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It's All Under Control: Threat, Perceived Control, and Political Engagement.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Political Psychology. Jun2022, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p419-436. 18p. 3 Charts, 4 Graphs.

Abstract:The relationship between political threat, anxiety, and political engagement is the subject of a large but mixed body of evidence. While some researchers find that political threat and/or anxiety increase engagement with politics, others find that they...

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A Recursive Measure of Voting Power with Partial Decisiveness or Efficacy.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Politics. Jul2022, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p1652-1666. 15p.

Abstract:The current literature standardly conceives of voting power in terms of decisiveness: the ability to change the voting outcome by unilaterally changing one's vote. I argue that this classic conception of voting power, which fails to account for partial...

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Dissecting Electoral Support for the Far Right: A Comparison between Mature and Post-Communist European Democracies.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Government & Opposition. Jan2022, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p56-83. 28p.

Abstract:This article investigates three explanations for electoral support for the far right – 'cultural backlash', 'economic grievances' and 'protest voting' – in a novel way. Our main contribution is that we contrast far-right voters with voters of centre-ri...

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The Rise of Majority Rule in Early Modern Britain and its Empire.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Parliamentary History (Wiley-Blackwell); Jun2022, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p378-381, 4p

Abstract:Copyright of Parliamentary History (Wiley-Blackwell) is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may...

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Economic Distress and Support for Radical Right Parties—Evidence From Sweden.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Comparative Political Studies. Feb2022, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p191-221. 31p.

Abstract:This paper studies the effects of economic distress on support for radical right parties. Using Swedish election data, I show that one layoff notice among low-skilled native-born workers increases, on average, support for the Swedish radical right part...

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Learning by doing: The impact of experiencing democracy in education on political trust and participation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Politics. Feb2022, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p75-94. 20p.

Abstract:This article investigates whether engagement in school or university, such as being the speaker of class, a member of a student council, and so on, has an impact on political participation and political trust. Following interactionist socialisation the...

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Civic education as an antidote to inequalities in political participation? New evidence from English secondary education.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):British Politics; Jun2022, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p185-209, 25p

Abstract:Copyright of British Politics is the property of Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, downloa...

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One Obstacle among Many: The Filibuster and Majority Party Agendas.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Forum (2194-6183). Feb2022, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p685-708. 24p.

Abstract:In today's hyper-partisan environment, scholars and commentators contend that the filibuster poses a nearly insuperable obstacle to a Senate majority party's agenda, limiting Congress's output to non-controversial measures. Drawing on data about congre...

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Authoritarian values and the welfare state: the social policy preferences of radical right voters.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):West European Politics. Jan2022, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p77-101. 25p.

Abstract:What kind of welfare state do voters of populist radical right parties (PRRPs) want and how do their preferences differ from voters of mainstream left- and right-wing parties? In this paper, we draw on an original, representative survey of public opini...

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Sovereignty of what and for whom? The political mobilisation of sovereignty claims by the Italian Lega and Fratelli d'Italia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Comparative European Politics; Jun2022, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p365-389, 25p

Abstract:Copyright of Comparative European Politics is the property of Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may p...

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