Institutional Crisis in 21st Century Britain (Understanding Governance)

Institutional Crisis in 21st Century Britain (Understanding Governance)

By: Colin Hay (editor), David Richards (editor), Martin Smith (editor)Hardback

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In 21st century Britain, a 'perfect storm' seems to have engulfed many of its institutions. This book is the first wholesale consideration of the crisis of legitimacy that has taken root in Britain's key institutions and explores the crisis across them to determine if a set of shared underlying pathologies exist to create this collective crisis.

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Sadiya Akram, University of Canberra, Australia Paul Cairney, University of Stirling, UK Patrick Diamond University of Manchester, UK Charlie Dannreuther University of Leeds, UK Daniel Fitzpatrick University of Manchester, UK David JudgeUniversity of Strathclyde, UK Simon Lightfoot, University of Leeds, UK David Marsh University of Canberra, UK Brendan McCaffrie, University of Canberra, UK Ralph Negrine, University of Sheffield, UK Layla Skinns, University of Sheffield, UK Helen Thompson, University of Cambridge, UK Adam White, University of York, UK


1. Introduction: A Crisis in UK Institutions; David Richards and Martin Smith PART I: A THEMATIC APPROACH TO CRISIS 1. A Crisis of Expectation; David Richards 2. A Crisis of Participation; Sadiya Akram, David Marsh and Brendan McCaffrie 3. A Crisis of Politics; Colin Hay PART II: SURVEYING INSTITUTIONS IN CRISIS 4. A Crisis of Parliament; David Judge 5. A Crisis of Political Parties; Martin Smith 6. A Crisis of Whitehall; Patrick Diamond 7. A Crisis of the Union; Paul Cairney 8. A Crisis of the European Union; Charles Dannreuther and Simon Lightfoot 9. A Crisis of the Financial Sector; Helen Thompson 10. A Crisis of Regulation; Daniel Fitzpatrick and Adam White 11. A Crisis of the Medial; Ralph Negrine 12. A Crisis of Policing; Layla Skinns 13. Conclusion: Apres le Deluge - Crisis, Continuity and Change in UK Institutions; David Richards, Martin Smith and Colin Hay

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/04/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137334381
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 334
  • ID: 9781137334381
  • weight: 550
  • ISBN10: 113733438X

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