The Economic Consequences Of Mr Brown
About the speaker
Norwegian sociologist and political scientist Stein Ringen gives his assessment of the New Labour years. He is a Professor of Sociology and Social Policy from the Department of Social Policy and Intervention at Oxford University, and a Fellow of Green Templeton College, Oxford.
The big issue
Why did the Blair and Brown Governments’ financial mantra of ‘Prudence for a Purpose’ fail to redress social and economic imbalances in Britain? How did the gap between rich and poor increase? And is the British Constitution really to blame?
Read the book
The Economic Consequences of Mr. Brown: How a Strong Government Was Defeated by a Weak System of Governance.
The book dissects how New Labour failed in their goals of creating social justice and a stable economy, despite having a highly competent team and huge popular support.