Introduction: From Stagnation to Hyper-Innovation

Michael Moran

in The British Regulatory State

Published in print August 2003 | ISBN: 9780199247578
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191601996 | DOI:
 Introduction: From Stagnation to Hyper-Innovation

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This introductory chapter discusses the transformation of governing arrangements in Britain from stagnation in the first two-thirds of the 20th century, to hyper-innovation. It argues that these two phases are connected by crisis, specifically a crisis of economic policy and the crisis of the content of rule itself. A brief overview of the chapters included in this volume is presented.

Keywords: Britain; stagnation; hyper-innovation; economic policy; content of rule

Chapter.  5875 words. 

Subjects: UK Politics

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