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New Britain - Tony Blair

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Published: 1st April 2004
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"New Britain" presents Tony Blair on all the major debates of British public life: from nationalized health care to crime prevention, from the welfare state to monetary policy, from religion to family values, from individualism to isolationism, from taxation to trade unions, from NATO to Northern Ireland, from community rebirth to economic growth. After seventeen years of Conservative Party rule under Margaret Thatcher and John Major, a change in Great Britain's leadership appears imminent. In Blair's Stakeholder Nation, government works in partnership with private and voluntary sectors to harness the pawer of the market to serve the public interest. In "New Britain, " we read in Blair's own articulate words how to improve the standard of living of all Britain's families; how to base a new social order on merit, commitment, and inclusion; how to decentralize British institutions of political power; and how to expand Britain's leadership in foreign affairs.

"Offers a clear sense of Blair's perspective on the major issues of the day."

My Kind of Britain
Introduction: Out of the Wilderness
The Challenge for Labourp. 3
The Radical Coalitionp. 4
New Labour, New Life for Britainp. 22
Accepting the Challengep. 29
New Labour, New Britainp. 35
New Clause IVp. 51
Why I am a Christianp. 57
The Young Countryp. 62
The British Experiment - an Analysis and an Alternativep. 75
New Industrial Worldp. 98
New Labour, New Economyp. 107
The Global Economyp. 118
New Labour and the Unionsp. 130
Social Justicep. 141
Hearing from Womenp. 151
Realising Our True Potentialp. 159
A New Vision for Comprehensive Schoolsp. 173
The One-Nation NHSp. 177
The Age of Consentp. 186
Housingp. 190
Security in a World of Change: The New Politics of the Leftp. 203
New Community, New Individualismp. 215
Our Common Environmentp. 223
The Rights We Enjoy, the Duties We Owep. 236
Crime and Family Breakdownp. 244
Valuing Familiesp. 249
Dear Kathryn ...p. 251
The Stanley Matthews Culturep. 254
New Nation-statep. 259
Devolutionp. 269
The Northern Ireland Peace Processp. 276
Five Questions for John Major on Europep. 278
Britain in Europep. 280
The Stakeholder Economyp. 291
The Stakeholder Societyp. 297
Stakeholder Politicsp. 310
Indexp. 323
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ISBN: 9780813342351
ISBN-10: 081334235X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 1st April 2004
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition