The People’s Library and the Electronic Workshop: Comparing Swedish and British Social Democracy

  title={The People’s Library and the Electronic Workshop: Comparing Swedish and British Social Democracy},
  author={Jenny Andersson},
  journal={Politics \& Society},
  pages={431 - 460}
This article explores the role of ideological heritages—ideologies past—in the political discourse of the Third Way and points to the divergence between social democratic parties in their interpretation of change. The cases are New Labour and the Swedish SAP, cases that display important differences in interpretations of the knowledge economy and its implications for social change. The people’s library and the electronic workshop, as the metaphors the parties use to describe the knowledge… 
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