Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - The Core Executive in Britain by Martin J. Smith

The study of central government has been dominated by the recurring questions of Prime Ministerial versus Cabinet government and civil service versus ministerial power. Using the idea of "power dependence" this book challenges these ideas to provide an assessment of and introduction to power and policy at the core of British political life. It undermines traditional approaches by demonstrating that power in the core executive is complex, and flows between actors and institutions. The Prime Minister can only exercise power with the support of the Cabinet, and ministers and officials are often partners rather than competitors.

Buy The Core Executive in Britain by Martin J. Smith from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780333605165
ISBN-10: 0333605160
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 20-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - The Core Executive in Britain by Martin J. Smith

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Core Executive in Britain book by Martin J. Smith and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Martin J. Smith

MARTIN J. SMITH is Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Sheffield. His previous publications include Contemporary British Conservatism (Macmillan, 1996).

Books By Martin J. Smith

Mr. Las Vegas Has a Bad Knee by Martin J. Smith
Paperback, November 2017
$33.48 $38.05
Combustion by Martin J. Smith
Paperback, October 2016
$26.49 $30.10
The Changing Labour Party by Martin J. Smith
Hardback, November 2018
$166.32 $189.00