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O’Hara, Glen

Governing Post-War Britain

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Progress and its Paradoxes

1. Introduction: Progress and its Paradoxes
Glen O’Hara

Part I. Ideas from ‘the Outside’

2. The Use and Abuse of Foreign Archetypes in British Economic Policy
Glen O’Hara

3. Archetype, Example or Warning? British Views of Scandinavia
Glen O’Hara

Part II. Sliding Away from Stability

4. President Kennedy, Prime Minister Macmillan and the Gold Market, 1960–63
Glen O’Hara

5. President Johnson, Prime Minister Wilson and the Slow Collapse of Equilibrium, 1964–68
Glen O’Hara

Part III. Governing Britain

6. The Creation and Early Work of the Parliamentary ‘Ombudsman’
Glen O’Hara

7. Sir Alec Cairncross and the Art and Craft of Economic Advice, 1961–69
Glen O’Hara

8. ‘An All Over Expansion’: The Politics of the Land in ‘Golden Age’ Britain
Glen O’Hara

Part IV. Educating the Nation

9. Planning the Education System in the Post-War Era
Glen O’Hara

10. Slum Schools, Civil Servants and Sociology: Educational Priority Areas, 1967–72
Glen O’Hara

11. Conclusion: Strange Triumphs?
Glen O’Hara

Keywords: History, History of Britain and Ireland, Political History, British Politics, Cultural History, Modern History, Political Science

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
320 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230361270
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-31155-2

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