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The Fight Over Working Hours: Trade Union Action or State Control? A British-Dutch Comparative Perspective
(The Journal of European Economic History, 2002)
This paper examines the historical development of the control over working hours in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. The voluntaristic approach of British trade unions, employers and government is contrasted with ...
The United Kingdom and the Constitutional Treaty: Leading from within?
This chapter focuses on the UK government’s negotiating strategy in the IGC negotiations which led to the Constitutional Treaty. The chapter begins with an initial examination of UK negotiating strategies towards IGC ...
The European Union since 1945
Is peer feedback an effective approach for creating dialogue in Politics?
(European Political Science, 2012-03-16)
Feedback practices have recently come under increasing scrutiny, most notably because of the impact of the National Student Survey. This article draws on the work of a National Teaching Fellowship Scheme funded project ...
Democratising the learning process: the use of Twitter in the teaching of Politics and International Relations
Twitter has become an established feature of the contemporary landscape. It has been used by, among others, politicians, political parties, governments, international organisations, charities, think-tanks and individuals ...
Adapting to Europe
One of the most noticeable features of recent studies of European integration has been the growth in the number of publications that have focused on the impact that membership of the European Union has had on its member ...
The Making of Britain’s European Foreign Policy
Few commentators would contest that Britain’s relationship with the European Union (EU) has been one of the most consistent and troublesome issues to have influenced British politics during the last fifty years. This has ...
Understanding the Major Governments
(Taylor and Francis, 2001)
In recent years few British Prime Minister’s and Chancellor’s of the Exchequer have been treated so unfavourably as John Major and Norman Lamont. As Prime Minister, John Major’s ability to govern was hampered by deep-seated ...
Teaching Politics in UK Universities: A Survey of the Profession
(Learning and Teaching in the Social Sciences, 2007)
In recent years one of the most significant changes in UK Universities has been the increased use of virtual learning environments (VLE) as a method of supporting learning and teaching. This has in part been influenced by ...