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    Doing politics differently

    Wright, Tony (2009) Doing politics differently. Political Quarterly 80 (3), pp. 319-328. ISSN 1467-923X.

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    A discussion of how politics is done in Britain, and how it could be done differently. It explores the relationship between culture and structure in politics, and between strong government and effective accountability. The argument is that the concentration on structures can lead to a neglect of the importance of political culture. It suggests that there are three democratic levels, and that Britain does better on one than on the others; and identifies a range of democratic issues to be tackled. It concludes by suggesting that even without major instrumental changes there are cultural changes that would make a difference to how politics is done in Britain.


    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): politics, Britain, democracy, politicians, political culture, accountability
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Research Centres and Institutes: Birkbeck Centre for British Political Life
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2013 14:28
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:08


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