The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics

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Oxford University Press, 2003 - Political Science - 606 pages
Written by a team of leading political scientists, the Oxford Dictionary of Politics contains more than 1,700 entries, including new material on topics such as NGOs, butterfly ballots, decentralisation, ethnic cleansing, and direct action. Covering political thinkers, institutions, and concepts, the dictionary has an international perspective. Appendices list the political leaders of a range of countries and international institutions. Fully updated and revised, this best-selling dictionary of political terms will prove invaluable to students and academics studying politics and related disciplines, as well as professionals and the general reader.

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About the author (2003)

Iain McLean is Professor of Politics and Official Fellow in Politics and Nuffield College, Oxford. He has published many books and edited the first edition of the Concise Dictionary of Politics. Alistair McMillan is a Research Officer at Nuffield College, working on a project looking at Attitudes towards the Union. This is part of a major 5 year programme based at the Constitution Unit, examining devolution and constitutional change within the UK.

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