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Justifying New Labour Policy, by J. Atkins

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Summary
An original combination of theoretical innovation and 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 until now been neglected by scholars
Table Of Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The methodologies employed in current analyses of political discourse; The structure of the book; 1 The Context of Ideology; 2 The Context of Argumentation; 3 The Context of Hegemonic Competition; 4 Towards an Understanding of the Dynamics of Moral Argument in Politics; 5 The Ideology of New Labour; 6 New Labour's Welfare Reforms: The New Deals; 7 Rights and Constitutional Reform: The Human Rights Act of 1998; 8 Community: New Labour's Policies on Anti-Social Behaviour
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
1st ed. 2011.
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (231 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9786613097262

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