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Global Statesman: How Gordon Brown Took New Labour to the World

David M. Webber

Abstract

Global Statesman revisits the decade that Gordon Brown spent as architect-in-chief of the New Labour project, and charts an often neglected but crucial dimension of the Brown years: his commitment to international development and the issues of global poverty. Drawing upon 10 years of primary research, including an extensive and exhaustive survey of speeches and policy statements made by Brown both prior to and throughout New Labour’s time in government, Global Statesman offers a critical assessment of one of the most powerful figures in modern British politics. While a number of books have foc ... More

Keywords: Gordon Brown, New Labour, British politics, Global poverty, International development, Macroeconomic policy, Overseas aid, Developing world debt, HIV and AIDS

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781474423564
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423564.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David M. Webber, author
University of Warwick