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Globalisation and Ideology in Britain: Neoliberalism, Free Trade and the Global Economy

Craig Berry


The ‘globalisation’ concept has become ubiquitous in British politics, as it has in many countries of the world. This book examines discourse on foreign economic policy to determine the impact of globalisation across the ideological landscape of British politics. It critically interrogates the assumption that the idea of globalisation is derivative solely of neo-liberal ideology by profiling the discourse on globalisation of five political groups involved in making and contesting British foreign economic policy between 1997 and 2009: New Labour, International Financial Services London, the Lib ... More

Keywords: globalisation, British politics, foreign economic policy, neo-liberal ideology, free trade, nation-state, global governance, global financial crisis, value of ideology, political economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780719084881
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719084881.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Craig Berry, author