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Philip Gould: An Unfinished Life

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A collection of reminisces of the influential Labour party strategist and polling advisor who recently died following a long battle with cancer

Elections expert, Dennis Kavanagh, brings together a stellar cast of contributors to consider Philip Gould's legacy. Gould was a key figure in the creation of New Labour, helping the party to win three successive general elections and in the process changing the political agenda. Drawing on focus groups to interpret the public mood he developed political strategies to position the party and craft political messages. He helped to rewrite the way election campaigns are conducted.

In addition The Unfinished Life of Philip Gould will also have a preface from Philips' daughter, aspiring politician Counciller Georgia Gould offering a unique insight into her father's life and showing her family's support for this important collection.

'He wasn't just my pollster, he was my pathfinder.'

- Tony Blair

'Philip was a pathbreaking political strategist as well as a warm, funny, engaging, deeply emotional and loving human being.'

- Ed Miliband

'His last battle was extraordinarily brave; but it was when he opened his arms to death, and looked it in the face, that he shook everyone he knew and a host of friends he never met.'

- Andrew Marr

'What motivated him was a genuine, passionate desire to improve his world.'

- George Osborne

About the Author

Dennis Kavanagh is one of the foremost Electoral experts in the world, and Emeritus Professor, University of Liverpool, UK.

Table of Contents

PHILIP GOULD. AN UNFINISHED LIFE.Ed Dennis Kavanagh CONTENTS.Georgia Gould, IntroductionDennis KavanaghPhilip Gould's Life and Work.Alastair Campbell, Former Press Secretary to Tony BlairFriendship in Politics.Patricia Hewitt, Cabinet Minister under Tony Blair.1985-1992. The Start of Labour's Long March.Danny Finkelstein, Chief Leader Writer The Times.The political impact of The Unfinished RevolutionLord Mandelson, Cabinet Minister under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.The Unstarted Revolution.Peter Hyman, Political strategist under Tony Blair.Philip Gould and the Art of Political StrategyDavid Miliband, Cabinet Minister under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.'Our Kind of Politics' Andrew Cooper, Ex - Director of Populus, now David Cameron's political strategist. A Second Unfinished RevolutionJames Purnell, Cabinet Minister under Gordon Brown.New and BlueStan Greenberg, US pollster for Clinton, Blair and Brown.A US perspective on British campaigning strategy.James Harding, Editor The Times Life in the 'Death Zone'.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781137281128
Author:
Kavanagh, Dennis
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations
Subject:
Political Ideologies/Communism, Post-Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Political Process - Political Parties
Subject:
Politics-Leftist Studies
Subject:
Biography-Political
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.125 in

Related Subjects

Biography » Political
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Politics » Labor
History and Social Science » Politics » Leftist Studies

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