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The Cognitive Basis of Voting

Wouter van der Brug and Cees van der Eijk

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is the second of six on the question of political representation in the EU, and the second of four that put the five requirements of the Responsible Party Model (outlined in Ch. 6) to an ... More


Issue Voting

Bernt Aardal and Pieter van Wijnen

in The European Voter: A Comparative Study Of Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199273218
eISBN:
9780191602962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273219.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The main research question in this chapter is to what extent and how voters’ perceptions of important issues affect the outcome of the election. The analyses clearly demonstrate that issue voting ... More


Policy Preferences and Party Choice

Cees van der Eijk, Mark N. Franklin, and Wouter van der Brug

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is the third of six on the question of political representation in the EU, and the third of four that put the five requirements of the Responsible Party Model (outlined in Ch. 6) to an ... More


Distinctiveness and Cohesion of Parties

Hermann Schmitt and Jacques Thomassen

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is the first of six on the question of political representation in the EU, and the first of four that put the five requirements of the Responsible Party Model (outlined in this chapter) ... More


Theories and Models of Party Support

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.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Discusses the theoretical frameworks that guide the empirical analyses in Political Choice in Britain. The sociological framework identifies various aspects of an individual’s social location, such ... More


Devolution: Making Electoral Moves Credible

Sonia Alonso

in Challenging the State: Devolution and the Battle for Partisan Credibility: A Comparison of Belgium, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691579
eISBN:
9780191741234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691579.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This chapter looks into the electoral moves of the main left-wing and right-wing state parties in Belgium, Italy, Spain, and the UK during the period of emergence and growth of peripheral party ... More


Examining Party Identity and Institutional Partisanship

Tracy L. Osborn

in How Women Represent Women: Political Parties, Gender and Representation in the State Legislatures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199845347
eISBN:
9780199949397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845347.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 3 describes the comparative design and data used in this book to test these two party effects. The first data source, the National Political Awareness Test (NPAT) from Project Vote Smart, ... More


The Positions of Clergy on Contemporary Issues of Public Life

Corwin E. Smidt

in Pastors and Public Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190455491
eISBN:
9780190455521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455491.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the change and continuity evident in the political attitudes held by Protestant clergy over the past two decades. The first section of the chapter examines the issue positions ... More


Common People?: Who Are Supporters and Sceptics and What Do They Want?

Catherine E. De Vries

in Euroscepticism and the Future of European Integration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198793380
eISBN:
9780191835216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793380.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter shows that the four types of support and scepticism characterize very different people within member states. Loyal supporters, and policy, regime, and exit sceptics differ in terms of ... More


The Referendum Campaign

James Mitchell

in The Scottish Independence Referendum: Constitutional and Political Implications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198755517
eISBN:
9780191816697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755517.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The referendum campaign was more intense and longer than previous election and referendum campaigns. This created opportunities for greater grassroots activity and popular mobilization. While two ... More


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