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Consensus Politics : From Atlee to Major - Dennis Kavanagh

Consensus Politics

From Atlee to Major


Published: 19th July 1994
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Margaret Thatcher's departure from office and the arrival of her successor, John Major, have had a profound impact on the way Britain is governed - and in this new edition of " Consensus Politics, the authors examines the legacy of Thatcherite "conviction politics" and assesses the state of consensus in Britain's government today.
This chronicle of the rise and fall of the post-war consensus in five key policy areas - the mixed economy, full employment, trade unions, welfare and foreign policy - remains a superb introduction to one of the major debates of recent political history.

1. Consensus.

2. Mixed Economy.

3. Full Employment.

4. The Role of the Trade Unions.

5. Welfare State.

6. Foreign and Defence Policy.

7. Assessment.

Afterword: From Thatcher to Major.

ISBN: 9780631192282
ISBN-10: 063119228X
Series: Making Contemporary Britain
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 19th July 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.72 x 16.13  x 2.09
Weight (kg): 0.22
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised