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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). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2017 09:17
Last Modified: 21 May 2019 23:16
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/73366

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