Electoral politics and the party politicisation of human rights: the case of UK Westminster elections 1945-2010

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Chaney, Paul;
(2014)

This exploratory study examines issue salience and the discourse on human rights in the principal parties' manifestos in UK state-wide Elections 1945–2010. Innovative aspects include the application of combined qualitative and quantitative techniques. These are used to ... View more
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    5 Chi squared =101.462, df = 2, p= 0.0000328 6 18 incidences.

    7 as set out in Article 2 of the UNDHR 8 Chi squared = 23.401, df = 2, P= 0.00000829 9 Chi squared =9.5, df = 2, p= 0.0086517 10 Trial by jury was suspended for specific scheduled offences and the court consisted of a single judge. 11 Chi squared = 19.6, df = 2, P= 0.00005545 12 Chi squared = 17.892, df = 2, P= 0.00013026 13 Chi squared = 24.604, df = 2, P= 0.00000454 14 Chi squared = 17.124, df = 2, P= 0.00019124 15 Not statistically significant.

    16 Chi squared = 9.532, df = 2, P= 0.00851437 17 Chi squared = 8.316, df = 2, P= 0.0156388 18 Chi squared = 15.545, Fdf= 2, P= 0.00042116 19 Not statistically significant.

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