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Adebowale, Victor and Kippin, Henry (2014) When people feel they are not involved in shaping public services, this puts at risk the ‘social contract’ between citizen and state. Democratic Audit Blog (10 May 2014). Website.

Akirav, Osnat (2014) The skills needed to be re-elected are different to those needed to be an effective legislator. Democratic Audit Blog (04 Sep 2014). Website.

Allen, Beccy (2014) Prime Minister’s Questions needs to change to improve Parliament’s reputation with the public. Democratic Audit Blog (20 Feb 2014). Website.

Allen, Graham (2014) Five minutes with Graham Allen: “unlike most democracies, the UK lacks a document that sets out the rules of the political game”. Democratic Audit UK (21 Aug 2014). Website.

Allen, Nicholas and Birch, Sarah (2014) The Rochester by-election highlights a pervasive ‘anti-politics’ mood in the UK. Democratic Audit Blog (05 Dec 2014). Website.

Andrews, Emily (2014) In constructing her first cabinet, Nicola Sturgeon has shown a commitment to sending ‘a strong, positive message to girls and young women’. Democratic Audit Blog (29 Nov 2014). Website.

Andrews, Rhys and Ashworth, Rachel (2014) Is the UK Civil Service becoming more representative of the population it serves and, if so, why? Democratic Audit Blog (24 Jun 2014). Website.

Annesley, Claire (2014) More women in Government: time for gender quotas. Democratic Audit Blog (06 Feb 2014). Website.

Annesley, Claire and Gains, Francesca (2014) The Conservatives’ failure to prioritise gender equality could cost them dear at the general election. Democratic Audit Blog (13 Oct 2014). Website.

Armingeon, Klaus and Guthmann, Kai (2014) The handling of the Eurozone crisis has undermined confidence in democracy across Europe. Democratic Audit Blog (08 Apr 2014). Website.

Atkins, Judi, Theakston, Kevin and Gill, Mark (2014) Junior ministers during the New Labour years tended to enjoy more than just a ‘view from the foothills’. Democratic Audit Blog (07 Jul 2014). Website.

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Bailey, David (2014) Labour’s plans for city and regional devolution are welcome, but don’t go far enough. Democratic Audit UK (03 Jul 2014). Website.

Barber, Stephen (2014) Cameron and Miliband are both right on the constitution – But for the wrong reasons. Democratic Audit Blog (24 Sep 2014). Website.

Barber, Stephen (2014) David Cameron and Nick Clegg are stretching the British constitution, but our confrontational style of politics looks set to continue. Democratic Audit Blog (08 Oct 2014). Website.

Barber, Stephen (2014) UKIP’s rise could spark unplanned but welcome constitutionalreform. Democratic Audit Blog (22 Oct 2014). Website.

Barber, Stephen (2014) A small British Senate is the best alternative to the bloated and undemocratic House of Lords. Democratic Audit Blog (14 Aug 2014). Website.

Barton, Daniel (2014) The ECHR’s upholding of the French face-veil ban sets a very worrying precedent for the freedom of religious expression. Democratic Audit Blog (24 Jul 2014). Website.

Bates, Jo (2014) The progressive ideals behind Open Government Data arebeing used to further interests of the neoliberal state. Democratic Audit Blog (26 Nov 2014). Website.

Bechhofer, Frank and McCrone, David (2014) Symbols of shared Britishness are less important in sustaining the union than economic and political factors. Democratic Audit Blog (24 Mar 2014). Website.

Bee, Cristiano (2014) Active citizenship policies under successive governments have not catered for society’s marginalised groups. Democratic Audit Blog (26 Jun 2014). Website.

Bell, Christine (2014) The Smith Commission must choose between a Union basedon either separation or sharing. Democratic Audit Blog (21 Oct 2014). Website.

Bell, Christine (2014) The changing relationship between England and Scotlandcould confuse equality provision north of the border. Democratic Audit Blog (04 Dec 2014). Website.

Bennett, Natalie and Kippin, Sean (2014) The Green Party’s Natalie Bennett on UKIP, political disengagement, and the European and local elections. Democratic Audit UK (15 May 2014). Website.

Bennett, Natalie and Kippin, Sean (2014) The Leader of the Green Party, Natalie Bennett, on fixing our broken politics. Democratic Audit UK (14 May 2014). Website.

Bennister, Mark and Worthy, Ben (2014) Leadership capital ebbs and flows but trends downwards,influencing political fortunes over time. Democratic Audit Blog (04 Nov 2014). Website.

Bergamini, Matteo (2014) Compulsory political education is a must if we are to stem the flow of disengagement from politics. Democratic Audit Blog (05 Sep 2014). Website.

Berry, Craig (2014) Unless greater heed is paid to political economy, devolutioncould become a red herring of democratisation. Democratic Audit Blog (30 Oct 2014). Website.

Berry, Craig (2014) A referendum on lowering the voting age would generate a wider national debate about youth participation in democracy. Democratic Audit UK (25 Apr 2014). Website.

Berry, Craig and Berry, Richard (2014) Scots living overseas or elsewhere in the UK should have been given the right to vote in the independence referendum. Democratic Audit Blog (15 Sep 2014). Website.

Berry, Craig, Mycock, Andy and Tonge, Jonathan (2014) Voter registration levels for the Scottish independence referendum are already showing the potential benefits of lowering the voting age to 16. Democratic Audit UK (09 May 2014). Website.

Berry, Richard (2014) 10 years after NHS Foundation Trusts were created, their democratic processes are failing. Democratic Audit Blog (03 Apr 2014). Website.

Berry, Richard (2014) Book review: Yes: the radical case for Scottish independence by James Foley and Pete Ramand. Democratic Audit Blog (04 May 2014). Website.

Berry, Richard (2014) NHS Foundation Trusts have been a source of democraticexperimentation for the past decade. Democratic Audit Blog (12 Dec 2014). Website.

Berry, Richard (2014) New analysis reveals what types of organisation give evidence to parliamentary select committees. Democratic Audit UK (23 Jan 2014). Website.

Berry, Richard (2014) Parish councils can empower local communities, but we needmore of them in cities. Democratic Audit Blog (11 Sep 2014). Website.

Berry, Richard (2014) Resistance to all-women shortlists in South Wales has a complex set of causes beyond gender politics, but that doesn’t make it right. Democratic Audit Blog (07 Jul 2014). Website.

Berry, Richard (2014) The UK spends approximately £150 million per year administering elections. Democratic Audit UK (08 Mar 2014). Website.

Berry, Richard (2014) The use of the misleading ‘No Overall Control’ designation means some voters still don’t know who won their local election. Democratic Audit Blog (26 May 2014). Website.

Berry, Richard and Dunleavy, Patrick ORCID: 0000-0002-2650-6398 (2014) Engaging young voters with enhanced election information. . Democratic Audit UK, London, UK.

Berry, Richard and Dunleavy, Patrick ORCID: 0000-0002-2650-6398 (2014) To engage younger people in voting the UK must provide far more integrated and accessible information about elections. Democratic Audit UK (07 Mar 2014). Website.

Berry, Richard and Dunleavy, Patrick ORCID: 0000-0002-2650-6398 (2014) We should enfranchise young people at 16 while they are still living at home in a settled community. Democratic Audit UK (11 Mar 2014). Website.

