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PoliticsParties, elections & public opinion

Elections, campaigns and political parties are central in political representation and political behaviour. Some of the projects our staff have published on are:

  • the representativeness of party systems
  • the role of media on electoral campaigns & voting behaviour
  • the role of social media on voters’ preferences
  • religiosity, secularisation & electoral behaviour
  • social & political trust in developing countries
  • civil society & representation
  • political parties, elections & representation at the national, subnational & European levels
  • intra-party politics
  • social networks & political participation
  • referendums in national, subnational & supranational levels