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The psephology of the November 2012 election: motive, means and opportunity

Bryn Caless and Jane Owens

in Police and Crime Commissioners: The Transformation of Police Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447320692
eISBN:
9781447320715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320692.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter analyses the 2012 election of Police and Crime Commissioners in England and Wales in detail and draws upon analyses by electoral specialists as well as examining the often defensive ... More


Social Media Tomorrow—Tweeting the Future?

Jason Gainous and Kevin M. Wagner

in Tweeting to Power: The Social Media Revolution in American Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199965076
eISBN:
9780199350476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965076.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews the findings of the book and explores the implications of the online social media going forward. The chapter sums up the major patterns that have emerged since the wider adoption ... More


Against the System, within the System: The Parameters of the Political

Jon Schubert

in Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The final chapter explores what happens when the ‘hegemonic domination’ sketched out previously reaches its limits. It shows how youth anti-government protests that started in 2011 utilise the ... More


Southern White Fundamentalism

Angie Maxwell and Todd Shields

in The Long Southern Strategy: How Chasing White Voters in the South Changed American Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190265960
eISBN:
9780190939403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265960.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The fundamentalist takeover of the Southern Baptist Convention that began in 1979 provided the GOP the opportunity to close the deal with white southern voters. Fundamentalist members, anxious over ... More


The Myth of the Social Conservative

Angie Maxwell and Todd Shields

in The Long Southern Strategy: How Chasing White Voters in the South Changed American Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190265960
eISBN:
9780190939403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265960.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The relationship between the GOP and the Christian Right became so fundamental to the party’s success that Republicans constantly had to maintain a sense of urgency regarding the country’s moral ... More


From Obama Victories to a GOP Edge in Florida

Alexandra Caffrey

in Upending American Politics: Polarizing Parties, Ideological Elites, and Citizen Activists from the Tea Party to the Anti-Trump Resistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190083526
eISBN:
9780190083564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083526.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Many observers believed the state of Florida was trending blue after Barack Obama won it twice, but instead Republicans have since won nearly every statewide election after 2012. What happened? This ... More


Conclusion: Constructions of Citizenship Moving Forward

Jessica Baldwin-Philippi

in Using Technology, Building Democracy: Digital Campaigning and the Construction of Citizenship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190231910
eISBN:
9780190231958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231910.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter ties together the previous four concepts, showing the ways that these burgeoning forms of citizenship have been reinforced and sometimes slightly modified in the years since the 2010 ... More


Grievances against the Morsi Government

Kira D. Jumet

in Contesting the Repressive State: Why Ordinary Egyptians Protested During the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190688455
eISBN:
9780190688493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688455.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

This chapter outlines the individual grievances arising from political, economic, social, and religious conditions under the government of Mohamed Morsi that became the foundations of opposition to ... More


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