Citizens and subjects [electronic resource] : an essay on British politics / Tony Wright.
- London ; New York : Routledge, c1994.
1 online resource (166 p.)
- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997.
- Electronic books.
- Labour MP and academic Tony Wright's provocative critique of myths of British democracy. He exposes the reality of the constitution, setting out the radical shifts in thinking that are needed for reform.
- Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; The image and the system; The place and the problem; Democracy and the constitution: New wine, old bottles; Dominocracy; Doubts and discontents; Representative government revisited; Responsible government revisited; Political culture: Democracy unvisited; Democracy and ideology: The left; Democracy and ideology: The right; The missing traditions; Centralism and localism; Consumers, producers and citizens; Reconstructions I: Representation; Reconstructions II: Accountability; Reconstructions III: Participation; Reconstructions IV: Openness
The end of politics?Becoming citizens; Postscript on prospects; Notes and references; Index
- Cover title: Citizens & subjects.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -151) and index.
- Citizens & subjects.
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