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Dr Richard Heffernan

Dr Richard Heffernan

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Dr Richard Heffernan's OpenLearn Profile

Dr Richard Heffernan

Dr Richard Heffernan

About me

Dr Richard Heffernan is a Reader in Government at The Open University and is presently a visiting professor at the University of Notre Dame. He works in the field of comparative politics and specialises in British politics.


Dr Richard Heffernan's research

Richard Heffernan (2014-04) UK party leaders are ‘preeminent’, but can also be ‘predominant’: Cameron and the Conservatives, 2005–2010, In British Politics 1(9)

Richard Heffernan (2013-07) There's no need for the '-ization': the prime minister is merely prime ministerial, In Parliamentary Affairs 3(66)

Mark Bennister and Richard Heffernan (2012-12-12) Cameron as Prime Minister: the intra-executive politics of Britain's coalition government, In Parliamentary Affairs 4(65)

Richard Heffernan (2011-10) Interest groups and interest representation in UK politics, The Open University

Richard Heffernan (2011-07-14) Pressure group politics, Palgrave Macmillan

Richard Heffernan, Philip Cowley and Colin Hay (editors) (2011-07) Developments in British Politics 9, Palgrave Macmillan

Richard Heffernan (2011-05-01) Labour’s New Labour legacy: politics after Brown and Blair, In Political Studies Review 2(9)

Richard Heffernan and Professor Grahame Frederick Thompson (editors) (2011) Politics and Power in the UK (3rd ed.), Open University

Richard Heffernan (2009-12) The continuing shadow of the Thatcher governments, In British Politics Review 1(4)

Richard Heffernan (2009) British Political Parties, Oxford University Press

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