The Labour Party in Post-war Britain
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The Labour Party in Post-war Britain

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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 140 x 216mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138817899
  • 9781138817890

About Patrick Diamond

Patrick Diamond has held the following posts: Lecturer in Public Policy, Queen Mary, University of London [August 2013-] Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Politics, University of Manchester [July 2012-August 2013] Doctoral researcher at the University of Sheffield and Visiting Research Fellow, Policy Network [May 2010-July 2012] Head of Policy Planning and Senior Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister, 10 Downing Street, London SW1A 2AA [April 2009-May 2010] Group Director of Strategy, Equality and Human Rights Commission [June 2007-April 2009] Director of the International think-tank Policy Network, and Senior Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics [June 2005-June 2007] Special Adviser, Cabinet Office, 70 Whitehall, London SW1A 2AA [September 2004-May 2005]show more

Table of contents

1 Introduction 2 Labour and the politics of retrenchment 1946-47 3 Defeat and decline 1959-62 4 Devaluation and economic crisis 1966-68 5 Economic crises, the weakening of constitutional politics, and the winter of discontent 1976-79 6 Thatcherism and the election defeat of 1987 7 The birth of New Labour 1994-1997 8 The Global Financial Crisis 2008-9 9 Conclusionshow more