The Labour Party Since 1945

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Informationen zum Autor Eric Shaw is Lecturer in Politics at the University of Stirling. He has written extensively on post-war British politics. Klappentext This book provides a critical overview of the changing Labour Party in postwar Britain. Adopting a thematic approach within a structured! chronological framework! the book revolves around one central question: what has the Party been " about and what specific objectives has it striven to realize? The author examines the so-called transformation from "Old Labour" to "New Labour!" and not only identifies the key stages in its evolution! bur highlights! too! the major determinants of the change. Zusammenfassung Gives a critical overview of the changing Labour Party in postwar Britain. This book revolves around the question: What has the Party been about and what specific objectives has it striven to realize? It contributes to the debates on the nature of postwar British politics! suitable for students of contemporary history and political science. Inhaltsverzeichnis Preface. 1. The Early Years 1900-1945. 2. The Triumph of Labour 1945-51. 3. The Rise of Keynesian Social Democracy. 4. Keynesian Social Democracy in Power 1964-1970. 5. Keynesian Social Democracy in Retreat 1970-74. 6. The Unravelling of Keynesian Social Democracy 1974-1979. 7. Time of Troubles 1979-1987. 8. The Abandonment of Keynesian Social Democracy 1987-95. Conclusion: Labour Old and New. Bibliography.

Klappentext

This book provides a critical overview of the changing Labour Party in postwar Britain. Adopting a thematic approach within a structured, chronological framework, the book revolves around one central question: what has the Party been " about and what specific objectives has it striven to realize? The author examines the so-called transformation from "Old Labour" to "New Labour," and not only identifies the key stages in its evolution, bur highlights, too, the major determinants of the change.



Zusammenfassung
Gives a critical overview of the changing Labour Party in postwar Britain. This book revolves around the question: What has the Party been about and what specific objectives has it striven to realize? It contributes to the debates on the nature of postwar British politics, suitable for students of contemporary history and political science.

Inhalt

Preface. 1. The Early Years 1900-1945. 2. The Triumph of Labour 1945-51. 3. The Rise of Keynesian Social Democracy. 4. Keynesian Social Democracy in Power 1964-1970. 5. Keynesian Social Democracy in Retreat 1970-74. 6. The Unravelling of Keynesian Social Democracy 1974-1979. 7. Time of Troubles 1979-1987. 8. The Abandonment of Keynesian Social Democracy 1987-95. Conclusion: Labour Old and New. Bibliography.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
The Labour Party Since 1945
Untertitel
Old Labour - New Labour
Autor
EAN
9780631196556
ISBN
0631196552
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Genre
Politikwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten
276
Gewicht
372g
Größe
H216mm x B140mm x T16mm
Jahr
2002
Untertitel
Englisch
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