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The Auld Enemy

Asifa Hussain and William Miller

in Multicultural Nationalism: Islamophobia, Anglophobia, and Devolution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199280711
eISBN:
9780191604102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280711.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Questions in the 2003 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey were used to compare Islamophobia with four other Scottish phobias: sectarianism (primarily anti-Catholic), and phobias about Europe, Asylum ... More


The Dynamics of Party Identification

Harold D. Clarke, David Sanders, Marianne C. Stewart, and Paul Whiteley

in Political Choice in Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199244881
eISBN:
9780191601521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924488X.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Addresses important theoretical questions that arise from analyses in Chs 3 and 4 documenting that party identification is a powerful predictor of electoral preference. According to sociological ... More


The Decision (Not) to Vote

Harold D. Clarke, David Sanders, Marianne C. Stewart, and Paul Whiteley

in Political Choice in Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199244881
eISBN:
9780191601521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924488X.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

First tests rival models of voting turnout using data drawn from the 2001 BES pre- and post-election surveys. Analyses reveal that the general incentives model performs best. Crucial individual-level ... More


Citizenship in Britain: A History

Derek Heater

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622252
eISBN:
9780748671960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622252.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book is an historical introduction to the varieties of citizenship in Britain, starting in the Middle Ages and bringing the story right up to the present day. Both the status and understanding ... More


Young People as Active Political Citizens

Andrew Lockyer

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter looks at the making of young people into active citizens. It begins from the characterisation of ‘children’ as future citizens, citizens now or citizens in-the-making. The concept of ... More


Instilling ‘responsibility’ in the young

Steven Fielding

in The Labour Governments 1964–70 volume 1: Labour and Cultural Change

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719043642
eISBN:
9781781700327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719043642.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter looks at the implications of the ‘generation gap’ for Labour and how members tried to bridge it. The party's various attempts to evoke a positive response among the young were usually ... More


Conclusion. The 1970 general election

Steven Fielding

in The Labour Governments 1964–70 volume 1: Labour and Cultural Change

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719043642
eISBN:
9781781700327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719043642.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter establishes how the Labour Party approached the 1970 general election and why members responded in the way they did to Labour's decisive rejection by the electorate. The party's failure ... More


Who Are the Modern Members?

Jonathan Tonge

in The Democratic Unionist Party: From Protest to Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198705772
eISBN:
9780191775215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705772.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter provides a portrait of a party which outlines the key demographic and social bases of the DUP. It assesses the priorities of party members for post-conflict Northern Ireland through ... More


Altogether now:: creating collective identities

John Street, Sanna Inthorn, and Martin Scott

in From entertainment to citizenship: Politics and popular culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085383
eISBN:
9781781706121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085383.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter explores the potential of popular culture to create or represent the social ties that are an important dimension of citizen engagement. It demonstrates that young people use popular ... More


Englishness as a Mass Phenomenon: Evidence and Interpretation

Michael Kenny

in The Politics of English Nationhood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199608614
eISBN:
9780191775208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608614.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 3 assesses the plethora of evidence, generated by multiple surveys and numerous research studies, into popular attitudes towards Englishness. It charts the growing realization among ... More


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