Articles by Karl Pike

June 5, 2024

Political legacies and their ‘side-effects’ for political parties

Karl Pike
A political legacy, either a politician’s or a project’s, can have significant side-effects for years to come, including for the political party that gave rise to the person or programme. In his new book, Getting Over New Labour, Karl Pike shows how the near-past affected Labour’s politicians after the New Labour period ended
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September 29, 2023

Brexit and the 'Merkel myth'

Karl Pike
When it came to Brexit, many British political actors placed far too much weight on Germany and its former Chancellor. Karl Pike and Tim Bale explore what they call the ‘Merkel myth’ and how it affected the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union
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Karl Pike
Lecturer in Public Policy, School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London

Karl completed his PhD at Queen Mary University of London, and was awarded the Political Studies Association Walter Bagehot Prize for best dissertation in the field of government and public administration.

He has been a lecturer at QMUL since January 2021, following completion of a postdoctoral fellowship.

Karl’s research interests include political ideologies, political parties, public policy and political judgement, and interpretive approaches to political science.


Getting Over New Labour by Karl Pike

Getting Over New Labour
Agenda Publishing, 2024

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Advancing Political Science
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