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‘The ghost of Keir Hardie’: Nostalgia and the modern Labour Party

Jobson, Richard (2015) ‘The ghost of Keir Hardie’: Nostalgia and the modern Labour Party. British Politics and Policy at LSE (23 Sep 2015). Website.

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While the deployment of Keir Hardie nostalgia has often proven to be an effective means by which to secure internal support and increase political capital within the Labour Party, it has proven to be much less successful in connecting at an emotional level with the wider British electorate, writes Richard Jobson.

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Additional Information: © 2015 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: 11 Apr 2017 09:17
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2021 23:21

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