Parry, Katy and Richardson, Kay (2011) Nick Clegg’s rise and fall as a celebrity politician highlights the Deputy Prime Minister as a victim of the increasing personification of British politics. British Politics and Policy at LSE (16 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.
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Nick Clegg has occupied a significant place in the popular imagination of the British public since the General Election of 2010. The extraordinary character of politics has shone a more intense light on the Liberal Democrat party with its leader standing in its full glare. Katy Parry and Kay Richardson examine media coverage of ‘Cleggmania’ before and after the election and find an increasing personification of British politics with not-so-subtle undertones of homophobia and sexism.
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|Additional Information:||© 2011 The authors|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
|Sets:||Departments > Methodology
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