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Aboriginal Electoral Participation in Canada


Bedford, David. 2003. "Aboriginal Voter Participation in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick." Electoral Insight 5, 3: 16–20.

Bedford, David, and Sidney Pobihushchy. 1996. "On-Reserve Status Indian Voter Participation in the Maritimes." Canadian Journal of Native Studies 15, pp. 255–78.

Blais, André. 2000. To Vote Or Not To Vote? The Merits and Limits of Rational Choice Theory. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.

—2006. "What Affects Voter Turnout?" Annual Review of Political Science 9, pp. 111–25.

Blais, André, Agnieszka Dobrzynska and Peter John Loewen. 2007. "Potential Impacts of Extended Advance Voting on Voter Turnout." Ottawa: Elections Canada.

Blais, André, Agnieszka Dobrzynska and Louis Massicotte. 2003. "Why Is Turnout Higher in Some Countries than in Others?" Ottawa: Elections Canada.

Blais, André, Eugénie Dostie-Goulet, Patrick Fournier and Elisabeth Gidengil. 2007. "Étude sur la participation électorale des jeunes Montréalais." Research report prepared for Forum Jeunesse de l'Île de Montréal.

Blais, André, Elisabeth Gidengil, Neil Nevitte and Richard Nadeau. 2004. "Where Does Turnout Decline Come From?" European Journal of Political Research 43, pp. 221-236.

Blais, André, and Peter John Loewen. 2009. "Youth Electoral Engagement in Canada." Ottawa: Elections Canada.

Blais, André, and Daniel Rubenson. Forthcoming. "The Source of Turnout Decline: New Values or New Context?" Comparative Political Studies.

Brady, Henry E., and John E. McNulty. 2007. "The Costs of Voting: Disruption and Transportation Effects." Paper prepared for the 2007 meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 12.

Cairns, Alan C. 2003. "Aboriginal People's Electoral Participation in the Canadian Community." Electoral Insight 5, 3: 2–9.

Campbell, David. 2006. Why We Vote: How Schools and Communities Shape Our Civic Life. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue. 2010. A Comparative Assessment of Electronic Voting. Ottawa: Elections Canada.

Christakis, Nicholas, and James H. Fowler. 2009. Connected. New York: Little Brown.

Dalton, Jennifer. 2007. "Alienation and Nationalism: Is it Possible to Increase First Nations Voter Turnout in Ontario?" Canadian Journal of Native Studies 27, pp. 247–91.

Dawes, Christopher T., Peter John Loewen and James H. Fowler. Forthcoming. "Social Preferences and Political Participation." Journal of Politics.

Fournier, Patrick. 2002. "The Uninformed Canadian Voter." Citizen Politics: Research and Theory in Canadian Political Behaviour. Edited by Joanna Everitt and Brenda O'Neill. Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press.

Fowler, James H., Laura A. Baker and Christopher T. Dawes. 2008. "Genetic Variation in Political Participation." American Political Science Review 102, pp. 233–48.

Fowler, James H., and Christopher T. Dawes. 2008. "Two Genes Predict Voter Turnout." Journal of Politics 70, pp. 579–94.

Fowler, James H., and Cindy D. Kam. 2006. "Patience as a Political Virtue: Delayed Gratification and Turnout." Political Behavior 28, pp. 113–28.

Fowler, James H., and Cindy D. Kam. 2007. "Beyond the Self: Social Identity, Altruism, and Political Participation." Journal of Politics 69, pp. 813–27.

Fowler, James H., Peter John Loewen, Christopher T. Dawes and Jaime Settle. Forthcoming. "Games, Genes, and Political Participation." Man Is by Nature and Nurture a Political Animal. Edited by Rose McDermott and Peter Hatemi. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Franklin, Mark N. 2004. Voter Turnout and the Dynamics of Electoral Competition in Established Democracies Since 1945. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Gelman, Andrew, Jonathan N. Katz and Joseph Bafumi. 2004. "Standard Power Voting Indexes Don't Work: An Empirical Analysis." British Journal of Political Science 34, pp. 657–74.

Gerber, Alan S., Donald P. Green and Christopher W. Larimer. 2008. "Social Pressure and Voter Turnout: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment." American Political Science Review 102, pp. 33–48.

Gidengil, Elisabeth, André Blais, Neil Nevitte and Richard Nadeau. 2003. "Turned Off or Tuned Out? Youth Participation in Politics." Electoral Insight 5, 2: 9–14.

Gidengil, Elisabeth, André Blais, Neil Nevitte, and Richard Nadeau. 2004a. Citizens. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Gidengil, Elisabeth, Neil Nevitte, André Blais, Patrick Fournier and Joanna Everitt. 2004b. "Why Johnny Won't Vote." The Globe and Mail, August 4, p. A15.

Goerres, Achim. 2007. "Why Are Older People More Likely to Vote? The Impact of Ageing on Electoral Turnout Across Europe." British Journal of Politics and International Relations 9, pp. 90–121.

Gomez, Brad T., Thomas G. Hansford, and George A. Krause. 2007. "The Republicans Should Pray for Rain: Weather, Turnout, and Voting in U.S. Presidential Elections." Journal of Politics 69, pp. 649–63.

Green, Donald P., Alan S. Gerber and David W. Nickerson. 2003. "Getting Out the Vote in Local Elections: Results from Six Door-to-Door Canvassing Experiments." Journal of Politics 65, pp. 1083–96.

