Blot on the landscape: how Brighton and Hove kept the progressive dream alive.
The distinctive three-marginal nature of Brighton and Hove had made it a focus of Labour's 'ground-war' in the months running up to 7 May 2015. Given the city's status as Britain's leading Green stronghold (until 48 hours after the general election, it boasted the party's only council), Labour always faced a tricky tactical voting mission, as it sought to portray a Green vote as an expensive luxury in Kemptown's tight two-horse race.
|Publication Date||May 19, 2015|
|Publisher||Bournemouth University. Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community|
|Book Title||UK election analysis 2015: media, voters and the campaign: early reflections from leading UK academics|
|Institution Citation||MORRISON, J. 2015. Blot on the landscape: how Brighton and Hove kept the progressive dream alive. In Jackson, D. and Thorsen, E. (eds.) UK election analysis 2015: media, voters and the campaign: early reflections from leading UK academics. Poole: Bournemouth University, centre for the study of journalism, culture and community [online], pages 58-59. Available from: http://www.electionanal...rogressive-dream-alive/|
|Keywords||Election analysis; Political commentary; United Kingdom; Brighton|
MORRISON 2015 Blot on the landscape
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