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Author Eijk, C. van der.
Title Choosing Europe? : the European electorate and national politics in the face of union / Cees van der Eijk and Mark N. Franklin with Johan Ackaert ... [and others].
Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [1996]

Author Eijk, C. van der.
Subject European Parliament -- Elections, 1989.
European Parliament -- Elections, 1994.
European Union.
Elections -- Europe.
Alt Name Franklin, Mark N.
Description xv, 516 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [475]-493) and indexes.
ISBN 0472103571 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC # 33132200
Table of Contents
1The Problem: Representation and Democracy in the European Union / Mark Franklin, Cees van der Eijk3
2The Foundations: Unanswered Questions from the Study of European Elections, 1979-1994 / Michael Marsh, Mark Franklin14
3The Research: Studying the Elections of 1989 and 1994 / Cees van der Eijk, Mark Franklin33
4Belgium: An Electorate on the Eve of Disintegration / Johan Ackaert, Lieven de Winter, Marc Swyngedouw59
5Britain: Opening Pandora's Box / Mark Franklin, John Curtice78
6Denmark: Second-order Containment / Torben Worre97
7France: The Midwife Comes to Call / Colette Ysmal, Roland Cayrol115
8Germany: A Bored Electorate / Hermann Schmitt137
9Greece: A Confused Electorate / Panayote Elias Dimitras157
10Ireland: An Electorate with its Mind on Lower Things / Michael Marsh166
11Italy: Consulting the Oracle / Renato Mannheimer186
12Luxembourg: Second-order Irrelevance / Cees van der Eijk, Hermann Schmitt201
13The Netherlands: Small Party Evolution / Erik Oppenhuis209
14Northern Ireland: Second-order Entrenchment / Colin Knox, Dolores O'Reilly227
15Portugal: An Ephemeral Election / Mario Bacalhau242
16Spain: A Dress Rehearsal for the National Elections / Pilar del Castillo252
17The Dog that Did Not Bark: The 1994 Elections in the Light of 1989 / Cees van der Eijk, Mark Franklin, Tom Mackie268
18The Party Context: Outcomes / Erik Oppenhuis, Cees van der Eijk, Mark Franklin287
19The Institutional Context: Turnout / Mark Franklin, Cees van der Eijk, Erik Oppenhuis306
20The Strategic Context: Party Choice / Cees van der Eijk, Mark Franklin, Erik Oppenhuis332
21Conclusions: The Electoral Connection and the Democratic Deficit / Mark Franklin, Cees van der Eijk, Michael Marsh366
 Coda: What We Have Learned about Voting and Elections / Cees van der Eijk, Mark Franklin391
 App. A The European Election Studies / Hermann Schmitt, Cees van der Eijk409
 App. B Variables Employed and Methods of Analysis / Cees van der Eijk, Erik Oppenhuis415
 App. C Replications of 1989 Findings using 1994 Election Study Data / Erik Oppenhuis, Cees van der Eijk435
 App. D Results of the 1989 and 1994 European Elections / Tom Mackie452
 List of Contributors473
 Author Index494
 Subject Index499

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