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Politicians in the News: Media or Party Logic?
This study departs from the finding that media attention contributed to the electoral success of candidates in the Belgian election campaign of 2003. While the authors do find an impact of mediaExpand
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Territorial Party Politics in Western Europe
Introduction: Territorial Party Politics in Western Europe: A Framework for Analysis W.Swenden & B.Maddens Towards a Regionalization of Statewide Electoral Trends in Decentralized States?Expand
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National identity and the attitude towards foreigners in multi-national states: The case of Belgium
Abstract As an example of a multinational state in which various nationalities compete for public support, Belgium is a case in point. The citizens can identify with the official Belgian identity orExpand
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National Identity and Attitude Toward Foreigners in a Multinational State: A Replication
An analysis of the 1995 Belgian General Election Survey indicates that the bipolar national identity variable, which contrasts citizens who identify exclusively with the Belgian nation with those whoExpand
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Does Belgium (still) exist? Differences in political culture between Flemings and Walloons
The emergence of two separate political systems in Belgium is the logical consequence of a gradual cultural and social divergence between Flanders and Wallonia. It is particularly in Flanders thatExpand
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Issue salience in regional and national party manifestos in the UK
The study reveals the salience of particular issues in the manifestos of the main British parties for the 1997 and 2003 UK general elections, as well as the 2003 Scottish and Welsh elections, usingExpand
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Issue salience in regional party manifestos in Spain
This article analyses the dynamics of electoral competition in a multilevel setting. It is based on a content analysis of the party manifestos of the Spanish PP and PSOE in eight regional electionsExpand
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Career Patterns in Multilevel States: An Analysis of the Belgian Regions
Vanlangenakker I., Maddens B. and Put G.-J. Career patterns in multilevel states: an analysis of the Belgian regions, Regional Studies. An analysis of transfers of members of parliament (MPs) betweenExpand
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