Labour"s European Dilemmas Since 1945 From Bevin to Blair (Contemporary History in Context) by Roger Broad

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  • EU & European institutions,
  • Political parties,
  • Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • International - Economics,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / International,
  • History-Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • Political Science-International Relations - General,
  • European Economic Community,
  • European Union,
  • Great Britain,
  • Labour Party (Great Britain),
  • Politics and government

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10557613M
ISBN 100333801601
ISBN 109780333801604

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Over the second half of the twentieth century, the average European’s buying power tripled, while working hours fell by a third. The European Economy since is a broad, accessible, forthright account of the extraordinary. Euroscepticism in Contemporary British Politics: Opposition to Europe in the British Conservative and Labour Parties since Anthony Forster.

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About The Making of Labour Law in Europe. This is a re-issue of a book first published inwhich studies the way in which labour law took shape in nine European countries (the Member States of the EEC in )-Belgium, Britain and Ireland, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Luxembourg - from the beginning of the industrial revolution up to "A superb and immensely important book."―Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post The Second World War might have officially ended in Maybut in reality it rumbled on for another ten years The end of World War II in Europe is remembered as a time when cheering crowds filled the streets, but the reality was quite s: His books include: Soldiers of Labor: Labor Service in Nazi Germany and New Deal America, (New York: Cambridge University Press, ).

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The war had stripped Britain of virtually all its foreign financial resources, and the country had built up “sterling credits”—debts owed to other countries that would have to be paid in foreign.

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There have been 22 unique Leaders of the Labour Party* since it was founded, although two have done it twice, and one has done it three times. During this third period, integration issues became a central policy concern (see Doomernik & Bruquetas in this volume).

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Red, blue, blue, blue sincethe Conservatives have been the dominant political force in Britain. The biggest political animal of them all was undoubtedly Thatcher, who managed to win three consecutive elections.

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The governing Conservative Party sought to maintain its position in Parliament but faced challenges from public opinion about the future.

On 27 Februarythe Labour Representation Committee was formed to campaign for the election of working class representatives to parliament. One hundred years on Labour is in government with an overwhelming majority.

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