Berry, Richard and Kippin, Sean (2014) New Democratic Audit e-collection: Should the UK lower the voting age to 16? Democratic Audit UK (04 Jul 2014). Website.

Berry, Richard and Kippin, Sean (2014) Parliamentary select committees: who gives evidence? . Democratic Audit, LSE Public Policy Group, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Berry, Richard and Kippin, Sean (2014) Should the UK lower the voting age to 16? . Democratic Audit, UK, London, UK.

Berry, Richard and Mcdonnell, Anthony (2014) Highly educated young people are less likely to vote than older people with much lower levels of attainment. Democratic Audit Blog (13 Mar 2014). Website.

Bew, Paul (2014) The Committee on Standards in Public Life is responding to the need for scrutiny of ethical standards in local government. Democratic Audit UK (02 Apr 2014). Website.

Bhatti, Yosef, Hansen, Kasper M. and Wass, Hanna (2014) Electoral turnout for young people peaks immediately after their enfranchisement, then falls sharply. Democratic Audit Blog (18 Jun 2014). Website.

Bickerton, Chris and Invernizzi Accetti, Carlo (2014) Italy’s new Prime Minister is engaged in an unusual, “perfomative” form of political leadership. Democratic Audit Blog (24 May 2014). Website.

Bischof, Daniel (2014) Party rhetoric isn’t usually empty talk, and tends to accurately reflect political and policy positions. Democratic Audit Blog (03 Nov 2014). Website.

Blick, Andrew (2014) The Cabinet Manual is constitutionally problematic because it expresses only the Executive’s views. Democratic Audit Blog (19 Feb 2014). Website.

Blick, Andrew (2014) Magna Carta can still challenge the orthodoxy and help resolve today’s democratic difficulties. Democratic Audit Blog (24 Nov 2014). Website.

Blunkett, David (2014) David Blunkett: introducing citizenship education was the easy bit. We need to do more to encourage schools to support youth participation. Democratic Audit UK (23 Jun 2014). Website.

Bolleyer, Nicole and Trumm, Siim (2014) Parliamentary salaries are frequently a source of party funding, but what are the implications for democracy? Democratic Audit Blog (25 Sep 2014). Website.

Bonnet, Michael and Prikken, Ingrid (2014) Patient power could be the driving force behind a revolution in the NHS. Democratic Audit UK (03 Jun 2014). Website.

Bonney, Norman (2014) If implemented in full, the Smith Commission report will provide Scotland with a welcome range of new powers. Democratic Audit Blog (10 Dec 2014). Website.

Bonney, Norman (2014) The Scottish Parliament should not have sovereign power because it serves the Scottish Government rather than holding it to account. Democratic Audit Blog (01 Jun 2014). Website.

Bonney, Norman (2014) The Scottish Parliament should not have sovereign power because it serves the Scottish Government rather than holding it to account. Democratic Audit UK (01 Jul 2014). Website.

Bonney, Norman (2014) The Smith Commission must not ignore the status of statereligion in Scotland. Democratic Audit Blog (20 Nov 2014). Website.

Bonney, Norman (2014) The current arrangements for the appointment of the membership of Scottish local council education committees offend basic equal opportunity principles. Democratic Audit Blog (20 May 2014). Website.

Bonney, Norman (2014) The dilemmas of the Scottish independence referendum for a unionist and secularist democrat. Democratic Audit Blog (01 Jun 2014). Website.

Bonney, Norman (2014) The first draft of Scotland’s interim constitution does little justice to the magnitude of the changes envisaged. Democratic Audit Blog (17 Jun 2014). Website.

Boonen, Joris, Falk Pedersen, Eva and Hooghe, Marc (2014) The complexity of a party system does not affect theideological compatibility of voters and political parties. Democratic Audit Blog (2014). Website.

Bowman, Benjamin (2014) Votes at 16 should be part of the systemic reform needed to counter youth abstention from democratic institutions. Democratic Audit UK (19 May 2014). Website.

Boyle, Katie, Saunders, Ben and Lundberg, Thomas (2014) Scotland’s draft interim constitution: limiting or liberating? Democratic Audit Blog (19 Jun 2014). Website.

Braun, Dietmar and Trein, Philipp (2014) Economic and financial crises can change the dynamics of federal relationships. Democratic Audit Blog (17 Dec 2014). Website.

Briggs, Jacqui (2014) Young women face gender-specific challenges that limit their political participation. Democratic Audit Blog (27 Jun 2014). Website.

Brown, Archie (2014) Professor Archie Brown on redefining, revolutionary and transformational political leaders. Democratic Audit UK (06 May 2014). Website.

Brown, Archie and Kippin, Sean (2014) Professor Archie Brown on the ‘dangerous myth’ of the strong leader. Democratic Audit UK (30 Apr 2014). Website.

Brumley, Cheryl, Birch, Sarah, Berry, Richard, Cowley, Philip and Mycock, Andrew (2014) Expert voices: is it time to lower the voting age to 16? Democratic Audit UK (05 Dec 2014). Website.

Brumley, Cheryl and Pontes Esposito, Marilia (2014) The class, race and age of activists in Brazilian social movements is becoming more diverse. Democratic Audit UK (17 Apr 2014). Website.

Bussu, Sonia (2014) Public engagement on the Internet of Things is essential if we are to put societal values at the centre of technologicaldevelopments. Democratic Audit Blog (04 Dec 2014). Website.

Butler, AM, Dame Rosemary (2014) Mentoring must play a central role in addressing the issue of gender inequality in public life. Democratic Audit Blog (30 Jan 2014). Website.

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Cairney, Paul (2014) The Smith Commission: will greater powers come with greaterdemocratic accountability? Democratic Audit Blog (05 Nov 2014). Website.

Cairney, Paul (2014) A guide to making a decision on how to vote in the Scottish Independence referendum. Democratic Audit Blog (13 Sep 2014). Website.

Cairney, Paul (2014) The problem of the political class is easy to exaggerate, but difficult to define. Democratic Audit Blog (07 Jul 2014). Website.

Caruana, Nicholas J. (2014) Negative partisanship is real, measurable, and affects political behaviour. Democratic Audit Blog (25 Nov 2014). Website.

Champion, Sarah (2014) Votes at 16 will not solve the problem of youth disengagement overnight, but it will help us to address the issue. Democratic Audit UK (14 May 2014). Website.

Chi, Enuju (2014) Two-party contests and the politics of electoral reform: the case of Taiwan. Democratic Audit Blog (17 Sep 2014). Website.

Chiru, Mikhail (2014) Coalition governments which are formed in advance of elections have better survival prospects. Democratic Audit Blog (26 Aug 2014). Website.

Christiansen, Karin (2014) The increasing influence of unaccountable forces on politicshas led to a crisis of identity. Democratic Audit Blog (23 Sep 2014). Website.

Clarke, Ken and Kippin, Sean (2014) Interview: Ken Clarke on Western democracy, the press, and the longevity of our political leaders. Democratic Audit UK (07 Apr 2014). Website.

Clifton-Brown, Geoffrey, Greengross, Sally, Lexden, Alistair, Norton, Philip, Parekh, Bhikhu and Tyler, Paul (2014) The Government needs to take steps to increase participation in elections by British expatriates. Democratic Audit Blog (28 Mar 2014). Website.

