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Political Attitudes and Political Behaviour

Max Kaase and Kenneth Newton

in Beliefs in Government

Published in print September 1998 | ISBN: 9780198294726
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599590 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198294727.003.0003

Series: Beliefs in Government

 Political Attitudes and Political Behaviour

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This chapter reviews the hypotheses, examined by the volumes in the ‘Beliefs in government’ project, of trends in social and political attitudes in Western Europe. It examines the theoretical issues concerning the identification of comparative trends, about interest in participation in the political process, from the interpretation of the empirical data.

Keywords: beliefs in government; participation in politics; Western Europe

Chapter.  7726 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Comparative Politics

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