Policy Agendas in British Politics (Comparative Studies of Political Agendas) (Hardcover)

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Using a unique dataset spanning fifty years of policy-making in Britain, this book traces how topics like the economy, international affairs, and crime have shifted in importance. It takes a new approach to agenda setting called focused adaptation, and sheds new light on key points of change in British politics, such as Thatcherism and New Labour.

About the Author

Peter John is Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, University College London, UK. Anthony Bertelli holds the C.C. Crawford Chair in Management and Performance, School of Policy, Planning and Development and the USC Gould School of Law, University of South Carolina, USA. Will Jennings is Reader in Politics, University of Southampton. Shaun Bevan is Research Fellow at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES), University of Mannheim, Germany.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780230390393
ISBN-10: 0230390390
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: July 8th, 2013
Pages: 241
Language: English
Series: Comparative Studies of Political Agendas