economic strategy for Labour. by Hughes, John

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SeriesFabian tract 372, Fabian tract ;, 372.
LC ClassificationsHX11 .F25 no. 372
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 41 p.
Number of Pages41
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Open LibraryOL5659967M
LC Control Number68106586

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About this book Economic Strategy and the Labour Party examines the nature and development of the Labour party's economic policy between and Drawing on extensive archival research, Mark Wickham-Jones analyses the radical nature of the new proposals adopted by the party in and charts the opposition of Labour's leadership to them.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hughes, John, Economic strategy for Labour. London, Fabian Society, (OCoLC) Document Type. Economic Strategy and the Labour Party examines the nature and development of the Labour party's economic policy between and Drawing on extensive archival research, Mark Wickham-Jones analyses the radical nature of the new proposals adopted by the party in and charts the opposition of Labour's leadership to them.

The book considers Labour's economic strategy as it developed through the party's long period of opposition between and This history argues strongly that accounts of Labour's recent past which claim that the Party was driven by a combination of Thatcherism and opinion polls are flawed.

Labour's aims and achievements --Growth, the balance of payments and sterling --Britain's new economy --Labour in the seventies --Social ownership in the seventies.

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