Britain Votes 2001

Paperback | December 15, 2001

EditorPippa Norris

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Britain Votes 2001 provides a stimulating, timely and authoratative analysis of the campaign and results in the 2001 British General Election.Part I provides insights into the strategies and tactics adopted by the major parties, news coverage by television and newspapers, the digital campaign on the Internet, patterns of election spending, and the dynamics of the opinion polls leading up to polling day.Part II slices and dissects the outcome including the results in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the pattern of voting by race and gender, levels of turnout, economic voting, the workings of the electoral system and the outcome for the new Parliament.Produced by a well-known team of experts on British elections and voting behaviour, the book is written in a vivid and accessible style. The book will be essential reading for all students, scholars, and practitioners of British elections and voting behaviour, party politics, public opinion, political behaviour and political sociology.

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Britain Votes 2001 provides a stimulating, timely and authoratative analysis of the campaign and results in the 2001 British General Election.Part I provides insights into the strategies and tactics adopted by the major parties, news coverage by television and newspapers, the digital campaign on the Internet, patterns of election spend...

Pippa Norris is Associate Director (Research) of the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and she lectures in Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.63 inPublished:December 15, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198510497

ISBN - 13:9780198510499

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Table of Contents

IntroductionPippa Norris: The CampaignIan Budge: Party Competition and the ManifestoesPat Seyd: The Labour CampaignAnthony Seldon: The Conservative CampaignDavid Denver: The Liberal Democrat CampaignIvor Crewe: The Opinion PollsPeter Golding: Newspapers and TVStephen Coleman: The Online CampaignJustin Fisher: Campaign SpendingThe Analysis of the ResultsAlice Brown: ScotlandRichard Wyn Jones and Dafydd Trystan: Wales: The Red Dragon and the Red FlagBrendan O'Leary and Geoffrey Evans: Northern IrelandJoni Lovenduski: Gender PoliticsShamit Saggar: Race and PoliticsPaul Whiteley: Turnout and ParticipationDavid Sanders: The Economy and VotingJohn Curtice: The Electoral SystemPhilip Cowley: The New Parliament

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`Britain Votes 2001 presents a solid lineup of leading scholars and a thorough review of the core issues of the election. . . While, as one would expect, there is a great deal of overlap among the volumes on the 2001 election, Britain Votes 2001 has the advantage of offering a fairlycomprehensive selection of subjects. . . Britain Votes 2001 is a 'must have' for those wanting a complete library on Labour's second landslide.'Terrence Casey, Democratization