Performance Politics and the British Voter

Performance Politics and the British Voter

by Harold D. Clarke, David Sanders, Marianne C. Stewart, Paul F. Whiteley
     
 

Shows that judgment of party competence is at the heart of electoral choice in contemporary Britain.See more details below

Overview

Shows that judgment of party competence is at the heart of electoral choice in contemporary Britain.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521874441
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/23/2009
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Harold D. Clarke is Ashbel Smith Professor in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas.

David Sanders is Professor of Government at the University of Essex.

Marianne C. Stewart is Professor of Political Science in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Paul F. Whiteley is Professor of Government at the University of Essex.

Table of Contents

1. Performance politics and the British voter; 2. The theory of valence politics; 3. Valence politics and the long campaign; 4. Tony's war; 5. Electoral choices; 6. The short campaign; 7. Voting and political participation; 8. Performance, people and the political system; 9. Performance politics reconsidered; Appendix A: vote in 2005 by socio-demographic characteristics; Appendix B: turnout by socio-demographic characteristics; Appendix C: dynamics of party identification.

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