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British Foreign Secretaries Since 1974
Taylor and Francis (2004)

This book analyses the changing role of the British Foreign Secretary and presents biographical case...

The Labour Party and Whitehall
Taylor and Francis (2018)

First published in 1992. In this lively and controversial book, Kevin Theakston examines the Yes,...

After Number 10: Former Prime Ministers in British Politics

After Number 10

Former Prime Ministers in British Politics

Palgrave Macmillan (2010)

Having lost an election, been thrown out by their party, or retired on grounds of ill-health, what...

Bureaucrats and Leadership
Palgrave Macmillan (1999)

The book uses a biographical approach to analyse the potential for, forms of, and constraints upon...

Leadership in Whitehall
Palgrave Macmillan UK (2016)

An entertaining and authoritative study of leadership in the British civil service from one of the...

How Labour Governments Fall: From Ramsay Macdonald to Gordon Brown

How Labour Governments Fall

From Ramsay Macdonald to Gordon Brown

Palgrave Macmillan (2013)

What similarities exist between the reasons for Labour losing office in 2010 and those behind why...

William Armstrong and British Policy Making
Palgrave Macmillan UK (2017)

This book offers a detailed account of the life and career of William Armstrong, the most...

Former Leaders in Modern Democracies: Political Sunsets
Palgrave Macmillan (2012)

What comes next for a former leader in a democracy - a Prime Minister or President obliged to leave...