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Published: 22 June 2017

272 Pages | 11 black and white figures/illustrations


ISBN: 9780198804116

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The City of London and Social Democracy

The Political Economy of Finance in Britain, 1959 - 1979

Aled Davies

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • Evaluates the changing relationship between the 'City of London' and the post-war social democratic State
  • Shows how changes to the British financial system during the 1960s and 1970s undermined a number of the key components of British social democratic economic policy
  • Examines the reasons for the Labour party's failure to re-adapt its economic policies in response to the post-war economic changes