Modern Britain Since 1979: A Reader

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Christine F. Collette, Keith Laybourn
I.B.Tauris, Oct 3, 2003 - History - 324 pages
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In 1979, Margaret Thatcher rose to power and the ensuing years are key to understanding Britain in the 21st century. Keith Laybourn and Christine Collette have gathered a carefully selected collection of materials from primary and secondary sources. They cover the major themes in British social and cultural history and politics of the last 25 years; trade unionism, the welfare state, Conservative politics, Blair's "Third Way". The conflict over Britain's relations with Europe, along with regionalism and devolution are illustrated, as well as the shifts in ethnicity, racial and sexual equality and immigration.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Welfare State 19792002
28
The Attack upon Trade Unionism 19792002
68
The Fall of the Old and the Rise
91
The Social Democratic Party the Liberals
122
The Rise of Nationalism in Scotland
144
Eurocommunism the End of the Cold
183
Feminist Debates and the Changing Position
208
Ethnicity and Racial Equality
245
Northern Ireland
287
Bibliography
312
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Keith Laybourn is Professor of History at the University of Huddersfield and Christine Collete is Reader in History and Women's Studies at Edge Hill University College.

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