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How do emotions shape the choices of voters? Evidence from the 2010 UK general election

Wagner, Markus (2014) How do emotions shape the choices of voters? Evidence from the 2010 UK general election. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 Dec 2014). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

How do emotional responses influence the choices of voters? Markus Wagner writes on the role of emotions in political decision-making. Using evidence from the 2010 UK general election, he shows that fear and anger, particularly in relation to the financial crisis, had a clear impact on voter choice.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2017 08:47
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 02:23
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/71579

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