A Comparative Analysis of Pledge Fulfillment

Robert Thomson, Elin Naurin, Terry Royed

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Abstract

This chapter formulates a range of expectations from theories of policymaking regarding the conditions under which campaign promises are most likely to be fulfilled. It tests these expectations with evidence on over 20,000 campaign promises from twelve countries.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationParty Mandates and Democracy:
Subtitle of host publicationMaking, Breaking, and Keeping Election Pledges in Twelve Countries
EditorsElin Naurin, Terry Royed, Robert Thomson
Place of PublicationAnn Arbor MI USA
PublisherUniversity of Michigan Press
Chapter4
Pages57-80
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9780472124671
ISBN (Print)9780472131211
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NameNew Comparative Politics
PublisherUniversity of Michigan Press
  • A Systematic Research Design for Studying the Fulfillment of Election Pledges

    Royed, T., Naurin, E. & Thomson, R., 2019, Party Mandates and Democracy: Making, Breaking, and Keeping Election Pledges in Twelve Countries. Naurin, E., Royed, T. & Thomson, R. (eds.). Ann Arbor MI USA: University of Michigan Press, p. 23-38 15 p. (New Comparative Politics).

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  • Ireland

    Thomson, R., Costello, R. & Love, E., 2019, Party Mandates and Democracy: Making, Breaking, and Keeping Election Pledges in Twelve Countries. Naurin, E., Royed, T. & Thomson, R. (eds.). Ann Arbor MI USA: University of Michigan Press, p. 189-204 16 p. (New Comparative Politics).

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  • Making and Keeping Pledges: What We Have Learned

    Royed, T., Naurin, E. & Thomson, R., 2019, Party Mandates and Democracy: Making, Breaking, and Keeping Election Pledges in Twelve Countries. Naurin, E., Royed, T. & Thomson, R. (eds.). Ann Arbor MI USA: University of Michigan Press, p. 293-314 22 p. (New Comparative Politics).

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