Research projects overview

Research components and research projects

POLIS has three principal topics or research components, which will be explored in six research projects, as shown below:

RESEARCH COMPONENTS:

RESEARCH PROJECTS:


COMPONENT 1

How do political parties compete on both issues and positions?


PROJECT 1

How do political parties compete on both issues and positions?


PROJECT 2
Intraparty dynamics, party policy positions and electoral competition in parliamentary democracies


COMPONENT 2

How does party competition shape
news coverage of politics?

PROJECT 3

How does party competition shape news coverage of politics?



COMPONENT 3

How do party competition and voters'
consequent perceptions of political parties
shape the electorate's response to political communication?



PROJECT 4

Theoretical understanding of issue ownership


PROJECT 5

Political party competition and public opinion dynamics


PROJECT 6

Political parties, interest organisations and citizen attitudes