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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


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

Thomas M. Holbrook

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190269128
eISBN:
9780190632809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269128.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This book looks at change in party fortunes in presidential elections since 1972, documenting the magnitude, direction, and consequences of changes in party support in the states. It finds that the ... More


The Changing Political Landscape

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/9780190269128.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter begins by reviewing the current challenges faced by the Republic Party, in particular its long-term prospects in U.S. presidential elections. It considers the question of why the party ... More


The Political Consequences of Black Social Networks

Ismail K. White and Chryl N. Laird

in Steadfast Democrats: How Social Forces Shape Black Political Behavior

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691199511
eISBN:
9780691201962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691199511.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter offers an empirical assessment of the connection between racial homophily in black social networks and homogeneity in black party support. It shows a strong link between racially ... More


Compositional Change and Political Change

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/9780190269128.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter wades through the many conceptualizations of how group membership is likely to affect political support, offers some individual-level evidence from the 2012 election, and puts together a ... More


Political Leaders and Democratic Elections

Kees Aarts, André Blais, and Hermann Schmitt (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199259007
eISBN:
9780191803406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199259007.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Outcomes of legislative elections are typically reported in terms of party support: how many votes and seats were obtained by each party? But in fact voters are faced with three choices which must be ... More


The North Korean Abductions and Abductee Families’ Activism

Celeste L. Arrington

in Accidental Activists: Victim Movements and Government Accountability in Japan and South Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453762
eISBN:
9781501703379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453762.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter focuses on the social movements spawned by North Korean abductions. Since the Korean War, North Korea (the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, DPRK) has purportedly kidnapped ... More


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