Cole, Michael (2014) The 2011 Welsh General Election: an analysis of the latest staging post in the maturing of Welsh Politics. Democratic Audit Blog (20 Feb 2014). Website.

Coleman, Anna and Dhesi, Surindar (2014) Health and wellbeing boards differ in their levels of transparency, involvement and modes of operation. Democratic Audit Blog (13 Mar 2014). Website.

Corbett, Jack and Veenendaal, Wouter (2014) Democracy can and does take root in poor countries, but only if we look at small states. Democratic Audit Blog (26 Nov 2014). Website.

Crines, Andrew S. (2014) If they want to prove to voters that they are ‘just like us’,politicians must embrace their flaws. Democratic Audit Blog (29 Oct 2014). Website.

Crines, Andrew Scott (2014) Parliamentary language should be updated, but themodernisation of our political institutions mustn’t stop there. Democratic Audit Blog (27 Nov 2014). Website.

Crowe, Jessica (2014) In the interests of equality and diversity, our representatives ought to be representative. Democratic Audit Blog (04 Aug 2014). Website.

Crowe, Jessica (2014) The future for Local Government in England could be bright, provided that it’s accountable. Democratic Audit UK (29 Dec 2014). Website.

Cruickshank, Troy (2014) Levels of economic optimism are a key factor in determining voter turnout. Democratic Audit Blog (29 Oct 2014). Website.

Cullinane, Carl (2014) The Scottish Independence Referendum, how will it all unfold? Democratic Audit Blog (17 Sep 2014). Website.

Cullinane, Carl (2014) Whither the Union? Scotland’s voice prompts more questionsthan answers. Democratic Audit Blog (19 Sep 2014). Website.

Curtice, John, Boyle, Katie, Tierney, Stephen and Douglas-Scott, Sionaidh (2014) The vow delivered? Experts respond to the publication of theSmith Commission’s recommendations. Democratic Audit Blog (28 Nov 2014). Website.

Curtice, John and Kippin, Sean (2014) Five minutes with John Curtice: “In over 60 opinion polls, only one has ever seen a majority in favour of Scottish independence”. Democratic Audit UK (14 Jul 2014). Website.

Curtice, John and Kippin, Sean (2014) Five minutes with John Curtice: “The problem facing the Conservatives is that so far this is a voteless recovery”. Democratic Audit UK (16 Jul 2014). Website.

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Dassoneville, Ruth and Hooghe, Marc (2014) The use of voter recall in election studies is unreliable, but shouldn’t be abandoned altogether. Democratic Audit Blog (14 Oct 2014). Website.

Dassonneville, Ruth and Dejaeghere, Yves (2014) When voters with high political knowledge change their votes, it is usually to ideologically similar parties. Democratic Audit Blog (04 Apr 2014). Website.

Davies, Bill (2014) If the rest of the country is to catch up to London, we need a Great North Plan. Democratic Audit Blog (13 Aug 2014). Website.

Dawson, Michael (2014) The North of England needs a devo-max government. Here’s why. Democratic Audit UK (09 Dec 2014). Website.

Defty, Andrew (2014) If the Intelligence and Security Committee is to be an effective scrutineer, it must be able to rely on the accuracy of the information provided by the security services. Democratic Audit Blog (11 Nov 2014). Website.

Defty, Andrew (2014) Recent events at the Intelligence and Security Committee make it increasingly difficult to justify the current arrangements for scrutinising the security services. Democratic Audit Blog (30 May 2014). Website.

Degerman, Dan (2014) 16 and 17 year olds are not fully autonomous, and therefore should not be allowed to vote. Democratic Audit Blog (22 May 2014). Website.

Diwakar, Rekha (2014) The Indian General Election is the world’s largest, and the country’s most significant in years. Democratic Audit Blog (13 May 2014). Website.

Dobbernack, Jan, Meer, Nasar and Modood, Tariq (2014) Muslim civil society organisations in Britain negotiate accusations of sectarianism when they engage in democratic politics. Democratic Audit Blog (01 May 2014). Website.

Doig, Alan (2014) After the government’s reforms, local authorities now have less capacity to detect and investigate instances of misconduct in public life. Democratic Audit Blog (29 Apr 2014). Website.

Doig, Alan (2014) The Committee on Standards in Public Life has proven itself ineffective in safeguarding ethical standards across local government. Democratic Audit Blog (10 Mar 2014). Website.

Dumitrescu, Delia (2014) Politicians who do not appear confident as political‘performers’ are viewed less favourably by voters. Democratic Audit Blog (08 Dec 2014). Website.

Dunleavy, Patrick ORCID: 0000-0002-2650-6398 (2014) Debating Scotland’s transition costs: a response to Iain McLean’s critique. Democratic Audit Blog (27 Jun 2014). Website.

Dunleavy, Patrick ORCID: 0000-0002-2650-6398 (2014) Political and constitutional turbulence in the UK looks set to continue to 2020. Democratic Audit Blog (22 Sep 2014). Website.

Dunleavy, Patrick ORCID: 0000-0002-2650-6398, Hopkin, Jonathan and Kippin, Sean (2014) Euro elections: find out about your new MEPs in the North East, North West, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Democratic Audit Blog (30 May 2014). Website.

Dunleavy, Patrick ORCID: 0000-0002-2650-6398, Hopkin, Jonathan and Kippin, Sean (2014) Euro elections: who are your new MEPs in the East and West Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber, and Wales? Democratic Audit Blog (29 May 2014). Website.

Dunleavy, Patrick ORCID: 0000-0002-2650-6398, Hopkin, Jonathan and Kippin, Sean (2014) Euro elections: who are your new MEPs in the East of England, London, the South East, and the South West? Democratic Audit Blog (28 May 2014). Website.

Dunleavy, Patrick ORCID: 0000-0002-2650-6398, Hopkin, Jonathan and Kippin, Sean (2014) Why all our top parties are doing voters a disservice by cramming the European Parliament ballot papers with the names of ‘no hope’ candidates. Democratic Audit Blog (24 Apr 2014). Website.

Dunleavy, Patrick ORCID: 0000-0002-2650-6398, Kippin, Sean and Suss, Joel (2014) Transitioning to a new Scottish state: immediate set-up costs, how the handover will work, and the long-run viability of Scottish government. . Democratic Audit, LSE Public Policy Group, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Dunnett, James (2014) It may be time to revisit the old idea of moving the seat of British government out of London. Democratic Audit UK (12 Sep 2014). Website.

Durose, Catherine, Richardson, Liz, Gains, Francesca and Eason, Christina (2014) The prospects for a dramatically more representative Parliament post 2015 are bleak. Democratic Audit Blog (27 Jan 2014). Website.

de Vries, Catherine E. (2014) Throwing the rascals out is tricky, but not impossible. Democratic Audit Blog (22 Apr 2014). Website.

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Elgenius, Gabriella (2014) Why does the England football manager insist his players sing the national anthem at the World Cup? Democratic Audit Blog (07 Jun 2014). Website.

Ellison, Nick and Orchard-Webb, Jo (2014) ‘Civic conversations’ facilitated by social media can help to reshape the relationship between citizens and local government. Democratic Audit Blog (14 Nov 2014). Website.

