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British Government and Politics since 1900 (POLS07)
16th May 2020
“I don’t think there will be a woman Prime Minister in my lifetime” (Margaret Thatcher, 1973). Find out how Thatcher beat the odds to become Britain’s first female Prime Minister. Learn about Britain during the two World Wars and the creation of the National Health Service. From the suffragettes to the Brexiteers, from the rise of socialism and the Labour Party to the persistence of the right and the electoral dominance of the Conservative Party, this course analyses the major British political parties and their governing ideologies across the 20th century and up to the present day.
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