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The Labour Party And Economic Strategy, 1979 97: The Long Road Back Richard Hill

The Labour Party And Economic Strategy, 1979 97: The Long Road Back

Richard Hill

Published December 7th 2001
ISBN : 9780333920718
Hardcover
273 pages
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This book examines Labours economic strategy as it developed through the partys opposition between 1979 and 1997. This history argues strongly that accounts of Labours recent past, which claim that the Party was driven by a combination ofMoreThis book examines Labours economic strategy as it developed through the partys opposition between 1979 and 1997. This history argues strongly that accounts of Labours recent past, which claim that the Party was driven by a combination of Thatcherism and opinion polls, are flawed. It offers an alternative account which stresses the importance of debates within and around the Party, about how the economy should be understood, the role of markets and the state, and British industrial decline.