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by Eric Shaw,Gerry Hassan


The Strange Death of Labour in Scotland?: The Strange Death of Labour Scotland epub

ISBN: 0748640010

ISBN13: 978-0748640010

Author: Eric Shaw,Gerry Hassan

Category: Social Sciences

Subcategory: Politics & Government

Language: English

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press; 1 edition (June 20, 2012)

Pages: 368 pages

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The Strange Death of Labour Scotland is a 2012 book about Scottish politics by Gerry Hassan and Eric Shaw.

The Strange Death of Labour Scotland is a 2012 book about Scottish politics by Gerry Hassan and Eric Shaw. Hassan and Shaw examine the decline of the Scottish Labour Party, culminating in it losing Scottish Parliament elections in 2007 and 2011 to the Scottish National Party. They analyse the period from the Premiership of Margaret Thatcher to its election losses

Analyses the rise and fall of Labour in Scotland and asks: is Labour's decline irreversible? After being the leading party in Scotland for 50 years, Labour was shocked to lose an election and office to the SNP in the 2007 Scottish Parliamentary elections, and thunderstruck when the SNP won a majority government in the same elections in 2011.

Home Browse Books Book details, The Strange Death of Labour in Scotland. The Scottish Labour Party is in an unprecedented position. Having been the leading party in Scotland for fifty years it lost an election and office to the SNP in 2007

Home Browse Books Book details, The Strange Death of Labour in Scotland. The Strange Death of Labour in Scotland. By Gerry Hassan, Eric Shaw. Having been the leading party in Scotland for fifty years it lost an election and office to the SNP in 2007. This book addresses, examines and analyses the last thirty years of Scottish Labour, from the arrival of Thatcherism in 1979 to the aftermath of the party's defeat in the 2007 Scottish Parliament elections.

Start by marking The Strange Death of Labour Scotland as Want to Read . This book analyses the last 30 years of Scottish Labour, from the arrival of Thatcherism in 1979 right up to the results of the 2010 Westminster elections and 2011 Scottish Parliamentary elections.

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Gerry Hassan and Eric Shaw have produced a fact-rich, reference-rich work, 'The Strange Death of Labour Scotland', which .

Gerry Hassan and Eric Shaw have produced a fact-rich, reference-rich work, 'The Strange Death of Labour Scotland', which illuminates contemporary Scottish politics. This book reminds its readers of the scale and significance of Labour's contribution to Scottish life over recent decades. Until quite recently, Labour were the largest party in Scotland, a status they have held since the 1960s, particularly after the Conservative Party began to lose support amongst the Scottish electorate.

Hassan and Shaw examine the decline of the Scottish Labour Party, culminating in it losing Scottish Parliament elections in 2007 and 2011 to the Scottish National Party. They analyse the period from the Premiership of Margaret Thatcher to its election losses. They ask questions about the nature of Scottish Labour, its prior dominance of Scottish politics, the wider politics of Scotland, and whether the decline of the party is irreversible.

For Gerry Hassan and Eric Shaw, the authors of The Strange Death of Labour Scotland, Labour’s success in. .It supplements a depressingly small archive covering the place of Labour in Scotland’s contemporary history.

For Gerry Hassan and Eric Shaw, the authors of The Strange Death of Labour Scotland, Labour’s success in last May’s local council elections must have proved somewhat disconcerting. Far from these elections writing the epitaph on a strangely or otherwise deceased party, Scottish Labour emerged with the largest number of seats in local authorities across Scotland; from Dumfries in the south, to Aberdeen in the north, Edinburgh in the east and, despite loud nationalist predictions to the contrary, Glasgow in the west.

List of Tables Acknowledgements Introduction: The Strange Death of ‘Labour Scotland’ 1. The ‘Myth’ of ‘Labour . The ‘Myth’ of ‘Labour Scotland’ Part I: The Context of Scottish Labour: The Opposition Years 2. Fighting for What Really Matters: The Politics of Scottish Labour 1979–87 3. ‘What Do You Do When Democracy Fails You?’ –.

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