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Class politics and political context in Britain, 1964-1997: Have voters become more individualized?

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We assess the impact of social class and local context on individual vote in Britain from 1964 to 1997. Multilevel multinomial logit models are fit to British Election Survey data for eight elections and constituency-level data on social class composition and election spending by the major political parties. We find no evidence for a process of individualization of the voter. Our findings suggest that both individual and contextual social class effects on vote have remained fairly stable over...

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10.1093/esr/jci053

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
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Author
Journal:
EUROPEAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW More from this journal
Volume:
22
Issue:
2
Pages:
215-228
Publication date:
2006-04-01
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EISSN:
1468-2672
ISSN:
0266-7215
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:54972
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uuid:6dcbaf9d-2ab0-4684-bf46-8b23dc7b586f
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pubs:54972
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54972
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2012-12-19

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