The personalisation of politics in the UK: Mediated leadership from Attlee to Cameron

The personalisation of politics in the UK: Mediated leadership from Attlee to Cameron

by Ana Ines Langer

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ISBN-13: 9780719081460
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 04/24/2012
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ana Langer is Lecturer in Politics at the University of Glasgow.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. The presidentialisation of power

2. Personality politics and the politicisation of private persona

3. Personalisation(s) of politics in the press: British prime ministers 1945 2009

4. The historical evolution of the politicisation of private persona: Baldwin to Major

5. Tony Blair - The special one

6. Gordon Brown and David Cameron

Conclusion

References

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