The collective action framing of conservative Christian groups in Britain

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Kettell, Steven (2017)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Subject: JA | BL

Conservative Christian groups in Britain have been involved in a number of high profile and controversial policy issues. Scholarly research into the political activities of such groups, however, remains limited. This article addresses this lacuna by exploring the collective action frames deployed by conservative Christian groups in their attempts to influence national level policies and debates. Drawing on elite interviews with group representatives, it argues that these frames have been constructed largely in response to the pressures of secularisation, but have, in many respects, become secularised themselves.
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    Chong, D. And Druckman, J. N. (2007), 'Framing Theory', Annual Review of Political Science, 10: 103-26.

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