Ideas and Think Tanks in Contemporary Britain, Volume 2

Front Cover
Taylor & Francis US, 1996 - Political Science - 216 pages
0 Reviews
This study looks at the influence of ideas and think tanks in Britain, contemplating how ideas have shaped politics and society. The purveyors of ideas for change - the think tanks - are examined, and academics and participants views are recorded in a number of interviews.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Ideas and Interests in British Economic Policy Andrew Gamble I
22
The Fabian Society since l945 John Callaghan
35
The Paradoxes
51
Policy
65
COMMENTARY
80
Afterthoughts Richard Cockett
87
INTERVIEWS
108
The Influence of the Discipline of Philosophy in PostWar Britain
117
The Influence of Ideas on British Defence Policy
126
The Influence of Ideas on British Foreign Policy
139
The Influence of Ideas on Social Policy
160
Political Science Ideas and Government in PostWar Britain
178
The Influence of Ideas on PostWar Economic Policy in Britain
191
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

About the author (1996)

Michael D. Kandiah is Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Contemporary British History, and Teacher of British Political History, University of London.

Anthony Seldon is a leading contemporary historian and political commentator, and the thirteenth Master of Wellington College. A Fellow of King's College London, he has authored or edited over thirty-five books on contemporary history and politics. With Peter Hennessy, he co-founded the Institute of Contemporary British History, now part of King's College London. This is the eighth 'Effect' book he has edited.

Bibliographic information