Guérin, Daniel. 2003. "Aboriginal Participation in Canadian Federal Elections: Trends and Implications." Electoral Insight 5, 3: 10–15.

Harell, Allison, Dimitrios Panagos and J. Scott Matthews. 2009. "Explaining Aboriginal Turnout in Federal Elections: Evidence from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba." Ottawa: Elections Canada.

Highton, Benjamin. 1997. "Early Registration and Voter Turnout." Journal of Politics 59, pp. 565–75.

Howe, Paul. 2010. Citizens Adrift: The Democratic Disengagement of Young Canadians. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Howe, Paul, and David Bedford. 2009. "Electoral Participation of Aboriginals in Canada." Ottawa: Elections Canada.

Johnston, Richard, Scott J. Matthews and Amanda Bittner. 2007. "Turnout and the Party System in Canada, 1998–2004." Electoral Studies 26, pp. 735–45.

Ladner, Kiera L. 2003. "The Alienation of Nation: Understanding Aboriginal Electoral Participation, 1988–2004." Electoral Insight 5, 3: 21–26.

Ladner, Kiera L., and Michael McCrossan. 2007. The Electoral Participation of Aboriginal People.Working Paper Series on Electoral Participation and Outreach Practices. Ottawa: Elections Canada.

Langer, Ellen J. 1975. "The Illusion of Control." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology  32, pp. 311–28.

Loewen, Peter John. 2010. "Affinity, Antipathy, and Political Participation: How Our Concern for Others Makes Us Vote." Canadian Journal of Political Science  43, pp. 661–87.

Loewen, Peter John, and André Blais. 2006. "Did Bill C-24 Increase Turnout? Evidence from the 2000 and 2004 Canadian Elections." Canadian Journal of Political Science  39, pp. 935–43.

Loewen, Peter John, and André Blais. 2011. "The Quarterly Allowance and Turnout: Old and New Evidence." Money, Politics and Democracy.   Edited by Lisa Young and Harold Jansen. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Loewen, Peter John, and Christopher T. Dawes. Forthcoming. "Heritability of Duty and Voter Turnout." Political Psychology.

Loewen, Peter John, Henry Milner and Bruce Hicks. 2008. "Does Compulsory Voting Lead to More Informed and Engaged Citizens? An Experimental Test." Canadian Journal of Political Science  41, pp. 655–72.

Loewen, Peter John, and Daniel Rubenson. 2011. "Democratic Competition Increases Political Participation." University of Toronto Working Paper.

Milner, Henry, Peter John Loewen and Bruce Hicks. 2007. "The Paradox of Compulsory Voting: Participation Does Not Equal Political Knowledge." IRPP Policy Matters  8, 3.

Mondak, J., M. V. Hibbing, D. Canache, M. A. Seligson and M. R. Anderson. 2010. "Personality and Civic Engagement: An Integrative Framework for the Study of Trait Effects on Political Behavior." American Political Science Review  104, pp. 85–110.

Nickerson, David W. 2008. "Is Voting Contagious? Evidence from Two Field Experiments." American Political Science Review  102, pp. 49–57.

Pammett, Jon H., and Lawrence LeDuc. 2003. "Explaining the Turnout Decline in Canadian Federal Elections: A New Survey of Non-voters." Ottawa: Elections Canada.

Plutzer, Eric. 2002. "Becoming a Habitual Voter: Inertia, Resources, and Growth in Young Adulthood." American Political Science Review  96, pp. 41–56.

Putnam, Robert D. 2000. Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Riker, William H., and Peter C. Ordeshook. 1968. "A Theory of the Calculus of Voting." American Political Science Review  62, pp. 25–43.

Rosenstone, Steven J., and John M. Hansen. 2003. Mobilization, Participation and Democracy in America. New York: Longman.

Rubenson, Daniel, André Blais, Patrick Fournier, Elisabeth Gidengil and Neil Nevitte. 2004. "Accounting for the Age Gap in Turnout." Acta Politica 39, pp. 407–421.

Schouls, Timothy. 1996. "Aboriginal Peoples and Electoral Reform: Differentiated Representation Versus Voter Equality." Canadian Journal of Political Science 29, pp. 729–49.

Silver, Jim, Cyril Keeper and Michael MacKenzie. 2005. "'A Very Hostile System in Which to Live': Aboriginal Electoral Participation in Winnipeg's Inner City." Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Southwell, Patricia L., and Justin I. Burchett. 2000. "The Effect of All-Mail Elections on Voter Turnout." American Politics Research 28, pp. 72–79.

Uhlaner, Carole J. 1989a. "Rational Turnout: The Neglected Role of Groups." American Journal of Political Science 33, pp. 390–422.

—1989b. "'Relational Goods' and Participation: Incorporating Sociability into a Theory of Rational Action." Public Choice 62, pp. 253–85.

Verba, Sidney, Kay Lehman Schlozman and Henry E. Brady. 1995. Voice and Equality: Civic Voluntarism in American Politics. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Wass, Hanna. 2007. "The Effects of Age, Generation, and Period on Turnout in Finland, 1975–2003." Electoral Studies 26, pp. 648–59.

Wattenberg, Martin P. 2007. Is Voting for Young People? New York: Pearson Longman.

White, Stephen, Neil Nevitte, André Blais, Joanna Everitt, Patrick Fournier and Elisabeth Gidengil. 2006. "Making Up for Lost Time: Immigrant Voter Turnout in Canada." Electoral Insight  8, 2: 10–16.

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