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- Includes expanded coverage of coalition governments, devolution and independence efforts
- Provides updated information on UKIP and Britain's place in Europe
- Serves as a helpful guide to elections and British political parties--electoral systems, voting behaviour and trends and the role of pressure groups and the media
- Offers a fascinating examination of British politics on the world stage
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