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Dr Simon Lee

Dr Simon Lee

Senior Lecturer/ Faculty Ethics Committee

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
  • School of Politics and International Studies

Summary

Simon Lee teaches and researches in the fields of political economy, UK politics and government, globalisation and governance studies.

He has a particular interest in the politics, political economy, government and identity of England.

Simon is the author of two books on Gordon Brown, Best for Britain? The Politics and Legacy of Gordon Brown and Boom and Bust The Politics and Legacy of Gordon Brown, and the co-author of The Political Economy of Modern Britain, a book of which he wrote two-thirds of the content.

With Matt Beech, he has co-edited five books on UK governments from May 1997 onwards, the most recent of which is The Conservative-Liberal Coalition: Examining The Cameron-Clegg Government. Simon has also co-edited two other books.

Simon Lee has also contributed to 26 other books, two encyclpaedia of political economy, and a couple of dictionaries of the social sciences.

Current Undergraduate Teaching:

- Introduction to The Politics of the World Economy

- Understanding America

-Contemporary Political Issues

- Understanding and Rethinking Political Economy

- UK Politics in An Age of Austerity and Brexit

-Long Dissertation

-One Trimester Dissertation

-Paths of Research

Current Postgraduate Teaching:

-Challenges in International Politics

-Masters Dissertation

-Approaches to Research

Past Undergraduate Teaching:

-British Government

-The Political Economy of Japan

-The Political Economy of Modern Britain: The Pattern of Decline

-The Political Economy of Britain: Explanations of Decline

-The International Political Economy of The Industrialised World

-The International Political Economy of The Developing World

- The World We're In: Globalization and Democratic Governance in Practice

-Introduction to Globalization

-The State We're In

- Long Dissertation

- Short Dissertation

Past Postgraduate Teaching:

- Political Economy in Perspective

- Globalization and Governance in Practice

-Governing Global Finance

- Political Economy of Development

-The Redefinition of The Role of The State

-Political Economy of Competitiveness

-Political Economy of Development and The Environment

-Developmental States in Transition

- Dissertation

Recent outputs

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Book

The Conservative-Liberal Coalition: Examining the Cameron-Clegg Government

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

Book Chapter

Gordon Brown and the negation of England

Lee, S. (2012). Gordon Brown and the negation of England. In A. Aughey, & C. Berberich (Eds.), These Englands : a conversation on national identity (155-173). Manchester: Manchester University Press. https://doi.org/10.7765/9781526142276

The political economy of the third way: the relationship between globalisation and national economic policy

Lee, D., & Lee, S. (2011). The political economy of the third way: the relationship between globalisation and national economic policy. In J. Michie (Ed.), The Handbook of Globalisation (407-422). (2nd ed.). Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. https://doi.org/10.4337/9780857931443.00031

Journal Article

From Technocratic Pragmatism to the Developmental Market: Conceptualising the Politics of Brexit in Terms of the Rivalry of Two Different Political Economies

Lee, S. (2018). From Technocratic Pragmatism to the Developmental Market: Conceptualising the Politics of Brexit in Terms of the Rivalry of Two Different Political Economies. Marmara Journal of European Studies, 26(1), 51-74

Gordon Brown and the British way of risk-based modernization

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

Postgraduate supervision

Simon Lee welcomes enquiries from prospective PhD students interested in - political economy - austerity and its alternatives. - globalisation and governance - the politics of the National Health Service in England - the politics of England - UK politics and government - Industrial policy and comparative economic performance - Liberalisation, deregulation and privatisation - The politics of public service reform Completed PhDs - James Silverwood (2016) UK Economic Policy

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