Michael Marsh, Slava Mikhaylov and Hermann Schmitt (Eds.)

  European Elections after Eastern Enlargement  
  Preliminary Results from the European Election Study 2004 vergrößerte Ansicht in neuem Fenster  
  The CONNEX Report Series No 1  
  575 p., Mannheim, 2007  

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The papers in this volume were presented at an academic workshop held in Lisbon May 11-13, 2006 on the subject of the European Parliament elections of 2004. The workshop was convened by Michael Marsh (Trinity College Dublin) and Hermann Schmitt (MZES, University of Mannheim) and organised locally by Marina Costa Lobo, André Freire and Pedro Magalhães through the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon under the auspices of CONNEX, a Network of Excellence for research into EU governance funded under the 6th Framework Programme. The participants are all part of a group that carried out a study of the European Elections of 2004 by running surveys of electors in the member states, using a standard questionnaire.


Michael Marsh and Slava Mikhaylov and Hermann Schmitt

Part 1 – Campaign, Turnout & Voting

Chapter 1
The news coverage of the 2004 European Parliamentary Election Campaign in 25 countries
De Vreese, C. H., Banducci, S., Semetko, H. A. and Boomgaarden, H.

Chapter 2
Turning out or turning off? How the EP elections of 2004 shed light on turnout dynamics
Mark N. Franklin

Chapter 3
Vote Switching in the European Parliament Elections: Evidence from June 2004
Michael Marsh

Chapter 4
Left-Right and the European Parliament Vote in 2004
Marina Costa Lobo and André Freire and Pedro Magalhães

Chapter 5
Information Effects on Vote Choices in European Elections
Gábor Tóka

Part 2 – EU attitudes and Voting Decisions

Chapter 6
Public Support for Integration in the Newly Enlarged EU: Exploring Differences Between Former Communist Countries and Established Member States
James Tilley and John Garry

Chapter 7
Mobilization and Attitudes Equals: Turnout - A Simple Equation?
Bernhard Wessels

Chapter 8
Political Representation and Euroscepticism: Evidence from Poland States
Radoslaw Markowski and Joshua A. Tucker

Chapter 9
From Consensus to Competition? Ideological Alternatives on the EU Dimension
Mikko Mattila and Tapio Raunio

Chapter 10
The support base of radical right parties in the enlarged European Union States
Wouter van der Brug and Meindert Fennema

Part 3 – National Case Studies

Chapter 11
What can ecological inference tell us about the Second-Order-Election-Thesis in the Czech Republic and Slovakia?
Lukáš Linek and Pat Lyons

Chapter 12
Slovak vote in the EP election in broader context of the EU perception
Olga Gyrfasowa

Chapter 13
Who treated the 2004 European Election in Greece as a second-orderelection?
Eftichia Teperoglou and Stavros Skrinis

Part 4 – Issues of EU Democracy

Chapter 14
Scope of government preferences
Lieven De Winter and Marc Swyngedouw and Bart Goeminne

Chapter 15
European Citizenship and Identity
Jacques Thomassen

Chapter 16
Europe as our new nation: trust and legitimacy in the EU
Janez Štebe

Chapter 17
Dynamics in European Political Identity
Angelika Scheuer and Hermann Schmitt

Chapter 18
The Democracy Deficit and the Enlarged European Union
Robert Rohrschneider and Matt Loveless

Chapter 19
Saying and Doing (Something Else?): Does EP Roll Call Voting Reflect Euromanifesto Content?
Andreas M. Wüst and Thorsten Faas