Achim Goerres

University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science

Lotharstrasse 65

Duisburg, D-47057

Germany

http://www.achimgoerres.de

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Für die Kleinen ist uns nichts zu teuer? Kindergartengebühren und ihre Determinanten in Deutschlands 95 bevölkerungsreichsten Städten zwischen 2007 und 2010 (Nothing too Expensive for the Kids? Kindergarten Fees and their Determinants in Germany’s 95 Most Populous Cities between 2007 and 2010)

dms - der moderne staat, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2013
Achim Goerres and Markus S. Tepe
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Oldenburg
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municipal kindergartens, parent contributions, political ideology, demographics, parties matters

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Mapping the Field: Comparative Generational Politics and Policies in Ageing Democracies

AGEING POPULATIONS IN POST-INDUSTRIAL DEMOCRACIES: COMPARATIVE STUDIES OF POLICIES AND POLITICS, Pieter Vanhuysse, Achim Goerres, eds., London: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science, 2012
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2012
Achim Goerres and Pieter Vanhuysse
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Southern Denmark
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generational politics, population aging, welfare state politics, retrenchment tactics, pensions politics, grey party emergence, old democracies

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Using Mixed Methods for the Analysis of Individuals in Political Science: A Manual and an Application to Welfare State Attitudes

Quality & Quantity
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
Achim Goerres and Katrin Prinzen
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Cologne - Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
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mixed methods, multi-methods, individuals, political science, solidarity, generations, welfare state

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Searching for Electoral Irregularities in an Established Democracy: Applying Benford’s Law Tests to Bundestag Elections in Unified Germany

Electoral Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Apr 2011
Christian Breunig and Achim Goerres
University of Toronto and University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science
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Benford's Law, Bundestag, elections, counting, Germany

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Being Less Active and Outnumbered? The Political Participation and Relative Pressure Potential of Young People in Europe

A YOUNG GENERATION UNDER PRESSURE? J. Tremmel, ed., New York: Springer, 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2009
Achim Goerres
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science
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demographic change, aging, ageing, young people, political participation, European Social Survey

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Can We Improve the Measurement of Attitudes Towards the Welfare State? A Constructive Critique of Survey Instruments with Evidence from Focus Groups

Social Indicators Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Achim Goerres and Katrin Prinzen
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Cologne - Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
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Welfare State, Attitudes, Focus Groups, Survey Research, Meaurement

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Attitudes Towards Redistributive Spending in an Era of Demographic Aging: The Rival Pressures from Age and Income in 14 OECD Countries

Journal of European Social Policy, 2009
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2009
Marius R. Busemeyer, Achim Goerres and Simon Weschle
University of Konstanz - Department of Politics and Management, University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and Duke University
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cleavage, age, income, OECD, ISSP, preferences, welfare state, social policy

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Age-Based Self-Interest, Intergenerational Solidarity and the Welfare State: A Comparative Analysis of Older People’s Attitudes Towards Public Childcare in 12 OECD Countries

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2009
Achim Goerres and Markus S. Tepe
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Oldenburg
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family, solidarity, welfare state preferences, childcare, generations, worlds of welfare capitalism

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Adopting the Euro in Post-Communist Countries: An Analysis of the Attitudes towards the Single Currency

MPIfG Discussion Paper No. 08/01
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2011
Miriam S. Allam and Achim Goerres
European Institute of Public Administration and University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science
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Euro, currency, public opinion, European integration, Eastern Europe

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Varieties of Capitalism, Education and Inequalities in Political Participation

in: Kumlin/Staffan, Stadelmann-Steffen, Isabelle (2014): How Welfare States Shape the Democratic Public: Policy Feedback, Participation, Voting and Attitudes, Cheltenham: Edgar Elgar.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2013
Marius R. Busemeyer and Achim Goerres
University of Konstanz - Department of Politics and Management and University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science
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turnout, education, inequality, European Values Survey, institutions

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Reden Über Politik: Gruppendiskussionen in Der Politikwissenschaft (Talking About Politics: Focus Groups in Political Science)

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2011
Achim Goerres and Katrin Prinzen
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Cologne - Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
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teaching, focus groups, politics, welfare state

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The Family and the Welfare State: The Impact of Public Provision for Families on Young People’s Demand for Public Childcare across 21 Nations

AGEING POPULATIONS IN POST-INDUSTRIAL DEMOCRACIES: COMPARATIVE STUDIES OF POLITICS AND POLICIES, Pieter Vanhuysse, Achim Goerres, eds., Routledge, 2011
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Apr 2011
Achim Goerres and Markus S. Tepe
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Oldenburg
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family, welfare state, OECD, attutudes, childcare, welfare state, generations

