy and politics. , 24 pp. 395-412

Jones, B, et al ., (2000), Politics UK , Chs.11-12.

Burch, M., and Wood, B., (1997), ‘From Provider to Enabler : The changing role of the state’, in Robins, L., and Jones, J (eds.), Half a century of British politics , MUP.

Dearlove, J., and Saunders, P., (2000), Introduction to British politics , Ch.6.

Dunleavy, P, et al (2000), Developments in British politics. 6 .

Gray, C., (2000), ‘A Hollow State? ’, in R. Pyper and L. Robins, United Kingdom governance

Holliday, I., (2000), ‘Is The British State Hollowing Out? ’, The political quarterly. . (2000).

Kickert, W. et al (1997), Managing complex networks : strategies for the public sector , Sage.

Kingdom, J., (2000), Government and politics in Britain : an introduction . , Ch.17.

McIlroy, (1995), Trade unions in Britain today , MUP.

Marsh, D., and Rhodes, R, A, W., (1992), Policy networks in British government , Clarendon.

Marsh, D., (ed)., (1998), Comparing policy networks , OUP.

Dudley and Ruchardson (1998) ‘Arenas without rules and the policy change process’ Political studies , 46, pp. 727-47

Denham and Garnett, M. (1998) British think-tanks and the climate of opinion , UCI press

Hoad (1998) ‘Direct Action and the Environmental Movement’ Talking politics. , 10 (3)

Hall (1999) ‘Social Capital in Britain, British journal of political science. . 29, 417-61

Pyper, R., (2000), ‘Conclusion : Governance by Reformers’, in R. Pyper and L. Robins, United Kingdom governance

Rhodes, R, A, W., Understanding governance : policy networks, governance, reflexivity, and accountability

Rhodes, R., (2002), ‘The New Public Administration of the British State’, in C. Hay (ed), British politics today

Simpson, D., (1999), Pressure groups , Hodder and Stoughton.

Williams, N., (1999), ‘Modernising Government : Policy Networks, Competition and the Quest for Efficiency’, The political quarterly. , 1999.

Wright, M., (1988), ‘Policy Community, Policy Network, and Comparative Industrial Policies’, Political studies , 36(4)

Wright, T., The British political process : an introduction , Ch.5.

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Seminar eleven – Revision week and evaluation

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Online Course Readings

Bale, T, (2010) '"The Politics of And": David Cameron, 2005-', in Bale, T, The Conservative Party from Thatcher to Cameron . Cambridge: Polity. Chapter available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Bastow, S. and Martin, J., (2003) New Labour’s Third Way: ‘Modernising Social Democracy’. FROM: Bastow, S. and Martin, J, Third way discourse : European ideologies in the twentieth century . pp.46-71. Edinburgh:Edinburgh University Press. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Beech, M., (2009) Cameron and Conservative Ideology. FROM: Lee, S. and Beech, M, The Conservatives under David Cameron : built to last? . pp.18-30. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Bevir. M, (2005) The Welfare State. FROM: Bevir. M, New Labour : a critique . pp.83-105. London: Routledge. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Bogdanor, V, (2009) 'Devolution', in Bogdanor, V, The new British constitution . Portland: Gardners Books. Extract available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Bogdanor, V., (2009) Human Rights Act. FROM: Bogdanor, V., The new British constitution . pp.53-88. Oxford: Gardners Books. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Callinicos, A, (2001) Introduction. FROM: Callinicos, A, Against the third way : an anti-capitalist critique . pp.1-14. Cambridge: Polity. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Coates. D, (2005) Looking Back: Auditing New Labour. FROM: Coates. D, Prolonged labour : the slow birth of New Labour Britain . pp.161-184. Basingstoke:Palgrave Macmillan. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Driver, S. and Martell, L., (2002) New Labour’s Third Way. FROM: Driver, S. and Martell, L., Blair’s Britain ,. pp.67-95. Cambridge: Polity. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Driver, S, (2006) 'Labour and the Welfare State', in Driver, S, New Labour , 2nd edition. Cambridge: Polity. Extract available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Dunleavy, P, (2006) The Westminster Model and the Distinctiveness of British Politics. FROM: Dunleavy, P, Developments in British Politics 8. pp.315-341. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Dyson, S, (2009) 'Tony Blair's World View and Leadership Style', in Dyson, S, The Blair identity : leadership and foreign policy . Manchester: Manchester University Press. Extract available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Fawcett, P. and Rhodes, R., (2007) Central Government. FROM: Seldon, A., Blair’s Britain. pp.79-103. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

King, A., (2007) 'Britain’s New Constitution', in King, A., The British Constitution . pp.345-365. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Extract available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Marsh, D, (2002) Pluralism. FROM: Hay, C, British politics today . pp.14-37. Cambridge: Polity. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Marsh, D, (2007) Conclusion, in Marsh, D, Young people and politics in the UK : apathy or alienation? Basingstoke: Palgrave. Conclusion available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

McAnulla, S, (2006) Chapter 1: Traditional Models of British Politics. FROM: McAnulla, S, British politics : a critical introduction . pp.11-33. London: Continuum. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

McGarvey, N. and Cairney, P, (2008) Public Policy in Scotland Since Devolution. FROM: McGarvey, N and Cairney, P., Scottish politics : an introduction . pp.199-218. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

O’Hara, K, (2007) Is Conservatism Dead? . FROM: O’Hara, K, After Blair : David Cameron and the Conservative tradition . pp.157-169. London: Icon. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Powell, J, (2010) 'Hubris and Leaving Office', in Powell, J, The new Machiavelli : how to wield power in the modern world . London: Bodley Head. Extract available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Prideaux, S, (2005) Functionalism and The Third Way: work, 'opportunity' and New Labour's support for the family institution. FROM: Prideaux, S, Not so New Labour : a sociological critique of New Labour's policy and practice . pp.103-130. Bristol: Polity. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Pring, R, (2005) Faith Schools: can they be justified. FROM: Gardner, R, Faith schools : consensus or conflict? . pp.51-60. London: RoutledgeFalmer. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Rawnsley, A, (2010) 'A Very Brownite Coup', in Rawnsley, A, The End of the Party . London: Viking. Extract available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Sammons, P, (2008) Zero Tolerance of Failure and New Labour's approach to school improvement in England. Oxford Review of Education . v.34 (no.6). Article available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Seldon, A, (2008) 'The September Coup', in Seldon, A, Blair unbound . London: Pocket Books. Extract available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Shaw, E. (2008) The Dynamics of new Labour. FROM: E. Shaw, Losing Labour's soul? : new Labour and the Blair government 1997-2007 . pp.142-165. London: Routledge. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Smithers, A, (2009) 'Schools', in Seldon, A, Blair's Britain, 1997-2007 . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Extract available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Stoker, G, (2006) 'Explanations for Political Disenchantment', in Stoker, G, Why politics matters : making democracy work . Basingstoke: Palgrave. Extract available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE .

Tant, A, P, (1993) Chapter One . FROM: Tant, A, P, British government : the triumph of elitism : a study of the British political tradition and its major challenges . pp.13-54. Dartmouth: Dartmouth Publishing Company. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Webb, P, (1995) Are British Parties in Decline? . FROM: Party politics. . v.1(no.3). pp.299-322. London: SAGE. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

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