1 Economical with the Actualité.
2 The Public Conscience.
3 Troubled Zenith.
5 Counter Attack.
"Gripping from start to finish ... a brilliant book. Marquand is as fresh and powerful as ever." (Financial Times)
"What makes Marquand's book so helpful is the historical sweep of how Britain developed the "public domain" in the first place." (Madeleine Bunting, The Guardian)
"Highly readable." (Camden New Journal)
"Decline of the Public echoes concerns being heard across the political divide ... Marquand's analysis of the problem is compelling - and certainly worth worrying about." (Health Service Journal)
"...powerful and eloquent polemic." (TLS)
"This short, powerful book should interest students and eperts alike." (Political Studies Review)
- A robust examination of the role of citizenship
- Provides a critique of Blairite and Thatcherite approaches to public, market and private domains
- Argues that the public domain is essential to a civilised society