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Prof David Sanders

Emeritus Professor
Department of Government
Prof David Sanders

Publications

Reports and Papers (2)

Sanders, D. and Twyman, J., (2017). Authoritarian Populist Opinion in Europe

Scotto, T., Reifler, J., Clarke, HD., Lopez, JAD., Sanders, D., Stewart, MC. and Whiteley, PF., (2011). Attitudes towards British Involvement in Afghanistan

Journals (77)

Scotto, TJ., Sanders, D. and Reifler, J., (2017). The consequential Nationalist–Globalist policy divide in contemporary Britain: some initial analyses. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties

Clarke, H., Whiteley, P., Borges, W., Sanders, D. and Stewart, M., (2016). Modelling the dynamics of support for a right-wing populist party: the case of UKIP. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties. 26 (2)

Whiteley, P., Clarke, HD., Sanders, D. and Stewart, M., (2016). Why Do Voters Lose Trust in Governments? Public Perceptions of Government Honesty and Trustworthiness in Britain 2000–2013. The British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 18 (1)

Whiteley, P., Clarke, HD., Sanders, D. and Stewart, MC., (2016). Forecasting the 2015 British general election: The Seats-Votes model. Electoral Studies. 41

Whiteley, PF., Clarke, H., Sanders, D. and Stewart, MC., (2016). Hunting the Snark: A Reply to ?Re-Evaluating Valence Models of Political Choice?. Political Science Research and Methods. 4 (01)

Whiteley, P., Clarke, HD., Sanders, D. and Stewart, MC., (2015). The Economic and Electoral Consequences of Austerity Policies in Britain. Parliamentary Affairs. 68 (1)

Sobolewska, M., D. Fisher, S., Heath, AF. and Sanders, D., (2015). Understanding the effects of religious attendance on political participation among ethnic minorities of different religions. European Journal of Political Research. 54 (2)

Fisher, SD., Heath, AF., Sanders, D. and Sobolewska, M., (2015). Candidate Ethnicity and Vote Choice in Britain. British Journal of Political Science. 45 (04)

Sanders, D., Heath, A., Fisher, S. and Sobolewska, M., (2014). The Calculus of Ethnic Minority Voting in Britain. Political Studies. 62 (2)

Reifler, J., Clarke, HD., Scotto, TJ., Sanders, D., Stewart, MC. and Whiteley, P., (2014). Prudence, Principle and Minimal Heuristics: British Public Opinion toward the Use of Military Force in Afghanistan and Libya. The British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 16 (1)

Sanders, D., Fisher, SD., Heath, A. and Sobolewska, M., (2014). The democratic engagement of Britain's ethnic minorities. Ethnic and Racial Studies. 37 (1)

Sanders, D., Heath, A., Fisher, S. and Sobolewska, M., (2014). The Calculus of Ethnic Minority Voting in Britain. Political Studies. 62 (2)

Borges, W., Clarke, HD., Stewart, MC., Sanders, D. and Whiteley, P., (2013). The emerging political economy of austerity in Britain. Electoral Studies. 32 (3)

Clarke, HD., Sanders, D., Stewart, MC. and Whiteley, P., (2013). Leader heuristics, political knowledge and voting in Britain's AV referendum. Electoral Studies. 32 (2)

Sanders, D. and Toka, G., (2013). Is anyone listening? Mass and elite opinion cueing in the EU. Electoral Studies. 32 (1)

Sanders, D., (2012). The Effects of Deliberative Polling in an EU-wide Experiment: Five Mechanisms in Search of an Explanation. British Journal of Political Science. 42 (03)

Whiteley, P., Clarke, HD., Sanders, D. and Stewart, MC., (2012). Britain Says NO: Voting in the AV Ballot Referendum. Parliamentary Affairs. 65 (2)

Sanders, D., Clarke, HD., Stewart, MC. and Whiteley, P., (2011). Simulating the Effects of the Alternative Vote in the 2010 UK General Election. Parliamentary Affairs. 64 (1)

Sanders, D., Clarke, H., Stewart, M. and Whiteley, P., (2011). Response to David Hugh-Jones. Parliamentary Affairs. 64 (4)

Sanders, D., Clarke, HD., Stewart, MC. and Whiteley, P., (2011). Downs, Stokes and the Dynamics of Electoral Choice. British Journal of Political Science. 41 (02)

Whiteley, P., Sanders, D., Stewart, M. and Clarke, H., (2011). Aggregate level forecasting of the 2010 general election in Britain: The Seats-Votes model. Electoral Studies. 30 (2)

