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The dynamics of referendum campaigns : an international perspective

The dynamics of referendum campaigns : an international perspective

Author: C H de Vreese
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The Dynamics of Referendum Campaigns argues for the importance of campaigns in referendums and demonstrates their significant role in changing in public opinion, in bringing about political participation, and in underpinning the voters' choice of to whether say Yes or No. Given the characteristics of referendums, we can often expect a greater degree of volatility and uncertainty in vote preferences in a referendum  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dynamics of referendum campaigns.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(DLC) 2007022509
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C H de Vreese
ISBN: 9780230591189 0230591183
OCLC Number: 314799076
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 272 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Context, elites, media and public opinion in referendums : when campaigns really matter / Claes H. de Vreese --
Opinion formation and change in referendum campaigns / Lawrence LeDuc --
The strategic context of referendums on the EU constitution / Simon Hug --
Referendum campaigns : changing what people think or changing what they think about? / Michael Marsh --
Campaign information and voting behaviour in EU referendums / Sara Binzer Hobolt --
The participation in Swiss direct-democratic votes / Hanspeter Kriesi --
Turnout in referendums : the Dutch experience, an analysis of voter and referendum characteristics that influence turnout in referendums / Peter Neijens [and others] --
E-voting and electoral participation / Alexander H. Trechsel --
Immigration, identity, economy and the government : understanding variation in explanations for outcomes of EU-related referendums / Claes H. de Vreese and Hajo G. Boomgaarden --
The ideological response : saying no to the euro / Henrik Oscarsson --
The determinants of voting choices on environmental issues : a two-level analysis / Pascal Sciarini, Nicholas Bornstein and Bruno Lanz.
Responsibility: edited by Claes H. de Vreese.
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This book focuses on the key actors in a referendum (the political elites/ parties, the media and citizens) and is centred around themes such as campaign style, campaign effects, electoral  Read more...


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