The Representative Relationship After Election Day
Hanne Marthe Narud (1958-2012) was professor of political science at the University of Oslo. Her main research focus was on coalition behaviour, political recruiting, and voting behaviour. She published articles in Comparative Sociology, European Journal of Political Research, Electoral Studies, West European Politics, Scandinavian Political Studies, Party Politics, Journal of Legislative Studies, Journal of Theoretical Politics and Acta Politica, in addition to numerous contributions to books in Norwegian and English. She also wrote a book with Henry Valen on political representation in a multiparty system. She was frequently called upon to commentate on Norwegian politics in the news media. Peter Esaiasson is professor of political science at the University of Gothenburg. He has published several books on political representation, election campaigning and empirical democratic theory. His articles have appeared in journals including the British Journal of Political Science; European Journal of Political Research; Electoral Studies; Governance; European Political Science Review and Party Politics.
Contents List of Figures and Tables vii Contributors xi Preface xv Chapter One: Between-Election Democracy: An Introductory Note Peter Esaiasson and Hanne Marthe Narud 1 Chapter Two: Communicative Responsiveness and Other Central Concepts in Between-Election Democracy Peter Esaiasson, Mikael Gilljam and Mikael Persson 15 Chapter Three: Is Anyone Listening? The Perceived Effectiveness of Electoral and Non-Electoral Participation Sofie Marien and Marc Hooghe 35 Chapter Four: Issue Uptake in the Shadow of Elections Audrey Andre, Sam Depauw and Kris Deschouwer 53 Chapter Five: Nominations, Campaigning and Representation: How the Secret Garden of Politics Determines the Style of Campaigning and Roles of Representation Rune Karlsen and Hanne Marthe Narud 77 Chapter Six: Institutional Incentives for Participation in Elections and Between Elections Henrik Serup Christensen 103 Chapter Seven: Political Parties in the Streets: The Development and Timing of Party-Sponsored Protests in Western Europe Swen Hutter 127 Chapter Eight: Signalling Through Voting Intention Polls Between Elections Ann-Kristin Koelln and Kees Aarts 151 Chapter Nine: `We Need to Decide!': A Mixed Method Approach to Responsiveness and Equal Treatment Liz Richardson 171 Chapter Ten: The Impact of Social Movements on Agenda Setting: Bringing the Real World Back In Roy Gava, Marco Giugni, and Frederic Varone 189 Index 209