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Professor John Bartle

Professor
Department of Government
Professor John Bartle
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  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 873717

  • Location

    5.023, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Monday 12.30-1.30 and Tuesday 9.30-10.30

Profile

Biography

Co-editor Political Communications Transformed: from Morrison to Mandelson, Political Communications: The General Election Campaign of 2001, Britain at the Polls 2005 and Britain at the Polls 2010. Has authored articles in: The British Journal of Political Science; Political Studies; Electoral Studies, Party Politics and Representation. Research interests in: voting behaviour; British political parties; the British judiciary. John Bartle qualified as a solicitor in 1994.

Qualifications

  • BA in Economics and Politics (University of York, UK)

  • MA in British Government and Politics (Essex)

  • Common Professional Examination and Law Society Finals (College of Law)

  • PhD (Government) (Essex).

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Public opinion

Voting behaviour

British politics

British political parties

The British judiciary.

Current research

The British Macro Polity: Ideology and Economics, 1945-2010, Mic-Career Fellowship funded by the British Academy.

Teaching and supervision

  • Mass Media and Democracy (GV374)

  • Political Parties in Britain and Europe (GV519)

Publications

Journal articles (27)

Bartle, J., Dellepiane Avellaneda, S. and McGann, A., (2018). Policy accommodation versus electoral turnover:Policy representation in Britain, 1945-2015. Journal of Public Policy, 1-31

Bartle, J., Birch, S. and Skirmuntt, M., (2017). The local roots of the participation gap: Inequality and voter turnout. Electoral Studies. 48, 30-44

Allen, N., Bara, J. and Bartle, J., (2017). Finding a niche? Challenger parties and issue emphasis in the 2015 televised leaders' debates. British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 19 (4), 807-823

Allen, N., Bara, J. and Bartle, J., (2013). Rules, Strategies and Words: The Content of the 2010 Prime Ministerial Debates. Political Studies. 61 (1_suppl), 92-113

Allen, N., Bara, J. and Bartle, J., (2013). Rules, Strategies and Words: The Content of the 2010 Prime Ministerial Debates. Political Studies. 61 (S1), 92-113

Bartle, J. and Laycock, S., (2012). Telling more than they can know? Does the most important issue really reveal what is most important to voters?. Electoral Studies. 31 (4), 679-688

Quinn, T., Bara, J. and Bartle, J., (2011). The UK Coalition Agreement of 2010: Who Won?. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties. 21 (2), 295-312

Bartle, J., Dellepiane-Avellaneda, S. and Stimson, J., (2011). The Moving Centre: Preferences for Government Activity in Britain, 1950–2005. British Journal of Political Science. 41 (02), 259-285

Bartle, J., Dellepiane-Avellaneda, S. and Stimson, J., (2010). The moving centre: Preferences for government activity, 1950-2005. British Journal of Political Science. 41 (2), 259-285

Clements, B. and Bartle, J., (2009). The European issue and party choice at British general elections, 1974-2005. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties. 19 (4), 377-411

Bartle, J., (2008). A Unified Theory of Party Competition: A Cross-National Analysis Integrating Spatial and Behavioral Factors. PARTY POLITICS. 14 (6), 763-764

Bartle, J., (2005). Homogeneous Models and Heterogeneous Voters. Political Studies. 53 (4), 653-675

Bartle, J., (2005). The Press, Television, and the Internet. Parliamentary Affairs. 58 (4), 699-711

Bartle, J., (2005). The Press, Television, and the Internet. Parliamentary Affairs. 58 (4), 699-711

Bartle, J., (2003). Measuring party identification: an exploratory study with focus groups. Electoral Studies. 22 (2), 217-237

Bartle, J., (2003). The general election in Britain, June 2001. Electoral Studies. 22 (1), 166-173

Bartle, J., (2003). Partisanship, Performance and Personality. Party Politics. 9 (3), 317-345

Bartle, J., (2002). Hard choices: social democracy in the twenty-first century.. INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS. 78 (1), 167-167

Bartle, J., (2002). The British general election of 2001.. INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS. 78 (2), 384-385

Bartle, J., (2002). A logic of expressive choice.. PARTY POLITICS. 8 (1), 143-145

Bartle, J., (2001). The progressive century: the future of the centre-left in Britain.. INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS. 77 (4), 983-984

Bartle, J., (2001). Labour and liberal democrat relations after 7 June 2001. Representation. 38 (3), 231-241

Bartle, J., (2001). The measurement of party identification in Britain: Where do we stand now?. British Elections & Parties Review. 11, 9-22

Bartle, J., (2000). Political Awareness, Opinion Constraint and the Stability of Ideological Positions. Political Studies. 48 (3), 467-484

Bartle, J., (1999). Improving the measurement of party identification in Britain. British Elections & Parties Review. 9 (1), 119-135

BARTLE, J., (1998). Left-Right Position Matters, But Does Social Class? Causal Models of the 1992 British General Election. British Journal of Political Science. 28 (3), 501-529

Bartle, J., (1997). Political awareness and heterogeneity in models of voting: Some evidence from the British election studies. British Elections & Parties Review. 7 (1), 1-22

Books (6)

Budge, I., McKay, D., Newton, K. and Bartle, J., (2013). The new British politics, 4th edition. 9781315834801

