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Title: Labour leadership contest: where each of the five candidates sits on the political spectrum
Other Titles: Received wisdom amongst political scientists is that a major electoral defeat is the main propellent of change in a party’s leadership, programme and strategy. Underpinning this argument is the presumption that the self-evident, rational way to restore a party’s fortunes is to move to the middle ground.
Author(s): Shaw, Eric
Keywords: UK politics
Labour Party
Jeremy Corbyn
Emily Thornberry
Keir Starmer
Issue Date: 15-Jan-2020
Publisher: The Conversation Trust
Citation: Shaw E (2020) Labour leadership contest: where each of the five candidates sits on the political spectrum [Received wisdom amongst political scientists is that a major electoral defeat is the main propellent of change in a party’s leadership, programme and strategy. Underpinning this argument is the presumption that the self-evident, rational way to restore a party’s fortunes is to move to the middle ground.]. The Conversation. 15.01.2020. https://theconversation.com/labour-leadership-contest-where-each-of-the-five-candidates-sits-on-the-political-spectrum-129941
Abstract: First paragraph: Received wisdom amongst political scientists is that a major electoral defeat is the main propellent of change in a party’s leadership, programme and strategy. Underpinning this argument is the presumption that the self-evident, rational way to restore a party’s fortunes is to move to the middle ground.
Type: Newspaper/Magazine Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/30969
Rights: The Conversation uses a Creative Commons Attribution NoDerivatives licence. You can republish their articles for free, online or in print. Licence information is available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/
Affiliation: Politics
Licence URL(s): http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/

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