Government & Politics

The politics of the UK, USA and the rest of the world.

Government & Politics

The Liberal Party and the Liberal Democrats, 1859-Present

The Liberal Party and the Liberal Democrats, 1859-Present

In this course, Dr Matthew Cole (University of Birmingham) explores the history of the Liberal Party – and the later Liberal Democrat Party – from its foundation in 1859 until 2017. We begin by thinking liberalism as a political ideology, from the concepts ...

Dr Matthew Cole

Birmingham University

Government & Politics

The Constitution of the United Kingdom

The Constitution of the United Kingdom

In this course, Dr Matthew Cole (University of Birmingham) explores the British constitution. In the first module, we think about the four sources of the British constitution – legislation, conventions, treaties and authoritative works – as well as ...

Dr Matthew Cole

Birmingham University