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: Electoral Systems, Elections and Public Opinion

William L. Miller

in The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Throughout the twentieth century, the content and focus of British research on elections and public opinion was influenced by the changing political agenda of the day, but its quantity and style were ... More


The European Voter: A Comparative Study Of Modern Democracies

Jacques Thomassen

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199273218
eISBN:
9780191602962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273219.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The purpose of this book is to describe and explain the changes in electoral behaviour that occurred in six West-European countries in the second half of the twentieth century. Two alternative ... More


Democracy, Intermediation, and Voting on Four Continents

Richard Gunther, Jose Ramon Montero, and Hans-Jürgen Puhle (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199202836
eISBN:
9780191695452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202836.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book presents the results of systematic comparative analyses of electoral behaviour and support for democracy in thirteen countries on four continents. It is based on national election surveys ... More


Putting Voters in their Place: Geography and Elections in Great Britain

Ron Johnston and Charles Pattie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268047
eISBN:
9780191699238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268047.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Why do people living in different areas vote in different ways? Why does this change over time? How do people talk about politics with friends and neighbours, and with what effect? Does the geography ... More


Anti‐Party Sentiments in Southern Europe

Mariano Torcal, Richard Gunther, and José Ramón Montero

in Political Parties: Old Concepts and New Challenges

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246748
eISBN:
9780191599385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246742.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political scientists who have written about party decline (the ‘crisis of parties’) fall into two broad categories: one group includes those who focus their analysis on the organizational structures, ... More


The Rise of New Labour: Party Policies and Voter Choices

Anthony F. Heath, Roger M. Jowell, and John K. Curtice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245116
eISBN:
9780191599453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245118.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The main aim of the book is to explore electoral behaviour in Britain from 1979– 97, which covers the 18years of Conservative government with Margaret Thatcher and John Major as prime ministers of ... More


Voting and Intermediation: Informational Biases and Electoral Choices in Comparative Perspective

Pedro C. Magalhães

in Democracy, Intermediation, and Voting on Four Continents

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199202836
eISBN:
9780191695452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202836.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter tackles the role of information on electoral behaviour by examining whether the informational biases to which voters are exposed during electoral campaigns end up influencing their ... More


To Vote or Not to Vote: The Problem of Turnout

Ron Johnston and Charles Pattie

in Putting Voters in their Place: Geography and Elections in Great Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268047
eISBN:
9780191699238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268047.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers trends over time in electoral participation in the UK, and asks what factors influence the decision whether or not to vote. Electoral participation is driven by a variety of ... More


Mapping the Mind of a Voter: Anatomy of Homo Suffragator

Michael Bruter and Sarah Harrison

in Inside the Mind of a Voter: A New Approach to Electoral Psychology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691182896
eISBN:
9780691202013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182896.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter describes where this book fits in the electoral science field. It starts by exploring the ambition of electoral psychology as a scholarly approach, and grounds the book theoretically and ... More


Homo Suffragator

Michael Bruter and Sarah Harrison

in Inside the Mind of a Voter: A New Approach to Electoral Psychology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691182896
eISBN:
9780691202013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182896.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter briefly explores the scope and historical context of this book, introducing some key new concepts and their articulation with the existing concepts and literature of electoral behaviour. ... More


Bringing Geography In

Ron Johnston and Charles Pattie

in Putting Voters in their Place: Geography and Elections in Great Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268047
eISBN:
9780191699238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268047.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The core of this book's argument is that incorporating geography — as a synonym for ‘place’ not as an academic discipline — to the generally used models is central to understanding British voting ... More


The Geography of Voting: Regions, Places, and Neighbourhoods

Ron Johnston and Charles Pattie

in Putting Voters in their Place: Geography and Elections in Great Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268047
eISBN:
9780191699238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268047.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The previous chapter outlined a number of reasons why there should be a geography of voting patterns in the United Kingdom — over and above those that simply reflect compositional effects. Integral ... More


Coda: Flipping the Electoral World Upside-Down: Homo Suffragator beyond the Age of Reason

Michael Bruter and Sarah Harrison

in Inside the Mind of a Voter: A New Approach to Electoral Psychology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691182896
eISBN:
9780691202013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182896.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter summarizes the lessons learned about Homo Suffragator and the psychology of voters. Do personality, memory, and identity shape citizens' electoral experience and behaviour, and ... More


Models of Voting

Ron Johnston and Charles Pattie

in Putting Voters in their Place: Geography and Elections in Great Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268047
eISBN:
9780191699238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268047.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A great deal has been written about electoral behaviour in the UK since the mid-1960s, and an increasing volume of data has been analysed to test ideas regarding which people vote for what party (or ... More


Voters on the Move or on the Run?

Bernhard Weßels, Hans Rattinger, Sigrid Roßteutscher, and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199662630
eISBN:
9780191756191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662630.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book addresses electoral change, the reasons, and the consequences. By investigating heterogeneity of voting (part I) and complexity of voting and its context (part II) it shows that increasing ... More


Electoral Identity and Individual–Societal Dynamics

Michael Bruter and Sarah Harrison

in Inside the Mind of a Voter: A New Approach to Electoral Psychology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691182896
eISBN:
9780691202013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182896.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter develops a model of electoral identity. The starting point is that virtually all electoral science is based on a silent assumption: that the vote is a direct translation of electoral ... More


Revolution or Evolution? The 2007 Scottish Elections

John Curtice and David McCrone

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638994
eISBN:
9780748652891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638994.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Scottish parliamentary and local elections of 2007 were significant for two key reasons: the SNP was brought to power for the first time in its history, posing a fundamental challenge to the ... More


Electoral Memory

Michael Bruter and Sarah Harrison

in Inside the Mind of a Voter: A New Approach to Electoral Psychology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691182896
eISBN:
9780691202013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182896.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines psychological models of visual, auditory, and haptic memory, in order to derive new hypotheses regarding what one could expect citizens to remember from past elections, and how ... More


Party Campaigns and their Impact

Ron Johnston and Charles Pattie

in Putting Voters in their Place: Geography and Elections in Great Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268047
eISBN:
9780191699238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268047.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter looks at effects created by political parties through their campaigning. A substantial accumulation of evidence has shown that the constituency campaign remains a vital and effective ... More


Muslim Integration and European Islam in the Next Generation

Jonathan Laurence

in The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144214
eISBN:
9781400840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144214.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the future prospects for Muslims' political and social integration. A number of the social, cultural, and political adjustments that will characterize Europe in coming ... More


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