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The Politics of Thatcherism

The Politics of Thatcherism

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Published by Lawrence and Wishart in association with Marxism Today in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thatcher, Margaret.,
  • Conservative Party (Great Britain),
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1964-1979.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesMarxism today.
    Statementedited by Stuart Hall and Martin Jaques.
    ContributionsHall, Stuart., Jaques, Martin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN1129.C7 P65 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination344 p. ;
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2643549M
    ISBN 100853155534
    LC Control Number85221442

    Margaret Thatcher is the only 20th-century prime minister to have given her name to a style as well as a doctrine. Although the final balance sheet of the successes and failures of Thatcherism is yet to be tallied, this book places the government of Mrs. Thatcher in the perspective of postwar British politics. Andrew Gamble's authoritative account - now revised and updated to cover Thatcher's fall and legacy - analyses the ideology, statecraft, and economic and social programme of the Thatcher Government. He explores rival interpretations of Thatcherism and assesses the evidence for claims that the Thatcher Government transformed British politics.

    Thatcher and Thatcherism (The Making of the Contemporary World) by Evans, Eric J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 5 She was a self-proclaimed politician of convictions and her uncompromising and dogmatic style were very much at the origin of the eponymous trend that was sparked off before she became PM, whilst she was still party leader, although Thatcherism later developed into a much more complex mixture of style and policies. In spite of the –ism, Thatcherism is not easy to : Raphaëlle Espiet-Kilty.

      “Thatcherism was a political phenomenon rather than a coherent philosophy,” Cannadine concludes. Her devotees may wish to give her credit for the . 'Thatcherism', as attitude of mind and style of action, has dominated the agenda and tone of British politics during the s. Supporters and critics alike have acknowledged the bold scope of the campaign launched by the Prime Minister 'to change the heart and soul' of the nation. Here nine contributors, of differing political persuasion, come together to offer a variety of approaches to, and.


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During the s Stalinism (through Marxism Today) tried to build the broadest possible front against Thatcherism by refuting and denouncing class politics - and the struggle for socialism.

Ten years on, with the collapse of their beloved Soviet Union, and the same faces were telling us that in actual fact Thatcher had got /5. Thatcherism describes the conviction politics, economic, social policy, and political style of the British Conservative politician Margaret Thatcher, who was leader of her party from to Cited by: The Politics of Thatcherism Hardcover – June 1, by Stuart Hall (Editor), Martin Jaques (Editor) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsFormat: Hardcover.

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Politics of Thatcherism. London: Lawrence and Wishart in association with Marxism Today, (OCoLC) Named Person: Margaret Thatcher; Margaret Thatcher: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Hall; Martin Jaques. Thatcherism and British Politics The End of Consensus.

Dennis A. Kavanagh. This book describes how a political consensus was established after the war with the support of dominant groups in the Conservative and Labour parties, and shows how that settlement broke down in the face of economic problems, changes in policies and personnel in the main parties, and the challenge to the intellectual.

About this book 'Thatcherism', as attitude of mind and style of action, has dominated the agenda and tone of British politics during the s. Supporters and critics alike have acknowledged the bold scope of the campaign launched by the Prime Minister 'to change the heart and soul' of the nation.

The Politics of Thatcherism Paperback – 1 May by Stuart Hall (Editor), Martin Jacques (Editor)Author: Martin Jacques. The term Thatcherism came to refer not just to these policies but also to certain aspects of her ethical outlook and personal style, including moral absolutism, fierce nationalism, a zealous regard for the interests of the individual, and a combative, uncompromising approach to achieving political goals.

This book brings together a range of experts in housing, economics, law and order, education, welfare, families, geography and politics to discuss the enduring legacy of those social and economic policies initiated by the first of the UK's New Right governments ().

The Politics of Thatcherism presents some of these contributions but there are many others. Hall ’s use of the term ‘authoritarian populism’ is most directly concerned with the. Andrew Gamble argues that Thatcherism can be variously defined as ‘a set of intellectual doctrines, as a popular political movement, as a style of leadership, as a bloc of interests and as a programme of policy’.

1 His view (which has set the yardstick against which all discussions of this issue follow) is that Thatcherism had three overriding objectives: ‘To restore the political fortunes of the Conservative Author: Richard Heffernan. About this book An attempt to provide an account of the genesis of Thatcherism in opposition, its record in government, its relationship to the Conservative tradition and the ideological challenge of the New Right.

The manner in which Thatcherism has been analysed by the Left and the Right is assessed. Thatcherism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Mrs Thatcher has dominated British politics for over a decade, yet the nature, /5(3).

The Free Economy and the Strong State: The Politics of Thatcherism. A new politics emerged in the s in response to the world recession, the exhaustion of Fordism (the theory, traced to Henry Ford, that well-paid industrial workers fuel continuous capitalist growth), and the breakdown of.

Read this book on Questia. Drawing extensively on political memoirs, Thatcher and Thatcherism surveys the origins and impact of 'Thatcherism' as a cultural construct and an economic ng on the career of Margaret Thatcher, Eric J. Evans proposes that the ideological coherence and originality of 'Thatcherism' was illusory.

The politics of Thatcherism Missionary zeal. But this elegant, often witty, superbly researched book conveys what a truly extraordinary person she was.

If only she had resisted the temptation. Book Description. This revised, expanded and updated fourth edition of Thatcher and Thatcherism examines the origins and impact of ‘Thatcherism’ both as a cultural construct and an economic creed from the s to the formation of a coalition government in New to this edition is an extended exploration of Thatcher’s impact outside of the UK, as well as an examination of the.

The article divides the history of Thatcherism into seven main stages from its pre-history before through to the revival of the neoliberal project by the Conservative-Liberal Democrat.

The death of Margaret Thatcher in April sparked a range of discussions and debates about the significance of her period in office and the political project to which she gave her name: Thatcherism. This article argues that Thatcherism is best understood as a symbolically important part of the emergence of first-phase by: 6.

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by G. Kelly and Andrew Gamble | 24 May July Marxism Today 43 THE POLITICS OF THATCHERISM Ed Stuart Hall and Martin Jacques Lawrence Wishart in association with Marxism Today pbk £ ISBN 6 To start with the compliments: Marxism Today, in which the bulk of these essays had their genesis, has become incompar-ably the most interesting of British political journals.Book Description.

The Anatomy of Thatcherism explains how, for the first time in British history, a prime minister's name has become an 'Ism' a symbol of a profound social argues that Thatcherism promoted a moral agenda rather than an economic doctrine or a political theory in order to achieve a fundamental realignment in British politics.