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By Jane Green
An in-depth and over-time analysis of public opinion about party competence on issues in the US, UK, Canada, Australia and Germany, revealing how issue ownership, government performance and generalised competence shape public opinion and how their causes and consequences should shape our understanding of parties, voting and elections.
This is the first major study of the Communist Party of Great Britain between the wars when it adopted the militant strategy of 'class against class, in its struggle to be the effective alternative to both the Labour Party and TUC.
In this collection, J.P. Lewis and Joanna Everitt bring together a group of up-and coming-political scientists as well as senior scholars to explore the recent history of the Conservative Party of Canada, covering the pre-merger period 1993-2003 and both the minority and majority governments under Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
By Sean Wilentz
An eminent historian reminds us of the commanding role party politics has played in America's enduring struggle against economic inequality.
How do democracies form and what makes them die? In a wide-ranging narrative of democracy's history in Europe, from 1830s Britain to Adolf Hitler's 1933 seizure of power in Weimar Germany, the book offers a re-interpretation of how stable political democracy is built, coming to the bold conclusion that democracy's...
Essential Public Affairs for Journalists is an invaluable guide for both journalism students and practising journalists. It offers engaging coverage of the workings of both central and local government, and gives stimulating insights into how they are, and could be, covered by journalists.
Who were the British MPs sympathetic to the Soviets - the 'crypto-communists' 'left-wing gadflys', the 'neo-Stalinist left' so derided by fellow politicians, historians and the public? This book examines the careers and motives of MPs like Tom Driberg who developed ideological links with Soviet Union and whose ideas influenced Labour's...