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‘A Basic Closure of Perspective’? Reply to Robinson and Tormey1

Lasse Thomassen.

in Parliamentary Affairs

January 2007; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 1985 words.

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‘A capitalistic piece of legislation’

Lewis H. Mates.

in The Great Labour Unrest

March 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 20611 words.

This chapter analyses the first year of a more concretely organised rank-and-file movement that emerged from the earlier minimum wage campaign; the Durham Forward Movement (DFM). It starts...

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A. Clark, The Last Diaries: In and Out of the Wilderness, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2002, 405 pp., £20

Keith Alderman.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

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A. Davis, Public Relations Democracy: Public Relations, Politics and the Mass Media in Britain, Manchester University Press, 2002, 222 pp., pb. £15.99

David Richards.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

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A. Forster, Euroscepticism in Contemporary British Politics, Routledge, 2002, 157 pp., pb. £18.99

Eric Shaw.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

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A. Jordan, The Europeanization of British Environmental Policy: A Departmental Perspective, 2002, 236 pp., £45

David Richards.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

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“A known but an indifferent judge”: Situating Ronald Dworkin in contemporary Indian jurisprudence

Upendra Baxi.

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

October 2003; p ublished online October 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; UK Politics. 0 words.

[I]n the state of Nature there wants a known and indifferent judge, with authority to determine all differences according to the established law.1

A. Park, J. Curtice, K. Thomson, L. Jarvis and C. Bromley, British Social Attitudes, 18th Report: Public policy, Social ties, Sage, 2001, 366 pp., hb. £37.50

Michael Thrasher.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

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‘A varied and diverse bunch’

Sarah Campbell.

in Gerry Fitt and the SDLP

April 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 11942 words.

The Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) was inaugurated on 21 August 1970 amidst a media furore and into a nationalist political vacuum in Northern Ireland. Tracing the true moment of...

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Abbot, Charles, first Baron Colchester (1757–1829), speaker of the House of Commons

Clare Wilkinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics. 3569 words.

Abbot, Charles, first Baron Colchester (1757–1829), speaker of the House of Commons, was born on 14 October 1757 at Abingdon, Berkshire, the son of the Revd John Abbot (d. 1760), a fellow...

Abbot, Sir Maurice (1565–1642), merchant and politician

Andrew Thrush.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics. 3468 words.

Abbot, Sir Maurice (1565–1642), merchant and politician, was born on 2 November 1565 and baptized three days later at Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, the fifth of the six sons of Maurice...

Abbott, George (1604–1649), writer and politician

Stephen K. Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Literature. 734 words.

Abbott, George (1604–1649), writer and politician, was born in 1604 and baptized on 13 March at St Mary Bishophill Junior, York, the son of George Abbott (d. 1607) of York and Joan, the...

Abell, William (b. c. 1584, d. in or after 1655), vintner and local politician

Dagmar Freist.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1117 words.

Abell, William (b. c. 1584, d. in or after 1655), vintner and local politician, was the son of Thomas Abell of Oundle, Northamptonshire, and his wife, Suzanna Barker. He was...

Abercromby, James (1706–1781), army officer and politician

Paul David Nelson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 714 words.

Abercromby, James (1706–1781), army officer and politician, was born in Glassaugh, Banffshire, the son of Alexander Abercromby (1677–1728), laird of Glassaugh, politician and army officer,...

Abercromby, James (1707–1775), colonial agent and politician

Ian K. R. Archer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; UK Politics. 868 words.

Abercromby, James (1707–1775), colonial agent and politician, was baptized on 24 August 1708 at Alloa, Clackmannanshire, the third son of Alexander Abercromby (d. 1753), MP for...

Abercromby, James, first Baron Dunfermline (1776–1858), speaker of the House of Commons

T. F. Henderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics. 912 words.

Abercromby, James, first Baron Dunfermline (1776–1858), speaker of the House of Commons, the third son of General Sir Ralph Abercromby (1734–1801), and his wife, Mary Anne, née Menzies, was...

Abney, Sir William de Wiveleslie (1843–1920), civil servant and photographic scientist

Peter J. T. Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Art. 1713 words.

Abney, Sir William de Wiveleslie (1843–1920), civil servant and photographic scientist, was born at Derby on 24 July 1843, the eldest son of Edward Henry Abney (bap. 1811, d. 1892), vicar...

Abortion, Gay Rights and Politics in Britain and America: A Comparison

Martin Durham.

in Parliamentary Affairs

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

Abortion has long played an important role in American politics. More recently, opposition to gay marriage has emerged to prominence at both federal and state levels. In Britain, changes to...

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Above and below

Matthew Flinders.

in Delegated Governance and the British State

August 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 14886 words.

One prominent alternative to the challenges of delegation rests on the movement of responsibilities above and below the nation state to democratic structures that may offer greater capacity...

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Above the law

Steven Kettell.

in New Labour and the New World Order

May 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 10954 words.

Along with military interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan, one of the central features of the war on terror was the use of extra-legal measures by the United States. These involved...

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