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Mandate Theories: Government and Median

Michael D. McDonald and Ian Budge

in Elections, Parties, Democracy: Conferring the Median Mandate

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286720
eISBN:
9780191603327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286728.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The argument of Chapter One is spelled out in more detail in terms of propositional tables and accompanying discussion. These show the considerable overlap in the conditions for any mandate to exist, ... More


Linking Citizens and Parties: How Electoral Systems Matter for Political Representation

Lawrence Ezrow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199572526
eISBN:
9780191722752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572526.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Democracy depends on parties to articulate the political preferences of citizens. Do parties perform this crucial function? This book moves beyond conjecture to address empirically the degree to ... More


Policy Choices and Turnout

Jan E. Leighley and Jonathan Nagler

in Who Votes Now?: Demographics, Issues, Inequality, and Turnout in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159348
eISBN:
9781400848621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159348.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers how the policy positions offered by candidates influence voter turnout. It expects that larger differences in the policy positions of candidates are associated with a higher ... More


The Electoral Logic of Party Reputations

Paul M. Sniderman and Edward H. Stiglitz

in The Reputational Premium: A Theory of Party Identification and Policy Reasoning

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154145
eISBN:
9781400842551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154145.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents a theory of candidate positioning. The key to this account is the policy reputations of the two political parties. Candidates must take positions consistent with the policy ... More


Policy Journeys: Multiple Involvements, Distinctive Aspects, and Influences

Kenneth I. Maton

in Influencing Social Policy: Applied Psychology Serving the Public Interest

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199989973
eISBN:
9780190628840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989973.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines psychologists’ career-long policy journeys. The first section of the chapter centers on psychologists’ multiple policy involvements during the course of their careers, with ... More


The HE Industry: Speaking with More Than One Voice

David Palfreyman and Ted Tapper

in Reshaping the University: The Rise of the Regulated Market in Higher Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199659821
eISBN:
9780191781551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659821.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The institutional diversity of English higher education has given rise to, and in turn helped to intensify, a more open and pluralist politics of higher education in England. The first empirical ... More


TV Debates in Media Contexts: How and When Do TV Debates Have an Effect on Learning Processes?

Aiko Wagner and Elena Werner

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/9780198792130.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the effect of TV debates on political knowledge conditioned by the media context. We argue that TV debates take place in a wider media context and the extent of citizens’ ... More


Conclusion

Stefanie Walter, Ari Ray, and Nils Redeker

in The Politics of Bad Options: Why the Eurozone's Problems Have Been So Hard to Resolve

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198857013
eISBN:
9780191890123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857013.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

The concluding chapter begins by summarizing and discussing the insights that this book has generated. It has addressed three aspects that have received scant attention in existing research: The ... More


Cognitive Views of Parties

Gary C. Jacobson

in Presidents and Parties in the Public Mind

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226589206
eISBN:
9780226589480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226589480.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores in detail how perceptions of presidents and presidential candidates’ ideological and policy positions affect perceptions of their parties’ positions on these same dimensions. ... More


Parties and One Another

Richard S. Katz and Peter Mair

in Democracy and the Cartelization of Political Parties

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199586011
eISBN:
9780191866043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199586011.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter discusses how over the last decades, not only have mainstream parties become more similar to one another organizationally, they have also become more similar politically. On the one ... More


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