Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 April 2014

864 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719073809

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The Blair Supremacy

A study in the politics of Labour's party management

By (author) Lewis Minkin

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Breaks new ground and its focus is essential in understanding Blair's Labour Party
  • Explains how and why the managerial attitudes and methods in practice contributed to Blair being forced to step down as Leader
  • Illustrates the way that the leadership and management contributed to the problems of the party and a contemporary crisis of British politics
  • Lewis Minkin had untrammelled access to Tony Blair for many years, in his dual role as an advisor to and analyst of the Labour party, and had access to unique sources that would not be available to any other scholar
  • Uncovers the concealed organisation, covert culture and methods by which the party was brought to provide support for the outcomes favoured by the Leader

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