Alasdair Blair

De Montfort University

Jean Monnet Professor of International Relations and Head of Department of Politics and Public Policy

United Kingdom

http://www.dmu.ac.uk/pol

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

The Making of Britain’s European Foreign Policy

Forster, A. and Blair, A., The Making of Britain’s European Foreign Policy, (Longman Political Dynamics of the European Union Series,), 223pp. ISBN: 0-582-41835-6.,
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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Britain and the Negotiation of the Lisbon Treaty

In Finn Laursen (ed.) The Making of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty (PIE Peter Lang), pp.97-121. ISBN 978-90-5201-812-6, March 2012,
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair and Jean Monnet
De Montfort University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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‘From European to Atlantic Visions: British Foreign Policy, 1997-2010’

Finn Laursen (ed.) The EU, Security and Transatlantic Relations (PIE Peter Lang), 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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4.

The European Union Since 1945

Blair, A., The European Union Since 1945 (Longman Seminar Studies in History Series), 166 pp. ISBN: 0-582-42393-7
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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5.

Dealing with Europe: Britain and the Negotiation of the Maastricht Treaty

Dealing with Europe: Britain and the Negotiation of the Maastricht Treaty (Ashgate Press), 285pp. ISBN: 1-84014-762-8.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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6.

The Scholarship of Engagement for Politics: Placement Learning, Citizenship and Employability

Curtis, S. and Blair, A. (ed.) The Scholarship of Engagement for Politics: Placement Learning, Citizenship and Employability, (Birmingham: C-SAP), 247 pp. ISBN: 1-902191-42-0
Number of pages: 268 Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair and Curtis Steven
De Montfort University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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7.

The European Union: A Beginner’s Guide

Blair, A., The European Union: A Beginner’s Guide (Oneworld), ISBN: 1851688986.,
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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8.

What Feedback Do Students Want?

Blair, A., Curtis, S., Goodwin, M. and McGinty, S. ‘What Feedback Do Students Want’, Politics, Forthcoming,
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair, Steven Curtis, Sam McGinty and Mark Goodwin
De Montfort University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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feedback, students, dialogue

9.

The Future of European Integration

The European Union Since 1945 (2nd Edition) (Seminar Studies in History Series), Chapter 7, August 2010 (ISBN 978-1408234525)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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10.

Saving the Pound? Britain’s Road to Monetary Union

SAVING THE POUND? BRITAIN'S ROAD TO MONETARY UNION (Prentice Hall), pp. 266 ISBN: 0-582-47290-3
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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11.

Economic & Monetary Union: Past, Present & Future

Talking Politics, Vol.15, No.2, 2004, pp.128-130. ISSN: 0955-8780.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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12.

Permanent Representations to the European Union

Diplomacy and Statecraft, Vol.12, No.3, 2001, pp.173-193, ISSN: 0959-2296
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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European Union, Permanent Representations, Negotiation

13.

Britain and the Working Time Regulations

Politics, Vol.21, No.1, 2001, pp.40-46, ISSN: 0263-3957
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair, Luchien Karsten and John Leopold
De Montfort University, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Working Time Regulations, Working Time Directive, European Union, Industrial Relations, European Commission, United Kingdom

14.

Teaching Politics in UK Universities: A Survey of the Profession

Learning and Teaching in the Social Sciences, Vol.3, No.2, 2007, pp.119-32, ISSN: 1740-5866.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair, Adrian Bromage and Steven Curtis
De Montfort University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Virtual learning environment (VLE), online learning, Politics, IT skills

15.

An Awkward Partner? Britain’s Implementation of the Working Time Directive

Time and Society, Vol. 10, 2001
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair, John Leopold and Luchien Karsten
De Montfort University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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16.

Untangling the Iraq Conflict

Talking Politics, Vol.16, No.4, 2004, pp.82-85 ISSN: 0955-8780.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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United Nations, war on terrorism, weapons of mass destruction

17.

Research-Led Placements in Politics: A New Approach?

European Political Science, Vol.7, 2008, pp.175-185.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Jun 2012
De Montfort University, University of Warwick, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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placements, research-led learning, scholarship for engagement for Politics

18.

A Constitutional Treaty for the European Union

Talking Politics, Vol.16, No.4, 2004, pp.71-72, ISSN: 0955-8780.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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19.

The 2004 European Parliament Elections

Talking Politics, Vol.17, No.3, 2005, pp.132-134, ISSN: 0955-8780.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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20.

UK Policy Co-Ordination During the 1990-91 Intergovernmental Conference

Diplomacy and Statecraft, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp.159-182, 1998
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Mar 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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IGC negotiations, member states

21.

