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 at the Indianapolis campus of Indiana University, USA.
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.