Pete Burnham

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Peter Burnham has interests in theories of the state and governing applied specifically to economic policymaking in Britain since 1945. His research interests include:

British politics (especially historical studies and economic policy)
Economic policymaking in Britain since 1945
The British state’s approach to currency management in the 1950s
The politics of monetary policy in Britain in the 1970s
Radical IPE
Critical theories of international relations
State theory
Marx and Marxism
Research methods

He has supervised doctoral research on themes including the restructuring of the state in Argentina in the 1990s and contingency measures for sterling under Harold Wilson in the 1960s.