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Reading Group: session 3

READING GROUP: RELIGION AND PUBLIC LIFE
When Feb 20, 2014
from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where St Edmund's College, Okinaga Room
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The theme of this session is

Religion, parties and party systems: how religious cleavages concurred to shape Western party systems. Current significance of religion in explaining political parties’ alignment, identity, electoral strategies.

Core reading:

- Dalton, R., Religion and party alignment, in Sankiaho, R. et al. (ed.), People and other polities. Finnish Political Science Association. Helsinki, 1990.

- Janda, K., Regional and Religious Support of Political Parties and Effects on Their Issue Positions, International Political Science Review, Vol. 10, No. 4, October 1989.