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British Politics Review (ISSN 1890-4505) is a quarterly journal issued by the British Politics Society Norway. Founded in 2006, the journal is currently in its 10th volume.
The journal is aimed at everyone with a general interest in political developments in Britain. The journal is distributed both in print and electronically. Please contact us if you would like to subscirbe.
The editorial team of British Politics Review is identical to the board of the British Politics Society Norway. The current Editor-in-chief is Řivind Bratberg with Kristin Haugevik, Atle L. Wold and Henry Allen as the other members of the editorial team.
British Politics Review welcomes articles on British politics, culture and society, related to the thematic area set for each issue. Since our first issue in 2006, the journal has had article contributions from more than a hundred political, academic, journalistic and other sources in both Britain and Norway.
Do you have an idea for a topic you think British Politics Review should address, or are you interested in contributing with an article to one of our forthcoming issues? Please do not hesitate to contact us.
Below, you can download and read full-text versions of all issues of British Politics Review since 2006.
U P C O M I N G I S S U E
Although not a major issue in the ongoing election campaign, all indications are that the question of Britain’s EU membership will be a core issue in the coming years. What kind of role is Britain going to play in the EU?
The Conservative Party’s manifesto sketches renegotiation with Brussels followed by a referendum on the membership issue, something neither Labour nor the Liberal Democrats are inclined to accept. But whether or not Britain’s relationship with the union is put to this ultimate test, there are going to be a number of difficult questions to handle.
Could a better balance be drawn between EU law and parliamentary sovereignty? And are there real options available for Britain within contested areas such as justice and home affairs, agricultural policy and foreign policy?
The summer edition of British Politics Review is due to arrive in July 2015. Please contact us if you would like to contribute!
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The General Election
Election day is coming up in Britain. Who will master the politics of fragmentation better - Labour leader Ed Miliband or Conservative Leader and present PM David Cameron?
In British Politics Review 2-15, we offer different perspectives on the upcoming general election.
On 7 May, the political cards will once again be redistributed between the competing forces of British politics. For the political parties, there is both much to hope for, and much to be feared.
Our article contributors include Andrew Gamble, Kevin Theatston, Franscesca Gains, Claire Annesley, Jan Erik Mustad, Glen O'Hara, Malcolm Harvey and Řivind Bratberg.
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BPR No. 2, 2015 | Who will win - and what then? The UK general election 7 May 2015 | Full text
BPR No. 1, 2015 | Views from Australia. Perspectives on the British-Autralian relationship | Full text
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BPR No. 4, 2014 | Wales and the Union: When will the dragon roar? | Full text
BPR No. 3, 2014 | Harold Wilson: 50th anniversary of the 1964 government | Full text
BPR No. 2, 2014 | Scotland alone? Awaiting the independence referendum | Full text
BPR No. 1, 2014 | The Great War: Reflections on the centenary | Full text
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BPR No. 4, 2013 | Britain and Asia: Political and literary encounters | Full text
BPR No. 3, 2013 | Britannia unchained? British Euroscepticism revisited | Full text
BPR No. 2, 2013 | The beautiful game: Football in British politics and society | Full text
BPR No. 1, 2013 | Military values and society: Political implications in Britain | Full text
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BPR No. 4, 2012 | Politics and British literature: Excursions in political fiction | Full text
BPR No. 3, 2012 | Intelligence and spies in fact and fiction | Full text
BPR No. 2, 2012 | The Major Years: Reflections on a quiet premiership | Full text
BPR No. 1, 2012 | Britain and Ireland: Reassessing a historic relationship | Full text
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BPR No. 4, 2011 | Ties that unite: Sketches of the British-Norwegian relationship | Full text
BPR No. 3, 2011 | Constitutional reform: Redrawing Britain's institutions | Full text
BPR No. 2, 2011 | Multicultural Britain: Issues and controversies | Full text
BPR No. 1, 2011 | The cultural superpower: British cultural projection abroad | Full text
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BPR No. 4, 2010 | Britain back to austerity: Upon whose shoulders? | Full text
BPR No. 3, 2010 | The coalition: Backdrop and consequences | Full text
BPR No. 2, 2010 | The UK general election: A revolution in waiting? | Full text
BPR No. 1, 2010 | Trends in British education: Excellence under strain? | Full text
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BPR No. 4, 2009 | Winston Churchill: Man and mystery | Full text
BPR No. 3, 2009 | The Britishness debate: Identity issues in a contested United Kingdom | Full text
BPR No. 2, 2009 | Decentralising Britain: 10 years of Scottish and Welsh devolution | Full text
BPR No. 1, 2009 | Thatcher unveiled: 30 years since the start of a premiership | Full text
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BPR No. 4, 2008 | An enduring alliance: Revisiting 60 years of Anglo-American relations | Full text
BPR No. 3, 2008 | A greener Britain: Visions and prospects for British environmentalism | Full text
BPR No. 2, 2008 | The British Empire: Causes, Conduct and Consequences | Full text
BPR No. 1, 2008 | Still the awkward partner? 35 years of British EU membership | Full text
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BPR No. 4, 2007 | Monarchy and Democracy: Essays on the Queen, Parliament, and the people | Full text
BPR No. 3, 2007 | The dawn of Brown's Britain: Prospects and challenges for the new PM | Full text
BPR No. 2, 2007 | Which way liberal Britain? The rise, fall and insurgence of liberal Britain | Full text
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