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Age significantly impacts on the choices that voters make at elections

Tilley, James (2014) Age significantly impacts on the choices that voters make at elections. Democratic Audit Blog (28 Jan 2014). Blog Entry.

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The current Coalition Government has notably protected the benefits and pensions enjoyed by older people, with political considerations likely key in its thinking. James Tilley argues that ageing as a psychological process entails a gradual gravitation towards parties that defend the status quo, which suggests that it is the Conservatives who are likely to benefit politically from Britain’s ‘ageing society’.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2014 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2014 14:50
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2020 23:24

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