The Thatcher Revolution - Society (Complete notes AQA - 12/16)

These notes are for the 'Making of Modern Britain' course on AQA and as such follow the spec, although would be useful for all modern britian courses. They contain hystoriography, detail and explanations. 

The notes are devided into the sections of the spec, therefore there are 16 documents (as there are 4 areas (politics, economics, society, and foriegn policy) and there are 4 periods (Post war, Wilson + heath, Thatcher, and Blair)). 

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The `Thatcher' Revolution ­ Society
The social impact of Thatcherism, including privatisations and sale of council
houses; the significance of the Miner's Strike, 1984-1985, on industrial relations;
the emergence of extra-parliamentary opposition
Demographic change
-- Population
o 1975 56 million o 1990 58 million o Although 1975--78 population fell slightly…

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o Recession hit young, particularly those with little education. o Decline of inner
cities o Immigration on a higher scale o Racial prejudice -- April 1980 St Paul's,
Bristol.

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-- July 1981 Brixton
o Fights broke out between Police and Black youths following
`operation swamp' which involved a lot of searching of black youths, with very
few being charged. o West Indian community fought the police as they believed
them to
be racist, and the police believed the area…

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productivity.


Consumerism and Privatisation
-- By privatising many industries there was an aim to increase share
ownership. o 1979--1990 there was an increase in number of share owners from
3 million to 9 million. -- Right to Buy --1980 Housing Act
o By 1988 2 million houses had been sold…

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The Thatcher Revolution - Society (Complete notes AQA - 12/16)

These notes are for the 'Making of Modern Britain' course on AQA and as such follow the spec, although would be useful for all modern britian courses. They contain hystoriography, detail and explanations. 

The notes are devided into the sections of the spec, therefore there are 16 documents (as there are 4 areas (politics, economics, society, and foriegn policy) and there are 4 periods (Post war, Wilson + heath, Thatcher, and Blair)). 

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The `Thatcher' Revolution ­ Society
The social impact of Thatcherism, including privatisations and sale of council
houses; the significance of the Miner's Strike, 1984-1985, on industrial relations;
the emergence of extra-parliamentary opposition
Demographic change
-- Population
o 1975 56 million o 1990 58 million o Although 1975--78 population fell slightly…

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o Recession hit young, particularly those with little education. o Decline of inner
cities o Immigration on a higher scale o Racial prejudice -- April 1980 St Paul's,
Bristol.

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-- July 1981 Brixton
o Fights broke out between Police and Black youths following
`operation swamp' which involved a lot of searching of black youths, with very
few being charged. o West Indian community fought the police as they believed
them to
be racist, and the police believed the area…

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productivity.


Consumerism and Privatisation
-- By privatising many industries there was an aim to increase share
ownership. o 1979--1990 there was an increase in number of share owners from
3 million to 9 million. -- Right to Buy --1980 Housing Act
o By 1988 2 million houses had been sold…

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