Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 November 2011

272 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719073076

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Equality and the British Left

A study in progressive thought, 1900-64

Ben Jackson

Published by Manchester University Press

Critical Labour Movement Studies MUP

  • Available in paperback for the first time The first book to provide a historical study of the British Left's egalitarian ideas, thus filling an important gap in the existing literature on British political history
  • Relevant to contemporary debates about the character of New Labour and contemporary social democracy
  • Provides the historical context and necessary background for understanding how far New Labour should be seen as continuing with, or breaking from, the British Left's egalitarian tradition