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The Resource Elections and voters in Britain, David Denver, Christopher Carman and Robert Johns, (electronic book)

Elections and voters in Britain, David Denver, Christopher Carman and Robert Johns, (electronic book)

Label
Elections and voters in Britain
Title
Elections and voters in Britain
Statement of responsibility
David Denver, Christopher Carman and Robert Johns
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The revised edition of this popular text incorporates material from the 2010 general election and discusses the latest research. The book provides a lucid account of the development of electoral politics in Britain over the post war period but focuses particularly on recent elections making full use of British Election Study (BES) survey data
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Denver, David
Dewey number
324.941
Index
no index present
LC call number
JN956.D45 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Carman, Christopher
  • Johns, Robert
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  • Elections
  • Voting
  • Great Britain
Label
Elections and voters in Britain, David Denver, Christopher Carman and Robert Johns, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Preface to the Third Edition; 1 Studying British Elections; Why study elections?; Studying elections; Aggregate and survey data compared; Theories of voting; 2 Turnout: Why People Vote (or Don't); Turnout variations over time; Turnout variations across constituencies; Survey studies of non-voting; Conclusion: what is to be done about low turnout?; 3 Alignment and Dealignment; Class and party; Other social influences on voting; Partisan alignment; Dealignment; The causes of dealignment; The consequence of dealignment: electoral volatility
  • 4 Issues, Policies and PerformanceIssue voting; Position issues, policies and ideology; Valence issues and performance; The economy and voting; Conclusion: 'performance politics'; 5 Party Image and Party Leaders; Party image; The content of party images; Party images and party choice; The sources of party image; Party leaders; Why leadership matters (more); How voters evaluate party leaders; Evidence of party leader effects; Conclusion; 6 Campaigning and the Mass Media; National campaigning; The mass media; Television; The national press; Opinion polls; Constituency campaigning
  • The new media campaignConclusion; 7 Electoral Geography and Electoral Systems; Regional variations; Urban-rural variations; Explaining regional variations; Constituency variations; Tactical voting; Localities and neighbourhoods; Electoral systems in Britain; Criticisms of first past the post; In defence of first past the post; Voting under different electoral systems; Conclusion; 8 Elections and Party Choice in Contemporary Britain; Explaining party choice; Explaining election outcomes; Conclusion; Glossary of Statistical and Technical Terms; References; Name Index; Subject Index
Control code
ocn966463951
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition
Extent
1 online resource (286 pages).
Form of item
online
Governing access note
SINGLE USER ACCESS. This e-book is restricted to one viewer at any one time. You may download a chapter or page range (subject to the same limits as for printing) as a permanent PDF image file for use on a computer or e-book reading device (including a Kindle)
Isbn
9780230241619
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Elections and voters in Britain, David Denver, Christopher Carman and Robert Johns, (electronic book)
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Preface to the Third Edition; 1 Studying British Elections; Why study elections?; Studying elections; Aggregate and survey data compared; Theories of voting; 2 Turnout: Why People Vote (or Don't); Turnout variations over time; Turnout variations across constituencies; Survey studies of non-voting; Conclusion: what is to be done about low turnout?; 3 Alignment and Dealignment; Class and party; Other social influences on voting; Partisan alignment; Dealignment; The causes of dealignment; The consequence of dealignment: electoral volatility
  • 4 Issues, Policies and PerformanceIssue voting; Position issues, policies and ideology; Valence issues and performance; The economy and voting; Conclusion: 'performance politics'; 5 Party Image and Party Leaders; Party image; The content of party images; Party images and party choice; The sources of party image; Party leaders; Why leadership matters (more); How voters evaluate party leaders; Evidence of party leader effects; Conclusion; 6 Campaigning and the Mass Media; National campaigning; The mass media; Television; The national press; Opinion polls; Constituency campaigning
  • The new media campaignConclusion; 7 Electoral Geography and Electoral Systems; Regional variations; Urban-rural variations; Explaining regional variations; Constituency variations; Tactical voting; Localities and neighbourhoods; Electoral systems in Britain; Criticisms of first past the post; In defence of first past the post; Voting under different electoral systems; Conclusion; 8 Elections and Party Choice in Contemporary Britain; Explaining party choice; Explaining election outcomes; Conclusion; Glossary of Statistical and Technical Terms; References; Name Index; Subject Index
Control code
ocn966463951
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition
Extent
1 online resource (286 pages).
Form of item
online
Governing access note
SINGLE USER ACCESS. This e-book is restricted to one viewer at any one time. You may download a chapter or page range (subject to the same limits as for printing) as a permanent PDF image file for use on a computer or e-book reading device (including a Kindle)
Isbn
9780230241619
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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