Scope and Limits, 1983–87

  • Martin Holmes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. The Scope of Thatcherism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Martin Holmes
      Pages 3-18
    3. Martin Holmes
      Pages 59-70
  3. The Limits of Thatcherism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Martin Holmes
      Pages 152-155
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 156-174

About this book


This book examines the pace of change and the nature of the Thatcherite revolution, 1983-87. It draws on 30 interviews with ministers and officials and offers a critique of existing theories of Thatcherism. The author assesses the progress of, opposition to and future of policy.


economic policy foreign policy Policy revolution

Authors and affiliations

  • Martin Holmes
    • 1
  1. 1.Mansfield CollegeOxfordUK

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