This work provides a systematic assessment and evaluation of the modernization of the British Labour Party in light of its landslide victory in 1997. It also represents an attempt to locate Labour's modernization in terms of the distincitive political economy of contemporary British capitalism and the impact of globalization, the evolution and transformation of the British State in the post-war period, the legacy of Thatcherism, and the specifics of electoral strategy and competition in contemporary Britain.64 5.7 1974 (Oct.) 59 4.8 1979 52 3.7 1983 45 3.9 1987 44 3.5 1992 47 3.3 1997 29 1.9 aquot;(Non-manual Conservative vote - non-manual Labour vote) + (manual Labour vote a manual Conservative vote) (%). b(Non-manual Conservativeanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Political Economy of New Labour|
|Publisher||:||Manchester University Press - 1999|