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Labour Partys Economic Strategy, 1979-1997: The Long Road Back Richard Hill

Labour Partys Economic Strategy, 1979-1997: The Long Road Back

Richard Hill

Published December 13th 2012
ISBN : 9781280425332
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257 pages
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The book considers Labours economic strategy as it developed through the partys long period of opposition between 1979 and 1997. This history argues strongly that accounts of Labours recent past which claim that the Party was driven by aMoreThe book considers Labours economic strategy as it developed through the partys long period of 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.