This major, authoritative reference work embraces the spectrum of organized political activity in the British Isles. It includes over 2,500 organizations in 1,700 separate entries. Arrangement is in 20 main subject sections, covering the three main political parties (Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat), prefaced by extended general essays and brief annotated bilbiographies, together with other areas such as the far right, the far left, peace campaigns, think tanks, women's groups and ethnic minority movements. There are substantial sections on Ireland (north and south), Scotland, Wales and Europe, each introductd by an historical sketch and overview. The volume inicludes comprehensive cross-referencing, a select chronology of events, an extensive bibliography, and index of organizations and names. "Comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date. An indispensable guide to British politiics and government." Dennis Kavanagh, University of Liverpool. ". . .will make a most valuable work of reference for teachers, researchers and students of British and European politics. The entries discuss a wide range of parties and movements intelligently. Also, the introductory essays are well written and to the point." Howard Elcock, University of Northumbria at Newcastle. ". . .the section of the Liberal party and on Liberal Democrats has taught me quite a lot I did not previously know. It is certainly well worth a place on my rather over-crowded bookshelves." The Rt. Hon. Lord Jenkins of Hillhead, O.M.
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Peter Barberis, John McHugh and Mike Tyldesley are all at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.Review:
'A deeply researched book... the rich network of cross-references, the impressive bibliography and detailed indexes will encourage browsing through the highways and byways of political activity.' LIBRARY REVIEW 'This remarkable work, a model of conciseness and accuracy.' EUROPEAN LIBRARY 'This is a highly satisfying volume for those with even a passing interest in politics who enjoy browsing, as well as for students, academics and political scientists.' THE LIBRARY ASSOCIATION RECORD
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Descripción Continuum, 2005. Paperback. Estado de conservación: NEW. 9780826458148 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Nº de ref. de la librería HTANDREE093063
Descripción Continuum International Publishing Group, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 576 pages. 9.37x6.54x1.73 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk0826458149