A new edition of a popular introduction to all aspects of life in Britain. This version reflects on the ongoing fallout from the global financial and eurozone crises; the May 2015 General Election; the September 2014 referendum on Scottish independence; the new tone of debate on immigration; and the June 2016 Brexit referendum.
John McCormick is Professor of Political Science, Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA, and is author of a number of Red Globe Press's bestselling books in politics, including Comparative Government and Politics (with Rod Hague and Martin Harrop), Understanding the European Union and European Union Politics.
Introduction.- 1. The Historical Context.- 2. Land and People.- 3. Social System.- 4. Government.- 5. Politics and Civil Society.- 6. The Economy.- 7. Culture and Lifestyle.- 8. Britain and the World.- Conclusions.