Names Written in Water: Canadian National Leaders and Their Reputations among Party Members

  title={Names Written in Water: Canadian National Leaders and Their Reputations among Party Members},
  author={Ian Stewart},
  journal={Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'{\'e}tudes canadiennes},
  pages={31 - 50}
  • I. Stewart
  • Published 21 May 2008
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'études canadiennes
Party iconologies can provide a potent set of symbols for party adherents, and perceptions of former leaders are a central element in any party iconology. This essay explores the perceptions of successful leadership offered over the past decade by Maritime party activists (as opposed to those provided by academic panels), and links these views to such factors as electoral success and longevity, leadership type, and respondent characteristics. This essay also reveals the fluidity of party… 

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