Clarke, HD., Kornberg, A., Scotto, TJ., Reifler, J., Sanders, D., Stewart, MC. and Whiteley, P., (2011). Yes we can! Valence politics and electoral choice in America, 2008. Electoral Studies. 30 (3)

Clarke, H., Sanders, D., Stewart, M. and Whiteley, P., (2011). Valence Politics and Electoral Choice in Britain, 2010. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties. 21 (2)

Heath, AF., Fisher, SD., Sanders, D. and Sobolewska, M., (2011). Ethnic Heterogeneity in the Social Bases of Voting at the 2010 British General Election. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties. 21 (2)

Sanders, D., Clarke, HD., Stewart, MC. and Whiteley, PF., (2011). Downs, Stokes and the Dynamics of Electoral Choice. British Journal of Political Science. 41 (02)

Whiteley, P., Clarke, H., Sanders, D. and Stewart, M., (2010). Polling and forecasting the general election of 2010. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MARKET RESEARCH. 52 (5)

Whiteley, P., Stewart, M., Sanders, D. and Clarke, H., (2010). Do Institutions really influence political participation? Contextual influences on turnout and participation in the world's democracies. International Journal of Market Research. 52 (1)

Whiteley, P., Clarke, HD., Sanders, D. and Stewart, MC., (2010). Government Performance and Life Satisfaction in Contemporary Britain. The Journal of Politics. 72 (3)

Scotto, TJ., Clarke, HD., Kornberg, A., Reifler, J., Sanders, D., Stewart, MC. and Whiteley, P., (2010). The dynamic political economy of support for Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential election campaign. Electoral Studies. 29 (4)

Clarke, HD., Sanders, D., Stewart, MC. and Whiteley, P., (2009). The American voter's British cousin. Electoral Studies. 28 (4)

Sanders, D., Clarke, HD., Stewart, MC. and Whiteley, PF., (2008). The Endogeneity of Preferences in Spatial Models: Evidence from the 2005 British Election Study. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties. 18 (4)

Clarke, HD., Sanders, D., Stewart, MC. and Whiteley, PF., (2008). Internet Surveys and National Election Studies: A Symposium. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties. 18 (4)

Sanders, D., Clarke, HD., Stewart, MC. and Whiteley, P., (2007). Does Mode Matter For Modeling Political Choice? Evidence From the 2005 British Election Study. Political Analysis. 15 (03)

Sanders, D. and Norris, P., (2006). The impact of political advertising in the 2001 UK general election (vol 58, pg 536, 2006). POLITICAL RESEARCH QUARTERLY. 59 (1)

Sanders, D., (2006). Reflections on the 2005 General Election: Some Speculations on How The Conservatives Can Win Next Time. British Politics. 1 (2)

Whiteley, P., (2005). The Issue Agenda and Voting in 2005. Parliamentary Affairs. 58 (4)

Sanders, D. and Norris, P., (2005). The Impact of Political Advertising in the 2001 U.K. General Election. Political Research Quarterly. 58 (4)

Sanders, D., (2005). Popularity Function Forecasts for the 2005 UK General Election. The British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 7 (2)

Sanders, D., (2004). Vote functions and popularity functions in British politics. Electoral Studies. 23 (2)

Sanders, D. and Gavin, N., (2004). Television News, Economic Perceptions and Political Preferences in Britain, 1997–2001. The Journal of Politics. 66 (4)

D. Clarke, H., Sanders, D., C. Stewart, M. and F. Whiteley, P., (2003). Britain (Not) at the Polls, 2001. Political Science and Politics. 36 (01)

Gavin, NT. and Sanders, D., (2003). The Press and its Influence on British Political Attitudes under New Labour. Political Studies. 51 (3)

NORRIS, P. and SANDERS, D., (2003). Message or Medium? Campaign Learning During the 2001 British General Election. Political Communication. 20 (3)

Sanders, D., (2003). Pre-election polling in Britain, 1950–1997. Electoral Studies. 22 (1)

Sanders, D., (2003). The Dynamics of Protest in Britain, 2000-2002. Parliamentary Affairs. 56 (4)

Sanders, D., (2003). Party identification, economic perceptions, and voting in British General Elections, 1974–97. Electoral Studies. 22 (2)

Sanders, D., Burton, J. and Kneeshaw, J., (2002). Identifying the True Party Identifiers. Party Politics. 8 (2)

Sanders, D., (2001). The Economy and Voting. Parliamentary Affairs. 54 (4)

Norris, P. and Sanders, D., (2001). Knows Little, Learns Less? An Experimental Study of the Impact of the Media on Learning

