Title:The structuring effect of electoral competition Author(s):WEBER, TillDate:2011Citation:
- Florence : European University Institute, 2011
Type: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:Campaign Effects and Second-Order Cycles - A Top-Down Approach to European Parliament Elections Author(s):WEBER, TillDate:2007Citation:
- European Union Politics, 2007, 8, 4, 509-536
Type:ArticleAbstract:. Based on survey data from the European Election Studies of 1999 and 2004, first-order campaign mobilization is shown to determine the prospects of government parties in second-order elections. Mobilization itself depends ...