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Conference papers and consultancy reports

Conference paper written since 1998 are listed in reverse chronological order (most recent first) within each category. To find a specific paper, try using Internet Explorer 'Edit - find (on this page) facility. Papers are downloadable in Acrobat PDF format.

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Conference Papers on Elections and Public Opinion

'Stable democracy and good governance in divided societies:  Do power-sharing institutions work?' New paper for the International Studies Association annual meeting, Honolulu, March 3-5 2005.
'The ‘new cleavage’ thesis and the social basis of radical right support.' Paper for APSA, Chicago Aug 2004
'God, guns, and gays: Religion and Politics in the US and Western Europe.' Pippa Norris (Harvard University) and Ronald Inglehart (University of Michigan). Paper for APSA, Chicago Aug 2004

A transatlantic divide? Social capital in the United States and Europe.’ With James Davis. Keynote at the European Social Survey Launch Conference, Brussels 25-26 November 2003.

Young people and political activism: From the politics of loyalties to the politics of choice?Keynote at the Council of Europe Symposium on young people and activism, 27-28 November 2003, Strasbourg. (Translated into Russian and French).

Electoral Engineering: Voting Rules and Political Behavior.’ Meeting of the Comparative Study of Electoral Systems and International IDEA, Stockholm November 2003.

Electoral Engineering: Voting Rules and Political Behavior.’ Annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, August 2003.

Does ethnicity determine support for the governing party?’ (With Bob Mattes) Annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, August 2003.

Institutions Matter: Electoral Rules and Voting Choices Mid-West Political Science Association annual meeting, Chicago April 2003.

Who demonstrates? Anti State Rebels, Conventional Participants, or Everyone?’ With Stefaan Walgrave and Peter Van Aelst. Mid-West Political Science Association annual meeting, Chicago April 2003.

Ballot Structures and Legislative Behavior.’ Conference on Exporting Congress? The Influence of the US Congress on World Legislatures. Florida International University, Miami, 6-7 December 2002.

Skeptical patients: Performance, Social Capital and Culture’ for the conference ‘The public’s health: A matter of trust.’ Harvard School of Public Health 13-15th November 2002.

The global generation: Cohort support for European governance. Conference on ‘Democracy and Legitimacy of the European Union and other International Organizations.’ Brussels, European Parliament 11-12 October 2002

 Democratic Phoenix: Political Activism Worldwide.’ American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Boston 28-31st August 2002.

Muslims and the West: Testing the ‘Clash of Civilizations’ Thesis.’ With Ron Inglehart. Harvard symposium on ‘Terrorism and the Media’ sponsored by the Political Communication Section of the American Political Science Association and the Shorenstein Center.

Mexican Civic Engagement in Comparative Perspective.’ Gobernacion Conference, Mexico City, August 14-16 2002.

Still a Public Sector Ethos? Work values, experience and job satisfaction among government employees.’ John F. Kennedy School of Government Visions of Governance Conference, Endicott Hall 22-23 July 2002.

Electoral Reform and Fragmented Multipartyism: The Mechanical and Psychological Effects of Electoral Systems on Party Systems.’ Conference on Political Reform in Brazil in Comparative Perspective, UCAM, Rio de Janeiro June 27-28 2002.

Making Democracies Work: Social Capital and Civic Engagement in 47 Societies.’ Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, 25-28 April 2002.

The Iceberg and the Titanic: Policy Moods, Electoral Defeat and Party Change.’ (with Joni Lovenduski) EPOP Annual Conference University of Sussex, 14-16th September 2001.

2001. Making democracies work: Social capital and civic engagement in 47 societies.’ ESF/EURESCO Conference on Social Capital, Exeter University 15-20 September 2001.

Knows Little, Learns Less?’ (with David Sanders) EPOP Annual Conference University of Sussex, 14-16th September 2001.

 ‘The US Campaign 2000: Civic Engagement and American Elections.’ EPOP Annual Conference Edinburgh University, 8-10 September.

The Twilight of Westminster: Electoral Reform and Its Consequences.’ British Politics Group Panel on 30 Years of British Politics, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC 31 August-3 September.

