Accession Number : AD0609084

Title :   THE LABOUR PARTY AND UNILATERALISM,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : De Weerd,H. A.

Report Date : FEB 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : The period 1960-1961 may have decided the British Labour Party's relationship to unilateralism. Until recently it seemed that the party was on the verge of either being captured by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) or torn apart by violent internal conflicts over nuclear weapons. By autumn of 1961, however, it was clear that the nuclear disarmers had lost their initial chance of transforming a private protest movement into a significant political force. With an intensive program of grass-roots education and party discipline, Labor leaders have reversed the trend toward unilateralism and have restored some semblance of unity and a sense of purpose to their party. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*POLITICAL SCIENCE, GREAT BRITAIN), (*FOREIGN POLICY, GREAT BRITAIN), DISARMAMENT, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, LABOR, LEADERSHIP, GOVERNMENT (FOREIGN), DEFENSE SYSTEMS

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