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The 2001 Election and Democracy in Britain

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.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Uses survey data gathered over the past four decades to investigate voters’ orientations towards themselves as political actors, as well as their orientations towards elections, parties, political ... More


The Dynamics of Losers' Consent: Persistence and Change in the Winner–Loser Gap

Christopher J. Anderson, André Blais, Shaun Bowler, Todd Donovan, and Ola Listhaug

in Losers' Consent: Elections and Democratic Legitimacy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199276387
eISBN:
9780191602719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276382.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Traces the dynamics of losers’ and winners’ attitudes about the political system along three dimensions—before and after an election, over the course of electoral cycles, and over long periods of ... More


Winning and Losing in Old and New Democracies

Christopher J. Anderson, André Blais, Shaun Bowler, Todd Donovan, and Ola Listhaug

in Losers' Consent: Elections and Democratic Legitimacy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199276387
eISBN:
9780191602719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276382.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Examines the dimensions of losers’ consent in old and new democracies. We expect that losing has stronger negative effects in new democracies relative to mature democracies since losers have not yet ... More


Comparing Losers' Assessments of Electoral Democracy

Christopher J. Anderson, André Blais, Shaun Bowler, Todd Donovan, and Ola Listhaug

in Losers' Consent: Elections and Democratic Legitimacy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199276387
eISBN:
9780191602719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276382.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Examines losers’ evaluations of electoral democracy. The data show that more losers are satisfied with the functioning of democracy than dissatisfied, an overwhelming majority believes that the most ... More


The Winner–Loser Gap: Contours and Boundaries

Christopher J. Anderson, André Blais, Shaun Bowler, Todd Donovan, and Ola Listhaug

in Losers' Consent: Elections and Democratic Legitimacy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199276387
eISBN:
9780191602719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276382.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Investigates the gap in winners’ and losers’ attitudes with regard to different kinds of attitudes about the political system across established and newly emerging democracies. The results show that ... More


Political Legitimacy and the Winner–Loser Gap

Christopher J. Anderson, André Blais, Shaun Bowler, Todd Donovan, and Ola Listhaug

in Losers' Consent: Elections and Democratic Legitimacy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199276387
eISBN:
9780191602719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276382.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Although political scientists have recognized the importance of election outcomes for how people feel about the democratic political process for some time, few have systematically examined the effect ... More


Political Choice in Britain

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

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199244881
eISBN:
9780191601521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924488X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Political Choice in Britain uses data from the 1964 to 2001 British election studies (BES), 1992 to 2002 monthly Gallup polls, and numerous other national surveys conducted over the past ... More


Economic Crisis, Political Legitimacy, and Social Cohesion

Polavieja Javier

in Economic Crisis, Quality of Work, and Social Integration: The European Experience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664719
eISBN:
9780191765209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664719.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter investigates the impact of economic vulnerability and economic crisis on political trust, satisfaction with democracy and attitudes towards redistribution. These attitudes are crucial in ... More


Talking It Up or Talking It Down?: How National Democracy Conditions the Relationship Between Talking About and Expressing Democratic Satisfaction with European Politics

Hajo G. Boomgaarden

in (Un)intended Consequences of EU Parliamentary Elections

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757412
eISBN:
9780191817120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757412.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter explains public opinion about the state of European democracy by focusing on the role of communication. It is argued that political talk, described as a core component of democratic life, ... More


An Empirical Assessment of Satisfaction with Democracy

Mónica Ferrín

in How Europeans View and Evaluate Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198766902
eISBN:
9780191821141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766902.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Satisfaction with democracy (SWD) is one of the most frequently used indicators in public opinion research on political support. In spite of this, many critics have highlighted its weakness as a ... More


Consenting to Lose or Expecting to Win? Inter-temporal Changes in Voters’ Winner–Loser Status and Satisfaction with Democracy

Eric Chang, Yun-han Chu, and Wen-chin Wu

in Elections and Democracy: Representation and Accountability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198716334
eISBN:
9780191784934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716334.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter extends the winner–loser gap thesis by analysing how inter-temporal changes in voters’ winner–loser status over time affect their democratic support in emerging democracies. The chapter ... More


Globalization, Representation, and Attitudes towards Democracy

Kees Aarts, Jacques Thomassen, and Carolien van Ham

in Elections and Democracy: Representation and Accountability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198716334
eISBN:
9780191784934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716334.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

One of the main challenges for modern democracies is their supposedly declining support among the citizenry. Two rival explanations for declining political support are the modernization thesis and ... More


Democratic Support and Globalization

Stephen Fisher

in Globalization and Domestic Politics: Parties, Elections, and Public Opinion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757986
eISBN:
9780191817878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757986.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the impact of globalization on satisfaction with democracy in a comparative perspective. It explicitly investigates whether globalization fosters or constrains democratic ... More


Summary and Conclusions: Europe in Equilibrium—Unresponsive Inertia or Vibrant Resilience?

David Sanders, Pedro C. Magalhães, and Gábor Tóka

in Citizens and the European Polity: Mass Attitudes Towards the European and National Polities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199602339
eISBN:
9780199949908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602339.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This chapter starts by describing the features of domestic, national-level and European Union-level politics that the previous chapters have sought to illuminate. It then summarizes the fundamental ... More


Personalization and Democratic Renewal: Anything More than Talk?

Alan Renwick and Jean-Benoit Pilet

in Faces on the Ballot: The Personalization of Electoral Systems in Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199685042
eISBN:
9780191765346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685042.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The previous chapters have shown that the trend towards the personalization of electoral systems is linked to a desire to fill in the gap between citizens and politics. Chapter 10 extends beyond the ... More


Immigration and Perceptions of National Political Systems in Europe

Lauren McLaren

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198739463
eISBN:
9780191802447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739463.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book analyses the impact of immigration on perceptions of national political systems in Europe and contends that public concern about immigration is undermining trust in national political ... More


Economic Outcomes, Quality of Governance, and Satisfaction with Democracy

Pedro C. Magalhães

in Myth and Reality of the Legitimacy Crisis: Explaining Trends and Cross-National Differences in Established Democracies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198793717
eISBN:
9780191835520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793717.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter investigates the impact of economic outcomes and quality of government on political support, arguing that the effect of economic performance is contingent on the quality of government. ... More


Explaining Citizens’ Evaluations of Democracy

Mariano Torcal and Alexander H. Trechsel

in How Europeans View and Evaluate Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198766902
eISBN:
9780191821141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766902.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter is dedicated to the explanation of citizens’ evaluations of democracy. Parting from the rather well-developed literature on satisfaction with democracy, we find confirmation of the ... More


Satisfaction or Disaffection from British Democracy?

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/9780199656639.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter reviews how minorities feel about British democracy and how much they trust British political institutions. As in Chapter 3, the central finding is of convergence across the generations ... More


Modernization, Globalization, and Satisfaction with Democracy

Kees Aarts, Carolien van Ham, and Jacques Thomassen

in Myth and Reality of the Legitimacy Crisis: Explaining Trends and Cross-National Differences in Established Democracies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198793717
eISBN:
9780191835520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793717.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter tests the validity of the major propositions of modernization and globalization theories. Modernization theory attributes legitimacy decline to the socioeconomic and cultural ... More


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