Framing and the Construction of the Centre

Andrew Hindmoor

in New Labour at the Centre

Published in print November 2004 | ISBN: 9780199273140
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191601897 | DOI:
 Framing and the Construction of the Centre

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This chapter argues that the political centre is also constructed through framing. It discusses the nature of frames and framing effects. It argues that framing can be used to refer to the way in which parties develop competing definitions and constructions of election campaigns.

Keywords: framing; political centre; political parties

Chapter.  8901 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: UK Politics

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