Out of the Blue: The Politics of the Green Party

Out of the Blue: The Politics of the Green Party
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Andrew Pearmain
01 January 2013
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Paper by Andrew Pearmain reviewing the performance of the Green Party in the 1989 European Election and its background and implications. See introductory article for synopsis.


Table of Contents

  1. Introduction. p2
  2. From Nowhere and Back Again? p6
  3. Back to 1989. p11
  4. The European Campaign. p13
  5. Explaining 1989: The Green Party’s own view at the time. p19
  6. Explaining 1989: Academic Accounts. p20
  7. ‘The Environmental Time-bomb’. p25
  8. ‘Beyond Left and Right’? Technocracy Versus Democracy. p29
  9. Placing Green Politics. p31
  10. Divergent UK and European Technocracies:  Business Environmentalism and Green Statism. p36
  11. Greens and the Right. p37
  12. The Greens and Thatcherism. p41
  13. Greens and the Left. p46
  14. From ‘Party’ to ‘Movement’: the ‘New Politics’ of the 1980s. p54
  15. Greens, the State and Civil and Political Society. p59
  16. After 1989: The ‘Greening’ of British Politics. p62
  17. After 1989: Green Schisms. p65
  18. After 1989 – In for the Long Haul or ‘Eternal Marginality’?. p69

74 pages


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