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The End of Class Politics?: Class Voting in Comparative Context

Geoffrey Evans

Abstract

For many years, there has been an intense debate over the importance of social class as a basis of political partisanship and ideological divisions in advanced industrial societies. The arguments of postmodernists and disillusioned socialists have been combined with those of numerous empirical researchers on both sides of the Atlantic—and in both sociology and political science—who have claimed that class inequality has lost its political importance. Yet at the same time, the class politics proselytizers—whether Marxist or otherwise—have remained unpersuaded. This book presents a state‐of‐the‐ ... More

Keywords: class politics, class voting, comparative analysis, Erikson‐Goldthorpe class, over time change

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780198296348
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0198296347.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Geoffrey Evans, editor
Nuffield College, Oxford
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