Dennis Kavanagh

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Dennis Kavanagh (born 27 March 1941) is a British political analyst and since 1996 has been Professor of Politics at the University of Liverpool, and now Emeritus Professor. He has written extensively on post-war British politics. With David Butler, he wrote the series of books on British general elections, such as The British General Election of 2010,[1] and most recently, The British General Election of 2015.[2]

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  1. ^ Kavanagh, Dennis and Cowley, Philip. The British General Election of 2010. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. ISBN 978-0-230-52190-2.
  2. ^ Dennis Kavanagh; Philip Cowley (2016). The British General Election of 2015. London: Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1057/9781137366115. ISBN 9781137366115.


  • Dennis Kavanagh, Consensus Politics from Attlee to Thatcher (Institute of Contemporary British History, 1989)
  • Dennis Kavanagh, Thatcherism and British Politics: The End of Consensus? (Oxford University Press, 1990)
  • Dennis Kavanagh, Politics and Personalities (Palgrave Macmillan, 1990)
  • Dennis Kavanagh, Political Science and Political Behaviour (Routledge, 1993)
  • Dennis Kavanagh, Election Campaigning: The New Marketing of Politics (Blackwell, 1995)
  • Dennis Kavanagh, The Reordering of British Politics: Politics After Thatcher (Oxford University Press, 1997)
  • Anthony Seldon and Dennis Kavanagh, The Powers Behind the Prime Minister (HarperCollins, 1999, ISBN 0002570866; 2013 ISBN 000739263X)
  • Dennis Kavanagh, British Politics: Continuities, Changes and Flamboyant Behaviour (Oxford University Press, 2000)
  • Anthony Seldon and Dennis Kavanagh (eds.), The Blair Effect 2001-2005 (Cambridge University Press, 2005)
  • Dennis Kavanagh and David Butler, The British General Election of 2005 (Palgrave, 2005)
  • Dennis Kavanagh and Philip Cowley, The British General Election of 2010 (Palgrave, 2010)
  • Dennis Kavanagh and Philip Cowley, The British General Election of 2015 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, ISBN 9781137366115)
  • Dennis Kavanagh, Philip Gould: An Unfinished Life (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)