Readership: Scholars and students of political science, EU studies, European integration, and comparative politics
Edited by David Sanders, Professor of Government, University of Essex, Paolo Bellucci, Professor of Comparative Political Behaviour and Political Sociology, University of Siena, Gábor Tóka, Professor, Department of Political Science, Central European University, and Mariano Torcal, Associate Professor in Political Science, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Paolo Bellucci has published articles and books on political behaviour. He serves in the Board of Società Italiana di Scienza Politica (SISP), of ITANES (Italian National Election Study), and is chairman of the SISP standing group on Public Opinion and Political Behaviour. Principal co-investigator of
the 2006 and 2008 Italian National Election Study. He is Professor of Comparative Political Behaviour and Chair of the Department of Historical, Social and Political Sciences of the University of Siena.
David Sanders specialises in the analysis of public opinion and electoral behaviour in the UK and in Europe. He is coauthor of Political Choice in Britain (Cambridge University Press, 2004) and of Performance Politics and the British Voter (Oxford University Press, 2009). He has been a co-Director of the British Election Study since 2000. He is is a Professor of Government at the University of Essex.
Gábor Tóka specializes in voting behaviour and political attitude formation, especially in a comparative perspective and with respect to the impact of national institutions and political knowledge. He was a founding member of the Comparative Study of Electoral Systems project and served as principal investigator for comparative and national election surveys in five countries. He is co-author of Post-Communist Party Systems: Competition, Representation, and Inter-Party Cooperation (Cambridge University Press, 1999) and author of over five dozen articles in scholarly journals and edited volumes. He is Professor at the Department of Political Science, Central European University, Budapest.
Mariano Torcal has published articles on the topics of political disaffection in new democracies, electoral behavior and political participation in major international journals. <"Honorable Mention for the Gregory M. Luebbert Prize for best article in Comparative Politics of 1997>" by the American Political Science Association. Reviewer and Member of the Editorial Board of many international journals. He is co-author of Disaffected Citizens: Social Capital, Institutions and Politics, London, Routledge 2006 (edited with José Ramón Montero) and many others in Spanish. He is Professor in Political Science at the Department of Political and Social Science at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona and National Coordinator of the European Social Survey in Spain.
1: Paolo Bellucci, David Sanders, Gabor Toka, Mariano Torcal: Introduction: Antecedents and Consequences of European Citizenship
2: David Sanders, Paolo Bellucci, Gabor Toka, and Mariano Torcal: Conceptualising and Measuring European Citizenship and Engagement
3: Corina Wagner, Markus Steinbrecher, Hans Rattinger: Towards Explanation: Developing Operational Measures of the Explanatory Variables
4: Paolo Bellucci, David Sanders, Fabio Serricchio: Explaining European Identity
5: Mariano Torcal, Eduard Bonet, Marina Costa Lobo: Institutional Trust and Responsiveness in the EU
6: Pedro C. Magalhães: The Scope of Government of the European Union: Explaining Citizens' Support for a More Powerful EU
7: Gabor Toka, Andrija Henjak, Radoslaw Markowski: Explaining Support for European Integration
8: Markus Steinbrecher, Hans Rattinger: Explaining Turnout in European Parliament Election
9: David Sanders, Paolo Bellucci, and Gabor Toka: Towards an Integrated Model of EU Citizenship and Support
10: David Sanders, Paolo Bellucci, Gabor Toka, and Mariano Torcal: Conclusions
Appendix: Sampling and Data, Variable Description, Data Weighting and Missing Value Imputation