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Nested voters: citizen choices embedded in political contexts

Anderson, Christopher J. ORCID: 0000-0003-3198-4172 and Dalton, Russell J. (2010) Nested voters: citizen choices embedded in political contexts. In: Dalton, Russell J. and Anderson, Christopher J., (eds.) Citizens, Context, and Choice: How Context Shapes Citizens' Electoral Choices. Comparative Study of Electoral Systems. Oxford University Press, 241 - 256. ISBN 9780199599233

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Identification Number: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599233.003.0011


This chapter reviews the findings of this book and discusses their implications for the study of voter behavior. It argues that the effect of political institutions on voter behavior is typically indirect and contingent and that the most promixate contextual influences are typically different dimensions of the electoral supply in the form of party system polarization and fragmentation.

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Additional Information: © 2011 The Authors
Divisions: European Institute
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2019 13:21
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 05:52

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