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Local Campaigning and the Liberal Democrat Vote

Paul Whiteley, Patrick Seyd, and Antony Billinghurst

in Third Force Politics: Liberal Democrats at the Grassroots

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199242825
eISBN:
9780191604140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242828.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the role of the Liberal Democrat Party members in influencing voting behaviour in the 1997 general elections. Debates in literature about the importance of campaigns in ... More


Electoral Performance and Prospects

Paul Whiteley, Patrick Seyd, and Antony Billinghurst

in Third Force Politics: Liberal Democrats at the Grassroots

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199242825
eISBN:
9780191604140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242828.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter begins by looking at long-term support in elections and in the polls for the Liberal Democrats, to see how it has evolved over the last half-century or so. This provides a context within ... 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


The Local Campaign in the Television Age

Jon Lawrence

in Electing Our Masters: The Hustings in British Politics from Hogarth to Blair

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550128
eISBN:
9780191701528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550128.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the local campaign during the television age. When television finally emerged as a significant medium for political communication between 1959 and 1964, politicians seized its ... More


Does Personal Campaigning Make a Difference?

Heiko Giebler, Bernhard Weßels, and Andreas M. Wüst

in Voters on the Move or on the Run?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199662630
eISBN:
9780191756191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662630.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Local campaigning of candidates during federal elections has become an increasingly important topic in electoral research—not just in majoritarian electoral systems. This chapter delivers a detailed ... More


Democracy, Community, and the Crisis of Public Education

Michael B. Fabricant

in Organizing for Educational Justice: The Campaign for Public School Reform in the South Bronx

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669608
eISBN:
9781452946979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669608.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter describes how parents and community groups have been building organizing initiatives to empower parents and advance specific community proposals for change. It identifies instances of ... More


The Politics of Local Retailing

David J. Hess

in Localist Movements in a Global Economy: Sustainability, Justice, and Urban Development in the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012645
eISBN:
9780262255486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012645.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the type of localism that is organized as a movement in support of locally owned businesses and the politics of local retailing. It analyzes case studies of reuse centers as a ... More


The Radical Statistics Group: using statistics for progressive social change

Jeff Evans and Ludi Simpson

in Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447348214
eISBN:
9781447348269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348214.003.0024
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The UK-based Radical Statistics Group has a long-standing role in shaping statistics to support progressive social change. It has worked to demystify and critique official statistics, and to trace ... More


State and Local Elections, Ballot Issues

Dennis W. Johnson

in Democracy for Hire: A History of American Political Consulting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190272692
eISBN:
9780190272722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272692.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In addition to presidential campaigns, political consultants are increasingly used in state and local campaigns. Indeed, some political consultants prefer working in these races. This trend has led ... More


Building a Nationalist Base in Rural India: Peasant Struggles in Bijoliya, Champaran and Kheda

David Hardiman

in The Nonviolent Struggle for Indian Freedom, 1905-19

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190920678
eISBN:
9780190943233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190920678.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

The third chapter shows how the methods that Gandhi developed in South Africa were applied in practice in three movements in rural India that occurred in the second decade of the twentieth century. ... More


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