This book outlines the salient political and socio-economic facts, including developments in art and architecture, from pre-historic times to the present day. It aims to provide the enquiring student of any age with background for current political situations as well as helping the discerning traveller understand more fully what can be seen today as more and more locations are rediscovered on the Continent.
Examines popular and traditional forms of parliamentary accountability, and investigates the role of UK and European courts and inquiries in the system of legal and quasi-legal accountability. The book also explores the rise of charterism and consumerism and their effectiveness.
This is the updated second edition of Betrayal The Murder of Robert Nairac GC. New information has come to light, including evidence that exonerates Nairac from complicity in a number of murders that took place in Northern Ireland, and the Republic during The Troubles.
Throughout Captain Robert Nairac GC's short but illustrious career he was lauded by many, disliked by some, and often the subject of false allegations. The events on the night of his death were tragic – he was abducted, tortured and shot in a remote area near Ravensdale Forest. His remains have never been found. A myriad questions remain: Alistair Kerr has spent three years uncovering the answers to some of the mysteries that surround Robert Nairac, and in the process discovered an intricate web of secrets and lies.
The study of British Politics is very important. This book attempts to encapsulate much of what is taught in a Politics syllabus. It also includes other areas of politics, which students of British Politics might not consider important. To those studying law, history, business and citizenship – to name but four subjects – this book draws in aspects of your subjects and links them to the politics of the United Kingdom.
The world of government and politics has undergone revolutionary changes during the 1980s, and the first years of the 1990s indicate that the pace of change is likely to continue unabated. This text summarizes these changes and analyzes their effects on the political scene.
This short but powerful and poignant book challenges total or excessive belief in any thought system.
It has been 50 years since the appalling murder of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas, on the 22nd November 1963. Large numbers of interested individuals still seek the truth as to what transpired that day.
Dealey Plaza UK is a group that researches the assassination with a view to finding that truth ... a truth the American Government and mainstream media have deliberately avoided for the past 50 years.
This text considers major changes that have occurred in the management of public services provision. It looks at the actual and potential consequences of their implication and addresses issues such as the contracting and enabling state, accountability, policy, politics and management.
This book sheds academic light on the role of strategy in contemporary British party politics. It discusses the concept, nature and role of political strategy, introducing a new way of discovering how parties behave and re-examines events over the last quarter of a century. This book fills an important gap in the politics and history literature.
This text integrates both the technical and political elements of taxation, to provide a comprehensive reference on the subject. It should be of interest to lecturers and students on degree and other courses in public administration, economics degrees, and Institute of Taxation courses.
Aims to identify major finance and organizational management issues confronting the public services and to explain how they can be addressed in practical terms by managers of those services. Developments in the NHS, central and local government are also covered.
In The Great Education Controversy the author raises and comments on issues arising from the changes made to schools since the 1944 Act with the intention of bringing people to question what we have and to ask if it is what they want.