Modern British Party System by Paul Webb
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Modern British Party System
By Paul Webb

The Modern British Party System

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Modern British Party System by Paul Webb

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'This is a really excellent book, the best on British parties that I have read in recent years. Paul Webb utilises the latest research and modern analytical techniques to provide a sophisticated study of parties and the party system which is packed with information. It is a major contribution not just to the literature on British politics but also to the comparative literature on political parties' - David Denver, Lancaster University 'Paul Webb's new book is likely to remain the standard work on the British party system for years to come' - Peter Mair, University of Leiden 'A landmark study. I cannot commend this book too highly to teachers of British politics, students and professional analysts alike' - Ian Budge, University of Essex 'An excellent book that will be much quoted by scholars in future years' - Alan Ware, Oxford University 'Paul Webb provides the most comprehensive and well-documented analysis of the programmatic and organizational changes in the British party system. His conclusion that British parties remain critically important to the functioning of democracy is strengthened by his comparative approach.This book is a major contribution to the study of British party politics' - Patrick Seyd, University of Sheffield Providing a complete up-to-date overview of the changing nature of contemporary party politics in Britain, this book draws on models of comparative politics and the latest empirical analysis to explain the capacity of British parties to adapt to a changing political environment. A number of broad themes include: the nature and extent of party competition; the internal life and organizational development of parties; the variety of evolving party systems in the United Kingdom; and the links between parties and the wider political system. The current weaknesses of party performance are addressed, and the scope of reform explained and examined. Contrary to claims of 'decline', however, the book demonstrates that party politics remain essentially vibrant and intrinsic to modern British democracy. The Modern British Party System will be an essential text for all students of contemporary British politics, parties and party systems.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803979444
ISBN-10: 0803979444
Format: Paperback
(170mm x 244mm x 17mm)
Pages: 322
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Jul-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Paul Webb

Sex, Gender and the Conservative Party by Paul Webb Sex, Gender and the Conservative Party, Hardback (November 2011)

As leader of the Conservative party, David Cameron inherited a multi-faceted gender problem: only 17 women MPs; an unhappy women's organization; electorally uncompetitive policies 'for women'; and a party which was seemingly unattractive to women voters. This book is an account of the feminization of the party since 2005.

Party Politics in New Democracies by Paul Webb Party Politics in New Democracies, Paperback (September 2009)

This book is the sequel to Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies (Oxford 2002). It offers a systematic and rigorous analysis of parties in some of the world's major new democracies, focusing on Latin America and postcommunist Eastern Europe.

Presidentialization of Politics by Paul Webb Presidentialization of Politics, Paperback (April 2007)

Leading experts come together to examine the changing role of political parties and political leadership in fourteen modern democracies.

New Directions in Reference by Paul Webb New Directions in Reference, Paperback (January 2006)

Examines how librarians can use new and innovative methods to design and deliver traditional reference services in a range of settings. Also including case studies, this book is a useful professional resource for public, academic, and special librarians, especially those providing reference services.

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Author Biography - Paul Webb

Paul Webb is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Government at Brunel University and Associate Editor and Book Reviews Editor of Party Politics.

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