To what extent is Blue Labour a coherent campaigning group?

Aitchison, Arthur (2023) To what extent is Blue Labour a coherent campaigning group? MRes thesis, University of Nottingham.

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This thesis will analyse the coherence of Blue Labour as a campaigning group, focusing on what I deem to be the five most important subjects for discussion. What this thesis found was that although Blue Labour is, in several aspects, not coherent in their campaigning, they are in fact a vital part of maintaining the Labour Party’s connection to those northern ‘red wall’ communities which the Party holds so dear. My analyse of Blue Labour is assessed through the theoretical framework of Michael Freeden as well as through an Interpretivist approach argument that ideology is not static and can adapt and change over time.

Item Type: Thesis (University of Nottingham only) (MRes)
Supervisors: Trumm, Simm
Begum, Neema
Fielding, Steven
Keywords: Labour party, Great Britain, UK, politics, political parties, Blue Labour, ideology
Subjects: J Political science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Faculties/Schools: UK Campuses > Faculty of Social Sciences, Law and Education > School of Politics and International Relations
Item ID: 74080
Depositing User: Aitchison, Arthur
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2024 15:00
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2024 15:00

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