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The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century$

Jack Hayward, Brian Barry, and Archie Brown

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780197262948

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.001.0001

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(p.vii) Notes on Contributors

(p.vii) Notes on Contributors

The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century
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  • Rodney Barker is Reader in Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) where he has taught since 1971. Earlier he studied as an undergraduate at Cambridge, took his PhD at LSE, and was Lecturer in Politics at the University of Wales, Swansea (1967–1971). His publications include Studies in Opposition (as editor, 1971), Education and Politics 1900–1951: A Study of the Labour Party (1972), Political Legitimacy and the State (1990), Politics, Peoples, and Government: Themes in British Political Thought Since the Nineteenth Century (1994), and Political Ideas in Modern Britain In and After the Twentieth Century (1997).

  • Brian Barry is Arnold A. Saltzman Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at Columbia University (New York). After studying as an undergraduate and graduate student at Oxford, Professor Barry has taught at a number of universities in Britain, Western Europe and North America. In 1961–62 he was Rockefeller Fellow in Legal and Political Philosophy at Harvard. He has been an Official Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford, and has held professorial appointments at Essex University, the University of British Columbia, the University of Chicago, California Institute of Technology, and the European University Institute, Florence. He was Professor of Political Science at the LSE from 1987 to 1997 before moving to his present Chair at Columbia. Professor Barry was a Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (1976–77), was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1978 and became a Fellow of the British Academy in 1988. His publications include Political Argument (1965), Sociologists, Economists and Democracy (1970), The Liberal Theory of Justice (1973), Rational Man and Irrational Society? (with Russell Hardin, 1982), Democracy and Power and Liberty and Justice (1991) and two volumes of A Treatise on Social Justice - Theories of Justice (1989) and Justice as Impartiality (1995), both awarded W. J. M. Mackenzie Prize of the Political Studies Association of the UK for best book published in its year.

  • (p.viii) Vernon Bogdanor, a Fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford, since 1966, has been Professor of Politics at Oxford University since 1996. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1997 and was appointed CBE for services to constitutional history in 1998. Among his publications are Devolution (1979), The People and the Party System (1981), Multi-Party Politics and the Constitution (1983), Constitutions in Democratic Politics (editor, 1988), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Political Science (editor, 1992), Comparing Constitutions (with S. E. Finer and Bernard Rudden, 1995), The Monarchy and the Constitution (1995), Politics and the Constitution: Essays on British Government (1996), Power and the People: A Guide to Constitutional Reform (1997), and Devolution in the United Kingdom (1999). He is at present editing a volume on British Constitutional History of the Twentieth Century for the British Academy.

  • Archie Brown has been Professor of Politics at Oxford University since 1989 and a Fellow of St Antony’s College since 1971 (Sub-Warden, 1995–97). Before moving to Oxford he studied as an undergraduate and graduate student at LSE and taught at Glasgow University. He was a British Council Exchange Scholar at Moscow University (1967–68) and has been a Visiting Professor of Political Science at the University of Connecticut, Yale (where he gave the 1980 Henry L. Stimson Lectures), Columbia University and the University of Texas at Austin. In the Fall semester of 1998 he was Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame. Professor Brown was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1991. His publications include Soviet Politics and Political Science (1974), The Soviet Union since the Fall of Khrushchev (co-editor, 1975; 2nd ed., 1978), Political Culture and Political Change in Communist States (co-editor, 1977), Authority, Power and Policy in the USSR (co-editor, 1980), Soviet Policy for the 1980s (co-editor, 1982), Political Culture and Communist Studies (editor, 1984), Political Leadership in the Soviet Union (editor, 1989), The Soviet Union: A Biographical Dictionary (editor, 1990), New Thinking in Soviet Politics (editor, 1992), The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Russia and the Former Soviet Union (co-editor, 1994) and The Gorbachev Factor (1996; awarded W. J. M. Mackenzie Prize of the Political Studies Association).

  • Tim Dunne is Senior Lecturer in International Politics at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. He studied as an undergraduate at the University of East Anglia and, as a graduate student, at St Antony’s College, Oxford, where he took his MPhil in International Relations and (p.ix) completed his DPhil in 1993. For the latter he was awarded the prize of the British International Studies Association for the best International Relations thesis of its year. After a brief spell as tutor and lecturer in Prague for the Central European University, Dr Dunne moved to Aberystwyth in 1993. Among his publications are Inventing International Society: A History of the English School (1998) and The Eighty Years’ Crisis: International Politics, 1919–1999 (co-editor, 1998) and Human Rights in Global Politics (co-editor, 1999).

