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The optics of a cabinet reshuffle: PR vs reality

Smith, Jessica (2018) The optics of a cabinet reshuffle: PR vs reality. Democratic Audit Blog (16 Feb 2018). Blog Entry.

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Increasing the number of women in Cabinet is widely perceived as a positive move, and Theresa May’s January reshuffle was presented as a bold step to make the government more diverse, writes Jessica Smith (Birkbeck). However, it failed to fulfil its own promises, and so missed an opportunity to create significant change in levels of representation at the top.

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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 10 May 2021 16:48
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2021 23:03

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