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The ‘soft target’ of Labour in New Zealand

Grant Duncan

in Why the Left Loses: The Decline of the Centre-Left in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332664
eISBN:
9781447332725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332664.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the social democratic left in New Zealand. Prior to the 2008 election, a three-term Labour-led government under Prime Minister Helen Clark followed a Blairite ‘Third Way’ ... More


Panacea, problem or perish: social policy language in New Zealand

Neil Lunt

in Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the shift in New Zealand’s discursive articulations of social policy including usage of “welfare” and “welfare state.” Identifying the increased attention to language within ... More


The evolution of the public health function in England (2): 1997–2009

David J Hunter, Linda Marks, and Katherine E Smith

in The public health system in England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424631
eISBN:
9781447303978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424631.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter reviews the policy and organisational changes that have occurred since 1997 following a change of government. New Labour sought to accord a high priority to the health of the public and ... More


Sāmoa Evermore (1935–1944)

Patricia O'Brien

in Tautai: Samoa, World History, and the Life of Ta'isi O. F. Nelson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866532
eISBN:
9780824875664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866532.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter begins by tracking the change of fortune for Ta’isi once the political landscape in New Zealand shifted when the first Labour government was elected in late 1935 and Michael Savage ... More


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