Newton, Kenneth

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NEWTON, Kenneth

NEWTON, Kenneth. British, b. 1940. Genres: Politics/Government, Regional/Urban planning, Sociology. Career: Lecturer, University of Birmingham, 1965-74; Research Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford, 1974-78; Professor of Political Science, University of Dundee, 1978-87; Essex University, Government Department, professor, 1987-2000; University of Southampton, professor of Comparative Politics, 2000-. Publications: (ed. and contrib. with S. Abrams) Opportunities After O Level, 1965; The Sociology of Communism, 1969; Second City Politics, 1976; Balancing the Books, 1980; (ed.) Urban Political Economy, 1980; (with L.J. Sharpe) Does Politics Matter?, 1984; (with T. Karran) Politics of Local Expenditure, 1985; (with J-E Lane and D. McKay) Political Data Handbook, 1991, 2nd ed. 1997; (with M. Kaase) Beliefs in Government, 1995, 3rd ed (with others), 2004; The New British Politics. Address: School of Social Sciences, University of Southampton, University Rd, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, England. Online address: [email protected]