Essays Tagged: "Margaret Thatcher"

The Thatcher Years This essay is about the charismatic leader that took Britain by storm for over ten years and managed to crush the corrupt powers of the trade unions with her iron fist.

In 1979 Margaret Thatcher took over from James Callaghan as Prime Minister. On being appointed she appealled ... of Francis of Assisi for help in bringing harmony when there is discord. For the next eleven years Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister winning an incredible three general elections. During this time ... bly.In the above, primarily economic areas Thatcher has devolved power to others i.e. shareholders. Margaret Thatcher spent a lot more of her time, though, taking power from other organisations and co ...

(6 pages) 131 1 2.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Who influenced the conclusion of the cold war, Gorbachev or Reagan?

the job, such as leading a crisis-management team and handling meetings with British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, he was determined to improve the Soviet economy.He appointed the best-suited gove ...

(2 pages) 93 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Was selling council houses to tenants a good idea?

y years, but was significantly increased by the 1980 Housing Act that was put through Parliament by Margaret Thatcher's Conservative government. This Act, and in general the sale of council houses, ha ... provided headaches for the State, there have been some benefits for governments over the years.When Margaret Thatcher introduced the Housing Act to the country in 1980, it was the first part in an att ...

(6 pages) 42 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Are Leaders Born or Made a discussion of various leadership models and the factors that make a good leader.

a leader is not male, they posses more often than not aggressive or dominate characteristics, e.g. Margaret Thatcher which are often thought to be male characteristics... Management skills and abilit ... hat a leadership style must be suitable for the environment where it is conducted. Examples of this Margaret Thatcher and Winston Churchill had aggressive semi dictatorial management styles however th ...

(7 pages) 634 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

The Leadership of Margaret Thatcher, the first woman Prime Minister of Britain.

Once known as the most unpopular woman in Britain, Margaret Thatcher revived a nation that was in a state of chaos. She was the first woman elected Pri ... would prove no easy feat for this revolutionist, but through a unique turn of events a leader rises.Margaret Thatcher was born on October 13, 1925 in Grantham Lincolnshire, England. She was the daught ... he community. He emphasized hard work and education, which undeniably led to the early formation of Margaret's view of the state surrounding her. She attended the Somerville College and worked her way ...

(14 pages) 154 4 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

British politics

Civil Service and the national press. There have been some changes to British politics as in 1980's Margaret Thatcher centralised state power and reformed the Civil Service. New Labour's election vict ...

(11 pages) 131 4 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Analyse the main costs of inflation

ble figures, voters claimed that it was "public enemy number one." consequently the prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, adopted various extreme measures to combat inflation, which resulted in massive i ...

(15 pages) 351 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics


Margaret Thatcher was the daughter of a small-town grocer who rose to become Britain's first woman p ... as called the iron lady for being so strong. She was a very serious minded girl when she was young. Margaret liked to do her level best at everything that she tried. She loved to win. She was not shy ... y-reading contest at her elementary school. Her principal congratulated her and said she was lucky. Margaret responded, " I wasn't lucky, I deserved it." All together, you may understand that she is v ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Analyzing Thatcherism: An Economic and Social Reeducation by PJ

Margaret Thatcher became Britain's first ever female Prime Minister following the general election i ...

(6 pages) 61 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Mairead Farrell: IRA Member, Female Prisoner/Hunger Striker and the Treatment of Women Prisoners in Armagh Jail

hwomen.html). In 1980-81, the offender to the Republican prisoners was the British government under Margaret Thatcher. What all Republican prisoners, male and female, wanted were five demands falling ...

(7 pages) 24 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Globalisation and the New Wars

world dominated by the stupid and ignorant. Where NIMBY's (not in my backyard) are every where. As Margaret Thatcher famously stated a"there is no such thing as society only individuals".(Margaret Th ...

(9 pages) 84 0 3.3 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher(Her Life as Prime Minister of Britain)Margaret Thatcher can be considered as one o ... h a revolutionarychange; that even made other world leaders open their eyes to her dynamics. Margaret Thatcher served as Britain's prime minister from 1979 to 1990 (Young3). She became prime mi ... 9. She remained in office after her partgain won parliamentary elections in 1983 and 1987 (Young 3).Margaret Thatcher was born on October 13, 1925 in the north Midlands town ofGrantham, (Birth name Ma ...

(4 pages) 58 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

Examine the contention that urban policy should focus on places rather than people.

taken over by labour in 1974 until the conservatives once again took power in 1979. This time under Margaret Thatcher, who took a new view on urban regeneration. She believed that rather than helping ... ealised almost too late for labour in 1977, however when the conservatives won power again in 1979, MargaretThatcher continues the economic reform. Another writer against this socially oriented urban ...

(6 pages) 68 0 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

"The Prime Minister's power and his current policy" (2003)

lly want to refer to the current "leader" in Great Britain Tony Blair and the former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. I will discuss the question weather the Prime Minister enjoys a nearly unlimited ... en good in this crucial role. "Sometimes it is as if she is not the Prime Minister at all but still Margaret Thatcher, conviction politician. She attacks public expenditure as if she was not responsib ...

(9 pages) 59 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Short Snippet on The Winter of Discontent (Great Britain, 1978-1979)

general elections rolled around in 1979, bringing about the Conservative Party’s victory under Margaret Thatcher.Although the Labour government had been fighting inflation for several years, it h ... al struggles of the Labour government ultimately led to the success of the Conservative Party under Margaret Thatcher in 1979.ReferencesWikipedia. ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Geography examine the reasons for inner city init

inner city areas have been identified as having problems for many years, it was not until 1988 that Margaret Thatcher put forward the "Action for Cities" campaign. She realised that something had to b ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The American Justice System

America is William H Rehnquist. The associate justices are John Paul Stevens, Sandra Day O?Connor, Margaret Thatcher, Anthony M Kennedy, David H Souter, Janet Reno, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Stephen G Breyer.

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Examine The Impact On The Civil Serve Of Reforms I

When Margaret Thatcher entered office in 1979, she had a personal conviction that the Civil Service neede ...

(6 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Critically Assess The Impact Of The Financial Serv

The Financial Services Act 1986 came as a result of Margaret Thatcher¡¦s reforming of the infrastructure in British society. Its main objec ...

(8 pages) 19 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Critically Assess The Impact Of The Financial Serv

The Financial Services Act 1986 came as a result of Margaret Thatcher¡¦s reforming of the infrastructure in British society. Its main objec ...

(8 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management