TL reading update 55

The latest issue of the PSA’s quarterly magazine, Political Insight, has a number of pieces of topical (i.e. GE2015) interest and a paper by a number of British political scientists (including Hay and Farrell) and a leading British political geographer (Dorling) on ‘Thatcher’s grandchildren: the long road to inequality’. Additionally, on my desk at the […]

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Written by Roger Middleton on April 1st, 2015 with comments disabled.
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The latest issue of the PSA’s quarterly magazine, Political Insight, has a number of pieces of topical (i.e. GE2015) interest and a paper by a number of British political scientists (including Hay and Farrell) and a leading British political geographer (Dorling) on ‘Thatcher’s grandchildren: the long road to inequality’.

Additionally, on my desk at the moment and of interest:

Current issue of British Politics themed on Thatcher’s legacy:
Campbell, B. (2015) ‘Margaret Thatcher: to be or not to be a woman’, British Politics, 10.1, 41-51.
Dorey, P. (2015) ‘A farewell to alms: Thatcherism’s legacy of inequality’, British Politics, 10.1, 79-98.
Gamble, A.M. (2015) ‘The Thatcher myth’, British Politics, 10.1, 3-15.
Marsh, D. and Akram, S. (2015) ‘The Thatcher legacy in perspective’, British Politics, 10.1, 52-63.
Minford, A.P.L. (2015) ‘What did Margaret Thatcher do for the UK economy?’ British Politics, 10.1, 31-40.
Smith, M.J. (2015) ‘From consensus to conflict: Thatcher and the transformation of politics’, British Politics, 10.1, 64-78.

The LRB piece I mentioned is:
Wren-Lewis, S. (2015) ‘The austerity con’, London Review of Books, 37.4 (19 February), 9-11.

also:
Evans, G. and Butt, S. (2007) ‘Explaining change in British opinion on the European Union: top down or bottom up?’ Acta Politica, 42, 173-90.
Williamson, A. (2015) Conservative economic policymaking and the birth of Thatcherism, 1964-1979. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Needham, D. (2014) UK monetary policy from devaluation to Thatcher, 1967-1982. London: Palgrave.
Needham, D. and Hotson, A. (eds) (2014) Expansionary fiscal contraction: the Thatcher government’s 1981 budget in perspective. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Phillips, L. (1998) ‘Hegemony and political discourse: the lasting impact of Thatcherism’, Sociology, 32.4, 847-67.
Heath, O. (2015) ‘Policy representation, social representation and class voting in Britain’, British Journal of Political Science, 45.1, 173-93.
Whiteley, P., Clarke, H.D., et al. (2015) ‘The economic and electoral consequences of austerity politics in Britain’, Parliamentary Affairs, 68.1, 4-24.
Gamble, A.M. (2015) ‘Austerity as statecraft’, Parliamentary Affairs, 68.1, 42-57.
Brandenburg, H. and Johns, R.A. (2014) ‘The declining representativeness of the British party system, and why it matters’, Political Studies, 62.4, 704-25.
Hills, J. (2014) Good times, bad times: the welfare myth of them and us. London: Policy Press.

Written by Roger Middleton on April 1st, 2015 with comments disabled.
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