Essays about: "voting behaviour"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the words voting behaviour.

  1. 1. 100 Years of Women's Vote in Poland: Socioeconomic Determinants of Women's Voting Behaviour.

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Alexandra Beerkens; [2019]
    Keywords : gender; Poland; probit model; voter turnout; voting behaviour;

    Abstract : This research paper examines whether socioeconomic characteristics and opinions on gender roles consistently differentiate men and women in their choices to vote and their political preferences by applying the probit model to the Polish General Social Survey and International Social Survey Programme data. The analysis shows that despite the changing times and opinions, region, place of residence and employment status can be regarded as factors driving the voter turnout among women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Voting behaviour in the 2014 European Parliament election

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Oskar Eklöf; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The European Parliament election is one of the most extensive elections in the world and affects more than 500 million people within the European Union. Prior research have mainly been using two different frameworks to explain voting behaviour in the European Parliament elections, namely the second-order election theory and the Europe-matters framework. READ MORE

  3. 3. Identifying and Understanding Anti-Immigration Disinformation : a case study of the 2018 Swedish national elections

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Laura Asperholm Hedlund; [2019]
    Keywords : disinformation; immigration; immigrants; elections; media; far-right; populism; polarization;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to understand to what extent and how anti-immigration disinformation was utilised in Swedish online news media before the 2018 Swedish national elections. Disinformation is intentionally misleading or false information that benefits the creator and aims to influence how people think, feel and act regarding a certain issue. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bioenergy adoption barriers across 7 EU countries : A comparison of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the United Kingdom

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Mark Ulrici; [2019]
    Keywords : Innovation; European Union; Biomass; Bioenergy; Sustainability; Renewable energy; Barriers; Oil mayors; Voting;

    Abstract : Europe is trying to switch away from fossil fuels towards renewable energy. Bioenergy is well positioned to play a large role in this. However, bioenergy as a share of total energy used differs substantially between European countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Can Information Increase Turnout in the European Parliament Elections? The perks of political conversation for the uninterested

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elin Nyberg; [2018-02-06]
    Keywords : European Parliament; elections; EU; turnout; voting behaviour; information; media; political interest;

    Abstract : Direct elections to the European Parliament have been held since 1979 and turnout has steadily decreased with each election. The turnout rates vary considerably between member states, but the overall trend is diminishing participation from the citizens of Europe. READ MORE