Category Archives: Glen O’Hara

Dr Glen O’Hara is Reader in the History of Public Policy at Oxford Brookes University. His latest book, Governing Post-War Britain: The Paradoxes of Progress, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in April 2012. You can read his blog and follow him on twitter and you can browse his blog contributions below.

Scandinavian Housing and Britain’s ‘New’ Co-Operatives in the 1960s

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Glen O’Hara, Oxford Brookes University The following is an edited extract from Glen O’Hara, Governing Post-War Britain: Paradoxes of Progress, 1951-1973, which was published this month by Palgrave Macmillan. International policy transfer can be seen in many areas of British … Continue reading

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The ‘Big Society’ and the Challenges of History

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Glen O’Hara, Oxford Brookes University The ‘Big Society’ was supposed to be one of the Conservatives’ most important new ideas. Their 2010 General Election Manifesto was entitled Your Invitation to Join the Government of Britain, a little blue book which … Continue reading

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