Civilisation Britannique : l'Histoire sociale et politique britannique 1945 - 1990

Code Cours
1920-FLSH-LCE-EN-3015
Langue d'enseignement
Français, Anglais
Ce cours apparaît dans les formation(s) suivante(s)
Licence LLCER Anglais - Crédits ECTS: 0.00
Responsable(s)
Suzanne Bray
Période

Présentation

Objectifs

Ce cours permet d’obtenir une bonne connaissance de l’histoire du Royaume Uni de 1945 à 1990. Les étudiants apprendront à rediger une dissertation historique et un dossier de recherche sur un sujet historique ou politique.


Présentation

Course program :


Domestic Politics and Social Issues in Great Britain 1945 – 1991



  • Preparing for peace / Reconstruction



    - Nationalisation / Centralisation


    - The beginnings of the Welfare State


    - Re-etablishment of political identities (end of coalition, persistence of two-party system, decline of liberals / establishment and death of SDP)



    • Economic questions



      - J.M. Keynes & Co


      - Sterling party / deflation / devaluation


      - From rationing to the affluent society and back to austerity


      - The growth of an underclass



      • Industrial relations



        - The role of the TUC and its relationship with the Labour Party


        - Cooperation to conflict to decline of the unions


        - Questions of unemployment


        - Trade Unions



        • The Arts



          - The beginnings of a government cultural policy


          - The swinging sixties and birth of pop music


          - Creation of teen culture


          - Culture & the regions / minorities



          • The decline of established religion and liberalisation of public morals



            - Britain as a pluralistic society


            - The “Honest to God” debate / rise of evangelicalism


            - The media / scandal / the invasion of privacy


            - Homosexuality / abortion / censorship, etc.


            Modalités

            Évaluation

            Ressources

            Bibliographie

            || BIBLIOGRAPHY :|| D. THOMSON – <i>England in the Twentieth Century</i> – Penguin|| K.O. MORGAN – <i>The People’s Peace</i> – Oxford University Press|| A. CAIRNCROSS – <i>The British Economy since 1945</i> – Oxford University Press|| M. SMITH – <i>British Foreign Policy: Tradition, Change &amp; Transformation</i>