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The politics of blame

Hänska, Max ORCID: 0000-0001-9188-534X (2013) The politics of blame. Euro Crisis in the Press (22 Mar 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

When things go wrong someone is blamed. Throughout the current crisis there have been several convenient scapegoats: the EU itself, southern European countries and Germany, among others. Passing the buck is an all too familiar rhetorical strategy, but it is not constructive. It is not conducive to the diplomacy that a collective response requires, nor does it elevate the public’s understanding of the challenges faced.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/eurocrisispress/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: International Development
Justice and Security Research Programme
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Sets: Departments > International Development
Collections > LSE Euro Crisis in the Press Blog
Research centres and groups > Justice and Security Research Consortium (JSRP)
Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 10:35
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2019 23:20
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/78392

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