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date: 16 June 2019

(p. xiii) List of Figures

(p. xiii) List of Figures

  1. 3.1 The replacement rate of the unemployment benefit and citizens’ attitudes toward the public sector 49

  2. 12.1 Subjective left–right self-placement by Swedish MPs, 1985–2010 164

  3. 13.1 Declining party membership figures 173

  4. 13.2 Share of party income provided by state subsidies, 1960–2010 174

  5. 13.3 Proportion of professional MPs, 1906–2010 (percent) 176

  6. 13.4 Principles of representation (percent) 178

  7. 13.5 Very important factors to influence decisions in the party group (percent) 179

  8. 14.1 Average level of issue disagreement between MPs and eligible voters (difference in percent distributions) 191

  9. 14.2 Average level of issue disagreement between members of niche parties and mainstream parties and their voters (difference in percent distributions) 193

  10. 14.3 Number of women compared to foreign-born in the Riksdag, 1971–2010 (percent) 196

  11. 14.4 Attitudes: Proportions of women and men in the Riksdag and women and men voters who support specific proposals 200

  12. 14.5 Citizen trust in politicians and representative institutions (percent trusting responses) 201

  13. 15.1 Coalitions and minority governments in sixteen western European countries 212

  14. 17.1 Voter turnout in elections to the Riksdag, 1911–2010 233

  15. 17.2 Voter turnout in elections to the Riksdag, by municipality, 1976 and 2010 234

  16. 17.3 Voter turnout in elections to the Riksdag, by sex, 1911–2010 236

  17. 17.4 Voter turnout in the 2010 election to the Riksdag, by sex and age 236

  18. 18.1 A contextual frame of analysis for class voting 248

  19. 18.2 Alford’s index of class voting, 1956–2010 250

  20. 18.3 Voting among the “core groups” of class voting 251

  21. 19.1 Left–right ideological self-placement among Swedish voters, 1968–2010 (percent) 261

  22. (p. xiv) 19.2 Voters’ perceptions of Swedish parties’ average left–right positions, 1979–2010 (means) 263

  23. 19.3 Ideological left–right voting in Swedish elections, 1956–2010. Correlations between left–right issues and party choice (mean eta) and left–right self-placements and party choice (eta). 265

  24. 19.4 Party voters’ average positions along nine issue dimensions, 2010 (means) 267

  25. 19.5 Proportion of Swedish voters assessing Social Democratic Party/Conservative Party politics as “Good” for Unemployment, Sweden’s Economy, and Social Welfare, 1979–2010 (percent) 272

  26. 20.1 News consumption in the Swedish population, 1986–2012 (percent) 278

  27. 44.1 CPI inflation, percent 593

  28. 44.2 General government net lending, percent of GDP 593

  29. 44.3 Government debt, percent of GDP 594

  30. 44.4 Unemployment, percent of the labor force 594

  31. 48.1 Annual output volume of Swedish commission of inquiry reports, 1922–2012 657