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The coalition currently occupies a rhetorically higher ground

Crines, Andrew Scott (2013) The coalition currently occupies a rhetorically higher ground. British Politics and Policy at LSE (16 Sep 2013). Website.

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With much of the country swallowing austerity and blaming the previous Labour government for profligacy, the Conservative party has been successful at framing the narrative regarding fiscal policy and the causes of economic hardship. Now that the economy has shown tentative signs of recovery, George Osborne has been able to claim a logical basis for austerity as the route to a successful recovery. Andrew Scott Crines explores the coalition’s rhetoric, and how it has come to centre the debate on the dose of austerity rather than between alternative economic strategie

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Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 09 May 2017 13:50
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2021 23:20

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