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Value Orientations and Party Choice

Oddbjørn Knutsen and Staffan Kumlin

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:
10.1093/0199273219.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The general hypothesis of the book is that the power of long-term factors to explain party choice has gradually become weaker. Since value orientations can be considered as long-term factors, one ... More


The Impact of Values

Jan W. Van Deth and Elinor Scarbrough (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is the fourth in the ‘Beliefs in government’ series, and focuses on phenomena indicative of widespread change in the value orientations of citizens in Western Europe during the past two ... More


Perspectives on Value Change

Jan W. Van Deth and Elinor Scarbrough

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter offers a general assessment of the extent to which the foregoing chapters have helped achieve the objectives set out at the start of the book. The general conclusion is that while ... More


Introduction: The Impact of Values

Jan W. Van Deth

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter sets out the purpose of the book, namely to investigate the ways in which changes in public attitudes to key areas of social and political life (‘value changes’) affect the fundamental ... More


Cleavage Politics

Oddbjørn Knutsen and Elinor Scarbrough

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter assesses the plausibility of claims about the changing dynamics of mass politics in Western Europe, by contrasting the ‘cleavage’ and ‘values’ models of voting behaviour. These represent ... More


The Concept of Values

Jan W. Van Deth and Elinor Scarbrough

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter begins by noting some general conceptual and methodological issues arising from the social‐scientific study of values, and then reviews various approaches to conceptualizing, selecting, ... More


Party Choice

Oddbjørn Knutsen

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The focus of this chapter is the impact on party choice of the three value orientations central to this volume: religious‐secular, left‐right materialism, and materialism/post‐materialism. These ... More


Value Cleavages and Partisan Conflict

Richard Gunther and Kuan Hsin-chi

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/9780199202836.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter tries to map the attitudinal underpinnings of partisan preference in seven countries, based on a multidimensional and cross-nationally comparable battery of questions regarding ... More


Value Change in Europe from the Perspective of Empirical Social Research

Helmut Thome

in The Cultural Values of Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311383
eISBN:
9781846315800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311383.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the empirical social research of value change in Europe. It first defines the concepts of ‘value’ and ‘value orientation’ and then examines Ronald Inglehart's theories and ... More


Equity Investment Styles

Andrew Mason

in Portfolio Theory and Management

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199829699
eISBN:
9780199979790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829699.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Establishing a meaningful peer group or benchmark is crucial to those involved in selecting and evaluating investment funds and for those studying the risk-return profiles of those funds. This ... More


For the Strength of Youth

Melvyn Hammarberg

in The Mormon Quest for Glory: The Religious World of the Latter-Day Saints

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199737628
eISBN:
9780199332472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737628.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

“Youth” are defined by the Church as Young Men and Young Women who are members in good standing in the age-range from 12 years through age 17. The young men are ordained to the Aaronic priesthood, ... More


Between Dechurchification and Religious Persistence: West Germany

Detlef Pollack and Gergely Rosta

in Religion and Modernity: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801665
eISBN:
9780191840302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801665.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The analysis conducted in this chapter of the religious changes undergone by the Federal Republic since its founding considers the religious losses as well as the sometimes astonishing resistance of ... More


Political Culture

Detlef Pollack

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0065
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political culture studies presuppose that the stability of political order considerably depends upon cultural support of the population. In the event of political and economic transformation ... More


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