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Abberley, Robert

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicine and Health. 243 words.

Born 29 Oct. 1952; s of late Fred Abberley and of Lillian Abberley

self-employed consultant, since 2013; Assistant General Secretary, UNISON, 2002–13

Kingsla...

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Abbot, Sir Maurice (1565–1642), merchant and politician

Andrew Thrush.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics. 3468 words.

Abbot, Sir Maurice (1565–1642), merchant and politician, was born on 2 November 1565 and baptized three days later at Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, the fifth of the six sons of Maurice...

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Abell, William (b. c. 1584, d. in or after 1655), vintner and local politician

Dagmar Freist.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1117 words.

Abell, William (b. c. 1584, d. in or after 1655), vintner and local politician, was the son of Thomas Abell of Oundle, Northamptonshire, and his wife, Suzanna Barker. He was...

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Abney, Sir Thomas (1639/40–1722), merchant and mayor of London

Gary S. De Krey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1557 words.

Abney, Sir Thomas (1639/40–1722), merchant and mayor of London, was born at Willesley, Derbyshire, the youngest of four sons of James Abney, landowner, and Jane Mainwaring (d. after 1640)....

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Abraham, William [pseud. Mabon] (1842–1922), trade unionist and politician

John Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics. 1321 words.

Abraham, William [pseud. Mabon] (1842–1922), trade unionist and politician, was born at Cwmafan, near Port Talbot, Glamorgan, on 14 June 1842, the fourth son of Thomas and Mary Abraham. His...

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Abstract Principle Versus Concrete Interest: A Study of Education and Political Opinion in Hong Kong

Joseph Man Chan, Kenneth K. L. Chau and Francis L. F. Lee.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

Education is one of the fundamental forces shaping people's political opinions. Past studies in the West have shown that education increases people's support for abstract democratic...

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Accountability, Representation and Satisfaction with Democracy

Ian McAllister.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

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ACCURACY AND ERROR IN ELECTORAL FORECASTS: THE CASE OF MEXICO

Ulises Beltrán and Marcos Valdivia.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

Forecast errors in preelectoral polls are common. Since the Nicaraguan Election in 1990, a common assumption is that where democratic practices are not equal to those of the developed...

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Accuracy of Pre-Election Polls for the 2006 Italian Parliamentary Election: Too Close to Call

Mario Callegaro and Giancarlo Gasperoni.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 8614 words.

In this article, we analyze the accuracy of over 70 published and 19 unpublished pre-election polls reporting results pertaining to the April 2006 election for the Chamber of Deputies in...

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Acknowledgement of Reviewers

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 291 words.

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