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A new book edited by Lorenzo De Sio and Romain Lachat has been just published by Routledge; information is available here. The book presents the results of the Issue Competition Comparative Project (ICCP) (data and documentation is openly accessible and available free of charge through the ICCP and GESIS websites), which analysed six elections in six important European countries (Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, and UK) between 2017 and 2018 through a focus on post-ideological issue competition, leveraging a fresh theoretical perspective – and innovative data collection and analysis methods – emerging from issue yield theory....

To cite the article: Emanuele, V. (2021). Lost in Translation? Class Cleavage Roots and Left Electoral Mobilization in Western Europe. Perspectives on Politics, 1-19. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1537592721000943 The article is open access and can be accessed here Abstract I investigate whether the strength of the class cleavage in Western Europe still “translates” into the electoral mobilization of the left. This research question is addressed through comparative longitudinal analysis in nineteen Western European countries after World War II. In particular, the impact of class cleavage is investigated...

A new, short series of five online seminars by CISE researchers, running in May and June 2021. See program below! The CISE Seminar Series (since 2018, the first regular seminar series in the Luiss Department of Political Science - DiSP) was originally born with the aim to: 1) establish a practice of open discussion for the work in progress of CISE researchers; 2) consolidate a network of in-person scientific interaction among the CISE, the broader LUISS research community, and other universities in the Rome area. Later on, a Luiss DiSP Department...

Empirical election studies conclude that party elites' images with respect to competence, integrity and party unity – attributes that we label character-based valence – affect their electoral support (Stone and Simas, 2010). We compile observations of media reports pertaining to governing party elites' character-based valence attributes, and we relate the content of these reports to mass support for the governing parties. We present pooled, time-series, analyses of party support and valence-related media reports in six European polities which suggest that these reports exert powerful electoral effects during election campaigns but little effect during off-election periods. This finding, which we label the Election Period Valence Effect, is consistent with previous work concluding that citizens are also more attentive to policy-based considerations and to national economic conditions around the time of elections. These findings have implications for political representation and for understanding election outcomes.

Questo articolo è una traduzione del post originale pubblicato su LSE EUROPP (‘Testing Ronald Inglehart’s ‘value change’ theory with the manifestos of western European parties’) Uno dei tanti contributi di Ronald Inglehart, che si è spento l’8 maggio scorso, è stata la teoria del ‘cambiamento valoriale’. Secondo questa prospettiva, con la crescente capacità delle società industriali avanzate di poter soddisfare i bisogni materiali dei propri cittadini, la formazione dei loro valori, attitudini e opinioni politiche risente sempre più di questioni non materiali. Nonostante la popolarità di questa teoria, larga parte della...