Ideas and Economic Crises in Britain from Attlee to Blair (1945-2005)

Ideas and Economic Crises in Britain from Attlee to Blair (1945-2005)

By: Matthias M. Matthijs (author)Paperback

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First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Matthias Matthijs is Assistant Professor of International Political Economy at American University's School of International Service and Professorial Lecturer of International Economics and International Relations at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, DC


1. Continuity and Change in British Economic Policymaking 2. Crisis, Ideas and Path Dependence: Theoretical Framework and Postware Britain's Changing Political Economy 3. Clement Attlee's Postwar 'Settlement' (1945-1970): Depression, War, Keynes, Beveridge and a New Consensus 4. Relative Decline and the Unravelling of Consensus (1959-1979): From 'Having it so Good' to the 'Winter of Discontent' 5. Margaret Thatcher's Triumph (1975-1990): Inflation, Hayek, and the Overhaul of the British State 6. Thatcherism's Flaws and Tony Blair's Consolidation (1987-2005): From the Lawson Boom to New Labour's 'New Britain' 7. Conclusion: Made in Britain Postscript Bibliography

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  • publication date: 15/02/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780415533430
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780415533430
  • weight: 385
  • ISBN10: 0415533430

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