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Managing the Economy, Managing the People Narratives of Economic Life in Britain from Beveridge to Brexit,9780198786092

Managing the Economy, Managing the People Narratives of Economic Life in Britain from Beveridge to Brexit

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Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 12/5/2017
Publisher(s): Oxford University Press
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Author Biography


Jim Tomlinson was educated at LSE and spent the years 1977 to 2004 at Brunel University. From 2004 to 2013 he was Bonar Professor of Modern History at the University of Dundee, and in 2013 he became Professor of Economic and Social History at the University of Glasgow. He has published widely on the historical political economy of modern Britain, and his most recent book, Dundee and the Empire: Juteopolis, 1850-1939, was published by Edinburgh University Press in 2014.

Table of Contents


Introduction
Part I : Constructing the narratives
1. Austerity to 'Never Had it So Good'
2. 'Decline' to Modernization
3. Rolling back the State
4. Globalization
5. Debts, deficits, and austerity
Part II: Persuading the people?
6. Unemployment
7. Productivity
8. Inflation
9. Balance of Payments
10. Conclusions: old and new narratives
Bibliography

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