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Authors: Guasti, P., Mansfeldová, Z. (eds.)
Democracy, defined as liberal pluralism, is under stress worldwide. Pluralistic democratic institutions: a free press, civil society and the rule of law all seem to be under attack. Democracies are being hollowed out from within while preserving the fundamental facade of election...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Pat Lyons
The Second-Order Election Thesis (SOET) is one of a family of multi-level electoral behaviour theories that was specifically developed to explain changes in voting behaviour in general and European elections. Our analyses indicate that the patterns of voting behaviour predicted b...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Zdenka Mansfeldová
The text focuses on the impact of European integration on Czech party system. European integration has undoubtedly influenced Czech political parties, but the influence has neither been destabilizing nor instrumental in the formation of new parties. European issues, both in terms...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Robert van der Veen
The text utilizes voter’s dilemma approach (VDA) to electoral participation in the analysis of turnout in the Czech Republic and the Netherlands. This text asks what the contribution of VDA to an individual-level explanation of participation in the European and national par...
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Authors: Lukáš, Linek, Pat Lyons
Text analyses turnout in European Parliament elections in the Czech Republic using individual-level data from post-election survey. It searches into the four main sources of electoral turnout in European parliament elections: socio-demographic characteristics, political attitudes...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Jan Outlý, Gábor Tóka, Agnes Batory (eds.)
The publication analyses the 2004 European Parliament elections from different angles and contains 15 studies. The book is divided into four parts. The first one is devoted to the analysis of positions of voters and parties, the second one to electoral behaviour, mainly the elect...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš
This study analyses the reasons behind the low electoral participation and behind voter mobility, and looks at the consequences these changes hold for the electoral gains of individual parties. Using data for the Czech Republic the author indicates some socio-demographic factors...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Jan Outlý
The paper analyses the candidate selection procedure in political parties before the elections to the European Parliament. It focuses on the four main Czech political parties: ČSSD, KDU-ČSL, KSČM and ODS. Findings from the analysis of written documents are compared with the resul...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Pat Lyons
There has been much scholarly debate over the measurement of party identification and the degree to which closeness to parties is an enduring stable attitude. This research investigates an important puzzle where two post-European election surveys undertaken during June 2004 yield...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Pat Lyons
Using an ecological inference technique this paper examines vote switching in the Czech Republic between the 2002 Chamber elections and 2004 European elections. These results are compared with two individual-level mass survey results. The results of these analyses confirm many of...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Jan Outlý
The text analyses the candidate selection procedure in the political parties before the elections to the European Parliament. It focuses on the four main Czech political parties: ČSSD, KDU-ČSL, KSČM and ODS. Following a description of the selection procedure based on written docu...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš
The text analyses the turnout in the elections to the European Parliament in the Czech Republic using aggregate level data for districts and individual-level data from a post-election survey. Electoral turnout was increased by religious confession and living in rural areas and de...
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Authors: Rakušanová, Petra
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka
The decline of electoral participation in national parliamentary election and election to the European parliament is an important phenomenon, especially from the point of view of enlarged Europe. The contribution evaluates different analysis and tries to stress weak points.