Dr Mark Garnett

Senior Lecturer

Research Overview

My research is chiefly concerned with UK Politics, with particular reference to the relationship between ideas and practice; the Conservative Party; and think tanks. I am currently working on books concerning British Foreign Policy (with Simon Mabon and Robert Smith), and the coalition government (with Pete Dorey).

British Foreign Policy Since 1945
Garnett, M.A., Mabon, S.P., Smith, R. 7/08/2017 London : Routledge. 358 p. ISBN: 9781138821293.

Think Tanks and Foreign Policy in the United Kingdom
Garnett, M.A., Mabon, S.P. 9/09/2016 In: Think Tanks, Foreign Policy and Geopolitics. London : Routledge
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

An Introduction to the Global Discourse Annual Book Review Competition 2015
Garnett, M.A., Macleod, C., Mabon, S.P., Johnson, M.T., Kapur, S. 12/02/2016 In: Global Discourse. 6, 1-2, 4 p.

The British Coalition Government, 2010-2015
Garnett, M.A., Dorey, P. 2016 London : Palgrave Macmillan. 311 p. ISBN: 9781137023759. Electronic ISBN: 9781137023773.

Conservatism and ideology
Johnson, M., Garnett, M., Walker, D.M. 2/08/2015 London : Routledge. 188 p. ISBN: 9781138852020.

British General Elections since 1964
Garnett, M.A., Denver, D.T. 2014 Oxford : Oxford University Press. 238 p. ISBN: 9780199673322.

No such thing as the 'Big Society': the Conservative Party's unnecessary search for ‘narrative’ in the 2010 general election
Dorey, P., Garnett, M. 12/2012 In: British Politics. 7, 4, p. 389-417. 29 p.
Journal article

The Popularity of British Prime Ministers
Denver, D., Garnett, M. 02/2012 In: British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 14, 1, p. 57-73. 17 p.
Journal article

Edward Heath, 1965-70 and 1974-5
Garnett, M. 2012 In: Leaders of the opposition. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 80-96. 17 p. ISBN: 9780230296473.

Exploring British Politics
Garnett, M., Lynch, P. 2012 3rd ed. ed. Harlow : Pearson Longman. 594 p. ISBN: 9781408263655.

Michael Howard, 2003-5
Garnett, M. 2012 In: Leaders of the opposition. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 210-221. 11 p. ISBN: 9780230296473.

From crisis to coalition: the Conservative Party, 1997-2010
Dorey, P., Garnett, M., Denham, A. 2011 Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan. 216 p. ISBN: 9780230542389.

Political culture
Garnett, M. 2011 In: Europe in a global context. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 74-85. 12 p. ISBN: 9780230285835 .

New Labour's literary legacy: institutions, individuals and ideology
Garnett, M. 09/2010 In: British Politics. 5, 3, p. 315-336. 22 p.
Journal article

Built on Sand? Ideology and Conservative Modernisation under David Cameron
Garnett, M. 2010 In: British party politics and ideology after New Labour. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 107-118. 11 p. ISBN: 9780230220768.

Conservative thinkers: the key contributors to the political thought of the modern Conservative Party
Garnett, M., Hickson, K. 2009 Manchester : Manchester University Press. 194 p. ISBN: 9780719075087.

Banality in Politics: Margaret Thatcher and the Biographers.
Garnett, M.A. 05/2007 In: Political Studies Review. 5, 2, p. 172-182. 11 p.
Journal article

Exploring British politics.
Garnett, M. 2007 Harlow : Pearson Longman. 499 p. ISBN: 9780582894310.

From Anger to Apathy: The British Experience since 1975.
Garnett, M.A. 2007 Jonathan Cape. ISBN: 9780224073066.

Margaret Thatcher: the woman and her times
Garnett, M.A. 2006 In: The human tradition in modern Britain. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman and Littlefield Publishers p. 235-248. 14 p. ISBN: 9780742537347.

Principles and politics in contemporary Britain.
Garnett, M. 2006 Exeter : Imprint Academic. 299 p. ISBN: 9781845400262.

Planning for power : 1964-70.
Garnett, M. 2005 In: Recovering power : the Conservatives in opposition since 1867. Basingstoke : Palgrave p. 192-218. 27 p.

The Conservative centre.
Garnett, M. 2005 In: The political thought of the Conservative party since 1945. Basingstoke : Palgrave p. 51-68. 18 p.

UK government and politics.
Garnett, M., Lynch, P. 2005 Philip Allan. 397 p. ISBN: 1844894169.

The free economy and the schizophrenic state : ideology and the conservatives.
Garnett, M. 10/2004 In: The Political Quarterly. 75, 4, p. 367-372. 6 p.
Journal article

Bandwagon blues : the Tory fightback fails.
Garnett, M., Lynch, P. 01/2002 In: The Political Quarterly. 73, 1, p. 29-37. 9 p.
Journal article

Sir Keith Joseph and the undoing of British conservatism.
Denham, A., Garnett, M. 2002 In: Journal of Political Ideologies. 7, 1, p. 57-75. 19 p.
Journal article

Splendid! Splendid! The Authorised Biography of Willie Whitelaw.
Garnett, M.A., Aitken, I. 2002 Jonathan Cape. 386 p. ISBN: 0712606998.

From ‘Guru’ to ‘Godfather’ : Keith Joseph, ‘New’ Labour and the British Conservative Tradition.
Denham, A., Garnett, M. 01/2001 In: The Political Quarterly. 72, 1, p. 97-106. 10 p.
Journal article

Keith Joseph: A Life.
Garnett, M.A., Denham, A. 2001 Acumen Press. 488 p. ISBN: 190268303X.

Whatever happened to the Tories?
Garnett, M., Gilmour, I. 1997 Fourth Estate. 440 p. ISBN: 1857024753.