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Policy agendas in British politics /

"Through a unique dataset covering half a century of policy-making in Britain, this book traces how topics like the economy, international affairs, and crime have changed in their importance to government. The data concerns key venues of decision-making - the Queen's Speech, laws and budge...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: John, Peter, 1960-
Other Authors: Bertelli, Anthony Michael., Jennings, William J. 1977-, Bevan, Shaun.
Format: Book
Published: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series:Comparative studies of political agendas.
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Table of Contents:
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  • Preface and Acknowledgements
  • 1. The Policy Agenda and British Politics
  • 2. Policy-Making and British Politics
  • 3. Measuring the Policy Agenda: Policy, Public and Media in Britain
  • 4. Change and Stability in Executive and Legislative Agendas
  • 5. Policy Punctuations
  • 6. Structural Shifts in British Political Attention
  • 7. Public Opinion and the Policy Agenda
  • 8. The Media
  • 9. Budgets and Policy Implementation
  • 10. Conclusion
  • References
  • List of Tables and Figures.