Browsing SPS Theses by Subject "Elections"
Title:Re-thinking turnout : explaining within-individual variation in electoral participation Author(s):DENNISON, JamesDate:2017Citation:Florence : European University Institute, 2017Type:ThesisSeries/Number:EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social SciencesAbstract:This thesis presents four essays that aim to explain within-individual variation in voter turnout. The motivation behind this thesis is not only the importance of voter turnout to democracy, both in theoretical and substantive ...
Title:The Structuring Effect of Electoral Competition Author(s):WEBER, TillDate:2011Type:ThesisSeries/Number:EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social SciencesAbstract:Democratic politics are structured by elections. Governments come and go, campaigns come and go, policies come and go, and so forth. In representative democracy, the mere existence of elections strongly alters the behavior ...
Title:The life and times of coalition governments : coalition maintenance by event management Author(s):MITCHELL, PaulDate:1996Citation:Florence, European University Institute, 1996Type:ThesisSeries/Number:EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social Sciences