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Devolution in the United Kingdom

Author: Russell Deacon
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2012.
Series: Politics study guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The only up-to-date introduction to the politics of devolution in the UK. New for this edition:. - Revised and updated throughout. - New case studies and tables. - New sections on topics including English regionalism, the London Mayor, the Calman Commission, Labour and the Welsh Assembly, and Ian Paisley. The political landscape of the UK was altered dramatically with the devolution of power to London, Northern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Deacon
ISBN: 074866971X 9780748669714
OCLC Number: 903616893
Notes: Previous edition: 2007.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 266 pages).
Contents: The Background to Devolution --
Not quite 'Devolution All Round?''The Case of England --
English Devolution: 'London moves forward whilst England falls back' --
The Evolution of Scottish Devolution --
The Governance of Scotland --
Political Parties and Politics in Scotland --
The Government of Wales --
The Continuing Evolution of Welsh Devolution --
Northern Ireland: Historical Political Development --
Northern Ireland and Devolution: Structures and Process --
Political Parties within Northern Ireland --
Creeping Federalism or a Unitary State?
Series Title: Politics study guides.
Responsibility: Russell Deacon.

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The political landscape of the UK was altered dramatically with the devolution of power to London, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. This introduction to the major changes caused by devolution  Read more...

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