Political Parties

BIC code: JPL
See also: General Politics

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  • Cover scan of Road To Referendum
    Road To Referendum
    Iain Macwhirter - Hardback - Cargo
    Iain Macwhirter looks at the origins, ambitions and changes of the nationalist movement; at how the SNP moved from just 150 members to one of Europe's most important parties; how politicians of the UK political scene have shifted and influenced the most major popular movement in British politics.
  • Cover scan of Gender And Political Recruitment
    Gender And Political Recruitment: Theorizing Institutional Change
    Meryl Kenny - Hardback - Palgrave Macmillan
    This work explores the gendered dynamics of institutional innovation, continuity and change in candidate selection and recruitment. Drawing on the insights of feminist institutionalism, it extends the supply and demand model of political recruitment via a micro-level case study of the candidate selection process in post-devolution Scotland.
  • Cover scan of Political Parties In Great Britain
    Political Parties In Great Britain
    Matthew Cole - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This is an introduction to political parties in Britain which offers an examination of the main parties' individual characteristics and explains the impact of small parties. Key themes traced throughout are the factors contributing to parties' fortunes and identities, and the causes of recent changes in both.
  • Cover scan of Scottish Labour In A Cold Climate
    Scottish Labour In A Cold Climate
    Gerry Hassan - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    Having been the leading party in Scotland for 50 years, the Scottish Labour Party lost an election and office to the SNP in 2007. This text examines and analyses the last 30 years of Scottish Labour, from the arrival of Thatcherism in 1979 to the aftermath of the party's defeat in the 2007 Scottish Parliament elections.
  • Cover scan of The Strange Death Of Labour Scotland
    The Strange Death Of Labour In Scotland
    Gerry Hassan - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    This book addresses, examines and analyses the last 30 years of Scottish Labour, from the arrival of Thatcherism in 1979 to the aftermath of the party's defeat in the 2011 Scottish Parliament elections.
  • Cover scan of The Scottish National Party
    The Scottish National Party: Transition To Power
    James Mitchell - Hardback - Oxford University Press
    Based on a survey of the entire membership and over 80 elite interviews, 'The Scottish National Party' provides a comprehensive account of the nature of the SNP following its election as a party of government for the first time in its 80-year history.
  • Cover scan of Why I Was Right And Everyone Else Was Wrong
    Why I Was Right
    Tom Harris - Paperback - Biteback
    Tom Harris uses his And another thing - blog as an outlet for opinions, jokes, musings and whimsy about a range of subjects including - but not only - politics.
  • Cover scan of Trio
    Trio: Inside The Blair, Brown, Mandelson Project
    Giles Radice - Hardback - I. B. Tauris
    Among the most controversial figures in Britain's recent history, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and Peter Mandelson were the architects of the New Labour government that shaped Britain during the first decade of the 21st century. 'Trio' charts their rise to power, their achievements in office and their failings and failures.
  • Cover scan of Why Vote SNP?
    Why Vote SNP?
    - Paperback - Biteback
    The traditional assumption of the hegemony of the three main parties has been challenged in recent polls and elections. This book examines the policies of the Scottish National Party (SNP), outlining key differences between the SNP and the three main parties.
  • Cover scan of The Modern SNP
    The Modern SNP: From Protest To Power
    - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    This collection brings together academics, writers, commentators and analysts of Scottish politics to address the nature of the SNP: its position in Scotland, its influence on devolution, its role as a minority administration and its relationship with other institutions in Scotland, the UK and Europe.

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