The Language of Political Leadership in Contemporary Britain

  • John¬†Gaffney

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 197-257

About this book


Analyses of leadership speeches by David Owen, David Steel, Neil Kinnock and Margaret Thatcher. The author examines how the leader's conference speech reveals both the constraints upon and the possibilities for the national presentation of personalized political leadership in Britain.


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Authors and affiliations

  • John¬†Gaffney
    • 1
  1. 1.Aston UniversityUK

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