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Är klassröstningen fortfarande signifikant? - en studie om kommunalvalen i Stockholm och Göteborg 2002

Borgström, Mikael (2006)
Department of Political Science
Abstract
The association between social parameters (i.e. socio-economy and level of education) and voting behaviour has been reviewed and analysed based on data from municipal council elections in Stockholm and Gothenburg in 2002. Some social scientists argue that the class voting is in decline and that new social cleavages have emerged. However, by using regression analysis techniques, this study implies a strong dependence of voting behaviour on social parameters, such as socio-economic status (SES) and level of education. Socio-economy appears to be a dominant predictor in the analysis. The regression models obtained in this work are similar for the areas of investigation; hence we can expect small differences. The non-class cleavage of the... (More)
The association between social parameters (i.e. socio-economy and level of education) and voting behaviour has been reviewed and analysed based on data from municipal council elections in Stockholm and Gothenburg in 2002. Some social scientists argue that the class voting is in decline and that new social cleavages have emerged. However, by using regression analysis techniques, this study implies a strong dependence of voting behaviour on social parameters, such as socio-economic status (SES) and level of education. Socio-economy appears to be a dominant predictor in the analysis. The regression models obtained in this work are similar for the areas of investigation; hence we can expect small differences. The non-class cleavage of the private and public sector, supposedly increasing in importance, does not imply significant effects on the voting behaviour in this work. (Less)
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@misc{1327234,
  abstract     = {The association between social parameters (i.e. socio-economy and level of education) and voting behaviour has been reviewed and analysed based on data from municipal council elections in Stockholm and Gothenburg in 2002. Some social scientists argue that the class voting is in decline and that new social cleavages have emerged. However, by using regression analysis techniques, this study implies a strong dependence of voting behaviour on social parameters, such as socio-economic status (SES) and level of education. Socio-economy appears to be a dominant predictor in the analysis. The regression models obtained in this work are similar for the areas of investigation; hence we can expect small differences. The non-class cleavage of the private and public sector, supposedly increasing in importance, does not imply significant effects on the voting behaviour in this work.},
  author       = {Borgström, Mikael},
  keyword      = {class voting,voting behaviour,political change,municipal council elections,Social sciences,Samhällsvetenskaper,Political and administrative sciences,Statsvetenskap, förvaltningskunskap},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Är klassröstningen fortfarande signifikant? - en studie om kommunalvalen i Stockholm och Göteborg 2002},
  year         = {2006},
}