Martin Pugh, 4 February 1988
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Educational Opportunity and Social Change in England by Michael Sanderson.
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Wealth and Inequality in Britain by W.D. Rubinstein.
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“... One of the few growth areas in Britain today is the Thatcher industry. Battalions of journalists, political scientists and ‘contemporary historians’ are busily exploiting the phenomenon of ‘Thatcherism’ by analysing its origins, meaning and impact. No doubt, from the perspective of the British political élite, cocooned in the hothouse atmosphere of Whitehall-Westminster, it appears a very real thing ...”