Party System Modernisation in Great Britain
By Alexei Gromyko
November 2006, 344 pp. (145x215 mm) Hardcover
Category: Politics / History / Social Sciences
Readership: Scholars, policymakers, students of history, political and social sciences, general public
The author is one of the leading Russian scholars for political studies of Great Britain. His book is devoted to the most important problems of the party system modernization in Great Britain during last 30 years. Author considers not only the leading parties on national level. He is the first among the Russian political scientists who analyses the systems and activities of small local and regional parties. Author examines mechanism of policymaking, parties' structural changes, modifications of their ideological backgrounds, and considers different problems of elections, including dynamics during parliamentary, local, European, and regional elections. He finds the answer on the following question: how parties' activities in Great Britain reply the challenges of developed democratic society, what is the role of party system modernization in this context?
Doctor of Political Sciences, Chief of the Center for British Studies, Deputy Director of the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences