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The Future of our Democracies

Young Party Members in Europe

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Michael Bruter, Sarah Harrison
    Pages 1-16
  3. Michael Bruter, Sarah Harrison
    Pages 17-39
  4. Michael Bruter, Sarah Harrison
    Pages 66-103
  5. Michael Bruter, Sarah Harrison
    Pages 104-135
  6. Michael Bruter, Sarah Harrison
    Pages 136-161
  7. Michael Bruter, Sarah Harrison
    Pages 162-194
  8. Michael Bruter, Sarah Harrison
    Pages 195-222
  9. Michael Bruter, Sarah Harrison
    Pages 223-239
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 240-250

About this book

Introduction

This book presents the results of a new comparative research project on the trajectories, motivations, perceptions and attitudes of young members (aged 18-25) of 15 different European political parties in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Norway and Hungary. The project combined a mass survey of 2919 young party members with 517 in-depth interviews.

Keywords

democracy European Politic perception

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.London School of Economics and Political ScienceUK

About the authors

MICHAEL BRUTER is Senior Lecturer in Political Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, where he is also creating a new structure for research in electoral psychology. He has published books and articles on elections, public opinion, political identities, extreme right politics, political psychology and social science research methods, including Citizens of Europe? and Encyclopaedia of European Elections (edited with Yves Déloye).

SARAH HARRISON is Research Officer in Political Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, where she is also involved with the creation of a new structure for research in electoral psychology. She has published broadly on extreme right politics, party politics, elections, and political psychology.

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Reviews

'Displaying a clear style and sound analysis [...] this volume provides a major contribution both at the theoretical and empirical levels.' - Political Studies Review