New Labour and Thatcherism

Political Change in Britain

  • Richard Heffernan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 179-234

About this book


Labour's 1997 victory was widely credited to the party's reinvention of itself as New Labour. This book argues that the transformation of the Labour Party is best understood as the product of Thatcherism, and marks the emergence of a new consensus in British politics.


politics Thatcher transformation

Authors and affiliations

  • Richard Heffernan
    • 1
  1. 1.The Open UniversityMilton KeynesUK

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