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Manipulating Hegemony: State Power, Labour and the Marshall Plan in Britain Rhiannon Vickers

Manipulating Hegemony: State Power, Labour and the Marshall Plan in Britain

Rhiannon Vickers

Published February 17th 2000
ISBN : 9786613191342
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208 pages
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Drawing on neo-Gramscian theories of International Political Economy, this book explores the impact of the Marshall Plan on labour and government in Britain. Rather than the US imposing a politics of productivity on an unwilling government, theMoreDrawing on neo-Gramscian theories of International Political Economy, this book explores the impact of the Marshall Plan on labour and government in Britain. Rather than the US imposing a politics of productivity on an unwilling government, the centre-right of the Labour Party used the Marshall Plan to achieve its own political ends. Manipulating Hegemony shows how the government was able to marginalise the left to create a pattern of state-labour politics that was to endure until the end of the 1970s.