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Globalization and Domestic Politics: Parties, Elections, and Public Opinion

Jack Vowles and Georgios Xezonakis


This book addresses how a widely acknowledged and pervasive economic and social process, globalization, affects democratic domestic politics among both masses and elites. It inquires into the extent to which, and how, globalization affects the political attitudes and behaviour of ordinary citizens and the policies of political parties. Chapters discuss to what extent globalization affects the salience of left–right politics, the content of party programmes and promises, leadership evaluations, economic voting, electoral accountability, the influence of religion in politics, electoral turnout, ... More

Keywords: globalization, domestic politics, democracy, political attitudes, political behaviour, Comparative Study of Electoral Systems, elections, voting, political parties

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198757986
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757986.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jack Vowles, editor
Professor of Comparative Politics, Victoria University of Wellington

Georgios Xezonakis, editor
Assistant Professor in Political Science, University of Gothenburg

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