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Comparative public policy
Cutting-edge research on issues of comparative politics in the UK, Europe, and worldwide.
Global political economy
One of the largest and best concentrations of critical IPE scholars in the world.
Manchester Centre for Political Theory
One of the largest and most prestigious centres for the study of analytical political theory worldwide.
Democracy and elections
The greatest concentration of electoral scholars in Britain, responsible for the prestigious British Election Study.
We offer pioneering degrees that draw upon our world-leading research and strong links to global industry.
Projects and networks
Explore our research into Understanding institutional change; Feminist Political Economy; and Gender in Politics.
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