Evans, Heather (2014) Competitive elections are good democracy, creating more engaged voters over a longer period of time. Democratic Audit Blog (21 Jul 2014). Website.

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Farrell, David (2014) The Irish Constitutional Convention offers a potential routemap for renewing UK democracy. Democratic Audit Blog (15 Oct 2014). Website.

Farrell, David (2014) Strategy is key in assessing the proportionality of the Single Transferable Vote. Democratic Audit Blog (27 Aug 2014). Website.

Fearn, Paul (2014) The Gangmasters Licensing Authority is leading the way indealing with modern slavery. Democratic Audit Blog (07 Aug 2014). Website.

Fenwick, John (2014) The government’s failure to hold a referendum on the creation of a directly elected mayor for Greater Manchester may undermine the legitimacy of this important new office. Democratic Audit Blog (06 Nov 2014). Website.

Fenwick, John and Elcock, Howard (2014) Has the introduction of directly elected mayors advanced or detracted from democratic innovation in English local government? Democratic Audit Blog (06 Mar 2014). Website.

Finchett-Maddock, Lucy (2014) The right to protest is under threat from several different directions. Democratic Audit Blog (23 Apr 2014). Website.

Flinders, Matthew (2014) When it comes to a fair constitutional settlement, beware of constitutional hyper-activism. Democratic Audit UK (20 Sep 2014). Website.

Follesdal, Andreas (2014) The EU’s lack of shared interests will continue to inhibit the creation of genuine democratic culture. Democratic Audit UK (19 Dec 2014). Website.

Forbes, Nick (2014) Financial decentralisation is already happening, and Newcastle is seeing the benefits. Democratic Audit UK (07 May 2014). Website.

Freidenberg, Flavia and Pomares, Julia (2014) The Latin American experience suggests primary elections can be effective but not a magic recipe for party democratisation. Democratic Audit Blog (22 May 2014). Website.

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Game, Chris (2014) The prospects for local government independence are bleakdue to the centre’s unwillingness to give up power. Democratic Audit Blog (02 Oct 2014). Website.

Geddes, Ellie (2014) As Scotland pushes for change, regional English devolution may become unavoidable. Democratic Audit UK (20 May 2014). Website.

Ghafoor, Bilal (2014) Freedom of Information in Britain is being subtly (but perceptibly) eroded. Democratic Audit Blog (20 Jan 2014). Website.

Ghafoor, Bilal (2014) Outsourcing companies are taxpayer funded but are only rarely submitted to the scrutiny of Freedom of Information. Democratic Audit UK (11 Apr 2014). Website.

Gherghina, Serhiu and Radecki, Michal (2014) The Polish and Romanian experiences show that party elites need to loosen control when introducing primary elections to select candidates. Democratic Audit Blog (30 Jan 2014). Website.

Gilmore, Jonathan (2014) The Good International Citizenship framework can be used to build an ethically-minded UK foreign policy. Democratic Audit Blog (13 May 2014). Website.

Glennie, Alex and Gottfried, Glenn (2014) It is political inequality that represents British democracy’s real crisis. Democratic Audit Blog (13 Oct 2014). Website.

Goodwin, Mark (2014) Do we need more scientists in Parliament? They may not make any difference. Democratic Audit Blog (10 Feb 2014). Website.

Goplerud, Max (2014) Fewer special advisers run for parliament than is generally thought, but those that do are quick to climb the ladder. Democratic Audit Blog (05 Mar 2014). Website.

Goplerud, Max (2014) Money or signatures: which is a larger barrier to new parties trying to contest parliamentary elections? Democratic Audit Blog (29 Sep 2014). Website.

Gottfried, Glenn and Foard, Nick (2014) First-time compulsory voting is designed to get politicians to engage with young voters’ concerns. Democratic Audit Blog (29 May 2014). Website.

Grasso, Maria (2014) Young people are less engaged in both traditional and non-traditional forms of politics than older generations. Democratic Audit Blog (16 May 2014). Website.

Greene, Zachary D. (2014) UK voters see divided political parties as less able to makesensible or coherent policies. Democratic Audit Blog (21 Nov 2014). Website.

Greenwood, Joe (2014) There may be room for privilege, and perception of it, inexplaining political activity. Democratic Audit Blog (23 Oct 2014). Website.

Gylfason, Thorvaldur (2014) Events in Iceland show that a UK constitutional convention should involve politicians as minimally as possible. Democratic Audit Blog (28 Oct 2014). Website.

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Hale-Ross, Simon (2014) The UK should urgently legitimise the revocation of UKcitizenship to the Islamic State’s British members. Democratic Audit Blog (08 Sep 2014). Website.

Hale-Ross, Simon (2014) The decreasing of safeguards in UK anti-terror law is a worrying trend that should be halted. Democratic Audit Blog (12 Aug 2014). Website.

Hanretty, Chris (2014) “Horse-race” coverage of elections is most common in polarised party systems in close electoral contests. Democratic Audit Blog (11 Dec 2014). Website.

Harper, Mark (2014) We don’t need to lower the voting age to ensure MPs listen to the views of young people. Democratic Audit UK (15 May 2014). Website.

Harris, Peter (2014) For 50 years the UK government has shown little regard for the human rights of the indigenous population of the British Indian Ocean Territory. Democratic Audit Blog (10 Apr 2014). Website.

Henn, Matt and Foard, Nick (2014) Compulsory voting may reinforce the resentment young people feel toward the political class. Democratic Audit Blog (27 May 2014). Website.

Henn, Matt and Foard, Nick (2014) Young people support the democratic process, but do not feelthat they can exercise real influence over decision-making. Democratic Audit Blog (Aug 2014). Website.

Hopkin, Jonathan (2014) Beppe Grillo’s ‘Five Star’ movement shows the probable limitations of the internet as a replacement for politics. Democratic Audit Blog (14 Apr 2014). Website.

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Indridason, Indridi H. (2014) A number of factors determine Cabinet size, while Cabinet size itself affects public spending levels and policy outcomes. Democratic Audit Blog (12 May 2014). Website.

Inthorn, Sanna, Millward, Peter, Burdsey, Daniel, Groves, Mark and Kippin, Sean (2014) The England football team represents our multi-cultural,progressive politics of nationhood. Its anthem doesn’t. Democratic Audit Blog (06 Jun 2014). Website.

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James, Toby (2014) Electoral management issues were the dog that didn’t bark in the Scottish night. Democratic Audit Blog (19 Sep 2014). Website.

James, Toby S. (2014) Postal voting and electoral fraud: a reply to Richard Mawrey QC. Democratic Audit Blog (12 Mar 2014). Website.

Jarvis, Lee and Legrand, Tim (2014) There are serious question marks over the effectiveness andappropriateness of proscribing terrorist organisations. Democratic Audit Blog (04 Aug 2014). Website.

Johnson, Carolina (2014) Local civic participation can help reinforce the legitimacy of the democratic system. Democratic Audit Blog (09 Jul 2014). Website.

Jones, Alexandra (2014) Relieving democratic stress: devolution and strong cities. Democratic Audit Blog (17 Mar 2014). Website.

Jones, Alexandra (2014) The main parties’ race to the top on local devolution promises much – but will it deliver? Democratic Audit UK (15 Jul 2014). Website.

