Modernizing Governance

New Labour, Policy and Society

by Newman, Janet E


'The tale of Tony Blair and "government" is a complicated one which Janet Newman tells with insight and academic rigour….It deserves wide readership; it ought to pique the interest of all those concerned with the condition of British democracy' - David Walker, Analysis Editor and Leader Writer, The Guardian

The first comprehensive guide that explores the politics and policies of new Labour.

This book offers:

Critical insights into Labour's impact on:

§ the relationship between government and citizens

§ public services and their users

§ the state and civil society

Interpretations of core themes in Labour's policy agenda:

§ the Third Way and social democracy

§ modernising government

§ public service reform

§ joined-up government and partnership

§ public participation and democratic renewal

§ remaking civil society

Rights Information


Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: June 2001
  • English
  • 9781847876607 / 076196990X
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 29.99 GBP
  • Pages: 208
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: Janet Newman.
  • Page size: 24
  • Biblio Notes: Includes index.
  • Reference Code: BDZ0004964393