Dirty Politics?: New Labour, British Democracy and the War in Iraq


By Steven Kettell

Publisher: Zed Books
Pages: 256, Publication Date: 2006-05-14
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1842777408
969 kb RAR’d PDF

The events surrounding Brtain's involvement in the war in Iraq have clearly exposed the flaws and weaknesses that are inherent within the British democratic system.

A deep-seated adherence to a top-down style of policy-making at the expense of more participatory and accountable forms of governance has been amplified by the internal structures of the New Labour government itself.

The consequences have left an indelible mark on Britain's political landscape that will endure for many years

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