This guide to the general election is now in its 16th edition. The renowned series from Nuffield College, Oxford, which covers every post-war British election, provides an authoritative, readable description and analysis of the background, the campaign and results. David Butler and Dennis Kavanagh provide thoroughly documented coverage and analysis of the campaigns from party headquarters and from the constituencies. For the first time, the book includes chapters on the campaign in Scotland and campaigning by email and the Internet.
DAVID BUTLER, a Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford, has been associated with the Nuffield election studies since 1945 and has been the author or co-author of each one since 1951. He is well known for his election commentaries on television and radio, and he has written widely on British, American and Australian politics.
DENNIS KAVANAGH is Professor of Politics at the University of Liverpool, having previously been Professor of Politics at the University of Nottingham and Senior Lecturer in Government at Manchester University. His works include Political Science and Political Behaviour, Thatcherism and British Politics, British Politics: Continuities and Change, Politics and Personalities, and The Politics of the Labour Party. He has been the co-author of the Nuffield election studies from 1974 onwards.