Electoral System Design and Ethnic Conflict in 19 New and Old Democracies’. International Political Science Association World Congress Quebec City, 1-6 August 2000.

Ballots not Bullets: Testing Consociational Theories of Ethnic Conflict, Electoral Systems and Democratization.’ Conference on Constitutional Design 2000: Institutional Design, Conflict Management and Democracy in the late Twentieth Century. December 9-11 1999, University of Notre Dame, Indiana.

 

Electoral Systems and Ethnic Conflict’ Conference on Parliament in Democratic Governance, Knesset, Jerusalem, Israel 14-15th November 1999.

 

Blaming the Messenger? Political Communications and Turnout in EU Elections. Conference on Citizen Participation in European Politics, organized by the Swedish Commission on Democracy at the Bergendal Hotel, Landsnoravägen, Sollentuna, Stockholm, Sweden, 28-29th October 1999

 

 ‘Confidence in Public Institutions: Faith, Culture or Performance?’ With Kenneth Newton. American Political Science Association Annual Meeting Atlanta 2-5 September 1999. Panel on What’s Troubling the Trilateral Democracies?

 

 Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism and Parochialism: Globalization and Cultural Change.’ John F. Kennedy School of Government Visions of Governance Conference, Bretton Woods, July 1999.

 

New Labour, New Politicians? Changes in the Political Attitudes of   MPs: 1992-97’ Annual Meeting of the Political Studies Association of the UK, Keele University, 7-9th April 1998.

Conference Papers on Gender Politics

 

Gendering Social Capital: Bowling in Women’s Leagues.’ With Ronald Inglehart. Keynote address for the conference on Gender and Social Capital, University of Manitoba, May 2-3 2003.

 

Blair’s Babes: Critical Mass Theory, Gender and Legislative Life.’ With Joni Lovenduski. Paper for the Women and Public Policy Program seminar, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 28 September 2001.

 

Cultural Barriers to Women’s Leadership: A Worldwide Comparison’’ With Ronald Inglehart. International Political Science Association World Congress, Quebec, 1-6 August 2000.

 

Breaking the Barriers: British Labour Party Quotas for Women Candidates.’ Conference on Gender Equality Strategies, Center for European Studies, Harvard, Spring 1999.

 

Gender Realignment in Global Perspective.’ With Ronald Inglehart. The American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Boston 3-5th September 1998.   

 

Conference Papers on Political Communication

 'If you build a political website, will they come?The supply and demand model of new technology, social capital, and civic engagement in Britain.' By Pippa Norris (Harvard University) and John Curtice (Strathclyde University). Paper for APSA, Chicago Aug 2004

 ‘The Americanization of Modern Political Campaigns? Contrasts in the US 2000 and UK 2001 elections’. Keynote address for the conference on Political Communications in the 21st Century, St Margaret’s College, University of Otago, New Zealand, January 2004.

E-campaigning and e-voting.’ Paper for the conference on Political Communications in the 21st Century, St Margaret’s College, University of Otago, New Zealand, January 2004.

Will new technology boost turnout?’ Annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, August 2003.

The legitimacy of the European Union: The role of the media.’  Conference on Democracy and Legitimacy of the European Union and International Organizations.’ European Parliament, Brussels October 11-12 2002.

E-voting as the magic ballot? Conference on E-voting and European Elections, European University Institute, Fiesole, 10-12th May 2002

Knows Little, Learns Less? An Experimental Study of the Impact of the Media on Learning during the 2001 British general election.’ Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, San Francisco. 1st September 2001.

Internet and Democracy.’ Plenary session, IDEA International Forum on the Internet and Democracy, Stockholm 27-29 June 2001.

Digital Parties: Civic Engagement and Online Democracy.’ European Consortium of Political Research Joint Workshops, Grenoble, 6-11 April 2001.

Digital Divide.’ Global Forum on Democracy, Development and e-Government. Naples. 15-17th March 2001.

The Internet and Democracy.’ Conference on Democracy at the Periphery. University of California, Santa Barbara. 10-11 November 2000.

The News Media and Political Disaffection in Europe.’ University of Santiago, Spain, 19-21 October 2000.

