Publisher description for Losing Labour's soul? : new Labour and the Blair government 1997-2007 / Eric Shaw.

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Based on extensive original research and interviews with a wide variety of key players, this is a compelling assessment of the Labour Party in power.

Beginning with a detailed account of the development of New Labour, including the ideological tensions within the party, Eric Shaw provides a sophisticated analysis of the Labour Government during an unprecedented period of power.

Offering the most detailed examination yet published of the actual performance of the party in several key social and economic policy areas, Portrait of New Labour will be of enormous interests to students of British politics, labour history and party politics.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Labour Party (Great Britain)
Socialism -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social policy -- 1979-
Blair, Tony, -- 1953-
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 21st century.