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Partisanship Reconsidered

Sören Holmberg

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Behavior

Published in print August 2007 | ISBN: 9780199270125
Published online September 2009 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199270125.003.0029

Series: OXFORD HANDBOOKS POL SCIENCE SERI OHPS C

Partisanship Reconsidered

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This article discusses partisanship and focuses mostly on the concept of party identification. It tries to show how party identification can be theoretically defined and measured empirically. It introduces the unmoved mover and pinpoints the location of party identification in the funnel of causality. The article also tries to show how party identification can be explained.

Keywords: partisanship; party identification; theoretical definition; empirical measurement; unmoved mover; location of party identification; funnel of causality

Article.  5686 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; Political Behaviour ; Comparative Politics

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