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Framing, New Labour, and the Constructionof 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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199273146.003.0008
 Framing, New Labour, and the Constructionof the Centre

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This chapter examines how New Labour sought to reframe several issues and events. It argues that framing is not an optional strategy used by parties, but an essential part of political competition. Parties do not simply defend policies, but frame the issues those policies relate to.

Keywords: framing; New Labour; political centre; political parties

Chapter.  9870 words. 

Subjects: UK Politics

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