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Britain Votes 1997

Ed. Pippa Norris and Neil Gavin

Book published 1997 Oxford University Press 0-19-922322-X Hansard Society Series in Politics and Government UK Price: £ 11.99   


Synopsis

As on previous occasions, Oxford University Press has published a special issue of Parliamentary Affairs on the 1997 UK general election, in conjunction with the Hansard Society, and this volume is also available as a book. The volume provides a balanced, comprehensive and topical overview of the campaign and analysis of the results written in a straightforward, clear and lively style for students, colleagues and practitioners.
 

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 Contents


 Preface

ANATOMY OF A LABOUR LANDSLIDE
By PIPPA NORRIS

THE CAMPAIGN

THE LABOUR CAMPAIGN
By DENNIS KAVANAGH

THE CONSERVATIVE CAMPAIGN
By PAUL WHITELEY

THE LIBERAL DEMOCRAT CAMPAIGN
By HUGH BERRINGTON WITH ROD HAGUE

THE OPINION POLLS: CONFIDENCE RESTORED?
By IVOR CREWE

NEWSPAPERS: EDITORIAL OPINION IN THE NATIONAL PRESS
By COLIN SEYMOUR-URE

TELEVISION
By HOLLI A. SEMETKO, MARGARET SCAMMELL AND PETER GODDARD


THE ANALYSIS OF THE RESULTS
 

WHY THE TORIES WERE TROUNCED
By PETER KELLNER

THE ECONOMY AND VOTING
By NEIL T. GAVIN AND DAVID SANDERS

REGIONAL VOTING
By IAN MCALLISTER

SCOTLAND
By ALICE BROWN

NORTHERN IRELAND
By BRENDAN O’LEARY AND GEOFFREY EVANS

THE LOCAL ELECTIONS
By COLIN RALLINGS AND MICHAEL THRASHER

RACIAL POLITICS
By SHAMIT SAGGAR

GENDER POLITICS: A BREAKTHROUGH FOR WOMEN?
By JONI LOVENDUSKI

TURNOUT
By DAVID DENVER AND GORDON HANDS

THE ELECTORAL SYSTEM
By PATRICK DUNLEAVY AND HELEN MARGETTS

THE NEW LABOUR GOVERNMENT: ON THE CREST OF A WAVE
By RICHARD ROSE

INDEX


 
 

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