Spinning Europe: pro-European union propaganda campaigns in Britain, 1962-1975.

Mullen, Andy and Burkitt, Brian (2005) Spinning Europe: pro-European union propaganda campaigns in Britain, 1962-1975. Political Quarterly, 76 (1). pp. 100-113. ISSN 0032-3179

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-923X.2005.00660.x

Abstract

Aimed at an academic as well as a more general readership, this article explores the impact of the concerted propaganda campaigns that were deployed by pro-EU forces at critical junctures in the evolving relationship between Britain and the EU, specifically in 1962 (the first entry attempt), in 1972 (Britain’s accession), and in 1975 (the referendum on continued membership). This is a co-authored piece with Dr Brian Burkitt at the University of Bradford who supervised the PhD from which this arises; approximately 95 per cent of the content is Mullen’s work; and the article is a revised version of an invited paper given at the Political Studies Association Conference at the University of Leeds in April 2005.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Propaganda, Europe-Economic integration, Great Britain-Foreign relations-Europe, Europe-Foreign relations-Great Britain
Subjects: L200 Politics
L400 Social Policy
P200 Publicity studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Social Sciences & Languages
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2008 14:12
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:17
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/3740

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