  • Jack Hayward is Research Professor at the University of Hull and Emeritus Professor of the University of Oxford. From 1993 until 1998 he was Professor of Politics at Oxford University, Director of the University’s European Studies Institute and a Fellow of St Antony’s College. After studying as an undergraduate and graduate student at LSE, Professor Hayward taught at the University of Sheffield and Keele University and was a Senior Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford before becoming Professor of Politics at Hull (1973–1992). He was Chairman of the Political Studies Association of the UK, 1975–1977, and its President, 1979–1981. He edited the association’s journal, Political Studies, from 1987 to 1993. Professor Hayward, who was awarded the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur in 1996, has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Paris III (1979–1980) and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Paris) in 1990–91. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1990. Among his publications are Private Interests and Public Policy (1966), The One and Indivisible French Republic (1973), The State and the Market Economy (1986), After the Trench Revolution (1991), De Gaulle to Mitterrand (editor, 1993), The Crisis of Representation in Europe (editor, 1995), Governing the New Europe (co-editor, 1995), Industrial Enterprise and European Integration (editor, 1995), and Elitism, Populism and European Politics (editor, 1996).

  • Christopher Hood has been Professor of Public Administration and Public Policy at LSE since 1989. After studying at the University of York and Glasgow University, Professor Hood was a Lecturer in Politics at Glasgow and Research Fellow at York before becoming Professor of Government and Public Administration at the University of Sydney, 1986–89. He was Visiting Research Fellow, Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Forschung, University of Bielefeld in 1982 and 1989 and a Senior Teaching Fellow at the University of Singapore, 1984–85. His publications include Limits of Administration (co-editor, 1976), Big Government in Hard Times (co-editor, 1981), (with Andrew Dunsire) Bureaumetrics (p.x) (1981), The Tools of Government (1983), Delivering Public Services in Western Europe (co-editor, 1988), (with Andrew Dunsire) Cutback Management in Public Bureaucracies (1989), (with M. W. Jackson) Administrative Argument (1991), Rewards at the Top (co-editor, 1994), Explaining Economic Policy Reversals (1994), and The Art of the State (1998).

  • Paul Kelly is Senior Lecturer in Government at LSE where he has taught since 1995. After studying at the University of York and at LSE (where he received his PhD), he was Bradley Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School (1987–1990) and Lecturer in Political Theory at the University of Wales, Swansea (1990–1995). Among his publications are Utilitarianism and Distributive Justice: Jeremy Bentham and the Civil Law (1990), The Social Contract from Hobbes to Rawls (co-editor, 1994), Impartiality, Neutrality and Justice (editor, 1998) and Social Justice from Hume to Walzer (co-editor, 1998).

  • Charles King is Assistant Professor of Government at Georgetown University and Ion Ratiu Professor of Romanian Studies in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown. After studying as an undergraduate at the University of Arkansas, he was a Marshall Scholar at Oxford University and a graduate student of St Antony’s College, receiving his MPhil in 1992 and doctorate (for which he was awarded the Walter Bagehot Prize in Government and Public Administration by the Political Studies Association of the UK) in 1995. Before taking up his present appointment at Georgetown University Dr King was J. Arthur Rank and C. A. W. Manning Junior Research Fellow at New College, Oxford, and a Research Associate of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London. His publications include, Ending Civil Wars (1997), Nations Abroad: Diaspora Politics and International Relations (co-editor, 1998), and The Moldovans: Negotiable Nationalism on a European Frontier (forthcoming).

  • Geoffrey Marshall has been Provost of the Queen’s College, Oxford, since 1993, having been Fellow and Tutor in Politics at Queen’s from 1957. Earlier he studied at Manchester University as an undergraduate and took his PhD at Glasgow University where he taught in the Politics Department. He was a Research Fellow at Nuffield College (1955–57) and Andrew Dixon White Visiting Professor at Cornell between 1985 and 1991. Dr Marshall was a member of Oxford City Council, 1965–74, and Sheriff of Oxford, 1970–71. Since 1994 he was been President of the Study of Parliament Group. He was elected to a Fellowship of the British (p.xi) Academy in 1971. His publications include Parliamentary Sovereignty and the Commonwealth (1957), Some Problems of the Constitution (with Graeme C. Moodie, 1959), Police and Government (1965), Constitutional Theory (1971), Constitutional Conventions (1984) and Ministerial Responsibility (1989).

