The Legacy of Thatcherism (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
260
Utgivningsdatum
2014-02-27
Förlag
OUP/British Academy
Medarbetare
Hay, Colin
Illustrationer
12 figures
Dimensioner
234 x 158 x 19 mm
Vikt
566 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780197265703
The Legacy of Thatcherism (häftad)

The Legacy of Thatcherism

Assessing and Exploring Thatcherite Social and Economic Policies

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Examining the policies of the Thatcher governments helps us understand the economic and social conditions in Britain today. The book explores Thatcherite policies on the economy, social welfare, housing, education, crime, families, and social inequality, and examines what can be said about the legacy of Thatcherism for the 21st century.
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Leanne-Marie Cotter, Political Studies Review Among the wealth of literature on Thatcher and Thatcherism, this book deserves to be seen as a major contribution to the field. An accessible, well-written, informative and refreshing perspective, this text is an engaging must-read for British politics academics and students, as well as those with a general interest in the area.


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Stephen Farrall, Professor of Criminology, School of Law, University of Sheffield, Colin Hay, Affiliate Professor of Political Analysis, University of Sheffield Stephen Farrall is Professor of Criminology and Director of the Centre for Criminological Research at the University of Sheffield. Previous monographs of his include: Godfrey, B., Cox, D. and Farrall, S. (2011) Serious Criminals: A Historical Study of Habitual Criminals, Clarendon Studies in Criminology, Oxford University Press and Farrall, S., Jackson, J. and Gray, E. (2009) Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times, Clarendon Studies in Criminology, Oxford University Press. He is currently continuing to research the Thatcherite influence on crime with Will Jennings, Colin Hay and Emily Gray (funded by the ESRC). Colin Hay is Professor of Government and Comparative Public Policy at Sciences Po, Paris and an Affiliate Professor of Political Analysis at the University of Sheffield where he co-founded the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute. He is the author of a number of books including, most recently, The Failure of Anglo-Liberal Capitalism (Palgrave 2013) and The Political Economy of European Welfare Capitalism (Palgrave 2012, with Daniel Wincott). He is editor or co-editor of the journals New Political Economy, Comparative European Politics and British Politics.

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PART ONE: SETTING THE SCENE ; 1. Interrogating and Conceptualising the Legacy of Thatcherism ; PART TWO: SPECIFIC POLICY DOMAINS ; 2. The Thatcherite Economic Legacy ; Commentary: The Long Run Economic Consequences of Mrs Thatcher ; 3. What were the lasting effects of Thatcher's Legacy for Social Security? The Burial of Beveridge? ; Commentary: What were the lasting effects of Thatcher's legacy for social security? A Commentary ; 4. The Legacy of Thatcherism for Education Policies: Markets, Managerialism and Malice (towards Teachers) ; Commentary: English Passions: Thatcherism and Schooling ; 5. The Housing Legacy of Thatcherism ; Commentary: Thatcherism and housing policy: a commentary ; 6. What were the lasting effects of Thatcher's Legacy for Families in the UK? ; Commentary: Women, the Family and Contemporary Conservative Party Politics: From Thatcher to Cameron ; 7. Thatcherism and Crime: The Beast that Never Roared? ; Commentary: Thatcherism and Crime: The Beast that Never Roared?: A Commentary ; 8. Mapping the Thatcherite Legacy: The human geography of social inequality in Britain since the 1970s ; Commentary: Mrs Thatcher's iniquitous geographies: why spatial dynamics matter ; 9. 'Don't cut down the tall poppies': Thatcherism and the Strategy of Inequality ; Commentary: Inequality, its persistence and its costs ; PART THREE: CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS ; 10. Locating 'Thatcherism' in the 'here and now'