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Hutton and Butler

Hutton and Butler: Lifting the Lid on the Workings of Power

W. G. Runciman (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263297
eISBN:
9780191734519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263297.001.0001

These chapters offer penetrating insights into the events and controversies that have dominated the news agenda for the last two years. Never has the path to a British war been mapped so fully and ... More

Transparency: The Key to Better Governance?

Transparency: The Key to Better Governance?

Christopher Hood and David Heald (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263839
eISBN:
9780191734915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263839.001.0001

‘Transparency’ is widely canvassed as a key to better governance, increasing trust in public-office holders. But it is more often preached than practised, more often referred to than defined, and ... More

The International Politics of EU-China Relations

The International Politics of EU-China Relations

Liu Fei

David Kerr (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264089
eISBN:
9780191734809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264089.001.0001

The European Union and China have emerged as new international actors. They have an increasingly diverse relationship covering the economy, politics, technology, culture and education; but beyond ... More

Britain's Pensions Crisis

Britain's Pensions Crisis: History and Policy

Hugh Pemberton, Pat Thane, and Noel Whiteside (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263853
eISBN:
9780191734281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263853.001.0001

British pensions are in crisis. Yet in all the discussion of what exactly the crisis consists of, and how it might be addressed, attention to the history of how the crisis has come about is ... More

Joined-Up Government

Joined-Up Government

Vernon Bogdanor (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263334
eISBN:
9780191734564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263334.001.0001

Drawing together work presented at a conference held at the British Academy, this book provides a broad overview of one of the most significant aspects of modern government. Joined-up government is a ... More

New Paradigms in Public Policy

New Paradigms in Public Policy

Peter Taylor-Gooby (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197264935
eISBN:
9780191760365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264935.001.0001

This book reviews some of the most challenging developments in British society as they are understood by policy-makers and by academics. The key point is that academic debates identify a range of ... More

Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Timothy O'Riordan and Timothy Lenton (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.001.0001

This book places tipping points in their scientific, economic, governmental, creative, and spiritual contexts. It seeks to offer a comprehensive set of interpretations on the meaning and application ... More

Liberal World Orders

Liberal World Orders

Tim Dunne and Trine Flockhart (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265529
eISBN:
9780191760334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265529.001.0001

Liberal world order is seen by many as either a fading international order in response to declining American hegemony, or as a failing international order riddled with internal tensions and ... More

The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Jack Hayward, Brian Barry, and Archie Brown (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.001.0001

The distinctive strength of political science in Britain is revealed in this guide to modern British scholarship in the field. As well as charting the development of the discipline, the essays ... More

The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century

The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century

Vernon Bogdanor (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263198
eISBN:
9780191734755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263198.001.0001

This is the first survey of the British constitution in the twentieth century. Indeed, it fills a very real gap in the history of Britain during the last 100 years. The book is a product of ... More

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