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New Labour's Old Roots : Revisionist Thinkers in Labour's History.

Author: Patrick Diamond
Publisher: Luton : Andrews UK, 2015.
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The New Labour project was not conjured up out of thin air - it only looks that way because of the party's amnesia about the intellectual roots and political traditions which have guided it. This book provides extracts from fifteen thinkers and politicians located within the revisionist tradition as an antidote to that amnesia. It is an 'all star cast' from R.H. Tawney, Hugh Gaitskell and Anthony Crosland to Roy  Read more...
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Diamond, Patrick.
New Labour's Old Roots : Revisionist Thinkers in Labour's History.
Luton : Andrews UK, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Diamond
ISBN: 9781845407971 1845407970
OCLC Number: 908074884
Description: 1 online resource (343 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Front matter; Title page; Publisher information; Acknowledgements; Preface to the Second Edition; Body matter; Introduction; 1931-45: Laying Revisionist Foundations; R.H. Tawney-Liberty and Equality (1931); Hugh Dalton-Towards Social Equality (1935); E.F.M. Durbin-Socialism and Democracy (1940); 1945-70: Revisionism's High Tide; Denis Healey-Power Politics and the Labour Party (1952); C.A.R. Crosland-The Meaning of Socialism (1956); Hugh Gaitskell-Socialism and Nationalisation (1956); Douglas Jay-Social Justice and Social Purpose (1962). Roy Jenkins-Is Britain Civilised? (1963)1970-83: Revisionism Revised: Disappointment and Defeat; J.P. Mackintosh-Has Social Democracy Failed in Britain? (1976); Evan Luard-Socialism at the Grassroots: Community Socialism (1979); D. Marquand-The Unprincipled Society (1988); 1983-92: Revisionism Re-born: Labour's Years of Recovery; Roy Hattersley-Choose Equality (1987); Giles Radice-Labour's Path to Power (1989); 1992-: Revisionism Ascendant? New Labour's Old Roots; Tony Blair-Let us Face the Future: The 1945 Anniversary Lecture (1995); Gordon Brown-Equality: Then and Now (1997). Postscript: Social Democrats Fighting Back?Back matter; Appendix: 'A Manifesto' Published by the Campaign for Democratic Socialism (1962); Bibliography; Also available.

Abstract:

The New Labour project was not conjured up out of thin air - it only looks that way because of the party's amnesia about the intellectual roots and political traditions which have guided it. This book provides extracts from fifteen thinkers and politicians located within the revisionist tradition as an antidote to that amnesia. It is an 'all star cast' from R.H. Tawney, Hugh Gaitskell and Anthony Crosland to Roy Hattersley, Gordon Brown and Tony Blair. The collection demonstrates that Labour ...

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