Martell, Luke and Driver, Stephen (1996) Beyond equality and liberty:New Labour's liberalconservatism. Renewal, 4 (3). pp. 1-8. ISSN 0968-252XFull text not available from this repository.
Post-Thatcherism is Tony Blair's way of saying: No Turning Back. But where is New Labour heading? Party modernisers have committed Labour to a politics which combines the free market and the strong community. The search for a dynamic market economy has pushed old ideas of equality to one side. Fears about social fragmentation have given rise to new ideas of community. But these pose awkward questions for New Labour's commitment to individual liberty. In this paper we shall suggest that the free market and the strong community in New Labour politics amounts to a radical shift to liberal conservatism.
|Schools and Departments:||School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Politics
School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Sociology
|Subjects:||J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN0101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
|Depositing User:||Chris Keene|
|Date Deposited:||13 Feb 2008|
|Last Modified:||30 Nov 2012 16:51|
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