From Crisis to Coalition: The Conservative Party, 1997-2010 by P. DoreyFrom Crisis to Coalition: The Conservative Party, 1997-2010 by P. Dorey

From Crisis to Coalition: The Conservative Party, 1997-2010

byP. Dorey, M. Garnett, A. Denham

Hardcover | May 27, 2011

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In 2010, the Conservative Party returned to office after over a decade of largely ineffective opposition to New Labour. This book explains why it took so long to recover, and why the party was unable to win an overall majority despite the charismatic leadership of David Cameron. It covers all aspects of Conservative Party politics since 1997.

About The Author

PETER DOREY is Reader in British Politics at Cardiff University, UK. He has published extensively on aspects of the Conservative Party and his twelve books include The Conservative Party and the Trade Unions (1995), The Major Premiership (Editor, Palgrave Macmillan, 1999), British Conservatism and Trade Unionism, 1945-1964 (2009) and ...

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Title:From Crisis to Coalition: The Conservative Party, 1997-2010Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.02 inPublished:May 27, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230542387

ISBN - 13:9780230542389

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Table of Contents

Introduction
The Art of Losing Elections: the Conservative Party and 'statecraft', 1997-2005
The Conservative Party and Public Opinion, 1997-2010
Modernisation and its Critics: Ideological Repositioning under David Cameron, 2005-10
Building the House: Developing Conservative Policy, 2005-10
A 21st Century Party? Conservative 'Modernisation' and Organisational Reform, 1997-2010
The Conservatives in the 2010 General Election, and its Aftermath
The Art of the Political Comeback: New Labour and Cameron's Conservatives
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