  • William L. Miller is Edward Caird Professor of Politics at Glasgow University. He studied as an undergraduate at Edinburgh University and took his PhD at the University of Newcastle. Between 1968 and 1985 (when he moved to his present Chair at Glasgow) he was successively Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Professor at Strathclyde University. He was Visiting Professor in Politics at Virginia Tech, 1983–84. Professor Miller was elected to a Fellowship of the British Academy in 1994. Among his publications are Electoral Dynamics (1977), The End of British Politics? Scots and English Political Behaviour in the Seventies (1981), The Survey Method (1983), Elections and Voters (with Martin Harrop, 1987), Irrelevant Elections (1988), How Voters Change (co-author, 1990), Media and Voters (1991) Alternatives to Freedom (editor, 1995), Political Culture in Contemporary Britain (co-author, 1996) and Values and Political Change in Postcommunist Europe (co-author, 1998). He is currently working on public attitudes to local governance in Britain and on bureaucratic encounters between citizens and junior officials in post-Communist Europe.

  • Noel O’Sullivan, who studied as an undergraduate at LSE and as a graduate student at Harvard, is Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Hull. He is the author of Conservatism (1976), Fascism (1983), The Problem of Political Obligation (1986), The Philosophy of Santayana (1992) and as editor or co-editor Revolutionary Theory and Political Reality (1985), Terrorism, Ideology and Revolution (1985), The Corporate State (1988), The Structure of Modern Ideology (1989), The Nature of the Right (1989), Aspects of India (1997) and Political Theory in Transition (1999). He is currently writing a book on European Political Thought Since 1945.

  • Jeremy Richardson became Nuffield Professor of Comparative European Politics, Director of the Centre for European Politics, Economics and Society at Oxford University and a Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford, in 1998. After studying as an undergraduate at the University of Keele and as a graduate student at Manchester University, he taught at Keele between 1974 and 1982 when he moved to the University of Strathclyde as Professor and Head of the Department of (p.xii) Politics. From 1992 to 1995 he was Professor of European Integration and Director of the European Public Policy Institute at the University of Warwick before becoming Professor of European Public Policy at the University of Essex (1995–98). He has held a number of Visiting Professorships in Norway, Sweden and the USA and was Robert Schuman Distinguished Visiting Fellow, European University Institute, Florence, in 1994. His publications include The Policy-Making Process (1969), Campaigning for the Environment (co-editor, 1974), Governing Under Pressure: The Policy Process in a Post-Parliamentary Democracy (with A. G. Jordan, 1979), British Politics and the Policy Process (with A. G. Jordan, 1987), Government and Pressure Groups in Britain (with A. G. Jordan, 1987), Privatization and Deregulation in Canada and Britain (1990), Lobbying in the EC (co-editor, 1993), Pressure Groups (editor, 1993), True Blues: The Politics of Conservative Party Membership (with Paul Whiteley and Patrick Seyd, 1994), Managing Policy Change in Britain: The Politics of Water Policy (with William Maloney, 1995) and European Union: Power and Policy-Making (editor, 1996).

  • Alan Ryan is Warden of New College, Oxford, Professor of Politics at Oxford and Director of the Rothermere American Institute at Oxford University. After studying as an undergraduate at Balliol College, Oxford, he taught at the University of Keele (1963–66) and the University of Essex (1966–69) before returning to Oxford as Tutor in Politics at New College (1969–1988), and as Lecturer in Politics and, from 1978, Reader, at Oxford University. Alan Ryan was Professor of Politics at Princeton University from 1988 until 1996 when he took up the Warden-ship of New College. He has held Visiting Professorships at the City University of New York, the University of Texas, the University of California and the University of Witwatersrand, and has been a Visiting Fellow at Australian National University and Mellon Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. Professor Ryan gave the de Carle Lectures at the University of Otago in 1983. His publications include The Philosophy of John Stuart Mill (1970; 2nd ed., 1987), The Philosophy of the Social Sciences (1970), J. S. Mill (1975), Property and Political Theory (1984), The Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Political Thought (co-editor, 1987), Property (1987), Bertrand Russell: A Political Life (1988), John Dewey and the High Tide of American Liberalism (1995) and Liberal Anxieties and Liberal Education (1998).