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Governing as New Labour

Policy and Politics Under Blair
  • 304 Pages
  • 3.65 MB
  • English

Palgrave Macmillan
Central government, Political parties, Politics/International Relations, Political Ideologies - Democracy, Government - State & Provincial, Political Science, Politics / Current Events, Politics and government, United Kingdom, Great Britain, Political Process - Political Parties, Political Science / State & Local Government, General, 1997-, Great Britain, Labour Party (Great Bri
ContributionsSteve Ludlam (Editor), Martin J. Smith (Editor)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9757044M
ISBN 101403906785
ISBN 139781403906786

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Smith. The book provides a clear assessment of the New Labour public policies and their outcomes in Britain under the leadership of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown from – Authors Florence Faucher-King and Patrick Le Galès argue that New Labour, in contrast to its European counterparts, developed a right-wing economic policy program based upon Cited by: Governing as New Labour: Policy and Politics Under Blair: : Ludlam, Steve, Smith, Martin J.: Books.

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forms a central thread in my account of the Labour government in office. The book also traces the. This book, written by a distinguished selection of academics and commentators, provides the most detailed comparison yet of old and new Labour in power.

It is also the first to offer a comprehensive analysis of the last Labour Government before the rise of Thatcher and the re-emergence of the Labour Party under Tony Blair's leadership. New Labour is a period in the history of the British Labour Party from the mids until under the leadership of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.

The name dates from a conference slogan first used by the party inlater seen in a draft manifesto which was published in. The book moves beyond the existing literature in providing an original account of policy-making based on internal party and government sources. It highlights a ’New Labour’ approach to the EU - set in place by the time of the Amsterdam summit and characteristic of the Blair government’s European policy thereafter - and suggests that this Cited by: 3.

In this second edition of New Labour, Stephen Driver and Luke Martell examine the record of Tony Blair's first two terms in office, arguing, with impressive clarity, that the New Labour "project" represented both a continuation of and break from the legacy of e failing to offer in-depth analysis on several issues due to the wealth of ground covered, New Labour is /5.

The argument of this chapter is that the Labour Government elected in in Britain has developed a distinctive approach to the reform of local government. It has a vision of local governance that marks it out from the predecessor Conservative governments and which challenges many of the cherished views of the local government community of Cited by: 7.

Governing as New Labour by Steve Ludlam,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). Under New Labour the reforms of local government introduced in England were predominantly implemented according to the concept of local governance.

The basic objective of practical implementation of this concept was to reach the two main purposes, i.e.

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A t the end ofthe British 'New Labour' Government had something of a crisis: two Cabinet ministers resigned in the face of accusations of financial impropriety. The Author: Guardian Staff. Official site with labour legislation, policy documents, and news.

Immigration under New Labour. This book presents the first comprehensive account of government policy on immigration over the last ten years, providing an in-depth analysis of policy and Author: Will Somerville.

New Labour came to power in promising to modernize the country and make it fit for the twenty-first century.

In foreign policy, Blair and Brown set about rethinking core components of the British national identity, especially the country's relationship to its past and its role in the world. Governing as New Labour: An Inside Account of the Blair and Brown Years Article in Political Studies Review 9(2) - April with 5 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Patrick Diamond.

New Labour may yet be the more lasting ideological architect of post-industrial Britain Andrew Gamble Thu 13 Oct EDT First published on Thu 13 Oct EDT.

How new is New Labour. As the tenor of this book indicates, there are no instant revolutions in British government, rather a gradual evolution of ideas towards eventual change, either through legislation or differing patterns of political and social behaviour.

Apart from restructuring the machinery for decision making within local authorities, many New Labour initiatives were established. New Labour and media relations / Bob Franklin --The 'hybrid state': Labour's response to the challenge of governance / David Richards and Martin J.

Smith --New Labour and the constitution / Matthew Flinders --Economic and welfare policy / Claire Annesley and Andrew Gamble --New Labour and the reform of public services / Rajiv Prabhakar --Three.

Every new government promises to represent a new dawn, but for New Labour it was the Covenant that Tony Blair made with Britain. The party that won a landslide victory on May Day made the special claim that it represented a decisive break with the disappointments of the old left Andrew Rawnsley's Servants of the People is a timely and /5.

This collection of essays examines New Labour's claim to stand in the vanguard of a new form of progressive politics. By examining the ideology of New Labour, the major policy initiatives of Labour government, and the record and prospects of social democratic and progressive governments in the USA and elsewhere in Europe, the contributors attempt to disentangle the progressive and.

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CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people. The First Labour Government of New Zealand was the government of New Zealand from to Responsible for the realisation of a wide range of progressive social reforms during its time in office, it set the tone of New Zealand's economic and welfare policies until the s, establishing a welfare state, a system of Keynesian economic management, and high levels of state h: George V, Edward VIII, George VI.

The essays and articles in New Labour, Old Labour are on the whole an excellent collection of analyses of different aspects of the Wilson and Callaghan governments.

Well-known and respected historians and political scientists delve into the details of government and governing in the latter half of the s, such as industrial and social policy. The caution of New Labour in the run up to the General Election was understandable given successive election defeats, especially after when the Labour Party had been expected to win.

However, what is less justifiable is that once in government New Labour did not seriously begin to consider shifting the political agenda by: 1. new zealand politics Essay Words | 11 Pages. On July 6the fourth Labour government were elected into parliament after defeating the National party in a snap election.

can be regarded as a major turning point in New Zealand political history in the sense that significant political changes affected the whole of the New Zealand society, economy and political structure.

History. The Labour Party was born at the turn of the 20th century out of the frustration of working-class people at their inability to field parliamentary candidates through the Liberal Party, which at that time was the dominant social-reform party in the Trades Union Congress (the national federation of British trade unions) cooperated with the Independent Labour Party.New Labour refers to a period in the history of the British Labour Party from the mids untilunder the leadership of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.

The name dates from a conference slogan first used by the party inlater seen in a draft manifesto published inNew Labour, New Life for Britain. It was presented as the brand of a newly reformed party that had altered Clause.

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