What is it about?
Researchers conventionally approach questions of political representation with groups in mind: be this shared preferences of demographic characteristics. In the article I present a new way to approach questions of political representation at the individual level. The individual rather the legislature is at the centre of the analysis.
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Why is it important?
Different ways to understand and measure political representation exist, but one has been glossed over. In the article I show why it sometimes makes sense to put the individual at the centre of the analysis of political representation.
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This page is a summary of: INDIVIDUAL REPRESENTATION: A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO POLITICAL REPRESENTATION, Representation, April 2012, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/00344893.2012.653248.
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