Why attitudes toward globalisation matter for voting behaviour

Donnerstag, 24. Oktober 2019

"Academics and political commentators frequently cite responses to globalisation as an explanation for some of the recent changes that have occurred in European politics. But how do citizens actually make sense of the concept of globalisation? Drawing on a new study, Matthias Mader, Nils Steiner and Harald Schoen provide evidence that German citizens hold meaningful attitudes toward globalisation, and that these attitudes shape their electoral preferences. (...)"

(This blog entry refers to the journal article "The globalisation divide in the public mind: belief systems on globalisation and their electoral consequences".)

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