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Polarizers or Landscape Groomers? An Empirical Analysis of Party Donations by the 100 Largest German Companies in 1984-2005

Forthcoming in Socio-Economic Review
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2013
Achim Goerres and Martin Höpner
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
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companies, varieties of capitalism, political parties, donations, Germany, pwer resource theory

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The Grey Vote: Determinants of Older Voters' Party Choice in Britain and West Germany

Electoral Studies, 2008
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Dec 2007
Achim Goerres
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science
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older voters, grey vote, political generations, conservatism, Britain, Germany

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Reforming the Welfare State in Times of Grey Majorities: The Myth of an Opposition between Younger and Older Voters in Germany

German Policy Studies, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Dec 2007
Achim Goerres
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science
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welfare state, reforms, grey vote, ageing, aging, old age

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Die Sicht der Bürger auf Sozialstaat und Generationenverhältnisse in einer alternden Gesellschaft. Eine Analyse von Gruppendiskussionen (Citizens’ Views on the Welfare State and Intergenerational Relationships in an Ageing Society: An Analysis of Focus Groups )

Zeitschrift für Sozialreform, July 2013,
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Sep 2013
Achim Goerres and Katrin Prinzen
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Cologne - Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
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focus group, attitudes, welfare state, demographic change, generational contract

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Empowering Children? Political Consequences of the Proxy Vote for Children

Politische Vierteljahreschrift, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Achim Goerres and Guido Tiemann
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS)
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franchise, children, parents, Germany, elections, democratization

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Doing it for the Kids? The Determinants of Attitudes towards Public Childcare in Unified Germany

Journal of Social Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2011
Achim Goerres and Markus S. Tepe
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Oldenburg
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family, solidarity, welfare state preferences, childcare, generations, worlds of welfare capitalism

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Citizens' Perceptions of Intergenerational Relationships and the Role of the State in Aging Democracies: Some Preliminary Evidence from Germany

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Jul 2009
Achim Goerres and Katrin Prinzen
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Cologne - Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
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ageing democracies, expectations, citizens, generational equity

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Under Pressure: Argumentative Patterns of Pressures and Opportunities for Welfare State Reforms in Three Affluent Welfare States

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
Achim Goerres, Rune Karlsen and Staffan Kumlin
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science and University of Oslo - Department of Political Science
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welfare state, Germany, Norway, Sweden, parties, reforms, content analysis, speeches, content analysis

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Von Der Selbsthilfeorganisation Zur Partei: Wie Aus Dem Erfolgreichen Senioren Schutzbund Graue Panther Die Erfolglose Partei Die Grauen Wurde (From Self-Help to Political Party: The Greys in Germany)

FRONTIERS OF CIVIL SOCIETY, Fraune Schubert, Cornelia Klaus, eds., Grenzen der Zivilgesellschaft, Muenster: Waxmann
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Apr 2011
Achim Goerres
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science
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pensioners party, Germany, civil society, Greys

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The Social Opportunity Costs of Voting: A Factorial Vignette Survey of a Most-Likely-To-Vote Population

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Jul 2014
Achim Goerres and Florian Rabuza
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science
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voting, opportunity costs, factorial survey

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Aktives Lernen in der Massenveranstaltung: Flipped-Classroom-Lehre als Alternative zur klassischen Vorlesung in der Politikwissenschaft (Active Learning in Large Groups: Flipped Classroom Teaching as an Alternative to Classic Lectures in Political Science)

Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft 25. Jahrgang (20115) Heft 1, S. 135-152,
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Jul 2015
Achim Goerres, Caroline Kärger and Daniel Lambach
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen and University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science
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flipped classrrom, inverted class room, teaching, political science

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Reform Pressures and Perceived Welfare State Sustainability: A Comparative Survey Experiment

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Sep 2015
Achim Goerres, Rune Karlsen and Staffan Kumlin
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science and University of Oslo - Department of Political Science
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welfare state; Norway; Germany; Sweden; survey; experiment; attitudes

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The Political Consequences of National Crisis Management: Micro-Level Evidence from German Voters During the 2008/9 Global Economic Crisis

German Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jul 2015
Achim Goerres and Stefanie Walter
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Zurich - Institute for Political Science
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financial crisis, Germany, election, Bundestag, policy evaluation

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Why Do Women and Men Differ in Their Preferences Towards Redistribution? An Analysis of Sibling-Parent Data in a Most Gender-Egalitarian Context

