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By Mark Garnett

ISBN-10: 140820441X

ISBN-13: 9781408204412

A concise, complete and obtainable method of exploring British Politics, absolutely updated, and designed to stimulate serious research and energetic debate.Fully up to date and revised to incorporate a wealth of fabric on technique and thought, plus deep review of the heritage of British politics, and Tony Blair and Gordon Brown offers new views on key issues - together with British democracy Encourages scrutiny and energetic debate - a really clean examine British Politics

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Lister and D. Marsh (eds), The State: Theories and Issues (London: Palgrave, 2005) and P. Dunleavy, Theories of the State. The Politics of Liberal Democracy (London: Palgrave, 1987). H. Greenleaf, The British Political Tradition (London: Methuen, 3 volumes, 1983 and 1987) is a magisterial account which identifies different traditions in the study of British politics. L. Tivey, Interpretations of British Politics (London: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1988) is a shorter study of interpretations of British politics.

For example, in 2005 Blair openly criticised the operations of the Child Support Agency, which had been set up as a result of a political decision, without any fear that a member of his government would have to resign as a result of institutional failures. He was able to do so despite the fact that his party had enjoyed eight years in which to sort out the problems. Thus, while it is certainly possible to detect a shift from government to governance, it is worth questioning whether this is more apparent than real; and, furthermore, to ask whether the trend is beneficial in a liberal democracy.

These arguments lend support to the view that liberal democracies are justified in interfering in the internal affairs of so-called ‘failing’ (or ‘rogue’) states, like Iraq. On this view, even the imposition of liberal democracy by armed force will improve the lives of people who currently lack its benefits. However, even those who accept the superiority of liberal democratic ideas can continue to question the extent to which they are actually reflected in the institutions and practices of a particular state at a specific time.

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