Personality Politics?: The Role of Leader Evaluations in by Marina Costa Lobo, John Curtis

By Marina Costa Lobo, John Curtis

Personality Politics? assesses the function that citizens' perceptions and reviews of leaders play in democratic elections. The ebook offers proof from an array of nations with different old and institutional contexts, and employs cutting edge methodologies to figure out the significance of leaders in democracies worldwide.

Addressing such questions as 'Where do leaders results come from?', 'In which institutional contexts are chief results extra important?' and, 'To which different types of citizens are leaders a extra widespread issue for vote casting behaviour?', the authors search to figure out no matter if the jobs leaders play complements or damages the electoral strategy, and what effect this has at the caliber of democracy in electoral democracies this present day.

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