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Industrial Efficiency and State Intervention: Labour 1939-1951

Business & economics


by
Dr Nick Tiratsoo, Nick Tiratsoo and Jim Tomlinson

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 1.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Nick Tiratsoo and Jim Tomlinson describe and assess the Labour Party’s development of a policy of improving industrial efficiency. They concentrate on the debates and initiatives of the wartime period and subsequent implementation of policy under Attlee.

The book modifies existing historiography in two ways – it shows that the Labour Party of 1945-51 was concerned mainly with industrial modernization, not with creating the Welfare State, and it tackles the consequently necessary re-evaluation of wider theories about Britain’s economic decline.

Nick Tiratsoo and Jim Tomlinson describe and assess the Labour Party’s development of a policy of improving industrial efficiency. They concentrate on the debates and initiatives of the wartime period and subsequent implementation of policy under Attlee.

The book modifies existing historiography in two ways – it shows that the Labour Party of 1945-51 was concerned mainly with industrial modernization, not with creating the Welfare State, and it tackles the consequently… (more)

Nick Tiratsoo and Jim Tomlinson describe and assess the Labour Party’s development of a policy of improving industrial efficiency. They concentrate on the debates and initiatives of the wartime period and subsequent implementation of policy under Attlee.

The book modifies existing historiography in two ways – it shows that the Labour Party of 1945-51 was concerned mainly with industrial modernization, not with creating the Welfare State, and it tackles the consequently necessary re-evaluation of wider theories about Britain’s economic decline.

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