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The Danish effect: when citizens agree with public policy, they’re satisfied with democracy too

Stecker, Christian and Tausendpfund, Markus (2016) The Danish effect: when citizens agree with public policy, they’re satisfied with democracy too. Democratic Audit Blog (19 Jun 2016). Website.

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Abstract

Inevitably, most of the people who didn’t vote for the party or parties in power will be less happy with the policies they implement. But in a survey of European countries, Christian Stecker and Markus Tausendpfund found this dissatisfaction extends to their opinion of the state of democracy in general, particularly when the government’s policies on redistribution and EU integration deviate greatly from their own. And while some countries do well when it comes to overall satisfaction – such as Sweden and Denmark – others, like Bulgaria, fare much worse.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2016 Democratic Audit UK © CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2017 08:33
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2021 23:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/69055

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