Joshi, Devin and Rosenfield, Erica (2014) Parliamentary websites, transparency and the quality of democracy: where does the UK stand? Democratic Audit Blog (17 Jan 2014). Website.

Jou, Willy (2014) Partisanship, ideology, and political system support are the most important factors influencing voters’ electoral system preference. Democratic Audit Blog (15 Jan 2014). Website.

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Kang-Riou, Nicolas, Nolan, Aiofe, Klug, Francesca and O'Cinnneide, Colm (2014) “Highly problematic, to put it mildly”: Experts react to David Cameron’s pledge to repeal the Human Rights Act. Democratic Audit Blog (03 Oct 2014). Website.

Kassimeris, George and Jackson, Leonie (2014) The English Defence League’s ‘rational Islamophobia’ is a racist discourse, but it is not confined to the EDL. Democratic Audit Blog (12 Mar 2014). Website.

Kaufmann, Eric and Harris, Gareth (2014) Despite a degree of accommodation to change, white British citizens remain largely opposed to increased ethnic diversity. Democratic Audit Blog (06 Oct 2014). Website.

Keating, Michael (2014) Regions with regionalism: the rescaling of interests. Democratic Audit Blog (20 Apr 2014). Website.

Keith, Michael (2014) Events in the local elections in Tower Hamlets have provoked national interest and display worrying signs of division. Democratic Audit Blog (07 Jun 2014). Website.

Keith, Michael (2014) The PwC report on Tower Hamlets highlights fundamentaltensions in local democracy, not always thought throughclearly in new mayoral systems. Democratic Audit Blog (17 Nov 2014). Website.

Kerr, David (2014) We need renewed political commitment to citizenship education and ongoing monitoring of its provision in schools. Democratic Audit Blog (19 Jun 2014). Website.

Kim, Young Hun (2014) Checking presidential powers is key to successful democratic performance in new semi-presidential countries. Democratic Audit Blog (28 Aug 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) 12 things we learned during the European and local elections. Democratic Audit UK (23 May 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) 20 things we learned about democracy in April 2014. Democratic Audit UK (30 Apr 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) 20 things we learned about democracy in August 2014. Democratic Audit UK (01 Sep 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) 20 things we learned about democracy in February 2014. Democratic Audit UK (28 Feb 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) 20 things we learned about democracy in January 2014. Democratic Audit UK (31 Jan 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) 20 things we learned about democracy in July 2014. Democratic Audit UK (31 Jul 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) 20 things we learned about democracy in June 2014. Democratic Audit UK (30 Jun 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) 20 things we learned about democracy in March 2014. Democratic Audit UK (31 Mar 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) 20 things we learned about democracy in November 2014. Democratic Audit UK (01 Dec 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) 20 things we learned about democracy in October 2014. Democratic Audit UK (31 Oct 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) 20 things we learned about democracy in September 2014. Democratic Audit UK (01 Oct 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Book review: the establishment: and how they get away with it by Owen Jones. Democratic Audit Blog (14 Dec 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Democratic round-up: the Salmond/Darling Scottish independence debate. Democratic Audit UK (06 Aug 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Euro Elections – previewing the contest in Scotland. Democratic Audit UK (12 May 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Euro Elections – previewing the contest in the East Midlands. Democratic Audit UK (08 May 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Euro elections – previewing the contest in Yorkshire and the Humber. Democratic Audit UK (19 May 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Euro elections – previewing the election in the North West. Democratic Audit UK (20 May 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Euro elections – the contest in Northern Ireland. Democratic Audit UK (19 May 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Euro elections – the contest in Wales. Democratic Audit UK (20 May 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Euro elections – the contest in the North East. Democratic Audit UK (01 May 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Euro elections – we predict the results for every region in the UK. Democratic Audit UK (23 May 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Euro elections – what can we expect to happen in the West Midlands? Democratic Audit UK (06 May 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Euro elections – what to expect in the East of England. Democratic Audit UK (09 May 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Euro elections – what to expect in the South East. Democratic Audit UK (14 May 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Euro elections – what will happen in London? Democratic Audit UK (19 May 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Euro elections – what will happen in the South West? Democratic Audit UK (02 May 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Everything you need to know about the regional contests in the European Parliament elections across the UK. Democratic Audit UK (22 May 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Lord Armstrong’s EU Bill Amendment shows the way forward for the framing of referendum questions. Democratic Audit Blog (04 Feb 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean (2014) Select committees are becoming increasingly significant, but show an enormous gender bias in their choice of witnesses. Democratic Audit UK (22 Jan 2014). Website.

Kippin, Sean and Cullinane, Carl (2014) Yes or no, the Scottish independence referendum has beengood for democracy on both sides of the border. Democratic Audit Blog (18 Sep 2014). Website.

Kirkham, Richard and Martin, Jane (2014) The creation of an English Public Services Ombudsman: mapping a way forward. Democratic Audit Blog (20 Jun 2014). Website.

Knowles, Josie (2014) The East African Community should learn from the EU andmobilise public involvement immediately. Democratic Audit Blog (16 Sep 2014). Website.

Korris, Matt, Mycock, Andy, Leston-Bandeira, Cristina and Kippin, Sean (2014) Meaningful scrutiny, or a PR stunt? experts respond to Ed Miliband’s proposal for a ‘Public PMQs’. Democratic Audit Blog (31 Jul 2014). Website.

Kurlantzick, Joshua (2014) Numerous mutually reinforcing factors are combining to pushdemocracy into worldwide decline. Democratic Audit Blog (15 Aug 2014). Website.

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Landemore, Hélène (2014) The Icelandic experience challenges the view that constitutional process must be exclusionary and secretive. Democratic Audit Blog (23 Jul 2014). Website.

Lara Otaola, Miguel Angel (2014) Perception is key in explaining when election results are, and aren’t, accepted by voters. Democratic Audit Blog (03 Nov 2014). Website.

Larkin, Kevin (2014) Holding European Parliament elections concurrently with local elections increases turnout and benefits certain parties. Democratic Audit UK (02 Apr 2014). Website.

Lawrence, Matthew (2014) For the good of society, we need a democratic reformation of finance. Democratic Audit Blog (10 Sep 2014). Website.

Le Roux, Nat (2014) The Wright reforms changed Parliament, but there remains scope for further reform. Democratic Audit Blog (25 Feb 2014). Website.

Lenard, Patti Tamara (2014) Canada’s Fair Elections Act risks disenfranchising voters and handing an advantage to wealthy candidates. USApp-American Politics and Policy Blog (21 Mar 2014). Blog Entry.

Lent, Adam (2014) Britain is facing a crisis of democracy but the main parties cannot respond. Democratic Audit Blog (25 Oct 2014). Website.

Leston-Bandeira, Cristina (2014) Parliaments use social media mainly as a reporting tool rather than for public engagement. Democratic Audit Blog (26 Feb 2014). Website.

Leston-Bandeira, Cristina, Talbot, Colin, Russell, Meg, Lovenduski, Joni, Bates, Stephen and Crowe, Jessica (2014) Essential scrutiny or a national embarrassment? Experts respond to the Hansard Society’s report on Prime Minister’s Questions. Democratic Audit UK (04 Mar 2014). Website.

Little, Conor (2014) Political parties have a key role in addressing climate change, but their responses to date have been constrained. Democratic Audit Blog (15 Dec 2014). Website.

