Putting Voters in Their Place: Geography and Elections in Great Britain

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CONTENTS
List of Figuresxi
List of Tablesxiii
List of Abbreviationsxix
1.Models of Voting1
Sociological Models4
Responsive Voter Models11
From 'Normal' to Responsive Voters19
To Vote or Not to Vote26
The Contemporary Pattern of Voting30
Conclusions39
2.Bringing Geography In40
Context and Scale43
Bringing Context In46
Conclusions62
3.The Geography of Voting: Regions, Places, and Neighbourhoods63
The Problem of Data63
The Aggregate Pattern: Variations by Constituency68
Combining Constituency and Survey Data73
A North-South Divide in Voting Patterns in the 1980s?82
Moving Down a Scale—or Two90
Conclusions104
4.Talking Together and Voting Together106
Talking Together and Voting Together?106
Measuring the Conversation Effect Directly108
Who Talks Politics?111
The Impact of Political Conversation127
Political Conversation and Attitude Change139
Conclusions143
5.The Local Economy and the Local Voter144
It's the Economy, Stupid: Economic Voting144
Measuring the Economic Vote: Which Economy?147
Economic Evaluations and the Economic Vote152
Government Responsibility and the Economic Vote155
Endogenous Economic Voting?164

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