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Blair's Britain, 1997-2007 / Edition 1

Blair's Britain, 1997-2007 / Edition 1

by Anthony Seldon


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ISBN-13: 9780521709460
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/28/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 708
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.54(d)

About the Author

Anthony Seldon is Master Elect of Wellington College and the co-founder of the Institute of Contemporary British History. He is a prominent commentator on British political leadership and the leading authoritative commentator on Tony Blair, having written or edited 5 books on him including The Blair Effect 2001-5 (with Dennis Kavanagh, Cambridge, 2005).

Table of Contents

Part I. Politics and Government: 1. The Blair premiership Dennis Kavanagh; 2. Parliament Philip Cowley; 3. Elections and public opinion John Curtice; 4. Local government Tony Travers; 5. Central government Paul Fawcett and R. A. W. Rhodes; 6. The constitution Philip Norton; 7. Media management Raymond Kuhn; 8. Tony Blair as Labour Party leader Richard Heffernan; 9. Social democracy Vernon Bogdanor; Part II. Economics and Finance: 10. The Treasury and economic policy Peter Sinclair; 11. New Labour, new capitalism Robert Taylor; 12. Transport Stephen Glaister; 13. Industrial policy Nicholas Crafts; Part III. Policy Studies: 14. Law and the judiciary Michael Beloff; 15. Crime and penal policy Tim Newburn and Robert Reiner; 16. Immigration Sarah Spencer; 17. Schools Alan Smithers; 18. The health and welfare legacy Nick Bosanquet; 19. Equality and social justice Kitty Stewart; 20. Culture and attitudes Ben Page; 21. Higher education John O'Leary; Part IV. Wider Relations: 22. The national question Iain McLean; 23. Ireland: the Peace Process Frank Millar; 24. Europe Ian Bache and Neill Nugent; 25. Development Richard Manning; 26. Climate change Kunal Khatri; 27. Foreign policy Michael Clarke; 28. Defence Lawrence Freedman; Commentary Timothy Garton Ash; Commentary Philip Stephens; Conclusion: the net Blair effect, 1994-2007 Anthony Seldon.

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