Whiteley, P., (2001). Turnout. Parliamentary Affairs. 54 (4)

Sanders, D., (2000). The real economy and the perceived economy in popularity functions: How much do voters need to know? A study of British data, 1974-97. Electoral Studies. 19 (2-3)

Sanders, D., (1999). Conservative incompetence, Labour responsibility and the feelgood factor: why the economy failed to save the Conservatives in 1997. Electoral Studies. 18 (2)

Pattie, C., Johnston, R. and Sanders, D., (1999). On Babies and Bathwater: A Comment on Evans' ‘Economics and Politics Revisited’. Political Studies. 47 (5)

Sanders, D. and Brynin, M., (1999). The Dynamics of Party Preference Change in Britain, 1991–1996. Political Studies. 47 (2)

Price, S. and Sanders, D., (1998). By-elections, changing fortunes, uncertainty and the mid-term blues. Public Choice. 95 (1-2)

GAVIN, NT. and SANDERS, D., (1997). The Economy and Voting. Parliamentary Affairs. 50 (4)

Price, S. and Sanders, D., (1997). Pooling cross-sections: a response. POLITICAL STUDIES. 45 (5)

Brynin, M. and Sanders, D., (1997). Party identification, political preferences and material conditions: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey, 1991-2. Party Politics. 3 (1)

Sanders, D., (1996). Comparing nations: Concepts, strategies, substance - Dogan,M, Kazancigil,A. POLITICAL STUDIES. 44 (4)

Sanders, D., (1996). Economic Performance, Management Competence and the Outcome of the Next General Election. Political Studies. 44 (2)

Sanders, D., (1995). Forecasting political preferences and election outcomes in the UK: Experiences, problems and prospects for the next general election. Electoral Studies. 14 (3)

Price, S. and Sanders, D., (1995). Economic Expectations and Voting Intentions in the UK, 1979–87: A Pooled Cross-section Approach. Political Studies. 43 (3)

PRICE, S. and SANDERS, D., (1994). ECONOMIC COMPETENCE, RATIONAL EXPECTATIONS AND GOVERNMENT POPULARITY IN POST-WAR BRITAIN. The Manchester School. 62 (3)

Sanders, D. and Edwards, G., (1994). Consensus and Diversity in Elite Opinion: The Views of the British Foreign Policy Elite in the Early 1990s. Political Studies. 42 (3)

Sanders, D. and Price, S., (1994). Party support and economic perceptions in the UK, 1979–87: A two‐level approach. British Elections and Parties Yearbook. 4 (1)

Price, S. and Sanders, D., (1993). Modeling Government Popularity in Postwar Britain: A Methodological Example. American Journal of Political Science. 37 (1)

Sanders, D., Marsh, D. and Ward, H., (1993). The Electoral Impact of Press Coverage of the British Economy, 1979–87. British Journal of Political Science. 23 (02)

Sanders, D., (1993). Forecasting the 1992 British general election outcome: The performance of an ?economic? model. British Elections and Parties Yearbook. 3 (1)

SANDERS, D., (1991). GOVERNMENT POPULARITY AND THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION. The Political Quarterly. 62 (2)

Sanders, D., (1991). Voting Behaviour in Britain: Lessons of the 1980s. Contemporary Record. 4 (3)

SANDERS, D., MARSH, D. and WARD, H., (1990). RECAPTURING THE FALKLANDS - MODELS OF CONSERVATIVE POPULARITY, 1979-83 - REPLY. BRITISH JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE. 20

Sanders, D., Marsh, D. and Ward, H., (1990). A Reply to Clarke, Mishler and Whiteley. British Journal of Political Science. 20 (01)

Sanders, D., Ward, H., Marsh, D. and Fletcher, T., (1987). Government Popularity and the Falklands War: A Reassessment. British Journal of Political Science. 17 (03)

SANDERS, D. and TANENBAUM, E., (1983). Direct Action and Political Culture: The Changing Political Consciousness of the British Public*. European Journal of Political Research. 11 (1)

Sanders, D., (1981). Teaching Social Science Data Analysis: A Political Scientist's View. Sociology. 15 (4)

Sanders, D., (1980). Path analysis/causal modelling. Quality and Quantity. 14 (1)

Sanders, D., (1978). Away from a general model of mass political violence: Evaluating Hibbs. Quality and Quantity. 12 (2)

Other (3)

Sanders, D., Scotto, T. and Reifler, J., (2016).The Consequences of Authoritarian Populism in Britain,University of Essex

Sanders, D., (2016).The UK's Changing Party System: the Prospects for a Party Realignment at Westminster,University of Essex

