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When Partisan loyalty and performance evaluations conflict: a study of cross-pressured partisans in the US

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A key expectation of elections is that voters hold elected officials to account for their performance in office. A contradiction exists in the literature between those who believe voters are incapable of exercising accountability and those who believe voters are successfully able to do so. This thesis addresses this contradiction and presents four empirical case studies in which I test the conditions under which voters exercise accountability. In order to explore these conditions I focus o...

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SSD
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Politics & Int Relations
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Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2017-07-12

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