Regional and National Elections in Western Europe

Territoriality of the Vote in Thirteen Countries

  • Régis Dandoy
  • Arjan H. Schakel

Part of the The Comparative Territorial Politics series book series (COMPTPOL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Arjan H. Schakel, Régis Dandoy
    Pages 1-26
  3. Yosef Bhatti, Sune Welling Hansen
    Pages 68-87
  4. Fabien Escalona, Simon Labouret, Mathieu Vieira
    Pages 88-105
  5. Charlie Jeffery, Alia Middleton
    Pages 106-125
  6. Emanuele Massetti, Giulia Sandri
    Pages 142-161
  7. Lawrence E. Rose, Tore Hansen
    Pages 179-195
  8. Braulio Gómez Fortes, Laura Cabeza Perez
    Pages 196-215
  9. Daniel Bochsler, Fabio Wasserfallen
    Pages 234-253
  10. Arjan H. Schakel, Régis Dandoy
    Pages 275-299
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 300-329

About this book


Utilizing both historical and new research data, this book analyzes voting patterns for local and national elections in thirteen west European countries from 1945-2011. The result of rigorous and in-depth country studies, this book challenges the popular second-order model and presents an innovative framework to study regional voting patterns.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Régis Dandoy
    • 1
  • Arjan H. Schakel
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ZurichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Maastricht Universitythe Netherlands

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