 ‘Leaders and Laggards: Explaining the Diffusion of the Information Society Worldwide.’ EPOP Annual Conference, Edinburgh University 8-10 September 2000.

Democratic Divide: The Impact of the Internet on Parliaments Worldwide.’ Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington DC, 31 August-3rd September 2000.

The Global Divide: Information Poverty and Internet Access Worldwide.’ International Political Science Association World Congress, Quebec, 1-6 August 2000.

Internet World: Parties, Governments and Online Democracy.’ International Political Science Association World Congress, Quebec, 1-6 August 2000.

Political communication towards the Third Millennium.’ International Political Science Association World Congress, Quebec, 1-6 August 2000.

The Digital Divide.’ The National Academies Conference on Digital Democracy and Community. NRC, Washington DC, June 2000.

The Search for Identity in the Internet Age.’ Internet and Society 2000 Conference, Harvard University June 2000.

The Global Digital Divide.’ The Internet and Governance Conference, John F. Kennedy School of Government, May 2000.

 ‘A Virtuous Circle: The News Media and Civic Malaise.’ Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago 27-30th April 2000.

 

Mapping the News Media and Parties in Europe and the US.’ European Consortium for Political Research Joint Workshops University of Copenhagen, Denmark 14-19th April 2000. Workshop on ‘Do Campaigns Matter? The Political Consequences of Modern Electioneering.’

 

A Virtuous Circle? The News Media and Civic Malaise.’ Annual Meeting of the Political Studies Association of the UK, London 10-13th April 2000.

 

Who Surfs Café Europe? Virtual Democracy in the US and Western Europe’ American Political Science Association Annual Meeting Atlanta 2-5th September 1999. Panel on Cybermedia and Voters.

 

Television News and Party Balance.’ With David Sanders. American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Boston 3-5th September 1998.

 

Who Surfs? New Technology, Old Voters and Virtual Democracy in America John F. Kennedy School of Government Visions of Governance Conference, Bretton Woods July 1998.

 

Blaming the Messenger: Television and Civic Malaise.’ Conference on Public Trust and Democratic Confidence in the Trilateral Region. Bellagio, Italy, 29 June-3 July 1998.

 

'You've got  to ac-cent-tchu-ate the  positive': The Effects of Television News on Party Images in the  1997  British  Election.’  Annual Meeting of the Mid-West Political Science Association 23-25 April 1998.

 

The News Media and Civic Engagement.’ With John Curtice.  Annual Meeting of  the Political Studies Association (PSA) of the UK,  Keele University 7-9th April 1998.

 

The News Media and Civic Engagement.’ With John Curtice.  European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Joint Sessions, University of Warwick 23-28th  March 1998.

 

PUBLIC SERVICE CONSULTANCY REPORTS

 

2004. ‘Women’s representation in Iraq: Strategies and options.’ Report for National Endowment for Democracy International Forum for Democratic Development.

 

2004. ‘Voter turnout and e-voting.’ International IDEA Handbook.

 

     2004. ''Implementing women's representation in Afghanistan

       electoral law: Options for reserved seats.' Report prepared

      for the Afghanistan Reconstruction Project.

 

2004. ‘Ties that Bind: Representation, Accountability and Democracy’ Briefing paper for the Australian Democratic Audit, ANU, Canberra.

 

2004. 'Closing the activism gap: Gender perspectives and political participation. With Joni Lovenduski and Rosie Campbell. Report for the UK Electoral Commission. See also press release and synopsis of key findings.And Select bibliography. 

 

2004. ‘Civic engagement and the knowledge society.’ Report for UNESCO World Report ‘Building Knowledge Societies’. Link will be restored after publication in late spring 2005.

 

2003. ‘Increasing women’s representation in government: What options would work best for Afghanistan?’ Prepared for the Afghanistan Reconstruction Project Center on International Cooperation, New York University.

 

2003. ‘Deepening democracy via e-governance’ World Public Sector Report, United Nations.

 

2003. ‘Gendering Social Capital.’ Distinguished Professor keynote address, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, 2nd April 2003.

 

 

Copyright 2004 Pippa Norris, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge MA 02138. ww


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