What happens when a new government enters office? A comparison of ideological change in British and Swedish foreign policy 1991–2011

@article{Brommesson2013WhatHW,
  title={What happens when a new government enters office? A comparison of ideological change in British and Swedish foreign policy 1991–2011},
  author={Douglas Brommesson and Ann-Marie Ekengren},
  journal={Cooperation and Conflict},
  year={2013},
  volume={48},
  pages={27 - 3}
}
This study analyses to what extent a change of government in times of unchanged international structure affects the ideology of foreign policy. The main contribution is to investigate the role of political culture, as reflected through institutional design, as an intervening variable. Effects of changes of government in the United Kingdom in 1997 and 2010 and in Sweden in 1994 and 2006 is studied by analysing speeches in the General Debates of the UN General Assembly. The analysis is based on… Expand
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