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Evidence from Voting Behaviour

Roger Scully

in Becoming Europeans?: Attitudes, Behaviour, and Socialization in the European Parliament

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284320
eISBN:
9780191603365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284326.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines empirical evidence on MEPs’ behaviour inside the European Parliament. Multivariate analysis of behaviour on several key votes in the chamber directly concerned with the ... More


Representation in Europe: The Institutions and the Individuals

David M. Farrell and Roger Scully

in Representing Europe's Citizens?: Electoral Institutions and the Failure of Parliamentary Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285020
eISBN:
9780191713651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285020.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the attitudes and behaviour of the representatives themselves. It considers MEPs' views in two important areas: their collective position as members of the EP and their role as ... More


Electoral Institutions and Geographical Representation

David M. Farrell and Roger Scully

in Representing Europe's Citizens?: Electoral Institutions and the Failure of Parliamentary Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285020
eISBN:
9780191713651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285020.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines whether there is an observable relationship between the institutions under which MEPs are elected, and the manner in which they seek to represent those to whom they owe their ... More


Electoral Reform and the British MEP

David M. Farrell and Roger Scully

in Representing Europe's Citizens?: Electoral Institutions and the Failure of Parliamentary Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285020
eISBN:
9780191713651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285020.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The electoral system used in Britain for EP elections was changed radically in 1999, the SMP system being replaced by a PR, regional closed-list system. This change represented a very rare case of ... More


Life Under List: Representing a Region

David M. Farrell and Roger Scully

in Representing Europe's Citizens?: Electoral Institutions and the Failure of Parliamentary Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285020
eISBN:
9780191713651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285020.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines how electoral reform changed the manner in which British people were represented in Europe. It looks at MEPs' attitudes to the electoral reform and to their representative role, ... More


People and Parliament in the European Union: Participation, Democracy, and Legitimacy

Jean Blondel, Richard Sinnott, and Palle Svensson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293088
eISBN:
9780191598814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293089.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book sets out to analyse the relationship between people and parliament in the European Union and the problem of participation in European Parliament elections. It begins by examining the ... More


Energy flow

David M. Wilkinson

in Fundamental Processes in Ecology: An earth systems approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568469
eISBN:
9780191717611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568469.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The second law of thermodynamics is central to understanding ecology, although it is ignored by most ecology text books. It follows from the second law that all organisms must draw free energy from ... More


A Colonial Sacred Union? Church, State, and the Great War in Colonial Vietnam

Charles Keith

in In God’s Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195396447
eISBN:
9780199979318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396447.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

This chapter explores the impact that the First World War had on relations between the Société des Missions Étrangères de Paris (MEP) and the colonial administration in Indochina. While the union ... More


Cheerleaders or players? Centre-left parties on the ground and the EU

Isabelle Hertner

in Centre-left parties and the European Union: Power, accountability and democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526120335
eISBN:
9781526136152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120335.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 5 examines the involvement of the party on the ground in the selection of MEP candidates and the formulation of European policy. It reveals three principal findings. First, the involvement of ... More


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