Is Peer Feedback an Effective Approach for Creating Dialogue in Politics?

Blair, A., S. McGinty, and S. Curtis. ‘Is Peer Feedback an Effective Approach for Creating Dialogue in Politics?’, European Political Science, I-First article DOI: 10.1057/eps.2012.2, March 16, 2012,
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair, Sam McGinty and Steven Curtis
De Montfort University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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22.

Swimming with the Tide? Britain and the Maastricht Treaty Negotiations on Common Foreign and Security Policy

Contemporary British History, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp.87-102, Winter 1998
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Mar 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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23.

Question Time: Questionnaires and Maastricht

Politics, Vol.19. No.2, 1999, pp.117-124, ISSN: 0263-3957.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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Questionnaires, Methodology, Qualitative Research, Maastricht Treaty

24.

Understanding the Major Governments

Contemporary British History, Vol.15, No.1, 2001, pp.115-122. ISSN: 1361-9462
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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John Major, Conservative Party, Norman Lamont

25.

Making Short Placements Work

Politics, Vol.29, No.1, 2009, pp.62-70.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Jun 2012
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26.

Virtual Learning Environments and the Teaching of Politics in UK Universities

Talking Politics, Vol.18, No.1, 2005, p.23, ISSN: 0955-8780.
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University
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27.

‘Developing Assessment Practices in Politics’

In Simon Lightfoot and Cathy Gormley-Heenan (eds) Teaching Politics and International Relations (Palgrave), pp.105-122, ISBN: 9781370003393 (pbk)
Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University

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28.

Diplomacy: The Impact of the EU on its Member States

in Walter Carlsnaes, Helene Sjursen and Brian White (eds.) Contemporary European Foreign Policy, Sage, 2004, pp.198-210, ISBN: 1-4129-0001-8.
Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University

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29.

Experiencing Politics in Action: Democratizing Placement Learning and Politics as a Vocation

Journal of Political Science Education, Vol.6, No.4, pp.369-390
Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University

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30.

The Fight Over Working Hours: Trade Union Action or State Control? A British-Dutch Comparative Perspective

The Journal of European Economic History, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2002, pp. 273-291. ISSN: 0391-5115
Posted: 17 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University

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31.

‘Britain and the European Union: The Impact of Membership’

British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Vol.6, No.4, 2004, pp.609-615.
Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University

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32.

New Labour’s History

Contemporary British History, Vol.22, No.1, March 2008, pp.137-142.
Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University

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33.

Getting to Grips with European Union Foreign Policy

Diplomacy and Statecraft, Vol.14, No.3, 2003, pp.183-197. ISSN: 0959-2296.
Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University

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European Union, Common Foreign and Security Policy

34.

Responding to the Market: The Future of British Higher Education?

Learning and Teaching in the Social Sciences, Vol2, No.1, 2005, ISSN: 1740-5866.
Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University

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35.

Placement Blogging: The Benefits and Limitations of Online Journaling

Curtis, S., Axford, B. Blair, A., Gibson, C., Huggins, R., and Sherrington, P. ‘Placement blogging: the benefits and limitations of online journaling’, Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences, Vol.1, Issue 3, 2009, ISSN: 1756-848X,
Posted: 17 Jun 2012
London Metropolitan University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, De Montfort University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Warwick

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36.

Bridging the Gap: The UK between the US and the EU

European Political Science, Vol.2, No.1, 2002, pp.11-19. ISSN: 1680-4333
Posted: 17 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University

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37.

The United Kingdom and the Constitutional Treaty: Leading from Within?

Finn Laursen (ed.) The Rise and Fall of the EU’s Constitutional Treaty¸ Nijhoff/Brill, Leiden, 2008.,
Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University

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Adapting to Europe

Journal of European Public Policy, Vol. 9, No. 5, 2002, pp.841-856, ISSN: 1350-1763
Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University

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Feedback-Dialogues: Exploring the Student Perspective

Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, I-First article DOI: 10.1080/02602938.2011.649244
Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair and S. McGinty
De Montfort University and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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40.

Great Britain – A Laggard Leader

in Derek Beach and Colette Mazzucelli (eds) Who drives Europe? Negotiating EU treaty reform, Palgrave, 2007, pp.178-200, ISBN: 1-4039-9820-5.
Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University

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Marching in Time?: Europe’s Common Foreign Policy

Talking Politics, Vol.14, No.2, 2002, pp.70-73. ISSN: 0955-8780.
Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University

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Common European Security and Defence Policy, Common Foreign and Security Policy, European Political Cooperation, European Union, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, Western European Union

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What Feedback Do Political Science Students Want? Lessons from a British Perspective

APSA 2012 Teaching & Learning Conference Paper
Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Alasdair Blair
De Montfort University

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