Britain in the Nineties: The Politics of Paradox

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Hugh Berrington
Routledge, 2014 M06 11 - 240 pages
This volume looks at the changes in British politics and government since the accession of Mrs Thatcher in 1979, and in particular at the 1990s. Its aim is to explore some of these changes and to emphasize the recurring paradoxes in political developments.
 

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Contents

The Politics of Paradox
1
RT McKenzie and after
28
Opinion Rebellion and the Maastricht Treaty in the Backbench Conservative Party 19921994
44
The Europeanisation of the Labour Party
72
Narratives of Thatcherism
97
New Regulatory Agencies in British Privatised Utilities
120
The Judicial Dimension in British Politics
148
The Periphery and its Paradoxes
167
The British Electorate in the 1990s
197
Abstracts
218
About the Contributors
222
Index
224
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