Contemporary Britain

Contemporary Britain

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The comprehensively revised and updated 2nd edition of this successful text provides a lively, accessible and concise introduction to political, economic and social life in Britain. Illustrated with maps, charts and tables throughout, this book assumes no prior knowledge, and places current developments clearly in their historical, cultural, international and comparative context. It offers an ideal starting point for students and general readers looking for an introduction to contemporary Britain that is readable, informative, sophisticated and thought-provoking.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 138 x 214 x 18mm | 340.19g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0
  • 0230002145
  • 9780230002142
  • 1,222,951

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"Well written in an easily accessible style Contemporary Britain... gives the reader an excellent and comprehensive sense of the state of Britain in the early 21st century." - Peter Handley, British Politics
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Table of contents

Introduction The Historical Context Land and People The Social System Politics and Government Civil Society The Economy Culture and Lifestyle Britain and the World Conclusions
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About John McCormick

JOHN MCCORMICK is Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), USA.
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