Lodge, Guy, Gottfried, Glenn and Birch, Sarah (2014) Ending the vicious cycle: compulsory turn-out for first time voters. Democratic Audit UK (18 Feb 2014). Website.

Lodge, Guy, Gottfried, Glenn and Birch, Sarah (2014) The political inclusion of young citizens. . Democratic Audit, LSE Public Policy Group, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Lodge, Guy, Gottfried, Glenn and Birch, Sarah (2014) A vicious cycle of apathy and neglect: young citizens and the power gap. Democratic Audit UK (12 Feb 2014). Website.

Lodge, Guy and Trench, Alan (2014) More devolution would benefit and improve the whole of the United Kingdom. Democratic Audit Blog (18 Mar 2014). Website.

Lott-Lavinga, Ruby (2014) 150 years is too long to wait – we need a 50:50 gender balanced Parliament now. Democratic Audit UK (22 Aug 2014). Website.

Loughran, Thomas (2014) Values have a larger influence on the party choices of voters in European countries that have polarised party systems. Democratic Audit Blog (21 Oct 2014). Website.

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Macleod, Alistair M. (2014) Recent developments in the United States vividly illustrate inequality’s threat to democracy. Democratic Audit Blog (17 Feb 2014). Website.

Marcinkiewicz, Kamil (2014) There are costs and benefits to rotating the names ofcandidates on ballot papers. Democratic Audit Blog (17 Jul 2014). Website.

Marinova, Dani (2014) Economic performance does not necessarily improve when under-performing governments are ejected by the voters. Democratic Audit Blog (24 Oct 2014). Website.

Marmura, Stephen E.M. (2014) The growth of conspiracy theorising is influenced by dominant media narratives and news framing practices. Democratic Audit Blog (22 Sep 2014). Website.

Matthews, David (2014) A 35-year experiment in public deliberations shows that democracy depends on a process of constant learning. Democratic Audit Blog (28 Jul 2014). Website.

Matthews, Felicity and Geddes, Mike (2014) Appointments to public bodies are fraught with issues regarding executive control, politicisation and ministerial accountability. Democratic Audit Blog (14 Feb 2014). Website.

McCrone, David, Smith, Graham, Katwala, Sunder, Kenny, Michael, Bonney, Norman, Mycock, Andy and Copus, Colin (2014) If England players must sing the national anthem at the football World Cup, it should not be ‘God Save the Queen’. Democratic Audit Blog (05 Jun 2014). Website.

McEwan, Duncan (2014) The independence referendum gave plenty of reasons to be optimistic about Scotland’s democratic future. Democratic Audit UK (10 Oct 2014). Website.

McGing, Claire (2014) Sweden’s Feminist Initiative are on the rise, but what does the history of women’s parties tell us about their prospects? Democratic Audit Blog (23 Sep 2014). Website.

McHargh, Aileen (2014) Devo-max could complicate David Cameron’s plans to repeal the Human Rights Act. Democratic Audit Blog (04 Oct 2014). Website.

McLean, Iain (2014) The Smith Commission Report is short, but packs a big punch. Democratic Audit Blog (02 Dec 2014). Website.

McLean, Iain (2014) What will it really cost to set up an independent Scotland? A critique of Patrick Dunleavy’s report. Democratic Audit Blog (27 Jun 2014). Website.

McLean, Iain, Brown, Coree, Bonney, Norman, McAngus, Craig and Cairney, Paul (2014) “Not bad for a 28-page report”: experts respond to the SmithCommission’s proposals on Scottish governance. Democratic Audit Blog (28 Nov 2014). Blog Entry.

Melo, Daniela F. and Stockemer, Daniel (2014) Evidence from Britain, France and Germany shows young people are engaged in more direct forms of political participation, beyond voting. Democratic Audit Blog (27 Feb 2014). Website.

Mian, Emran (2014) If Westminster politicians think that a No vote in the referendum represents a final victory, they are in for a rude surprise. Democratic Audit Blog (18 Aug 2014). Website.

Milazzo, Caitlin (2014) Voters in marginal constituencies know more about parties’ policy positions than those in safe seats. Democratic Audit Blog (09 Jun 2014). Website.

Miller, Carl and Tranchese, Alessia (2014) Social media may have the potential to truly enhance ourdemocracy, but there is still distance to go. Democratic Audit Blog (19 Nov 2014). Website.

Miragliotta, Narelle and Jackson, Stewart (2014) Even decentralised parties aren’t immune from the instinct to centralise. Democratic Audit Blog (18 Aug 2014). Website.

Mondon, Aurélien (2014) Disproportionate media focus risks elevating radical right insurgent parties to the status of serious contenders. Democratic Audit Blog (16 Sep 2014). Website.

Mycock, Andrew (2014) Votes at 16: seeking a more enlightened debate on youth disengagement from politics. Democratic Audit UK (16 Jul 2014). Website.

Mycock, Andy (2014) There is much that can be learned from Scotland’s decision to lower the voting age for the independence referendum. Democratic Audit Blog (29 Aug 2014). Website.

Mycock, Andy and Tonge, Jonathan (2014) Ed Miliband should recognise that 16 and 17 year olds can be part of our democracy even if they do not have the vote. Democratic Audit UK (02 May 2014). Website.

Mycock, Andy and Tonge, Jonathan (2014) The Government needs to implement Youth Citizenship Commission proposals to turn schools into ‘sites of democracy’. Democratic Audit Blog (13 Jun 2014). Website.

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Nebhrajani, Sharmila, Klecun, Ela ORCID: 0000-0002-0329-1566, Taylor, Simon, Copeland, Eddie, Carr, Emma and Monaghan, Dawn (2014) Care.data: democracy and health experts respond to concerns over the privacy of NHS patient information. Democratic Audit UK (19 Mar 2014). Website.

Norton, Lord (2014) The size of the House of Lords is pushing 900 – and needs to come down. Democratic Audit Blog (06 Jan 2014). Website.

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O'Toole, Therese (2014) Young ethnic minority people are citizens to be engaged in politics, not a problem group. Democratic Audit UK (04 Jul 2014). Website.

Oberman, Kieran (2014) Scottish independence referendum: voters should decide on the basis of what is best for everyone affected. Democratic Audit Blog (27 Jul 2014). Website.

Ormston, Rachel (2014) The perception that an independent Scotland would be fairercould prove decisive in the independence referendum. Democratic Audit Blog (09 Sep 2014). Website.

Overman, Claire (2014) The Home Office’s exclusion of Dieudonné raises important issues regarding the protection of freedom of expression. Democratic Audit Blog (21 Feb 2014). Website.

Overman, Claire (2014) The growing body of ‘right to die’ case law illustrates the issue’s growing prominence. Democratic Audit Blog (29 Jul 2014). Website.

Overman, Claire (2014) The “right to be forgotten” demonstrates the need for legislative coverage of internet data protection. Democratic Audit Blog (02 Jun 2014). Website.

O’Rourke, Brendan, Hogan, John and Donnelly, Paul F. (2014) UK political elite networks are formed early in life and inspecific fee-paying schools. Democratic Audit Blog (14 Nov 2014). Website.

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Patrikios, Stratos and Shephard, Mark (2014) The democratic potential of youth assemblies and political forums in the UK: a case study of the Scottish Youth Parliament. Democratic Audit Blog (05 May 2014). Website.

