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Comparing non-ipsative measures of party support (2011)
Conference Proceeding
van der Eijk, C., & Marsh, M. (2011). Comparing non-ipsative measures of party support

Non-ipsative measures of party preference (preference ratings for each of the parties of a political system) have become common in election studies. They exist in different forms, such as thermometer ratings or feeling scores, likes and dislikes scor... Read More

Leisure, family and work in the lifestyles of dual-earner families (2001)
Conference Proceeding
Such, E. (2001). Leisure, family and work in the lifestyles of dual-earner families

This paper examines the role of leisure in the lifestyles of dual-earner families. It explores leisure as a dimension of lifestyle that has been relatively under-researched, despite a burgeoning interest in the dual-earner family in both academic res... Read More

Integrity management and the public service ethos in the UK: patchwork quilt or threadbare blanket?
Conference Proceeding
Heywood, P. M. Integrity management and the public service ethos in the UK: patchwork quilt or threadbare blanket?

This paper focuses on the nature of integrity management in contemporary UK public life. Despite traditionally high standards of integrity in the public service, it has recently been argued that the UK’s National Integrity System resembles a patchwor... Read More

Aristotle, Cicero and cosmopolitan political thought
Conference Proceeding
Burns, T. Aristotle, Cicero and cosmopolitan political thought

This is a conference paper which compares and contrasts the views of Aristotle and Cicero in relation to cosmopolitan political thought. The paper focuses on the issue of the social and political 'identity' of the individual moral agent. It also dist... Read More

Optimal choice of electoral preference data
Conference Proceeding
van der Eijk, C., & Kroh, M. Optimal choice of electoral preference data

Electoral researchers are so much accustomed to analyzing the choice of the single most preferred party as the left-hand side variable of their models of electoral behavior that they often ignore revealed preference data. Drawing on random utility t... Read More

Don’t expect me to vote for you just because I like you, even if you do make me feel warm inside: a comparison of the validity of non-ipsative measures of party support
Conference Proceeding
van der Eijk, C., & Marsh, M. Don’t expect me to vote for you just because I like you, even if you do make me feel warm inside: a comparison of the validity of non-ipsative measures of party support

The inclusion of non-ipsative measures of party preference (in essence ratings for each of the parties of a political system) has become established practice in mass surveys conducted for election studies. They exist in different forms, known as the... Read More