Labour's European Dilemmas Since 1945

Labour's European Dilemmas Since 1945

by Roger Broad
     
 

For 30 years, the Labour Party was wracked by conflict over membership in the European Community, swinging back and forth, pro and anti, when in and out of office. It was a conflict that helped keep the party in opposition for 18 years until it abandoned its socialist basis under New Labor. As a journalist and European Union official, Roger Broad knew many of the

See more details below

Overview

For 30 years, the Labour Party was wracked by conflict over membership in the European Community, swinging back and forth, pro and anti, when in and out of office. It was a conflict that helped keep the party in opposition for 18 years until it abandoned its socialist basis under New Labor. As a journalist and European Union official, Roger Broad knew many of the major and minor players and brings this experience to bear.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333801604
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/07/2001
Series:
Contemporary History in Context Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Roger Broad has written for the Birmingham Post, Financial Times and other journals and newspapers. He headed the European Parliament's British office from 1964 to 1973.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Socialism and European Unity
• Bevin and the Three Circles
• Into the Breach?
• Gaitskell and the General
• The Second Try
• "No Entry of Tory Terms"
• Staying or Going?
• The Public's Opinion
• Not Taking Yes for an Answer
• Withdrawal Pains
• Osmosis
• In the Mainstream?
• New Labour, New Europe

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >