Title:Why do political parties compete over some issues and remain silent about others? : explaining polity/policy issue competition in the electoral arenas of contemporary European democracies Author(s):WITAJEWSKA-BALTVILKA, BaibaDate:2016Citation:
- Florence : European University Institute, 2016
Type:ThesisSeries/Number:EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social SciencesAbstract:Political parties tend to compete over a wide range of issues in their electoral campaigns. Although the choice of issues that parties make can, to a great extent, be explained by several well-established theories (e.g. ...