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Saving the Pound? Britain’s Road to Monetary Union
(Prentice Hall, 2002)
This book examines Britain’s position on monetary union through an examination as to how negotiating positions evolved within government and provides a micro-history of Britain’s negotiating stance on this important subject. ...
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 ...
Research-led placements in Politics: A new approach?
(Palgrave MacMillan, 2008)
The ‘scholarship of engagement’, derived from work undertaken by the Boyer Commission in the US, emphasises the possibilities of enhanced undergraduate learning through research, yet in the UK this idea is less developed. ...
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 ...
Companion to the European Union
Making short politics placements work
Short placements can provide an important and meaningful experience of politics in action for students who are unable to benefit from the generally lengthy placements currently on offer. This article is based on the findings ...
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 ...
Britain and the Working Time Regulations
It is now over a year since the Working Time Regulations entered force in Britain on 1 October 1998, during a period when the government also introduced the minimum wage. But whereas that piece of legislation appears to ...
Britain and the European Union: the Impact of Membership
Britain’s relationship with the European Economic Community (EEC)/European Union (EU) has been subject to numerous studies that have often concluded it to be something of a ‘reluctant’ or ‘awkward’ partner (George, 1998). ...