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The seductions of Boris Johnson: Hot air as political strategy [blog post].

Yates, C., 2019. The seductions of Boris Johnson: Hot air as political strategy [blog post]. London: London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Abstract

Boris Johnson’s public persona has been carefully honed over the years, writes Candida Yates (Bournemouth University). Most male politicians have been paternalistic in style: the new PM has instead sought to resemble a fraternal figure, who conjures up a nostalgic irreverence for authority.

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Additional Information:Post added to LSE Brexit blog: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit Acknowledgment: My thanks to Iain MacRury for pointing out the Johnson ‘Samson moment’. This post represents the views of the author and not those of the Brexit blog, nor LSE. An extended version of some of the themes raised here can be found in: Yates, C. (2018) ‘On the psychodynamics of Boris Johnson and Brexit’, New Associations, (25): 4-5
Uncontrolled Keywords:Boris Johnson ; political communication ; psychodynamic analysis
Group:Faculty of Media & Communication
ID Code:33064
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:26 Nov 2019 10:04
Last Modified:26 Nov 2019 10:04

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