Pautz, Hartwig (2014) Surprisingly, UK think tanks don’t often communicate with elected officials. Democratic Audit Blog (25 Jun 2014). Website.

Pavel, Carmen (2014) The only way to protect citizens from their governments is todivide sovereign authority between the national andinternational levels. Democratic Audit Blog (14 Nov 2014). Website.

Pearce, Nick (2014) Painting in primary colours: political populism and the muted mainstream. Democratic Audit Blog (15 Nov 2014). Website.

Persson, Mikael, Sundell, Anders and Öhrvall, Richard (2014) The weather does not affect voter turnout, but only if voting is convenient for the public. Democratic Audit Blog (10 Jan 2014). Website.

Phillipson, Gavin, Overman, Claire, Gearty, Conor ORCID: 0000-0002-3885-2650 and Mead, David (2014) “An opportunist piece of electioneering”: experts criticise the Conservatives’ Human Rights Act repeal pledge. Democratic Audit Blog (07 Oct 2014). Website.

Pirro, Andrea L.P. (2014) Historical legacies and national political contexts have shaped today’s far-right in Eastern and Central Europe. Democratic Audit Blog (19 Sep 2014). Website.

Pollard, Amy (2014) Being part of a deliberative process can change citizen views and build legitimacy, but the key to impact comes from the public themselves. Democratic Audit Blog (04 Jun 2014). Website.

Price, Martin (2014) A disconnected political class, poor communication from politicians, and inadequate political education continue to put young people off politics. Democratic Audit Blog (23 Feb 2014). Website.

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Qvortrup, Matt (2014) The planned independence referendum in Eastern Ukraine is unconstitutional and anti-democratic. Democratic Audit UK (09 May 2014). Website.

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Rainsford, Emily (2014) Extending the franchise in Scotland to 16 year olds was progress which should be capitalised on, not rolled back. Democratic Audit Blog (24 Sep 2014). Website.

Rainsford, Emily (2014) Political parties need to better integrate young members and give them the chance to influence policy. Democratic Audit Blog (07 Jul 2014). Website.

Rainsford, Emily (2014) Political parties need to better integrate young members and give them the chance to influence policy. Democratic Audit UK (11 Jul 2014). Website.

Renwick, Alan (2014) Could Scotland buck the trend and vote ‘yes’? Democratic Audit Blog (05 Sep 2014). Website.

Renwick, Alan (2014) Scotland would benefit from adopting a more ambitious approach to its constitutional future. Democratic Audit Blog (20 Jun 2014). Website.

Ridyard, Richard (2014) Abolishing the monarchy would remove an obstacle to genuine democracy in Britain. Democratic Audit Blog (03 Dec 2014). Website.

Ridyard, Richard (2014) The government’s ban on prisoners receiving books is the antithesis of the rehabilitation revolution promised by Chris Grayling. Democratic Audit Blog (17 Jun 2014). Website.

Ridyard, Richard (2014) The government’s rehabilitation policy is in crisis due to the Justice Secretary’s ready embrace of austerity. Democratic Audit Blog (30 Sep 2014). Website.

Rifkind, Malcolm, Sedley, Stephen, Brown, Ian, Bochel, Hugh, Wilson Palow, Caroline, Pickles, Nick, Vermeulen, Mathias, Leigh, Ian and Raab, Charles (2014) Ends and means: experts debate the democratic oversight of the UK’s intelligence services. Democratic Audit UK (14 Jan 2014). Website.

Romanova, Valentyna (2014) Strong sub-national parties do not automatically drive apart voter preferences at simultaneous multi-level elections. Democratic Audit Blog (30 Jul 2014). Website.

Ruane, Sally (2014) Citizens’ ability to influence NHS services is undermined by the complexity and ceaseless reform of systems for patient and public representation. Democratic Audit UK (16 Jan 2014). Website.

Ruane, Sally (2014) Democratic engagement in the local NHS. . Democratic Audit, LSE Public Policy Group, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Ruane, Sally (2014) Expanding the resources and powers of Healthwatch and Overview & Scrutiny Committees would improve the local accountability of health services. Democratic Audit UK (18 Jan 2014). Website.

Rumbul, Rebecca (2014) In the digital era, political activism can be individual as well as collective. Democratic Audit Blog (16 Dec 2014). Website.

Rush, Michael (2014) Ministers appoint special advisers for their policy expertise as much as for their partisan views. Democratic Audit Blog (27 Oct 2014). Website.

Russell, Andrew (2014) The case for lowering the voting age is less persuasive now than at any point in the last 50 years. Democratic Audit Blog (16 May 2014). Website.

Ryan, Mark and Grewal, Gurchetan S. (2014) Internet voting: coming to a computer near you, though more research is needed to eliminate the risks. Democratic Audit Blog (24 Feb 2014). Website.

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Salmond, Rob (2014) Robust and partisan Parliamentary events like Prime Ministers Questions increase engagement with politics. Democratic Audit Blog (21 May 2014). Website.

Sani, Ibrahim (2014) Recent Nigerian experience illustrates the importance ofensuring that the institutional, financial, and operational powers of election management bodies are safeguarded. Democratic Audit Blog (10 Nov 2014). Website.

Scott, Frances (2014) Despite the reshuffle, we are still a long way from a 50:50 gender balanced Parliament. Democratic Audit UK (22 Jul 2014). Website.

Shaw, Richard and Eichbaum, Chris (2014) Ministers appoint special advisers for their policy expertise as much as for their partisan views. Democratic Audit Blog (06 Aug 2014). Website.

Shephard, Mark, Quinlan, Stephen, Taqq, Stephen and Paterson, Londsay (2014) Citizenship education should give young people the skills and knowledge to participate in political debate on social media. Democratic Audit Blog (18 Jul 2014). Website.

Singh, Shane P. (2014) Voting for the winning party makes people happier with democracy, especially if the winning party is highly preferred. Democratic Audit UK (16 Apr 2014). Website.

Smith, Donna (2014) Gay politicians will only achieve equality when their sexuality is no longer deemed newsworthy. Democratic Audit Blog (14 Mar 2014). Website.

Snelling, Charlotte (2014) If local authorities are to succeed in increasing voter registration amongst young people, they must make use of direct recruitment. Democratic Audit Blog (17 Oct 2014). Website.

Stafford, James (2014) The Scottish currency issue has mercilessly exposed the contradictions between the SNP’s twin postures of liberation and compromise. Democratic Audit Blog (11 Aug 2014). Website.

Stegmaier, Mary, Lewis-Beck, Michael and Smets, Kaat (2014) Minority candidates for Westminster continue to suffer electorally from ethnic and religious prejudice. Democratic Audit Blog (02 Jan 2014). Website.

Stockemer, Daniel and Calca, Patricia (2014) Evidence from Portugal shows that citizens in corrupt areas are more likely to vote in elections. Democratic Audit Blog (17 Aug 2014). Website.

Stoddart, Ali (2014) Digital technology can help create the broader cultural change needed to address limitations in our current democratic system. Democratic Audit Blog (13 Dec 2014). Website.

Stoker, Gerry (2014) Allow young people to set the political agenda by giving youth parliaments the power to call referendums. Democratic Audit Blog (06 Jun 2014). Website.

