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New Labour and Thatcherism

Political Change in Britain

Authors: Heffernan, R.

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Labour's 1997 victory was widely credited to the party's reinvention of itself as New Labour. This book argues that the transformation of the Labour Party is best understood as the product of Thatcherism, and marks the emergence of a new consensus in British politics.

About the authors

RICHARD HEFFERNAN is Lecturer in Government and Politics at The Open University in the UK, and has previously taught at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is co-author of Defeat from the Jaws of Victory: Inside Kinnock's Labour Party (1992) and co-editor of The Labour Party: a Centenary History (2000).

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Exploring Political Change

    Heffernan, Richard

    Pages 1-16

  • Beyond the Thatcher Decade: The Politics of ‘New’ Labour

    Heffernan, Richard

    Pages 17-28

  • The Politics of Thatcherism

    Heffernan, Richard

    Pages 29-46

  • Explaining Thatcherism: Project and Process

    Heffernan, Richard

    Pages 47-64

  • Modernisation: The Transformation of the Labour Party

    Heffernan, Richard

    Pages 65-84

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eBook $34.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Labour and Thatcherism
Book Subtitle
Political Change in Britain
Authors
Copyright
2001
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-59843-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230598430
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-73897-9
Softcover ISBN
978-0-333-94940-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 249
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