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Dr David Seawright's Publications

Books

  • Heppell T, Seawright D, Cameron and the Conservatives: The Transition to Coalition Government (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2012)

  • Seawright D, The British Conservative Party and One Nation Politics (New York: Continuum, 2010), 1-193

  • Seawright D, An Important Matter of Principle: The Decline of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party (Ashgate, 1999), 217 p

  • Seawright D, Britain for and Against Europe?: British Politics and the Question of European Integration, ed. by Baker D and Seawright D (Oxford: Clarendon, 1998)

Journal articles

  • Seawright D, ‘British Conservatism: The politics and philosophy of inequality’, PARTY POLITICS, 20.6 (2014), 986-987
    DOI: 10.1177/1354068814546591

  • Seawright D, ‘Yes, the census': The 2011 UK referendum campaign on the alternative vote’, British Politics, 8.4 (2013), 457-475
    DOI: 10.1057/bp.2013.23, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/87178/

  • Seawright D, ‘Cameron 2010': an exemplification of personality based campaigning’, Journal of Political Marketing 2013

  • Seawright D, ‘The conservative party: From Thatcher to Cameron’, PARTY POLITICS, 18 (2012), 119-121
    DOI: 10.1177/1354068811428909

  • Seawright D, ‘The Conservative Campaign: 'over complicated and pretty uninspiring’, Revue Francaise De Civilisation Britannique 2011, 23-34

  • Seawright D, ‘The Conservative Party and European Integration since 1945: At the Heart of Europe?’, BRIT POLIT, 3.3 (2008), 421-422
    DOI: 10.1057/bp.2008.13

  • Seawright D, ‘The Cameron Conundrum: the Union and/or 'the English Question'?’, Babel, 17 (2008), 27-44

  • Seawright D, ‘On a Low Road: The 2005 Conservative Campaign’, Journal of Marketing Management, 21.9-10 (2005), 943-958
    DOI: 10.1362/026725705775194120

  • Seawright D, Baker D, Gamble A, ‘Sovereign nations and global markets: modern British Conservatism and hyperglobalism’, The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 4.3 (2002), 399-428
    DOI: 10.1111/1467-856X.t01-1-00086

  • Baker D, Randall N, Seawright D, ‘Celtic exceptionalism? Scottish and Welsh parliamentarians' attitudes to Europe’, POLIT QUART, 73.2 (2002), 211-226

  • Seawright D, Baker D, Gamble A, Randall N, ‘Cast from the same pro-European mould? The attitudes of the Labour members of the House of Commons, Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly towards Europe’, Politique Européenne, 6 (2002), 90-113

  • Seawright D, ‘Landslide II or Trauma II? The National Results’, Unknown Journal - Requested journal to be added to ULPD, 17.9-10 (2001), 1019-1033

  • Seawright D, ‘If Winning Scotland Means Losing Westminster’, Parliamentary Brief, 3.4 (1995), pp.12

  • Seawright D, Baker D, Lightfoot S, ‘EMU, if Mr. Blair spoke for Britain’, None, 2.4 (1995), 13-14

  • Seawright D, Curtice J, ‘The Decline of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, 1950-1992’, Contemporary Record : The journal of the Institute of Contemporary British History, 9.2 (1995), 319-342

  • Seawright D, ‘Being Scottish, But Looking English’, Parliamentary Brief, 3.1 (1994), 39-40

  • Seawright D, Baker D, Gamble A, Ludlam S, ‘The Cracks In The Opposition’, Parliamentary Brief, 3.3 (1994), 93-94

Chapters

  • Seawright D, ‘The Conservative Election Campaign’, in Cameron and the Conservatives: The Transition to Coalition Government, ed. by Heppell T and Seawright D (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), 32-43

  • Seawright D, Randall N, ‘Territorial Politics’, in Cameron and the Conservatives: The Transition to Coalition Government, ed. by Heppell T and Seawright D (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), 105-120

  • Seawright D, ‘The Power of the One Nation Myth for Conservative Party Discourse’, in Domestic Policy Discourse in the US and the UK in the 'New Workld Order, ed. by Maguire L (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars, 2010), 35-56

  • Seawright D, Baker D, Gamble A, Randall N, ‘Euroscepticism in the British Party System: 'a Source of Fascination, Perplexity, and Sometimes Frustration’, in Opposing Europe? The Comparative party Politics of Euroscepticism, ed. by Szczerbiak A and Taggart P (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008), 93-116

  • Seawright D, ‘One Nation’, in The Political Thought of the Conservative Party since 1945, ed. by Hickson K (Palgrave, 2005), 69-90

  • Seawright D, ‘Geoffrey Howe: Foreign secretary, 1983-89’, in British Foreign Secretaries Since 1974 ([n.pub.], 2004), 157-182
    DOI: 10.4324/9780203310168

  • Seawright D, ‘Geoffrey Howe, 1983-89’, in British Foreign Secretaries since 1974, ed. by Theakston K (Routledge, 2004)

  • Seawright D, ‘The Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party: ‘the lesser spotted Tory’?’, in Tomorrow’s Scotland, ed. by Hassan G and Warhurst C (Lawrence and Wishart, 2002), 66-82

  • Seawright D, ‘A Confessional Cleavage Resurrected? The Denominational Vote in Britain’, in Religion and Mass Electoral Behaviour in Europe, ed. by Broughton D and Napel HMT (Routledge, 2000), 44-60

  • Seawright D, ‘MPs and Europe: Enthusiasm, Circumspection or Outright Scepticism?’, in British Elections and Parties Review, ed. by Fisher and others (Essex: Frank Cass, 1999), 10, 171-185

  • Baker D, Gamble A, Ludlam S, Seawright D, ‘Backbenchers with Attitude: A Seismic Study of the Conservative Party and Dissent on Europe’, in Party Discipline and Parliamentary Government, ed. by Bowler and others (Ohio State University Press, 1998), 72-93

  • Seawright D, ‘A Rosy Map of Europe? Labour Parliamentarians and European Integration’, in Britain for and Against Europe: British Politics and the Question of European Integration, ed. by Baker D and Seawright D (Clarendon Press, 1998), 57-87

Reports

  • Heppell T, Theakston K, Seawright D, What Makes for an Effective Leader of the Opposition, (London: Centre for Opposition Studies, 2015)

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