Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM014M: MPA Applied Studies (MPA with Applied Studies ONLY)

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

This will depend on the topic of the employer report, but will be guided by the module co-ordinator. With regard to the programme of visits and guest speakers, the following books of British and European institutions and governance are recommended: 
Dorey, P. (2005), Policy Making in Britain: An Introduction, Sage. 
Judge, D (2005) Political Institutions in the United Kingdom, Oxford University Press. 
Massey, A. (2005) The State of Britain, PMPA. 
Richards D and Smith M (2002), Governance and Public Policy in the UK, Oxford University Press. 
Peterson, J. and Shakleton, M. (2006) The Institutions of the European Union; OUP 
Warleigh, A. (ed) (2002) Understanding European Institutions; Routledge