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2. Name 2 criticisms of this research

  • Was biased
  • Butler & Kavanagh- Underestimated effects of short term influences, e.g sweeps of patriotic fevour. 2- Marshall & Heath- Crewe Exaggerated both class and partisan dealignment
  • No evidence to back it up
  • It ignores the dealignment of right wing voters

3. What side of the political spectrum is Labour Party?

  • Far Left
  • Middle
  • Central-Left
  • Right

4. 1997, 2001, 2005- social class alignment?

  • Large section of electorate is still committed to a fairly stable ideological convictions that reflect key differences between working class and middle class voters
  • The middle class and working class voters are merging into one group
  • People don't align with a party- short term factors for influential
  • There is a variation in each election- not set in stone any more

5. Term for sociological study of voting behaviour

  • Psephology
  • Politician
  • Scientist
  • Sociologists


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