Contemporary Britain: A Survey with Texts

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Index

a
Alternative Vote (AV) 152 , 153

b
back to basics 4 , 97 , 240
balance of payments 6 , 8 , 9
Bank of England 9 , 170
Bannockburn (battle of) 66 , 70
Birmingham 45 , 48 , 51
Blair (Tony) 3 , 41 , 45 -7, 48 , 51 -3, 53 -4, 55 , 56 , 91 , 92 -4, 97 -8, 100 , 102 , 105 -6, 107 , 109 , 110 , 111 , 112 , 113 , 114 , 124 -8, 134 -6, 139 , 141 , 163 -4, 175 , 185 -7, 188 , 189 , 200 -1, 202 , 204 -7, 231 , 232 , 239 , 240 -2
British (the) 33 , 40 , 55 -7, 60 -9, 134
British disease 6
Britishness 61 -9, 69 - 87

c
Cabinet (the) 17 , 18 , 122
Catholicism 242 , 244 -5
centralization 15 - 20 , 94 , 95 , 109 , 110 , 117 , 124 , 127 , 132 , 137 , 142 , 151 , 152
Chancellor of the Exchequer (the) 17 , 18 , 179 , 189
Charter 8818 , 28 , 121 , 146 , 151
Christianity 246 -8
Church of England (the) 32 , 57 , 242 -5, 246
civil liberties 146 -51
class 11 , 13 - 14 , 21 -2, 24 , 31 , 32 , 79 , 110 , 124
coarseness 38 - 40
common law 120
Commonwealth (the) 171 -5
conflict 24 -5
consensus 24 -5, 186
Conservative (party and government) 3 , 9 , 15 , 16 - 18 , 52 -3, 80 -1, 91 , 99 - 107 , 116 , 121 , 123 , 126 , 128 , 129 , 132 -3, 136 , 140 , 157 , 158 , 162 , 164 , 166 , 168 , 202 , 207 , 224
constitution (the) 3 , 50 , 94 , 106 , 114 , 119 -51
Cool Britannia 40 -5, 47 , 48 , 50 -1, 54
crime 2 , 26 , 32 , 107 , 219 -23, 242

d
decline 2 , 4 - 9 , 32
defence 3 , 175 -81
democracy 15 , 19 , 20 , 96 , 123 , 124 , 126 , 128 , 131 , 142 , 143 , 148 , 164 , 174
devolution 3 , 15 , 60 , 63 , 78 , 85 , 94 , 99 , 106 , 119 , 127 , 128 -38, 151
Diana (Princess of Wales) 55 -6, 57
drugs 216 -19

e
economics 2 , 4 - 9 , 10 , 11 , 26 , 48 - 50 , 52 , 159 -62, 166 , 168 -71, 185
education 32 , 56 , 100 -7, 115 , 184 , 186 , 204 -14
empire (the) 62 , 63 , 64 , 65 , 69 , 72 , 79 , 82 , 83 , 85 , 86 , 154 , 156 , 173
English (the)/England 35 -7, 64 , 65 , 69 , 78 - 84 , 84 -7, 130 , 131 , 134 -6, 137 -8
Establishment (the) 10 - 16 , 51 -2
euro (the) 41 , 114 , 160 -1, 163 -4, 165 -71
Europe/European Union 13 , 19 , 20 , 33 -4, 87 , 94 , 106 -7, 114 , 120 , 123 , 136 , 137 , 143 , 155 , 158 -65, 165 -71
European Convention on Human Rights 123 , 126 , 146
European Monetary Union (EMU) 41 , 101 , 168
executive/government 18 , 120 , 123 , 142 , 147 , 148 , 149

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface xi
  • Acknowledgements xiii
  • Chapter 1 - Contemporary Britain: the Context 1
  • Chapter 2 - Images of Britain 29
  • Chapter 3 - National Identities 60
  • Chapter 4 - Political Ideologies 90
  • Chapter 5 - Constitutional Reform 119
  • Chapter 6 - Britain and the World 154
  • Chapter 7 - Central Social Institutions 184
  • Further Reading 215
  • Chapter 8 - Social Behaviour and ‘moral Panics’ 216
  • Index 251
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