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About the book
In our poll-driven age, political attitude surveys have become something of an academic industry. Researchers have proposed numerous models to explain the relationship between a particular issue and voter behaviour, but there is no consensus on which approaches work best.
Issue Voting offers a welcome overview of the various models in use today, their strengths and their shortcomings.
Table of contents
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. The Linear Position Model
Chapter 3. Party Loyalty and Electoral Change
Chapter 4. Party Position and Utility
Chapter 5. Issue Dimensions and Party Systems
Chapter 6. Issue Priority
Chapter 7. Performance and Retrospective Voting
Chapter 8. The Causes of Issue Voting; References
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