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Income inequality and party polarisation proceed together in some countries, but not in others

Sung Min, Han (2015) Income inequality and party polarisation proceed together in some countries, but not in others. Democratic Audit UK (24 Nov 2015). Website.

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Abstract

Income and wealth inequality have become increasingly important drivers of political activity over recent years, following the 2008 financial crisis. But what impact does economic polarisation have on political polarisation? Han Sung Min argues that in some cases income inequality and party polarisation proceed together, but not in others – with electoral systems providing a key explainer as to why.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2017 12:20
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2020 23:37
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/80938

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