Palgrave Macmillan and the editorial team have selected this set of papers from the archive of the journal to give a representative sample of the best of our content.

These papers, listed in chronological order, are available free to read and download.

Darling, It Is Entirely My Fault!’ Gordon Brown’s Legacy to Alistair and Himself
David Coates

The Politics of Anti-Social Behaviour
Peter Squires

Mrs Thatcher's Macroeconomic Adventurism, 1979-1981, and its Political Consequences
Jim Tomlinson

Why Does the Government get Defeated in the House of Lords?: The Lords, the Party System and British Politics
Meg Russell and Maria Sciara

Depoliticisation: Principles, Tactics and Tools
Matthew Flinders and Jim Buller

In Defence of British Politics: The Past, Present and Future of the Discipline
Peter Kerr and Steven Kettell

Dumbing Down is Good for You
Mick Temple

Reflections on the 2005 General Election: Some Speculations on How The Conservatives Can Win Next Time?
David Sanders

A ‘Multiple Lenses’ Approach to Policy Change: The Case of Tobacco Policy in the UK
Paul Cairney

A New Direction or Another False Dawn? David Cameron and the Crisis of British Conservatism
Peter Dorey

The Green Party: Emerging from the Political Wilderness?
Neil Carter