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Simon Lee

Senior Lecturer/ Faculty Ethics Committee


The Conservative-Liberal Coalition: Examining the Cameron-Clegg Government (2015)
Book
M. Beech, & S. Lee (Eds.), (2015). The Conservative-Liberal Coalition: Examining the Cameron-Clegg Government. doi:10.1057/9781137461377

This book offers a unique full term analysis of the Cameron-Clegg Government. From austerity to gay marriage, the Scottish referendum to combating IS, it brings together expert academic voices to provide rigorous yet readable insights on the key area... Read More about The Conservative-Liberal Coalition: Examining the Cameron-Clegg Government.

Gordon Brown and the negation of England (2012)
Book Chapter
Lee, D., & Lee, S. (2012). Gordon Brown and the negation of England. These Englands : a conversation on national identity, 155 - 173. Manchester University Press

An analysis of how Gordon Brown's politics and statecraft conflated notions of Britain and Britishness with those of England and Englishness in order to negate the latter.

Gordon Brown and the British way of risk-based modernization (2012)
Journal Article
Lee, D., & Lee, S. (2012). Gordon Brown and the British way of risk-based modernization. Observatoire de la société britannique, 45 - 58. https://doi.org/10.4000/osb.1115

A critical analysis of the Brown Government's approach to British modernization, based upon its risk-based approach to the governance of financial markets.Beyond the Crash: Overcoming the First Crisis of Globalisation, Gordon Brown has sought not onl... Read More about Gordon Brown and the British way of risk-based modernization.

The political economy of the third way: the relationship between globalisation and national economic policy (2011)
Book Chapter
Lee, D., & Lee, S. (2011). The political economy of the third way: the relationship between globalisation and national economic policy. The Handbook of Globalisation, 407 - 419. (second). Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd

An analysis of the relationship between globalisation and national economic policy by focusing upon the political economy of the third way developed by the Blair and Brown Governments. The chapter concludes that the onset of the severest global reces... Read More about The political economy of the third way: the relationship between globalisation and national economic policy.

We Are All in This Together (2011)
Book Chapter
Lee, D., & Lee, S. (2011). We Are All in This Together. The Cameron-Clegg Government: Coalition Politics in an Age of Austerity, 44986. Palgrave Macmillan

This chapter locates the Coalition's agenda within the history of previous British modernization projects.

Gordon Brown, 'Britishness' and the Negation of England (2010)
Book Chapter
Lee, D., & Lee, S. (2010). Gordon Brown, 'Britishness' and the Negation of England. British Party Politics and Ideology after New Labour, 87 - 101. Palgrave Macmillan

A critical evaluation of the manner in which Gordon Brown developed a distinctive politics and conception of British identity which was based upon the conflation of Britain with England, and Britishness with Englishness.

Introduction: David Cameron's Political Challenges (2009)
Book Chapter
Lee, D., & Lee, S. (2009). Introduction: David Cameron's Political Challenges. The Conservatives under David Cameron: Built to Last, 42736. Palgrave Macmillan

This chapter provides an introduction and explanation of the principal political challenges confronting David Cameron as leader of the Conservative Party from December 2005 onwards.