Ideology, Strategy and Party Change: Spatial Analyses of Post-War Election Programmes in 19 Democracies

Ideology, Strategy and Party Change: Spatial Analyses of Post-War Election Programmes in 19 Democracies

by Ian Budge, David Robertson, Derek Hearl
     
 

The importance of party programs to the operations of democratic government is assessed through the analysis of a major survey undertaken by the European Consortium for Political Research. See more details below

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The importance of party programs to the operations of democratic government is assessed through the analysis of a major survey undertaken by the European Consortium for Political Research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521056670
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Pages:
516
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Influence of election programmes: Britain and Canada 1945–1979 Colin Rallings; 2. The internal analysis of election programmes Ian Budge; 3. Britain, Australia, New Zealand and the United States 1946–1981, an initial comparative analysis David Robertson; 4. Canada 1945–1980: party platforms and campaign strategies William P. Irvine; 5. Sri Lanka 1947–1977: elite programmes and mass politics Judith Bara; 6. Israel 1949–1981 Judith Bara; 7. Ireland 1948–1981: issues, parties, strategies Peter Mair; 8. Northern Ireland 1921–1973: party manifestos and platforms Michael Laver; 9. Sweden and Denmark 1945–1982: election programmes in the Scandinavian setting Margareta Holmstedt and Tove-Lise Schou; 10. The Netherlands 1946–81 Karl Dittrich; 11. Belgium 1946–1981 Derek J. Hearl; 12. Luxembourg 1945–1982: dimensions and strategies Derek J. Hearl; 13. Austria 1945–1978 Franz Horner; 14. Electoral programmes in West Germany 1949–1980: explorations in the nature of political controversy Hans-Dieter Klingemann; 15. France 1958–1981: the strategy of joint government platforms François Pétry; 16. Italy 1946–1979: ideological distances and party movements Alfio Mastropaolo; 17. Japan 1960–1980: party programmes in elections Takashi Inoguchi; 18. Do parties differ, and how? Comparative discriminant and factor analyses Ian Budge and David Robertson; Appendices; General bibliography.

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