Religion and Mass Electoral Behaviour in Europe

Religion and Mass Electoral Behaviour in Europe

by David Broughton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415201292

ISBN-13: 9780415201292

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The onset of a new millennium has given renewed impetus to the study of religion and its place in the secular world. Religion and Mass Electoral Behaviour in Europe is an innovative, cutting-edge study, which focuses on the question of whether - and how - religion continues to influence and shape electoral behaviour across Europe.
With exceptional detail,

Overview

The onset of a new millennium has given renewed impetus to the study of religion and its place in the secular world. Religion and Mass Electoral Behaviour in Europe is an innovative, cutting-edge study, which focuses on the question of whether - and how - religion continues to influence and shape electoral behaviour across Europe.
With exceptional detail, this book presents empirical data drawn from a range of country case studies to provide examples of different religious experiences and relationships.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415201292
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science Series, #19
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction David Broughton and Hans-Martien ten 2. The political culture of secularisation: European trends and comparative perspectives Brian Girvin 3. Reading the runes: the religious factor in Scandinavian electoral politics John Madeley 4. A confessional cleavage resurrected? The denominational vote in Britain David Seawright 5. The ever-shallower cleavage: religion and electoral politics in Germany Geoffrey K. Roberts 6. The bells toll no more: the declining influence of religion on voting behaviour in the Netherlands Joop J.M. Van Holsteyn and Galen A. Irwin 7. Religious voting in a secular frame Pierre D'echon 8. An elusive cleavage? Religiosity and party choice in Spain Jose Ramon Montero and Kerman Calvo 9. Italy: a dramatic case of secularization? Mark Donovan 10. Religious and clerical polarisation in Hungary Zsolt Enyedi 11. The religious base of politics in post-communist Poland: a case of bounded secularization Kenneth ka-loc Chan 12. Conclusion: European exceptionalism? David Broughton and Hans-Martien ten Napel

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