Sudilich, Laura (2014) Online platforms differ in their capacity to affect public opinion and increase public knowledge of the EU. Democratic Audit Blog (12 Nov 2014). Website.

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Talbot, Colin, Bottom, Karin, Wilks-Seeg, Stuart, Berry, Richard, Sweeting, David and Carter, Andrew (2014) A northern powerhouse, or an unwelcome imposition? experts respond to George Osborne’s Greater Manchester Mayor proposals. Democratic Audit Blog (05 Nov 2014). Website.

Thompson, Louise, Fielding, Steven and Price, Martin (2014) Engaging the already engaged, or letting people into politics? experts respond to Ed Miliband’s proposal for a ‘Public PMQs’. Democratic Audit Blog (30 Jul 2014). Website.

Tierney, Stephen (2014) Europe is entering the ‘age of the referendum’, but there is nothing to fear for European democracy if referendums are properly regulated. Democratic Audit Blog (22 Oct 2014). Website.

Tierney, Stephen, McLean, Iain, Bonney, Norman and Thornton, Kyle (2014) Scotland’s draft interim constitution: clear-sighted and sensible, or an SNP power-play? Democratic Audit Blog (18 Jun 2014). Website.

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

Tinkler, Jane (2014) PASC support for the creation of a single Public Services Ombudsman for England is welcome and timely. Democratic Audit Blog (03 May 2014). Website.

Tonge, Jonathan and Mycock, Andy (2014) Beyond the Youth Citizenship Commission: young people and politics. Democratic Audit Blog (16 Apr 2014). Website.

Trenow, Polly (2014) Sexism in local government is putting women off politics – it is time to do something about it. Democratic Audit Blog (20 Aug 2014). Website.

Trevitt, Vittorio (2014) Compulsory voting is controversial, but would represent a move towards genuine democratic empowerment. Democratic Audit Blog (03 Sep 2014). Website.

Trevitt, Vittorio (2014) Extending the franchise to 16 and 17 year olds would deepen and strengthen British democracy. Democratic Audit UK (08 Aug 2014). Website.

Trevitt, Vittorio (2014) There is a strong case for the introduction of an elected tier ofEnglish regional government. Democratic Audit Blog (08 Nov 2014). Website.

Tsebelis, George and Nardi, Dominic J. (2014) Long constitutions are not garrulous, but they are restrictive. Democratic Audit UK (30 Dec 2014). Website.

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Vaccari, Cristian (2014) Most political parties completely fail to respond to email enquiries, wasting an opportunity for politicians to reconnect with voters online. Democratic Audit Blog (10 Jun 2014). Website.

Vibert, Frank (2014) We should view democracy as a set of interconnected systems, spanning politics, the law, civil society, the market and regulation. Democratic Audit Blog (18 May 2014). Website.

Vidal, Fernanda (2014) The Mexican ‘Propietario’ and ‘Suplente’ system shows thedegree to which quotas can empower women in politics. Democratic Audit Blog (18 Dec 2014). Website.

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Wall, Matthew, Krouwel, André and Vitiello, Thomas (2014) Voters can be influenced by voter advice websites, but they do not follow the guidance blindly. Democratic Audit UK (08 May 2014). Website.

Waller, Chris and Reynolds, Louis (2014) Connecting knowledge to power: the future of digital democracy in the UK. Democratic Audit UK (08 Jul 2014). Website.

Watson, Jenny and Kippin, Sean (2014) The Electoral Commission’s Jenny Watson on internet voting, electoral fraud, and individual voter registration. Democratic Audit UK (26 Mar 2014). Website.

Watson, Jenny and Kippin, Sean (2014) The Electoral Commission’s Jenny Watson on votes at 16, information for voters, and modernising our electoral infrastructure. Democratic Audit UK (27 Mar 2014). Website.

Wauters, Bram, Maddens, Bart and Put, Gert-Jan (2014) How have Belgian parties changed their behaviour after the introduction of a gender quota for election candidates? Democratic Audit Blog (20 Mar 2014). Website.

Waylen, Georgina, Crowe, Jessica, Bailey, Adrian, Veale, Sarah, Runswick, Alex, Undy, Helen, Savigny, Heather and Thompson, Louise (2014) Selecting committee witnesses: experts back the call for a more even gender balance. Democratic Audit UK (29 Jan 2014). Website.

Webb, Peter and Robinson, Lucy (2014) The 2011 riots: a story of community, locality, subculture and music, demystifying the mainstream media and politicians’ descriptions of feral youth, nihilistic gang culture, thug life and ignorance. Democratic Audit UK (16 May 2014). Website.

West, Ben (2014) The Palace of Westminster has the look and atmosphere of aprivate members’ club – so let’s start afresh. Democratic Audit Blog (20 Aug 2014). Website.

White, Stuart (2014) Taking democracy seriously demands that we identify and address the danger of oligarchy. Democratic Audit Blog (03 Feb 2014). Website.

Whitely, Paul (2014) The techniques used in traditional election studies are notsuitable for understanding modern electoral realities. Democratic Audit Blog (16 Sep 2014). Website.

Wilcox, Zach (2014) Tailored devolution would bring tangible benefits to cities and improve the quality of local governance. Democratic Audit UK (15 Apr 2014). Website.

Wilks-Heeg, Stuart, Crone, Stephen and Blick, Andrew (2014) Legal aid cuts may mean excluded members of society are denied access to a vital part of our democratic system. Democratic Audit UK (06 Jan 2014). Website.

Williams, Laron K. and Somer-Topcu, Zeynap (2014) Motions of no confidence can negatively impact upon the public’s view of the Government. Democratic Audit Blog (05 Jun 2014). Website.

Winters, Kristi and Carvalho, Edzia (2014) The party leaders must ensure that the next set of electiondebates don’t focus solely on England. Democratic Audit Blog (18 Nov 2014). Website.

Worthy, Ben (2014) The Maria Miller imbroglio shows that the MPs expenses system is beset by complexity and political meddling. Democratic Audit Blog (09 Apr 2014). Website.

Wyburn-Powell, Alun (2014) MPs defections: a good career move which tends to form partof a wider political trend. Democratic Audit Blog (02 Sep 2014). Website.

Wyburn-Powell, Alun (2014) Mark Harper’s resignation may ultimately represent his best route back to ministerial office. Democratic Audit Blog (13 Feb 2014). Website.

Wyburn-Powell, Alun (2014) Political dynasties have featured prominently in British political history, but are declining in value. Democratic Audit Blog (01 Apr 2014). Website.

Wyburn-Powell, Alun (2014) “Safe seats” are only really safe as long as rival political parties neglect to target them. Democratic Audit Blog (20 Oct 2014). Website.

Wyburn-Powell, Alun (2014) The rise of multi-party politics heightens the chances of a perverse and unrepresentative outcome in next year’s General Election. Democratic Audit Blog (11 Jun 2014). Website.

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Zeglovitz, Eva and Kritzinger, Sylvia (2014) Asking specific targeted questions can overcome misreporting and bring about greater accuracy in post-election surveys. Democratic Audit Blog (21 Jul 2014). Website.

Zoido-Oses, Paula (2014) The problem with nudge policies is that they threaten our freedom to choose to act well. Democratic Audit Blog (Aug 2014). Website.

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