Whiteley, PF., Clarke, HD., Sanders, D. and Stewart, MC., (2014).The Economic and Electoral Consequences of Austerity Policies in Britain

Chapters (13)

Sanders, D., (2015). The Reluctant Europeans: Britain and the EU 1953-2014. In: Drifting towards the Exit? Taking Stock of Britain?s EU Membership after 40 Years. Editors: Schweiger, C., . Wissner Verlag. 9- 36. 9783957860422

Sanders, D., (2014). The Importance of Economic Sunshine: the Economy and Voting. In: Sex, Lies and the Ballot Box. Editors: Cowley, P. and Ford, R., . Biteback. 45- 49. 9781849547550

Sanders, D., Clarke, H., Stewart, M. and Whiteley, PF., (2014). Output-oriented Legitimacy: Individual- and System-level Influences on Democracy Satisfaction. In: Elections and Democracy: Representation and Accountability. Editors: Thomassen, J., . Oxford University Press. 153- 180. 9780198716334

Sanders, D., Magalhães, PC. and Tóka, G., (2013). Summary and Conclusions: Europe in Equilibrium-Unresponsive Inertia or Vibrant Resilience?. In: Citizens and the European Polity: Mass Attitudes Towards the European and National Polities. 9780199949908

Henjak, A., Tóka, G. and Sanders, D., (2013). Support for European Integration. In: Citizens and the European Polity: Mass Attitudes Towards the European and National Polities. 9780199949908

Sanders, D. and Bellucci, P., (2013). Informal Political Engagement in Europe, 1975-2007. In: Citizens and the European Polity: Mass Attitudes Towards the European and National Polities. 9780199949908

Bellucci, P., Sanders, D. and Serricchio, F., (2012). Explaining European Identity. In: The Europeanization of National Polities?: Citizenship and Support in a Post-Enlargement Union. 9780191739163

Sanders, D., Bellucci, P., Tóka, G. and Torcal, M., (2012). Conclusions. In: The Europeanization of National Polities?: Citizenship and Support in a Post-Enlargement Union. 9780191739163

Sanders, D., Bellucci, P. and Tóka, G., (2012). Towards an Integrated Model of EU Citizenship and Support. In: The Europeanization of National Polities?: Citizenship and Support in a Post-Enlargement Union. 9780191739163

Bellucci, P., Memoli, V. and Sanders, D., (2012). The Determinants of Democracy Satisfaction in Europe. In: Citizens and the European Polity Mass Attitudes Towards the European and National Polities. Editors: Sanders, D., Magalhaes, P. and T�ka, G., . Oxford University Press. 9780199602339

Clarke, HD., Sanders, D., Stewart, MC. and Whiteley, PF., (2008). Travel tips for students of electoral choice: The dynamics of partisanship in Britain and elsewhere. In: Political Parties and Partisanship: Social identity and individual attitudes. Editors: Bartle, J. and Bellucci, P., . Routledge. 9780415460965

Sanders, D. and Carey, S., (2003). Temporal variations in economic voting: a comparative cross-national analysis. In: Economic Voting. Editors: Dorussen, H. and Taylor, M., . Routledge

Sanders, D. and Brynin, M., (1998). Ordinary Least Squares and Logistic Regression Analysis. In: Research Strategies in the Social Sciences: A Guide to New Approaches. Editors: Scarbrough, E. and Tanenbaum, E., . Oxford University Press. 978-0-19-829238-8

Books (6)

Heath, A., Fisher, SD., Rosenblatt, G., Sanders, D. and Sobolewska, M., (2014).The Political Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Britain. Oxford University Press. 978-0-19-965663-9

Magalhães, PC., Sanders, D. and Tóka, G., (2013).Introduction: Citizens and the European Polity. 9780199949908

Magalhães, PC., Sanders, D. and Tóka, G., (2013).Citizens and the European Polity: Mass Attitudes Towards the European and National Polities. 9780199949908

Bellucci, P., Sanders, D., Tóka, G. and Torcal, M., (2012).Introduction: Antecedents and Consequences of European Citizenship. 9780191739163

Sanders, D., Bellucci, P., Tóka, G. and Torcal, M., (2012).The Europeanization of National Polities?: Citizenship and Support in a Post-Enlargement Union. 9780191739163

Clarke, HD., Sanders, D., Stewart, MC. and Whiteley, PF., (2009).Performance politics and the British voter. 9780511596872

Grants and funding

2010

WSREPE

European Commission (FP7)

2009

BES Ethnic Minority Study

Economic & Social Research Council

2008

EC Project: EUROPOLIS

European Commission

Contact

sanders@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus