May 2007

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TGP reading update 5

Happened to pick up the 1984 issue of the Political Quarterly and there are a number of papers of interest: On the Falklands, a useful post-general election perspective: Christie, C. (1984) ?The British left and the Falklands war?, Political Quarterly, 55 (3), pp. 288-307. In the same issue, an early discussion of the appeal of […]

Written by Roger Middleton on May 24th, 2007 with comments disabled.
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RSSD reading update 3

On economic policy and performance since 1997, and published to coincide with the plethora of end of Blair assessments, see the deeply sceptical: Elliott, L. and Atkinson, D. (2007) Fantasy island: waking up to the incredible economic, political and social illusions of the Blair legacy. London: Constable & Robinson. Recently published and providing a very […]

Written by Roger Middleton on May 24th, 2007 with comments disabled.
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CdB reading update 5

Just published in the new journal, Cliometrica, an update of Maddison (1991, ch 4): Maddison, A. (2007) ?Fluctuations in the momentum of growth within the capitalist epoch?, Cliometrica, 1 (2), pp. 145-75. On economic policy and performance since 1997, and published to coincide with the plethora of end of Blair assessments, see the deeply sceptical: […]

Written by Roger Middleton on May 24th, 2007 with comments disabled.
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TL reading update 15

As the Blair end-of-regime assessments come in thick and fast we must note: Elliott, L. and Atkinson, D. (2007) Fantasy island: waking up to the incredible economic, political and social illusions of the Blair legacy. London: Constable & Robinson. which is an update on their: Elliott, L. and Atkinson, D. (1998) The age of insecurity. […]

Written by Roger Middleton on May 24th, 2007 with comments disabled.
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TGP reading update 4

On whether the British people/electorate became Thatcherite in the 1980s I don’t know how I have avoided for so long knowing of: Rentoul, J. and Ratford, J. (1989) Me and mine: the triumph of the new individualism?. London: HarperCollins. HN385.5 REN Thanks to one of your number for bringing it to my attention in their […]

Written by Roger Middleton on May 17th, 2007 with comments disabled.
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RSSD reading update 2

The latest issue of the Royal Economic Society’s Newsletter (no 137, April 2007) has a useful and very positive piece by Diane Coyle, author of the recent The soulful science: what economists really do and why it matters (2007), entitled ‘Are economists conquering the world’. The RES Newsletter is available via the society’s web site […]

Written by Roger Middleton on May 16th, 2007 with comments disabled.
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RSSD reading update 1

The latest issue of Journal of Liberal History is devoted to the 1906 landslide election victory. Two papers will be of particular interest: Packer, I. (2007) ?Economic strategies and the New Liberalism?, Journal of Liberal History, 54 (Spring), pp. 14-21. Holmes, A.R. (2007) ?The development of the New Liberalism as a philosophy of transition?, Journal […]

Written by Roger Middleton on May 3rd, 2007 with comments disabled.
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