Allen, N. and Bartle, J., (2011). Preface. 9781446269220

Bartle, J. and Bellucci, P., (2008). Political Parties and Partisanship: Social identity and individual attitudes. Routledge. 9780415460965

Bartle, J., Budge, I., Newton, K. and McKay, D., (2007). The New British Politics. Routledge. 978-1-40-582421-7

Bartle, J., Mortimore, R. and Atkinson, S., (2002). Political Communications: The General Election of 2001. Routledge

Bartle, J. and Griffiths, D., (2001). Political Communications Transformed From Morrison to Mandelson. Palgrave Macmillan. 9780333776766

Book chapters (17)

Bartle, J., Why the Conservatives lost their majority—but still won. In: None past the post: Britain at the polls 2017. Editors: Allen, N. and Bartle, J., . Manchester University Press

Allen, N., Bara, J. and Bartle, J., (2011). A much debated campaign. In: Britain at the Polls 2010. 175- 202. 9781446269220

Bartle, J., Avellaneda, SD. and Stimson, JA., (2011). The policy mood and the moving centre. In: Britain at the Polls 2010. 147- 174. 9781446269220

Dellepiane Avellaneda, S., Bartle, J. and Simpson, JA., (2010). Post-war British public opinion: is there a political centre?. In: British Social Attitudes: The 27th Report: Exploring Labour's Legacy. Editors: Park, A., Curtice, J., Clery, E. and Bryson, C., . Sage. 9780857025722

Bartle, J., Allen, N. and Bara, J., (2010). A much debated campaign. In: Britain at the Polls 2010. Editors: Bartle, J. and Allen, N., . Sage. 147- 174. 9781849208451

Bartle, J. and Bellucci, P., (2008). Partisanship, social identity and individual attitudes. In: Political Parties and Partisanship: Social identity and individual attitudes. Editors: Bartle, J. and Bellucci, P., . Routledge. 9780415460965

Whiteley, P., (2006). Does the median voter theorem wipe out political participation?. In: Democratic Politics and Party Competition: Essays in Honour of Ian Budge. 222- 244. 0203965779

Bartle, J., (2006). Elections and Voting. In: Developments in British Politics 8. Editors: Dunleavy, P., Heffernan, R., Cowley, P. and Hay, C., . Palgrave. 9781403948427

Bartle, J., (2006). Ideological considerations and voting behaviour. In: Democratic Politics and Party Competition. Editors: Bara, J. and Weale, A., . Routledge. 203- 221. 0415599474

Bartle, J., (2005). The Labour Government and the Media. In: Britain at the Polls 2005. Editors: Bartle, J. and King, A., . CQ Press. 124- 150. 978-1-93311-663-1

Bartle, J., (2002). Political Developments, 1997-2000. In: Political Communications: The General Election of 2001. Editors: Bartle, J., Mortimore, R. and Atkinson, S., . Routledge. 3- 39

Bartle, J., (2002). Market Analogies the Marketing of Labour and the Origins of New Labour. In: The Idea of Political Marketing. Editors: O'Shaughnessy, N. and Henneberg, S., . Praeger. 39- 66. 0275975959

Bartle, J. and Griffiths, D., (2002). Social-psychological, economic and marketing models of voting behaviour compared. In: The Idea of Political Marketing. Editors: O'Shaughnessy, N. and Henneberg, S., . Praeger. 19- 38. 0275975959

Bartle, J. and Crewe, I., (2002). The Impact of Party Leaders in Britain: Strong Assumptions, Weak Evidence. In: Leaders' Personalities and the Outcomes of Democratic Elections. Editors: King, A., . Oxford University Press. 70- 95. 9780199253135

Bartle, J., (2001). Why Labour Won - Again. In: Britain at the Polls, 2001. Editors: King, A., . Chatham House Publishers

Bartle, J., (2001). Assessing Communications and Campaign Effects on Voters. In: Political Communications Transformed: From Morrison to Mandelson. Editors: Bartle, J. and Griffiths, D., . Palgrave Macmillan. 9780333776766

Bartle, J., (2001). Changing Voters or Changing Models of Voting?. In: Political Communications Transformed: From Morrison to Mandelson. Editors: Bartle, J. and Griffiths, D., . Palgrave Macmillan. 16- 34. 9780333776766

Other (8)

Bartle, J., (2004).Election studies: what's their use?. Representation. 40(2),Taylor & Francis

Bartle, J., (2003).John Major, Tony Blair and a conflict of leadership: collision course.. INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS. 79(2)

Bartle, J., (2002).Euroscepticism in contemporary British politics: opposition to Europe in the British Conservative and Labour parties since 1945. INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS. 78(4)

Bartle, J., (2001).A virtuous circle: political communications in postindustrial societies.. INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS. 77(2)

Bartle, J., (2001).Campaign talk: why elections are good for us. POLITICAL STUDIES. 49(2)

Bartle, J., (2000).British politics in the global age: can social democracy survive?. INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS. 76(4)

Bartle, J., (2000).The new social democracy.. INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS. 76(4)

Bartle, J., (1999).The British general election of 1997.. JOURNAL OF POLITICS. 61(1)

Grants and funding

2018

A �post-truth� politics? How far do facts still exist and matter for citizens?

British Academy

2014

The British Macro Polity: Ideology and Economics, 1945 - 2010

The British Academy

Contact

jbartl@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 873717

Location:

5.023, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Monday 12.30-1.30 and Tuesday 9.30-10.30