Politics

Organisational unit: Department

Organisation profile

Research strengths within Politics fall within the following broad areas:

 

Elections and representation: With a specialist Centre for Elections and Representation Studies, the School studies voting behaviour, political attitudes and political behaviour. It has particular interests in political institutions and public opinion, political representation, participatory democracy, campaigns and elections, political communication, electoral systems, media and politics, and party activism.

Governance and Institutions: Scotland, UK, European and youth parliaments, European institutions, multi-level government and devolution and the politics of nationalism and regionalism. Expertise exists on theories of social movements and social change, Scottish and EU identity, state-society relations in the EU, civil society, religion and politics, environmental politics.

International politics: West European and South-East European politics. International politics, including international public policy, international institutions and global governance, international security, Asian international politics and security, the international role of NGOs, anti-globalisation movements, constructivist theories of security, feminist theory and Chilean politics.

Activities

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  1. 7th International Symposium on Energy

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences

  2. Centre for Energy Policy consultation response to Scotland's Energy Efficiency Programme (SEEP)

    Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - To be assigned

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Impact

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  1. Influencing the work of Transparency International in monitoring and reporting on global corruption through an online survey.

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalPublic understanding, information and debate

  2. Increased public and media awareness of voter behaviour at elections

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalPublic understanding, information and debate

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