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British Politics Since 1945: The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of Consensus, 2nd Edition

British Politics Since 1945: The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of Consensus, 2nd Edition

David Dutton

ISBN: 978-0-631-20320-9

May 1997, Wiley-Blackwell

208 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$52.95

Description

This book provides a concise survey of British politics in the postwar era. Now expanded in a new edition, the author extends his exploration of the theme of "consensus" through to the present day, and provides updated further reading.
Preface.

Introduction.

1. The Origins of Consensus, 1940-51.

2. The Foundation of Consensus, 1945-51.

3. The Consensus Confirmed, 1951-70.

4. The Consensus Challenged, 1970-79.

5. The Consensus Overthrown, 1979-87.

6. Towards the New Consensus, 1987-96.

7. Conclusion.

Bibliography and References.

Index.

* Provides concise, up-to-date overview of British political debate since 1945.
* Explores and extends discussion of "consensus politics".
* Offers analysis of most recent events in British politics, and the ways academics have interpreted them.
* Includes fully updated further reading.