Conservative Party Economic Policy: From Heath in Opposition to Cameron in Coalition (BOK)

Richard Wade

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This timely and insightful analysis of Conservative economic policymaking over the past half century covers the period from Ted Heath's assumption of the leadership through the Heath, Thatcher and Major governments and up to the early years of the coalition. As well as a offering a detailed commentary on the Conservative Party's macroeconomic and microeconomic policymaking for the past 50 years it also establishes a context for the controversial austerity measures implemented by the Conservative-led Coalition that established in the wake of Britain's inconclusive general election of 2010. This is a fascinating insight into policymaking within the Conservative Party as well as an indicator of the extent to which competing conservative philosophies have impacted on the policies pursued. At a time when the Conservative Party and economic policymaking loom large on the political landscape, this book is an invaluable contribution to present debates.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Richard Wade
ISBN 9781137295231
Antall sider 224 Dimensjoner 14,5cm x 22,3cm x 1,4cm
Vekt 386 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Central government, Political economy, Political parties, Comparative politics, Political ideologies