Small Business in Britain: New Labour and Entrepreneurship (Routledge Studies in Small Business)

Small Business in Britain: New Labour and Entrepreneurship (Routledge Studies in Small Business)

By: John McHugh (author), Timothy Michael May (author)Hardback

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The only book to focus on British entrepreneurship and small businesses under Labour from an academically rigorous and analytical perspective, this book covers: * the nature of the Labour Government's policies for small firms: how far has Labour maintained the Conservative emphasis and how far has it provided a distinctive interpretation of its own? In what way does Labour's approach connect to its general economic and industrial policy? * the way in which Labour has formed and implemented its small firms policy: to what extent has Labour maintained previous practices and what changes have been introduced into policy-making, stressing alternative themes? * the impact on the small business constituency of Labour policy and practice since 1997: how distinctive does Labour's strategy and procedure appear to small business? This book is a must read for all economics, and business and management students interested in, or studying entrepreneurship.

About Author

Manchester Metrpolitan University, UK

Contents

Introduction 1. The Small Business Groups 2. The Government and Small Business Policy-Making 3. The Parliamentary and Political Context 4. Small Businesses and Multi-Level Governance 5 & 6. Policies and Policy-Making 7. Whither Small Businesses under New Labour?

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415364898
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780415364898
  • weight: 498
  • ISBN10: 0415364892

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