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1. Which of the following is not a reason given by Heath, Jowell and Curtis for the decline in size of the traditional Labour voter base?

  • decline in union membership
  • immigration
  • decrease in the number of council house tennants
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2. What percentage of members of the working class were union members in 1979 and 1997?

  • 21%-12%
  • 38%-21%
  • 44%-22%
  • 31%-28%

3. Who says that the decline of the manufacturing industry and restructuring of Western European economies has diminished the number of the traditional working class?

  • Best
  • Mair
  • Crouch
  • Dalton

4. Who shows that there is a persisting difference in party preference between cohorts which demonstrates the impact of generational socialization effects?

  • Evans and Tilley
  • Lipset and Rokkan
  • Butler and Stokes
  • Brooks and Manza

5. Who put forward the theory of cognitive mobilization? (voters rely less on social cues when casting votes due to educational increases and media)

  • Tilley
  • Heath
  • Dalton
  • Lijphart


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