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  • Women in political life: the case of the Republic of Ireland 

    KEENAN, LISA (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Sciences & Philosophy. Discipline of Political Science, 2018)
    This dissertation investigates the sites of potential resistance to women?s full participation in political life in the Republic of Ireland. The Irish case is an interesting one since the country has various features, for ...
  • The effect of observable party cohesion on voter choice in liberal democracies 

    BARRETT, DAVID JACK (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Sciences & Philosophy. Discipline of Political Science, 2018)
    The goal of this thesis is to assess the electoral impact of party infighting. It addresses the key research question of what is the impact of party infighting on the electoral fortunes of that party. In answering this ...
  • Media Ownership, Differential Coverage, and Effects on Public Attitudes : The Case of News Coverage of Labour Unions 

    KNEAFSEY, LIAM MICHAEL (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Sciences & Philosophy. Discipline of Political Science, 2018)
    This dissertation examines the relationship between media ownership structures, the influence ownership has on news content and the effects of differential coverage on citizens who consume this content. It examines the ...
  • New model army. The end of militarism in the Federal Republic of Germany 

    Afsah, Ebrahim (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Political Science, 2008)
    The thorough transformation of post-war Germany has led to a dramatic reassessment of its foreign and security policy, characterised by a strong emphasis on international cooperation and an extremely limited role of military ...
  • The available voter 

    Verheyen, Seppe (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Political Science, 2015)
    Contemporary research on electoral volatility often focuses on those who switch party preferences, but the switching itself does not inform us about who is available for electoral competition among the parties. Making use ...

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