The Future of Election Studies

The Future of Election Studies Election studies have reached a critical point in their development In directors of election studies in Great Britain Canada the Netherlands and the USA together with the directors of the Eur

  • Title: The Future of Election Studies
  • Author: Mark N. Franklin Christopher Wlezien
  • ISBN: 9780080441740
  • Page: 131
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Election studies have reached a critical point in their development In 1999, directors of election studies in Great Britain, Canada, the Netherlands and the USA, together with the directors of the European Elections Studies program and the Comparative Study of Election Systems group, met to discuss the conduct of election studies After the conference, attendees respondedElection studies have reached a critical point in their development In 1999, directors of election studies in Great Britain, Canada, the Netherlands and the USA, together with the directors of the European Elections Studies program and the Comparative Study of Election Systems group, met to discuss the conduct of election studies After the conference, attendees responded to issues raised at the meeting by writing the chapters contained in this volume There is unanimity among the investigators that studies based upon the Michigan model have reached the limit of what they can achieve The Future of Election Studies considers the nature of new research questions facing electoral scholars, why conventional pre and or post election studies are ill equipped to address these questions, and how such studies are adapting to meet the challenges faced by scholars today and in the future.

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