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Support for democracy and autocracy


Can Online Civic Education Induce Democratic Citizenship? Experimental Evidence from a New Democracy' (with Finkel, S. and E. Rascon Ramirez). Conditional acceptance at the American Journal of Political ScienceAvailable at SSRN [Appendix][Transcripts of interventions] [Registration]



Authoritarian legacies


In print: Neundorf, A. and R. Shorrocks. ‘Revisiting the Impact of Modernization on Support for Women Politicians: The Role of Women’s Political Empowerment'. Comparative Political Studies. [link][manuscript][appendix][replication material]


2020: Neundorf, A. and G. Pop-Eleches. ‘Dictators and Their Subjects: Authoritarian Attitudinal Effects and Legacies’. Comparative Political Studies, 53(12): 1839–1860. [link][manuscript[Introductory essay of a guest-edited Special Issue.]


2020: Neundorf, A., Gerschewski, J. and Olar, R.G. ‘How do inclusionary and exclusionary autocracies affect ordinary people?’. Comparative Political Studies, 53(12): 1890–1925. [link][manuscript][appendix][replication material]


2012: Mueller, T. and A. Neundorf. ‘The role of the state in the repression and revival of religiosity in post-Socialist societies’, Social Forces, 91(2): 559-582. [link] [appendix]


2011: Neundorf, A. ‘Die Links-Rechts-Dimension auf dem Prüfstand: Ideologisches Wählen in Ost- und Westdeutschland 1990-2008’ [Testing the left-right dimension: Ideological voting in East and West Germany, 1990-2008]. Politische Vierteljahresschrift, 45: 227-250. [Download.pdf[Part of a special issue ‘Voting in Germany’]


2010: Neundorf, A. ‘Democracy in transition: A micro perspective on system change in post-Soviet societies’. Journal of Politics, 72(4): 1096 -1108. [link] [data] [appendix]


2010: Neundorf, A. ‘The post-socialist citizen: Adjusting to a new political system’, Doctoral Thesis, University of Essex. [Download.pdf


2009: Neundorf, A. ‘Growing up on different sides of the Wall – A quasi-experimental test: Applying the left-right dimension to the German mass public’. German Politics, 18(2): 201-225. [link]



Socialization and generations 


2021: McLaren, L., Neundorf, A., and I. Patterson. ‘Diversity and Perceptions of Immigration: How the Past Influences the Present’. Political Studies, 69(3): 725–747. [link][manuscript][appendix][blog post]


2018: Neundorf, A. and S. Soroka. ‘The Origins of Redistributive Policy Preferences: Political Socialization With and Without a Welfare State’. West European Politics, 41(2): 400-427. [link][manuscript][appendix]


2017: Neundorf, A. and K. Smets. 'Political Socialization: The making of citizens'. Oxford Handbooks Online. Oxford University Press. [link]


2016: Neundorf, A., Niemi, R. and K. Smets ‘The Compensation Effect of Civic Education: How School Education Makes Up for Missing Parental Political Socialisation’. Political Behavior, 38(4): 921-949. [link] [appendix] [replication material]


2014: Neundorf, A. and R. Niemi. ‘Beyond political socialization: New approaches in age, period, cohort analysis’, Electoral Studies, 33(1): 1-6. [link] [Introductory essay of an edited Special Issue.]


2014: Smets, K. and A. Neundorf. ‘The hierarchies of age-period-cohort research: Political context and the development of generational turnout patterns’, Electoral Studies, 33(1): 41-51. [link]


2013: Neundorf, A., Smets, K. and G. García-Albacete. ‘Homemade citizens: The development of political interest during adolescents and young adulthood’, Acta Politica, 48(1): 92-16. [link]



Attitudinal dynamics and party support


In print: Cavaille, C. and A. Neundorf. Elite Cues and Economic Policy Attitudes: The Mediating Role of Economic Hardship'. Political Behavior. [link][manuscript][appendix][replication material] Pervious version: NICEP Working Paper


2022: Neundorf, A. and S. Pardos-Prado. 'The Impact of Covid-19 on Trump's Electoral Demise: The Role of Economic and Democratic Accountability'. Perspectives on Politics, 20(1): 170-186OSF working paper. [Link][Registration][Appendix]


2020: Evans, G. and A. Neundorf. ‘Core Political Values and the Long-Term Shaping of Partisanship’. British Journal of Political Science. 50(4): 1263-1281. [link][manuscript][appendix]


2018: Tilley, J., Neundorf, A. and S. Hobolt. ‘When the pound in people’s pockets matters: How actual income and employment changes affect voters’ party preferences’. Journal of Politics, 80(2): 555-569. [link][manuscript] [appendix]


2018: Neundorf, A and J. Adams. The Micro-Foundations of Party Competition and Issue Ownership: The Reciprocal Effects of Citizens’ Issue Salience and Party Attachments. British Journal of Political Science, 48(2): 385-406. [link][appendix] [replication material]


2013: Abney, R., Adams, J., Clark, M., Easton, M., Ezrow, L., Kosmidis, S. and A. Neundorf. ‘When does valence matter? On heightened valence effects for governing parties during election campaigns’, Party Politics, 19(1): 61-82. [link]


2011: Neundorf, A., Stegmueller, D. and T.J. Scotto. ‘The individual level dynamics of bounded partisanship’, Public Opinion Quarterly, 75 (3): 458-482. [link] [Runner-up winner of the 2012 SOEP Best Paper Award]



Other publications


2012: Neundorf, A., Book review ‘Political leaders and democratic elections’ (edited by Kees Aarts, André Blais and Hermann Schmitt). West European Politics, 35(2): 434-435. [link]


2012: Smets, K. and A. Neundorf. The making of political generations: Party preferences and governmental socialisation in Western democracies', Nuffield's Working Paper Series, 2. [link]


2009: Neundorf, A., Zeller, J., J. Zado (eds). ‘Hochschulen im Wettbewerb: Innenansichten über die Herausforderungen des deutschen Hochschulsystems’,[Universities in competition: Analysing the challenges of Germany’s higher education system]. Bonn: Dietz-Verlag, 

[Book Review: Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaften, Journal of Political Science; 05/2010 [link]]



Blog posts


The invasion of Ukraine has upended Russian education, The Monkey Cage at Washington Post (2022, Sep 14)

Anti-immigration attitudes are disappearing among younger generations in Britain, The Conversation (2019, July 4)

Going from a sprint to a marathon: academic career advice, UoN Blogs, Student Life (2018, January 15)

Young voters and their “never Tory” mindset: the making of a Labour generation? LSE British Politics and Policy (2017, July 3)

Getting the most from political panel data. ISER Blog (2016, July 20)

How to reverse the civic empowerment gap of young people? Teach them about politics in school! LSE Democratic Audit (2016, May 6)

Young people are detached from politics – schools can be the solution. The Conversation (2016, May 3)

Introducing a new Nottingham project on the legacy of dictatorships. Ballots & Bullets (2016, Feb 23)

Britain has the chance to turn young people into voters – here’s how. The Conversation (2015, Nov 18)

Let the millennials grow up (the apathetic youth, and other myths). Monkey Cage (2014, May 14)

Picturing Politics: Berlin by night. Ballots & Bullets (2013, Nov 6)


Other media


Interview for CNN on Merkel's U-turn on gay marriage (2017, June 27).


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