Thatcherism: Genesis & Performance (SF, TB II)

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TL reading update 30

The lastest issue of Prospect (May 2009, pp. 32-6) carries an article by David Willetts, ‘The meaning of Margaret’, one of the few contemporary Conservatives who was both a participant-observer of the 1980s and is contributing interestingly to the redefinition of contemporary Conservatism today. I have placed a copy in RM.

Written by Roger Middleton on May 1st, 2009 with comments disabled.
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TL reading update 29

At a recent conference I heard a paper on US-UK tax reform during the Thatcher-Reagan era. This had a number of references which may be of interest: Smith, G. A. (1990) Reagan and Thatcher. London: Bodley Head. O’Sullivan, J. (2006) The president, the pope and the prime minister: three who changed the world. Washington, DC: […]

Written by Roger Middleton on April 16th, 2009 with comments disabled.
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TGP reading update 10

Yesterday’s Guardian carried an article (‘How the miner’s strike came close to being settled’) which will be of interest not just on the miner’s strike but the broader issue of how later revelations may change interpretations of an episode. The article refers to a new book by two journalists: Beckett, F. and Hencke, D. (2009) […]

Written by Roger Middleton on March 10th, 2009 with comments disabled.
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TGP reading update 9

I was recently told that the publicly funded (through JISC) Film & Sound Online has some useful resources for studying the miner’s strike of 1984-5. You may need your Athens logon and password to gain access, depnding upon whether you are on the UoB campus network. Items of interest are two productions by Amber Films […]

Written by Roger Middleton on April 3rd, 2008 with comments disabled.
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TGP reading update 8

A new volume which looks promising (I’m due to review it for Twentieth Century British History and will let you know once I’ve read it): Turner, R.S. (2008) Neo-liberal ideology: history, concepts and policies. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Also, for various seminars: Arestis, P. (2007) Is there a new consensus in macroeconomics? London: Palgrave Macmillan. […]

Written by Roger Middleton on March 7th, 2008 with comments disabled.
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TGP reading update 7

Across my desk this past couple of weeks (also of some relevance to TL): The latest issue of the British Journal of Political Science, 38.2 (2008) has four papers of interest: Jacobs, A.M. (2008) ?The politics of when: redistribution, investment and policy making for the long term?, British Journal of Political Science, 38 (2), pp. […]

Written by Roger Middleton on February 14th, 2008 with comments disabled.
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TGP reading update 6

A political economy and comparative approach to understanding both economic and social policy reform in Britain since the 1970s: Kus, B. (2006) ?Neoliberalism, institutional change and the welfare state: the case of Britain and France?, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 47 (6), pp. 488-525. see also: Fourcade-Gourinchas, M. and Babb, S.L. (2002) ?The rebirth of […]

Written by Roger Middleton on August 3rd, 2007 with comments disabled.
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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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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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TL reading update 12

The latest issue of the journal British Politics, which alas we do not have in UBL (rather embarrassing when I?m on the editorial board), has a number of papers of interest if you can get hold of a copy, in particular on ten year’s of Blair’s premiership and the prospects for New Labour. Andrew Taylor’s […]

Written by Roger Middleton on March 12th, 2007 with comments disabled.
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