Hands, H. T. Gordon and Denver, David (2004) Labour's targeted constituency campaigning: nationally directed or locally produced? Electoral Studies, 23 (4). pp. 709-726.Full text not available from this repository.
Along with a number of other researchers, Patrick Seyd and Paul Whiteley have consistently argued that constituency campaigning in Britain influences constituency election outcomes. In recent work, however, they have denied that the major efforts made by the Labour Party’s national headquarters to target resources and expertise into key seats in the 1997 general election was effective and that, as a consequence, the party had better results in these seats than elsewhere. Using various measures of campaign intensity, however, it is clear that target constituencies did have significantly stronger Labour campaigns than comparable constituencies that were not nationally targeted. Multivariate analysis also suggests that Labour’s performance in targeted seats was better than in comparable seats.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Electoral Studies|
|Additional Information:||RAE_import_type : Journal article RAE_uoa_type : Politics and International Studies|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Campaigning ; Constituencies ; Labour Party ; Party members|
|Subjects:||J Political Science > JA Political science (General)|
|Departments:||Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Politics & International Relations (Merged into PPR 2010-08-01)|
|Deposited On:||25 Mar 2008 16:25|
|Last Modified:||26 Jul 2012 17:05|
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