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The “power vs. principles” conundrum – or why Labour can’t get a grip

Photiadou, Artemis ORCID: 0000-0003-4629-4035 and Kippin, Sean (2016) The “power vs. principles” conundrum – or why Labour can’t get a grip. British Politics and Policy at LSE (15 Sep 2016). Website.

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Labour’s future direction is at stake. Its leader has the backing of a large part of the membership yet appears to have no prospect of forming a government in order to deliver upon his vision. Although the trigger was the (tokenistic) addition of Jeremy Corbyn on the ballot paper in 2015, the crisis is caused by more than Corbyn. Artemis Photiadou and Sean Kippin explain why current events are instead about Labour’s fundamental, and repeating conundrum: electability or ideology.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2017 08:21
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 20:32

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