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Losing Labour's soul? : new Labour and the Blair government 1997-2007

Author: Eric Shaw
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
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Based on extensive original research and interviews with a wide variety of key players, this is a compelling assessment of the Labour Party in power. Beginning with a detailed account of the development of New Labour, including the ideological tensions within the party, Eric Shaw provides a sophisticated analysis of the Labour Government during an unprecedented period of power. Offering the most detailed examination  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Shaw, Eric, 1949-
Losing Labour's soul?
London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
(DLC) 2007025391
(OCoLC)145431733
Named Person: Tony Blair; Tony Blair
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Shaw
ISBN: 0203001613 9780203001615 9781134256242 1134256248
OCLC Number: 808367400
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 248 pages)
Contents: The British social democratic tradition --
New Labour and social justice --
Equality of opportunity : the case of secondary education --
Is what matters what works? The case of the private finance initiative --
Modernisation in action : the case of NHS reform --
New Labour's representational role : the case of employment relations --
Dynamics of New Labour --
For what does New Labour stand? --
For whom does New Labour stand? --
Conclusion : losing Labour's soul?
Responsibility: Eric Shaw.
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