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210155 SE M7: State Activity, Policy and Governance Analyses (2018S)

Voting Behaviour in Comparative Perspective

9.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 21 - Politikwissenschaft
Continuous assessment of course work

A registration via u:space during the registration phase is required. Late registrations are NOT possible.
Students who miss the first lesson without prior notification will lose their seat in the course.

Follow the principles of good scientific practice.

The course instructor may invite students to an oral exam about the student’s written contributions in the course. Plagiarized contributions have the consequence that the course won’t be graded (instead the course will be marked with an ‘X’ in the transcript of records).


max. 50 participants
Language: English



Elisabeth Gidengil Gastprofessur
Termine (geblockt): 7. bis 15. Mai
07.05.2018 9:45 bis 11:30 Uhr und 13:15 bis 14:45
08.05.2018 9:45 bis 11:30 Uhr und 13:15 bis 14:45
09.05.2018 9:45 bis 11:30 Uhr und 13:15 bis 14:45
10.05.2018 9:45 bis 11:30 Uhr und 13:15 bis 14:45
11.05.2018 9:45 bis 11:30 Uhr und 13:15 bis 14:45
14.05.2018 9:45 bis 11:30 Uhr und 13:15 bis 14:45
15.05.2018 9:45 bis 11:15 Uhr und 13:15 bis 14:45

Seminarraum Raum 130
Rooseveltplatz 2-3 / 1. Stock
1090 Wien


Aims, contents and method of the course

Elisabeth Gidengil Gastprofessur

This seminar will critically examine a number of the major debates in the comparative literature on voting behaviour and public opinion. The works discussed draw primarily on research conducted in North America and Western Europe. Topics include models of voting behaviour, voter turnout, partisanship, economic voting, campaigns, the media and gender.

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