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By Marina Costa Lobo, John Curtis

ISBN-10: 0199660123

ISBN-13: 9780199660124

Personality Politics? assesses the function that electorate' perceptions and reviews of leaders play in democratic elections. The publication offers facts from an array of nations with assorted historic and institutional contexts, and employs leading edge methodologies to figure out the significance of leaders in democracies worldwide.

Addressing such questions as 'Where do leaders results come from?', 'In which institutional contexts are chief results extra important?' and, 'To which forms of electorate are leaders a extra renowned issue for balloting behaviour?', the authors search to figure out even if the jobs leaders play complements or damages the electoral procedure, and what impression this has at the caliber of democracy in electoral democracies this day.

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In R. J. -D. ), The Oxford Handbook of Political Behaviour. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Mughan, A. 1995. ‘Television and Presidentialism: Australian and US Legislative Elections Compared’. Political Communication 12 (3): 327–342. Mughan, A. 2000. Media and the Presidentialisation of Parliamentary Elections. Basingstoke: Palgrave. , and P. ). 2005. The Presidentialisation of Politics: A Comparative Study of Modern Democracies. Oxford: Oxford University Press. , A. Civettini, and R. Lau. 2007.

Centre-Left leaders fall in between the two on both dimensions. US, using each country’s party label for cross-national analysis is not feasible. However, there are commonalities among parties from different countries, and scholars have expended considerable effort to develop cross-national comparisons between parties based on party policies and platforms. Examples include expert surveys (Benoit and Laver 2007) and the Comparative Manifesto Project (Budge et al. 2001). See McDonald, Mendes, and Kim 2007 for a review of these efforts.

G. Rusk. 1970. ‘Dimensions of Candidate Evaluation’. American Political Science Review 64 (4): 1167–1185. Zaller, J. 1985. Pretesting Information Items on the 1985 NES Pilot Study. Report to the National Election Study Board of Overseers. Zaller, J. 1992. The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 37 2 What Comes First, Character Traits or Political Assessments? 1 Introduction The notion of a personalization of politics is based on the assumption of a growing importance of leaders for election outcomes.

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