How Ireland Voted 2002

How Ireland Voted 2002


How Ireland Voted 2002 provides an in-depth analysis of the Irish general election. Continuing an established series of election studies, it sets out the context of the campaign, assesses the impact of the political parties' marketing strategies, and presents first-hand candidate campaign diaries. It analyzes voting patterns employing both aggregate data and survey evidence, discusses the post-election negotiations leading to the formation of the new government, and considers the implications for the future of the Irish party system.

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ISBN-13: 9781349428427
Publisher: Springer Nature B.V.
Publication date: 04/16/2017
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

HEINZ BRANDENBURG Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
JOHN COAKLEY Lecturer in Politics, University College Dublin
STEPHEN COLLINS Political Editor, Sunday Tribune
YVONNE GALLIGAN Reader in Politics, Queen's University Belfast
JOHN GARRY Lecturer, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Reading, UK
JACQUELINE HAYDEN Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Trinity College Dublin
FIACHRA KENNEDY Department of Political Science, Trinity College Dublin
PAT LYONS Department of Political Science, Trinity College Dublin
GAIL MCELROY Department of Political Science, Trinity College Dublin
GARY MURPHY Senior Lecturer in Government, Dublin City University
RICHARD SINNOTT Associate Professor, Department of Politics, University College Dublin
LIAM WEEKS Department of Political Science, Trinity College Dublin

Table of Contents

The Background to the Election; G.Murphy Campaign Strategies; S.Collins Candidate Selection: More Democratic or More Centrally Controlled?; Y.Galligan The Candidates' Perspective; S.Fleming, P.Bradford, J.Burton, F.O'Malley, D.Boyle, A.Ó Snodaigh & L.Twomey Stability and Turmoil: Analysis of the Results; M.Gallagher What Decided the Election?; J.Garry, F.Kennedy, M.Marsh & R.Sinnott Voter Turnout in 2002 and Beyond; P.Lyons & R.Sinnott Why the Opinion Polls got it Wrong in 2002; G.McElroy & M.Marsh The Media and the Campaign; H.Brandenburg & J.Hayden The Subterranean Election of the Seanad; M.Gallagher & L.Weeks Government Formation in 2002; P.Mitchell The Election and the Party System; J.Coakley Appendices; L.Weeks Index

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