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Bringing in the experts: blame deflection and the COVID-19 crisis

Flinders, Matthew and Dimova, Gergana (2020) Bringing in the experts: blame deflection and the COVID-19 crisis. British Policy and Politics at LSE (03 Apr 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The current political emphasis on ‘the experts’ is partly a depoliticisation and blame deflection strategy to render them, instead of the politicians, as the public face of the coronavirus crisis, write Matthew Flinders and Gergana Dimova.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 20 May 2020 14:30
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2020 07:51
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/104501

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