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Author Cockett, Richard.

Title Thinking the unthinkable : think-tanks and the economic counter-revolution 1931-1983 / Richard Cockett.

Published London : HarperCollins, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  320.941 COCK    AVAILABLE
Edition [Rev. ed.]
Physical description x, 389 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 20 cm.
Notes "First published in Great Britain by HarperCollins Publishers 1994"--T.p. verso.
"Published, with revisions, by Fontana Press 1995"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-380) and index.
Contents 1. Keynes and the Crisis of Liberalism, 1931-1939 -- 2. The Beveridge Report and The Road to Serfdom -- 3. The Mont Pelerin Society -- 4. The Vision of a Chicken-Farmer: The Institute of Economic Affairs -- 5. 'A Confounded Nuisance' - The IEA at Work -- 6. The Failure of Edward Heath's Government and the Founding of the Centre for Policy Studies -- 7. 'The Heroic Age' I: The Years of Opposition, 1974-1979 -- 8. 'The Heroic Age' II: The Years of Government, 1979-1983 -- Epilogue: The Political Economy of Major Smith.
Subject Economics -- Research -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Research institutes -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Economics -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0006375863 (pbk) : £8.99