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
Achim Goerres and Mads Meier Jæger
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Copenhagen - Department of Sociology
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welfare state; preferences; gender; sex; siblings; family; attitudes; cohort study; Denmark

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Alt Gegen Jung? Die Wahrnehmung Eines Alterskonflikts in Deutschland Zwischen 1978 Und 2010 (The Old versus the Young? The Perception of an Age Conflict in Germany between 1978 and 2010)

in: „Lebensbedingungen in Deutschland in der Längsschnittperspektive“ (VS Springer Verlag), ed. by. Marco Gießelmann, Katrin Golsch, Henning Lohmann und Alexander Schmidt-Catran, 141-56,
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Sep 2017
Achim Goerres
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science
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age conflict, Germany, longitudinal, public opinion, attitudes, young, old

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Democracy's Little Helpers in North Rhine Westphalia: How Local Authorities in Germany's Most Populous State Organise the Electoral Count and Why it Matters

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Aug 2017
Achim Goerres and Evelyn Funk
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE)
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Election, North Rhine Westphalia, Local Politics, Poll Workers, Counting

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Politik Als Berufung? Die Politische Selbstwahrnehmung Lokaler Politischer Eliten in NRW Im Jahr 2015. Ergebnisse Einer Telefonischen Befragung von Mitgliedern Aus Zehn Gemeinde- Und Stadträten (Politics as Vocation? The Political Self-Image of Local Political Elites in Northrhine-Westphalia in 2015: Results from a Telephone Survey of Members of 10 Local Councils)

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2017
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen - Department of Social Sciences, University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science
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local politics, political elites, attitudes, North RhineWestphalia

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Survival of the Fittest? An Exploratory Analysis of Reported Health Among Political Elites and Ordinary Citizens in Germany in the 2010s

Paper to be presented at the European Political Science Association Annual Conference in Milano, Italy, 22-24 June 2017
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Achim Goerres and Hayfat Hamidou
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Duisburg-Essen - Department of Social Sciences
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elites, political elites, health, political participation, Germany, representation

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The Electoral Supporter Base of the Alternative for Germany

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2017
Achim Goerres, Dennis C. Spies and Staffan Kumlin
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science, University of Cologne and University of Oslo - Department of Political Science
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AfD, voting, Germany, panel study, Populist Radical Right Parties

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Overcoming Theoretical Divisions in Risk Analysis: Expanding the Idea of Integration in the Social Amplification of Risk Framework

Big Risks Working Paper 1, 2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Nov 2016
University of Duisburg-Essen, University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen - Department of Economics and Business Administration and University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science
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risk, objectivism, subjectivism, social amplification, theory, theoretical framework

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elections, football, soccer, natural experiment, blind retrospection, Germany, Bundestag

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Just Another Norm in the Wall? Perceptions of the Social Norm of Voting in a Diverse Universe of Social Norms About Public Actions

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2017
Achim Goerres and Florian Rabuza
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science
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turnout, voting, social norm, social pressure, sanction, vignette, conjoint analysis

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Die soziale, wirtschaftliche und politische Herkunft lokaler politischer Eliten in Nordrhein-Westfalen Im Jahr 2015: Ergebnisse einer telefonischen Befragung von Mitgliedern aus zehn Gemeinde- und Stadträten (The Social, Economic and Political Origins of Local Political Elites in North-Rhine Westphalia in 2015: Results from a Telephone Survey of Members of 10 Local Councils)

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 04 May 2016
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen - Department of Social Sciences, University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science and University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science
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NRW, political elites, local politics, Germany, telephone survey, inequality

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Inverting the Large Lecture Class: Active Learning in an Introductory International Relations Course

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Daniel Lambach, Caroline Kärger and Achim Goerres
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen and University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science
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Inverted Classroom, Flipped Classroom, Active Learning, Teaching and Learning

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Are Parties 'Old School'? An Analysis of Age Group Differences in Party Membership across Europe

Posted: 10 Sep 2008
Achim Goerres
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science

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political parties, aging, membership, world values survey, european social survey, older people, cohort, generation

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Thou Shalt Vote: A European-Wide Analysis of the Social Norm of Voting (Du sollst wuhlen! Eine international vergleichende Analyse der Wahlnorm in Europa)

Posted: 25 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2009
Achim Goerres
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science

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social norms, voting participation, path models, European Social Survey

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Why are Older People More Likely to Vote? The Impact of Ageing on Electoral Turnout in Europe

British Journal of Politics and International Relations Vol. 9, pp. 90-12, 2007
Posted: 20 Dec 2007
Achim Goerres
University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute of Political Science

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older people, habituation, voting participation, turnout, European Social Survey