The Resource How Europeans view and evaluate democracy, Mónica Ferrín and Hanspeter Kriesi

How Europeans view and evaluate democracy, Mónica Ferrín and Hanspeter Kriesi

Label
How Europeans view and evaluate democracy
Title
How Europeans view and evaluate democracy
Statement of responsibility
Mónica Ferrín and Hanspeter Kriesi
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This text answers two fundamental questions for European advanced democracies: how Europeans view democracy (or how democracy should be) and how Europeans evaluate democracy (or how European democracies work in practice)
Member of
Cataloging source
AZU
Dewey number
321.8094
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D2024
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Comparative politics
Target audience
specialized
Label
How Europeans view and evaluate democracy, Mónica Ferrín and Hanspeter Kriesi
Publication
Note
This edition previously issued in print: 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • none
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; How Europeans View and Evaluate Democracy; Copyright; Preface; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; 1: Introduction: Democracy-the European Verdict; Introduction; What democracy? From the liberal model to more extended views of democracy; Liberal Democracy; Two Visions Going beyond the Basic Model of Liberal Democracy; Hierarchies and Trade-offs; Citizens v́iews and evaluations of democracy: re-composing legitimacy; Views, evaluations, and legitimacy of democracy: new measures to answer old and new questions
  • Electoral Process (or Representative Democracy) ScaleLiberal Democracy Scale; Going Beyond the Basic Model: Direct Democracy and Social Justice; Types of Democrat; Conclusion; 5: How People Understand Democracy: A Social Dominance Approach; Introduction; What Explains How Citizens View Democracy?; The Data; Results; Political Attitudes; Cross-Level Interactions; Conclusion; 6: Types of Liberal Democracy and Generational Shifts: How Citizens V́iews of Democracy Differ Across Generational Cohorts; Introduction; Modes of Representation and Political Change
  • Explaining views, evaluations, and legitimacy of democracyOverview of the volume; 2: Constructing the Questionnaire: The Challenges of Measuring Attitudes toward Democracy across Europe; Introduction; Focusing on importance for democracy; Deciding whether to administer importance and evaluation items p̀̀airwise ó́r l̀̀istwise; ́́Abstract concepts and interpretations of d̀̀emocracy; ́́Cultural equivalence and translation; Ensuring variation in response to consensual items; Social desirability; Forced choice questions (dichotomous t̀̀rade-offs);́́ Conclusion
  • Part I: Views of Democracy in Europe3: Europeans V́iews of Democracy: The Core Elements of Democracy; Introduction; Democracyś many dimensions; A common European understanding of democracy?; From theory to reality: Europeans únderstanding of democracy; Democratic Awareness; The Relative Importance of Different Elements; The Absolute Importance of the Different Elements; Cross-country and Within country Variation; Conclusion; 4: The Structure of Europeans V́iews of Democracy: Citizens Ḿodels of Democracy; Introduction; Constructing the Basic Model of Liberal Democracy; Liberalism Scale
  • Representation, Competition, and Views of DemocracyThe Data; Findings; Conclusions; 7: What Type of Democratic Commitment Lies Behind the Importance of Living in a Democracy?; The General Importance of Living in a Democracy: A Controversial Indicator; The General Importance of Living in a Democracy: A Description; Vacuous and Strong, Sophisticated Commitment to Democracy; (In)Consistent Commitmentto Democracy; Explaining CONSISTENT Commitmentto Democracy; Concluding Remarks; Part II: Evaluations of European Democracies; 8: Citizens Évaluations of Democracy: A Microscope with Quality Seal
Control code
ocn951230186
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191079528
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
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.b37529523
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)951230186
  • oso0191079529

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