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The Legacy of Thatcherism Assessing and Exploring Thatcherite Social and Economic Policies,9780197265703

The Legacy of Thatcherism Assessing and Exploring Thatcherite Social and Economic Policies

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Author Biography

Stephen Farrall, Professor of Criminology, School of Law, University of Sheffield,Colin Hay, Affiliate Professor of Political Analysis, University of Sheffield

Stephen Farrall is Professor of Criminology and Director of the Centre for Criminological Research at the University of Sheffield. Previous monographs of his include: Godfrey, B., Cox, D. and Farrall, S. (2011) Serious Criminals: A Historical Study of Habitual Criminals, Clarendon Studies in Criminology, Oxford University Press and Farrall, S., Jackson, J. and Gray, E. (2009) Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times, Clarendon Studies in Criminology, Oxford University Press. He is currently continuing to research the Thatcherite influence on crime with Will Jennings, Colin Hay and Emily Gray (funded by the ESRC).

Colin Hay is Professor of Government and Comparative Public Policy at Sciences Po, Paris and an Affiliate Professor of Political Analysis at the University of Sheffield where he co-founded the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute. He is the author of a number of books including, most recently, The Failure of Anglo-Liberal Capitalism (Palgrave 2013) and The Political Economy of European Welfare Capitalism (Palgrave 2012, with Daniel Wincott). He is editor or co-editor of the journals New Political Economy, Comparative European Politics and British Politics.

Table of Contents

1. Interrogating and Conceptualising the Legacy of Thatcherism, Colin Hay and Stephen Farrall
2. The Thatcherite Economic Legacy, Helen Thompson
Commentary: The Long Run Economic Consequences of Mrs Thatcher, Peter Jackson
3. What were the lasting effects of Thatcher's Legacy for Social Security? The Burial of Beveridge?, Michael Hill and Alan Walker
Commentary: What were the lasting effects of Thatcher's legacy for social security? A Commentary, Peter Taylor-Gooby
4. The Legacy of Thatcherism for Education Policies: Markets, Managerialism and Malice (towards Teachers), Peter Dorey
Commentary: English Passions: Thatcherism and Schooling, Ken Jones
5. The Housing Legacy of Thatcherism, Ken Murie
Commentary: Thatcherism and housing policy: a commentary, Peter Jackson
6. What were the lasting effects of Thatcher's Legacy for Families in the UK?, Miriam David
Commentary: Women, the Family and Contemporary Conservative Party Politics: From Thatcher to Cameron, Sarah Childs and Paul Webb
7. Thatcherism and Crime: The Beast that Never Roared?, Stephen Farrall and Will Jennings
Commentary: Thatcherism and Crime: The Beast that Never Roared?: A Commentary, David Downes
8. Mapping the Thatcherite Legacy: The human geography of social inequality in Britain since the 1970s, Danny Dorling
Commentary: Mrs Thatcher's iniquitous geographies: why spatial dynamics matter, Chris Philo
9. 'Don't cut down the tall poppies': Thatcherism and the Strategy of Inequality, Carol Walker
Commentary: Inequality, its persistence and its costs, Adrian Sinfield
10. Locating 'Thatcherism' in the 'here and now', Colin Hay and Stephen Farrall

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