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On the complex relationship between political ignorance and democracy

Kaye, Simon (2015) On the complex relationship between political ignorance and democracy. British Politics and Policy at LSE (20 Mar 2015). Website.

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Abstract

Political ignorance is one of the most important features of the British – or any other – public. As the general election approaches, we may be moved to ask how competent the average voter really is. But, as Simon Kaye explains in this article, the relationship between democracy and ignorance is extremely complicated, and calls for sophisticated political analysis.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2017 08:53
Last Modified: 25 May 2020 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/72489

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