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The New Labour Reader

The New Labour Reader

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ISBN: 9780745629445    Publisher: Polity Press Year of publishing: 2003     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 352        
The New Labour Reader draws together in one accessible volume a set of authoritative interpretations and accounts of New Labour in government, including key commentaries on the contemporary Labour Party...Read more
The New Labour Reader draws together in one accessible volume a set of authoritative interpretations and accounts of New Labour in government, including key commentaries on the contemporary Labour Party and the Blair government. Using a variety of primary and secondary sources, the book maps out and explains New Laboura s political trajectory, the policy agenda it has pursued and the process by which it governs. It uses excerpts from the best and most interesting material, including the writings and speeches of the Labour governmenta s most influential figures. There are chapters on the New Labour debate, economic policy, the public services, constitutional reform, European policy and Laboura s Whitehall style, as well as a critical introduction by the editors. This Reader will provide an initial point of access to the varied literature on this subject and prove an essential reference for understanding the wide--ranging implications of the New Labour a projecta . Since British politics is a core option on all undergraduate politics courses, it will be a vital resource for all who study the subject. Visit www.polity.co.uk/newlabour for articles and updates which support the book.
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About the author:
Andrew Chadwick is a Lecturer in Political Science at Royal Holloway, University of London. His previous publications include Augmenting Democracy: Political... Read more
Andrew Chadwick is a Lecturer in Political Science at Royal Holloway, University of London. His previous publications include Augmenting Democracy: Political Movements and Constitutional Reform During The Rise of Labour, and he has published a number of articles in several scholarly journals Richard Heffernan is a Lecturer in Government and Politics at The Open University. His publications include New Labour and Thatcherism: Political Change in Britain, The Labour Party: A Centenary History (edited with Brian Brivati), and Defeat From the Jaws of Victory: Inside Kinnocka s Labour Party (with Mike Marqusee).
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Review:
'There is a rapidly swelling literature on New Labour, so this handy compilation of key contributions is extremely welcome. It affords valuable insights into the nature of the current debate -- a...Read more
'There is a rapidly swelling literature on New Labour, so this handy compilation of key contributions is extremely welcome. It affords valuable insights into the nature of the current debate -- a must for all students of the contemporary Labour party.' -- Eric Shaw, University of Stirling 'New Labour has many roots and has had many attempted rationalizations since 1994. For the first time, the debate about what New Labour means has been brought under the same covers in a comprehensive collection of both explanations and analyses -- showing not only its diversity, but also a largely unappreciated consistency in its central strategy.' -- Peter Riddell, The Times
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