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Do Political Campaigns Matter?

Campaign Effects in Elections and Referendums

Edited by David M. Farrell, Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck

Routledge – 2006 – 240 pages

Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

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    978-0-415-40660-4
    April 6th 2006
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    978-0-415-25593-6
    May 16th 2002

Description

This book, in bringing together some of the leading international scholars on electoral behaviour and communication studies, provides the first ever stock-take of the state of this sub-discipline. The individual chapters present the most recent studies on campaign effects in North America, Europe and Australasia. As a whole, the book provides a cross-national assessment of the theme of political campaigns and their consequences.

Author Bio

David M. Farrell is a Jean Monnet Professor of European Politics at the University of Manchester, UK. A co-editor of Party Politics, his research focuses on campaigns, electoral systems and representation in the European Parliament. He is also the author of Electoral Systems: A Comparative Introduction.

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck is Scientific Director at the Center for Survey Research and Methodology (ZUMA), Mannheim, Germany. His research interests are in the areas of comparative political behaviour, public opinion, political communication, electoral behaviour, political culture, social movements and political participation. He is also the author of Politische Kommunikation und Wählerverhalten.

Name: Do Political Campaigns Matter?: Campaign Effects in Elections and Referendums (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by David M. Farrell, Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck. This book, in bringing together some of the leading international scholars on electoral behaviour and communication studies, provides the first ever stock-take of the state of this sub-discipline. The individual chapters present the most recent studies...
Categories: Political Psychology, Politics & International Relations