New Labour"s old roots revisionist thinkers in Labour"s history, 1930-1997

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Published by Imprint Academic in Exeter, Charlottesville, VA .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Labour Party (Great Britain) -- History -- 20th century,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-256) and index.

Book details

Statementintroduced and edited by Patrick Diamond.
ContributionsDiamond, Patrick.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJN1129.L32 N496 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 263 p. :
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3313914M
ISBN 100907845894
LC Control Number2004103089

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This book provides extracts from fifteen thinkers and politicians located within the revisionist tradition as an antidote to that amnesia.

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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 and titled New Labour, New Life for Britain.

) provides a useful discussion of analyses of New Labour. It focuses on arguments such as those made in our book New Labour: Politics after Thatcherism that stress the break between Old Labour and New (Driver and Martell, ). Rubinstein suggests that we exaggerate this break, ignoring significant continuities.

I don't believe this to be entirely true; Old Labour had become bogged down in the past, and more extreme members of teh party such as Benn gave it a reputation in teh early s as hard left wing.

New Labour, instead, seems to be committed to some policies which seem Thatcherite, such as market values. New Labour's old roots: revisionist thinkers in Labour's history, [Patrick Diamond;] -- "Tony Blair's New Labour was not conjured out of thin air.

It only looks like that because of the Labour Party's amnesia concerning its intellectual development in the mid-twentieth century.

Overall it could be argued that New Labour has remained true to their socialist roots to a smaller extent than it has been influenced by liberal and neoliberal ideology.

Interestingly enough, the election of Jeremy Corbyn to Labour leadership in could signal a move leftwards for the party once again.

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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.

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In general New labour has a clearly distinctive approach from Old Labour, however some policy adoption can be noted with the Conservatives, particularly in the areas of public expenditure, privatisation, the mixed economy, and welfare-to-work. Bibliography: Atkinson, R. and Moon, G. Urban Policy in Britain.

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