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Dr Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite


Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite is a historian of twentieth century Britain. Her PhD examined political and popular ideas about class in England between c. 1969 and 2000. Other historical subjects she has an interest in include gender, sexuality, prostitution and homelessness. From 2013-15 she was a Junior Research Fellow at Clare College, Cambridge. She is working on a study of women’s activism in the miners’ strike of 1984-5 with Dr Natalie Thomlinson (University of Reading). 

Major publications

  • 'Neo-liberalism and morality in the making of Thatcherite social policy,' Historical Journal (2012)
  • '"Class" in the development of British Labour Party ideology, 1983-1997', Archiv für Sozialgeschichte (2013)
  • Class, politics, and the decline of deference in England, 1968-2000, forthcoming, Oxford University Press, 2018

For a full list of publications, see Florence's Iris profile.

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