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Dr Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite

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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 and prostitution. She has published work on Thatcher, including ‘Neo-liberalism and morality in the making of Thatcherite social policy’, in the Historical Journal (2012), and on New Labour, including ‘“Class” in the development of British Labour Party ideology, 1983-1997’, in Archiv für Sozialgeschichte (2013). From 2013-15 she was a Junior Research Fellow at Clare College, Cambridge. Her next major project will examine homelessness in twentieth century London.


Qualifications & memberships of professional bodies

2013
PhD
University of Cambridge
2010
MPhil
University of Cambridge
2009 BA
University of Oxford

Courses taught

HIST2423 Social Change, New Social Movements, and Politics in Britain after 1945
HIST2900 'The bedrock of society'? Marriage and Family in Twentieth-Century Britain: Sources and Approaches

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Dr Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite