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Book review: Justifying New Labour policy

Crines, Andrew (2013) Book review: Justifying New Labour policy. LSE Review of Books (14 May 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

"Justifying New Labour Policy." Judi Atkins. Palgrave Macmillan. April 2011. --- Justifying New Labour Policy presents a detailed empirical analysis of the ideas, language and policy of New Labour. Politicians often appeal to moral principles and arguments in their efforts to win support for new policy programmes. Yet the question of how politicians use moral language has so far been neglected by scholars, and Judi Atkins aims to fill this gap, with chapters on welfare reform, the Iraq war, and ASBOs. Reviewed by Andrew Crines.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2013 10:59
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2019 23:17
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/53951

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