The British General Election of 1979

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Springer, Jun 18, 1980 - Political Science - 443 pages
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Contents

Mrs Thatchers Shopping Bag 331
10
The Course of Government 19748
18
Chronology 19749 1920
19
Party Support
29
Government Failures
38
Labour in Office
47
Conservatives in Opposition
60
Liberal Frustrations
86
Politicians in News Bulletins
209
Fleet Street by Michael Bilton and Sheldon Himelfarb
231
National Daily Newspapers
232
Opinion Polls
261
Campaign Polls
264
Selecting Candidates
278
Age of Candidates
284
Local Electioneering
290

Liberal Party Fortunes
91
The Scottish Dimension by William Miller
98
The Forcing of the Election
119
Central Preparations
129
Approval of Governments
130
Manifestos and Issues
144
The Choices of the Campaign
164
Campaign Chronology
166
Seats Changing Hands
198
Balanced Broadcasting by Michael Pilsworth
200
Election Activities
292
Election Addresses 298301
298
Time of Voting
313
The Campaign in Retrospect
317
Attitude Changes
328
A Watershed Election?
336
Opinions on Government
342
Index
432
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