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Explaining change in British public opinion on the European Union: top down or bottom up?

Abstract:

Party-driven and voter-driven models of EU attitude change are compared using British survey data over 20 years. The dealignment of EU attitudes from the left-right politics dimension and growing magnitude of the effect of EU attitudes on Labour vs Conservative voting is consistent with an increasingly voter-driven process as the EU became more salient in the 1990s. The balance of influence would appear to have shifted from party-driven to voter-driven during the period under observation, tho...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1057/palgrave.ap.5500181

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Institution:
National Centre for Social Research, London, UK
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Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan Publisher's website
Journal:
Acta Politica Journal website
Volume:
42
Issue:
2
Pages:
173-190
Publication date:
2007-07-05
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EISSN:
1741-1416
ISSN:
0001-6810
URN:
uuid:30363f74-bfa0-4f75-8fe7-5f1cec9538c1
Local pid:
ora:3814

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