New Labour in Power (Paperback)
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A systematic and comprehensive study of the early performance of New Labour in power. It brings together the results of a co-ordinated research initiative underway in the Department of Government at the University of Manchester, charting the developing relationship between election promise and government policy across the whole sweep of New Labour's manifesto agenda. Each chapter examines New Labour's initial comments, charts opening policy moves, and traces policy trajectories in each major department of state; so generating a comprehensive audit of New Labour's electoral fidelity and an academically-informed assessment of New Labour's likely policy trajectory though its first period of office.
About the Author
David Coates is Worrell Professor of Anglo-American Studies at Wake Forest University, North Carolina Peter Lawler is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Government at the University of Manchester