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Séminaire du mardi - 11 mai

Positivity breeds Positivity: Evidence that Positive In-party Affective Evaluations Predict Positive Out-party Evaluations in Western Publics James Adams (UC Davis) Noam Gidron (Hebrew University in Jerusalem)Will Horn (Princeton University)Yair Amitai (Hebrew University in Jerusalem) Political observers voice growing concerns over cross-party distrust and hostility in western publics, commonly labeled affective polarisation. Scholars typically measure affective polarisation […] Lire la suite

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Séminaire du mardi - 4 mai

Inequality and voting: How widening socio-economic gaps explain mainstream party decline  David Weisstanner (University of Oxford)Sarah Engler (University of Zurich) The political landscape of Western democracies has changed substantively over the past decades; mainstream parties have lost ground to radical left and radical right parties. Previous studies focusing on socio-structural transformations, such as occupational change or globalization, […] Lire la suite

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Séminaire du mardi - 27 avril

Does bottom-up spillover effect exist for radical right party? Evidence from Germany Chan Ka-Ming La littérature antérieure suggère que le résultat électoral d’un parti peut façonner sa part des voix et le calcul des électeurs lors d’une élection ultérieure. Pourtant, ce processus de mise à jour des informations peut-il aider à expliquer le succès du […] Lire la suite

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Tuesday Seminar – 20 avril

Voting for Disabled Candidates: The Roles of Voter Preferences and Belief Stereotypes Stefanie Reher (University of Strathclyde) Despite important advances in the rights of disabled people over the past decades, stigma and prejudice against them remain widespread. Given ample evidence that voters use group stereotypes when evaluating candidates and casting their votes, we might expect […] Lire la suite

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Séminaire du mardi - 13 avril

Do elections (still) matter? Mandate, institutions and policies in Western Europe Emiliano Grossman (Centre d'Étude Européennes / Sciences Po) Isabelle Guinaudeau (Centre Émile Durkheim / Sciences Po Bordeaux) Are election campaigns relevant to policymaking, as they should in a democracy? This book sheds new light on this central democratic concern based on an ambitious study of […] Lire la suite