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Survey Data Not Be All And End All – Shock

Apparently there’s more to research than survey data – who knew? Those who have been paying attention will remember that I have used the National Child Development Study (NCDS) to examine the relationship between volunteering and political activity for the … Continue reading

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Bandwagon vs. threshold

I saw an interesting presentation by Helen Margetts from the Oxford Internet Institute at Southampton last month.  Her research suggests a threshold effect for political participation.  Under her experimental conditions, people were statistically significantly more likely to participate politically (in this case, … Continue reading

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