Articles by Jonathan Polk

03 2021

Popular wisdom says political parties aren’t responsive to public opinion. Our research found otherwise

Jonathan Polk
Political parties are the mainstay of our democracy – but do they adapt to changes in public opinion? In new research, Raimondas Ibenskas and Jonathan Polk reassure us that they do
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Jonathan Polk
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen and Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

Jonathan’s research interests include political parties, European politics, representation, and political participation.

His research is focused on the role of political parties in contemporary democracies, with a particular interest in how citizens participate in politics through parties, and the internal relationship between party members and party leadership.

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