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British General Elections Since 1945


In this updated edition, Butler chronicles the results and meanings of each general election in Britain.
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In this updated edition, Butler chronicles the results and meanings of each general election in Britain.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631198284
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/11/1995
  • Series: Making Contemporary Britain Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 156
  • Product dimensions: 5.45 (w) x 8.48 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author

David Butler, a Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford, since 1951, has been associated with the Nuffield Election Studies since 1945. He is well known for his election commentaries on the BBC and has written widely on British, American and Australian politics.

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Table of Contents

1. Continuity and Change.

2. Thirteen General Elections.

3. The Legal Framework.

4. Constituencies, Seats and Votes.

5. Franchise, Turnout and Voting Behaviour.

6. The Timing of Elections and the Party Battle.

7. Changing MPs.

8. The Cost of Elections.

9. The National Campaign.

10. The Media.

11. Advertising and Polls.

12. Local Electioneering.

13. Conclusion.

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