Second Time As Tragedy: Austerity Under Thatcher and the Coalition

Synopsis
Deborah Mabbett’s lecture examines some of the similarities and differences between the economic policies of the Thatcher government and the Conservative - Lib Dem coalition government which came to power in 2010 - focusing particularly on the long-term effect that the Thatcher government’s approach to private pensions has had. [42 minutes]
Series
Birkbeck Department of Politics, 40th Anniversary Lecture Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2012
Subjects
Politics & government
Keywords
government; pensions; political parties; Thatcher, Margaret (1925-2013); political ideology; Conservative Party; welfare benefits; Liberal Democrat Party

Online availability

URI
http://backdoorbroadcasting.net/2012/11/deborah-mabbett-the-second-time-as-tragedy-austerity-under-thatcher-and-the-coalition/
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed/Download

Credits

Contributor
Deborah Mabbett

Distributor

Name

Backdoor Broadcasting Company

Email
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Web
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Phone
01865 240009
Address
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