Sex, Lies and the Ballot Box: Another 50 Things You Need to Know About Elections

Philip Cowley , Robert Ford

Abstract

With a foreword by Isabel Hardman HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED...how people feel about sleeping with the political enemy? ...whether gambling markets are best at predicting political outcomes? ...who Santa Claus would vote for? Then look no further. More Sex, Lies and the Ballot Box brings us another collection of concise chapters penned by leading political experts and delving into the fascinating field of electoral politics. Following on from the success of its bestselling predecessor, this illuminating book shines a light on how we vote in Britain and around the world. You'll learn about the shifting landscape of party politics and the perceptions and misconceptions that shape our opinions of our politicians and of each other. You'll learn about the factors informing voter habits - from class, race and gender to the internet and the weather. You'll also learn which political party has the most sexually satisfied supporters. Forget mind-numbing numbers and difficult demographics. This sharp and frequently hilarious volume is fizzing with accessible facts and figures that are more than just conversation starters - they're unexpected insights into the human condition.
Book typeMonograph
Editor Philip Cowley
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, Robert Ford
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Publisher name (outside publisher list) Biteback Publishing Ltd
ISBN978-1785900907
Issue year2016
Pages336
Publication size in sheets16.8
Languageen angielski
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