This theme benefits from a wide range of expertise of the academic community in the department. It addresses not only a wide range of substantive topics, with a special focus on democratisation, but also brings together our broad methodological expertise.
|FRAMENET||Political issues are rarely presented objectively. Instead, they are ‘framed’, that is, certain aspects highlighted and others de-emphasised, in order to influence how voters think about the issue.|
|Peacebuilding, refugees and return migrants||The project envisages the collection of new data on the locality and timing of military and non-military PKOs, on populations movements across and within countries, and the use of individual/household data on Sub-Saharan countries.|
|The effect of terrorism on public attitudes and individual well-being in Great Britain||The project will provide a systematic analysis of the consequences of terrorism for public attitudes towards key policy-relevant issues, including immigration and civil liberties, and for subjective well-being.|
|Who keeps the peace and why does it matter?||This project asks how mission composition affects peacekeeping effectiveness.|