ARTICLES

BEYOND CLASS.

Chris Rose of Campaign Strategy gives us his analysis of some of what's to be learned politically from CDSM's recent British Values Survey update. This fits a thread of such analyses to be found here, most recently from Nick Pecorelli and Pat Dade. They continue to illustrate clearly the UK political battlespace and the positions of the Parties within it. As always, not all Parties are fighting the same battle for the same space.
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THE NEW ELECTORATE.

Nick Pecorelli's report from IPPR explains why understanding values is key to electoral success for the UK's political parties. Using data from Cultural Dynamics' British Values Surveys, Nick explores the nature of the electorate; where the parties get their support; the nature of the political battleground; and some key elements of communication and persuasion.
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'RELIGIOUS EXTREMISM' AND THE USE OF FORCE.

We examine the relationship between strong religious belief and the everyday acceptance of physical force to 'get what you want'. This uses data from four countries with different geographies, economies, languages and religions. We propose that the mantra 'religion breeds violence' needs a rethink.
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THE STATE OF THE WESTMINSTER PARTIES, MAY 2013.

Pat Dade takes a values-perspective look at what we know about some of the main contenders for seats, power and influence in the Westminster parliament - and a peek at what might be in store come the 2015 General Election.
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UK COUNCIL ELECTIONS, MAY 2013.
LITTLE ENGLAND ON THE WARPATH.

Pat Dade gives a response to the predictable media questions following the recent elections that seem to suggest UKIP is on the rise. But who voted for them, and why?
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CLIMATE CHANGE, ENERGY & VALUES: SURVEYS IN 5 COUNTRIES.

Chris Rose gives some comparative insights from a series of surveys conducted by Cultural Dynamics, in conjunction with Campaign Strategy, on behalf of Greenpeace.
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A COLLECTION OF OLDER ARTICLES.

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