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by Paul Whiteley,Patrick Seyd

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Author:
Paul Whiteley,Patrick Seyd
ISBN13:
978-0198273585
ISBN:
0198273584
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Publisher:
Clarendon Press; 1 edition (August 20, 1992)
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Social Sciences
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Political parties are the driving force behind liberal democracy, yet knowledge of who belongs to them and why is almost nonexistent

Political parties are the driving force behind liberal democracy, yet knowledge of who belongs to them and why is almost nonexistent. This work attempts to provide the first national profile of the social background, characteristics, attitudes and values, as well as the political experiences and activities of Labour Party members in Great Britain.

Labour's Grass Roots. The Politics of Party Membership. abour's Grass Roots is the most important book to be published about Labour this year. Patrick Seyd and Paul Whiteley. Patrick Seyd, Lecturer, Department of Politics, University of Sheffield, and Paul Whiteley, Pamela Harriman Professor of Government and Public Policy, College of William and Mary, Virginia, USA. Labour's Grass Roots.

Instead, the authors argue that the grass roots membership are the . The book challenges the stereotypical view of the Conservative activist as an eccentric and politically irrelevant Thatcher-loving extremist.

Instead, the authors argue that the grass roots membership are the unsung heroes of political life; helping to keep the party system working and democracy intact at a time when it is under considerable strain. The Conservative Party has been one of the most successful political parties in the western world, and yet its membership appears to be increasingly disaffected and in decline. This is the first in-depth examination of the party's grass roots, and provides a fascinating insight into who they are and what they think.

Patrick Seyd has lived and taught in Sheffield since 1970.

The book as a whole is thouht-provoking and germane to many of the debates currently being conducted within the Labour Party, and we should, indeed, look. forward to a companion text on the Conservative Party. -Parliamentary Affairs. Patrick Seyd has lived and taught in Sheffield since 1970. He is the co-author, with Paul Whiteley, of Labour's Grass Roots (OUP, 1992) which sold over 2,000 copies.

Labour's grass roots: The politics of party membership. New Labour’s grassroots: The transformation of the Labour Party membership. Oxford University Press, 1992. The Labour Party in Crisis.

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Instead, the authors argue that the grass roots membership are the unsung heroes of political life; helping to. .The Conservative party is the governing party of modern British politics. Its electoral record surpasses all its party rivals. Whenever we determine the emergence of mass democracy in Britain, the Conservatives have been in office, either as a single party or a coalition partner, for most of the time since then.

New Labour deployed many of the same techniques between 1994 and .

New Labour deployed many of the same techniques between 1994 and 1997. This article both assesses the extent of the current membership crisis and explores that earlier experience. We outline the basis of Tony Blair's initiative in recruiting new members during the 1990s and detail the extent of the decline in membership after 1997. The Individualisation of Party Politics: The Impact of Changing Internal Decision-Making Processes on Policy Development and Citizen Engagement. The conclusion is the same, but the route I take to get there is rather different.

Political parties are the driving force behind liberal democracy, yet knowledge of who belongs to them and why is almost nonexistent. This work attempts to provide the first national profile of the social background, characteristics, attitudes and values, as well as the political experiences and activities of Labour Party members in Great Britain.