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Location Decisions of Individuals and Social Interactions

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the location decisions of individuals, with particular emphasis on neighborhood effects in housing markets and how they relate to the role of prices in rationing admission to ... More


Summing Up

Stephen Handel

in Perceptual Coherence: Hearing and seeing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195169645
eISBN:
9780199786732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169645.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Auditory and visual perception is the construction of meaningful objects in the world. Auditory and visual information is substitutable and tradable, and both exist in a common space/time framework. ... More


Citizens, Context, and Choice

Russell J. Dalton and Christopher J. Anderson

in Citizens, Context, and Choice: How Context Shapes Citizens' Electoral Choices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199599233
eISBN:
9780191595790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599233.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

An established literature in electoral studies maintains that the electoral system and other contextual factors shape the incentive structure for voters, and thereby influences individual electoral ... More


Citizens, Context, and Choice: How Context Shapes Citizens' Electoral Choices

Russell J. Dalton and Christopher J. Anderson (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199599233
eISBN:
9780191595790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599233.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

A large body of electoral studies and political party research argues that the institutional context defines incentives that shape citizen participation and voting choice. Based on the unique ... More


Contextual Shape Processing in Human Visual Cortex: Beginning to Fill-In the Blanks

Janine Mendola

in Filling-In: From Perceptual Completion to Cortical Reorganization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195140132
eISBN:
9780199865307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140132.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of contextual effects in the physiological responses of single neurons in cats and primates. It reviews the physiological investigations of contextual ... More


Fast Visual Processing of “In-Context” Objects

M. Fabre-Thorpe

in Scene Vision: Making Sense of What We See

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027854
eISBN:
9780262319898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027854.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The first part of this chapter discusses a series of experiments showing that object and context observations can be observed in rapid go/no-go manual categorization tasks. It suggests that even with ... More


Voters and Voting in Context: An Introduction

Harald Schoen, Sigrid Roßteutscher, Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck, Bernhard Weßels, and Christof Wolf

in Voters and Voting in Context: Multiple Contexts and the Heterogeneous German Electorate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198792130
eISBN:
9780191834295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792130.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

After a brief review of the scholarly discussion about the idea that context affects political behavior, this chapter proposes a model for the analysis of contextual effects on opinion formation and ... More


Conclusion

Harald Schoen, Sigrid Roßteutscher, Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck, Bernhard Weßels, and Christof Wolf

in Voters and Voting in Context: Multiple Contexts and the Heterogeneous German Electorate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198792130
eISBN:
9780191834295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792130.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter summarizes the main findings of the preceding chapters in light of the model of contextual effects on voter behavior. Accordingly, the processes of communication and ... More


A Vicious Circle of Demobilization? Context Effects on Turnout at the 2009 and 2013 German Federal Elections

Anne Schäfer and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck

in Voters and Voting in Context: Multiple Contexts and the Heterogeneous German Electorate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198792130
eISBN:
9780191834295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792130.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the contextual effects of constituency-level turnout on individual turnout intentions at the 2009 and 2013 German federal elections. It assesses whether these effects are ... More


Voters and Voting in Context: Multiple Contexts and the Heterogeneous German Electorate

Christof Wolf

Harald Schoen, Sigrid Roßteutscher, Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck, and Bernhard Weßels (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198792130
eISBN:
9780191834295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792130.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book investigates the role of context in affecting political opinion formation and voting behavior. Building on a model of contextual effects on individual-level voter behavior, the chapters of ... More


Economic Performance and Turnout in Regional Perspective: A Multilevel Analysis of German Districts

André Förster and Malte Kaukal

in Voters and Voting in Context: Multiple Contexts and the Heterogeneous German Electorate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198792130
eISBN:
9780191834295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792130.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Following the idea that the behavior of individuals is framed by their contextual setting, this chapter tackles the persistent research gap regarding the impact of regionally varying economic ... More


Not Second-Order, but Still Second-Rate? Patterns of Electoral Behavior in German State Elections

Heiko Giebler

in Voters and Voting in Context: Multiple Contexts and the Heterogeneous German Electorate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198792130
eISBN:
9780191834295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792130.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Looking at differences in electoral outcome in first- and second-order elections, there is only scant evidence that the second-order approach holds when translated to and tested on the micro level. ... More


The Importance of Religion, and the Role of Individual Differences

Amy Adamczyk

in Cross-National Public Opinion about Homosexuality: Examining Attitudes across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288751
eISBN:
9780520963597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288751.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Drawing on an original analysis of the last three waves of World Values Survey, this chapter explores the role of a nation’s religious context and individual demographic factors for shaping ... More


How Does Political Change Occur?

Thomas M. Holbrook

in Altered States: Changing Populations, Changing Parties, and the Transformation of the American Political Landscape

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190269128
eISBN:
9780190632809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269128.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The political landscape of presidential elections has undergone an important and substantial transformation in the last forty years. Some states moved clearly and substantially in the direction of ... More


Partisanship

Anthony F. Heath, Stephen D. Fisher, Gemma Rosenblatt, David Sanders, and Maria Sobolewska

in The Political Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656639
eISBN:
9780191765247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656639.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In striking contrast to results from some other countries such as the USA, Britain’s ethnic minorities are just as likely as their white British fellow-citizens to identify with a political ... More


General Introduction

Jody Azzouni

in Semantic Perception: How the Illusion of a Common Language Arises and Persists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199967407
eISBN:
9780199346066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967407.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Describes the major thesis of the book, that human beings involuntarily experience language items as having meanings in a way akin to how we perceive properties of objects. The view is contrasted ... More


Voting, Abstention, and Defection

Anthony F. Heath, Stephen D. Fisher, Gemma Rosenblatt, David Sanders, and Maria Sobolewska

in The Political Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656639
eISBN:
9780191765247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656639.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Both ethnic minorities and the white British moved away from Labour at the 2010 British general election, revealing their shared concerns about government performance; yet ethnic minorities were much ... More


Political Cleavages across Nations

Russell J. Dalton

in Political Realignment: Economics, Culture, and Electoral Change

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198830986
eISBN:
9780191868924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830986.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the variations in cleavage politics across the European Union member states. The analyses compare the structure of issue positions across nations to see if the set of issues ... More


Conclusion: Reflections on the Past, Thinking about the Future

Corwin E. Smidt

in Pastors and Public Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190455491
eISBN:
9780190455521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455491.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The conclusion addresses several topics. First, it offers some reflection on the significance of the study, highlighting some of its important findings. Second, it examines some of the present ... More


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