TL reading update 48

AS promised some works to read this term to consolidate your understanding of the unit and to fill in some gaps. Voting: Brandenburg, H. and Egmond, M.v. (2012) ‘Pressed into party support?: media influence on the partisan attitudes during the 2005 UK general election campaign’, British Journal of Political Science, online early. Denver, D. (2007) […]

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AS promised some works to read this term to consolidate your understanding of the unit and to fill in some gaps.

Voting:
Brandenburg, H. and Egmond, M.v. (2012) ‘Pressed into party support?: media influence on the partisan attitudes during the 2005 UK general election campaign’, British Journal of Political Science,
online early.

Denver, D. (2007) Elections and voters in Britain,. 2nd edn. London: Palgrave. Essential, buy a copy and really get to know.

Evans, G. and Tilley, J.R. (2012) ‘How parties shape class politics: explaining the decline of the class basis of party support’, British Journal of Political Science, 42 (1), pp. 137-61.

Evans, G. and Norris, P., (eds) (1999) Critical elections: British parties and voters in long-term perspective. London: Sage.

Crewe, I., Day, N. and Fox, A. (1996) The British electorate, 1963-1992: a compendium of data from the British election studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Great data source

Developments in British Politics
A good entry point to current debates:
Dunleavy, P. et al., (eds) (2006) Developments in British politics, 8. London: Palgrave.
Heffernan, R., Cowley, P. and Hay, C. (2011) Developments in British politics, 9. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

New Labour:
Shaw, E. (2007) Losing Labour’s soul: New Labour and the Blair government, 1997-2007. London: Routledge.

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