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British Think-Tanks And The Climate Of Opinion - Andrew Denham

British Think-Tanks And The Climate Of Opinion

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Published: 31st July 1998
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Investigating think tanks on both sides of the political divide, the author defines these groups in the context of British politics, explores their impact on the climate of opinion, and calculates how effective they have been in influencing government in general and key policy areas in particular. Think tanks have rarely come under the spotlight and the author offers a probing but balanced overview of a political phenomenon.; This book should prove to be valuable reading for students of political science, public administration and contemporary British history.

Forewordp. vii
Acknowledgementsp. 1
Introduction: British think-tanks and the climate of opinion in the twentieth centuryp. 3
Political and Economic Planningp. 25
The National Institute of Economic and Social Researchp. 57
The Institute of Economic Affairsp. 83
The Centre for Policy Studiesp. 117
The Adam Smith Institutep. 151
After the New Rightp. 175
Conclusion: Think-tanks, politics and democracyp. 189
Referencesp. 207
Indexp. 219
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ISBN: 9781857284973
ISBN-10: 1857284976
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 31st July 1998
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1