Mark Peter Shephard

Dr

  • United Kingdom

20012020
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Research Output 2001 2020

2020
examination
politics
opposition
public opinion
rating
2019

The committee system of the Scottish Parliament

Shephard, M. P., 31 Aug 2019, The Story of the Scottish Parliament: The First two Decades Explained. Hassan, G. (ed.). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, p. 97-104 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

parliament
politics
finance
legislation
democracy
2018

The role of a backbench MP

Shephard, M. P. & Simson Caird, J., 8 Feb 2018, Exploring Parliament. Leston-Bandeira, C. & Thompson, L. (eds.). Oxford, p. 187-195 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2017

Social media and the Corbyn breakthrough

Shephard, M. P., 30 Jun 2017, UK Election Analysis 2017: Media, Voters and the Campaign. Thorsen, E., Jackson, D. & Lilleker, D. (eds.). Bournemouth, 1 p. 64

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

social media
behavior pattern
fee
tactics
proliferation
2015
129 Downloads (Pure)

Improving Online Political Engagement for Effective Public Engagement

Shephard, M., Jan 2015, Glasgow: University of Strathclyde. 11 p. (International Public Policy Institute Policy Brief)

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

Open Access
File
Social Media
Research
Reading
Literacy
14 Citations (Scopus)
161 Downloads (Pure)

Online discussion and the 2014 Scottish independence referendum: flaming keyboards or forums of deliberation?

Quinlan, S., Shephard, M. & Paterson, L., Jun 2015, In : Electoral Studies. 38, p. 192–205 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
referendum
deliberation
social media
BBC
level of knowledge
7 Citations (Scopus)
1589 Downloads (Pure)

Social media and the Scottish independence referendum 2014: events and the generation of enthusiasm for yes

Shephard, M. P. & Quinlan, S., 21 Dec 2015, The Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics . Bruns, A., Enli, G., Skogerbo, E., Larsson, A. O. & Christensen, C. (eds.). Oxford, p. 488-502 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
referendum
social media
campaign
event
key event

The long and the short of the SNP breakthrough

Rose, R. & Shephard, M. P., 16 Dec 2015, (Accepted/In press) The British General Election of 2015 . Cowley, P. & Kavanagh, D. (eds.). Basingstoke

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Using social media to predict the general election?

Shephard, M., 2015, UK Election Analysis 2015: Media, Voters and the Campaign. Jackson, D. & Thorsen, E. (eds.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

social media
election
2014

Engaging the brain as well as the heart: political literacy and social media platforms

Shephard, M. P., Quinlan, S., Tagg, S. & Paterson, L., 2014, Beyond the Youth Citizenship Commission : Young People and Politics. Mycock, A. & Tonge, J. (eds.). London, p. 37-41 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

social media
brain
literacy
agenda setting function
media impact
2 Citations (Scopus)
parliament
volunteerism
political system
regime
community
72 Downloads (Pure)

Scottish independence social media analyses: some R tm analyses

Tagg, S., Shephard, M. P. & Quinlan, S., 22 May 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
social media
coding
campaign
2013

Dealing with information from social media

Shephard, M. P., Quinlan, S., Tagg, S. & Paterson, L., Dec 2013, Understanding Research on Social Attitudes Regarding the Scottish Independence Referendum 2014.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Citations (Scopus)
parliament
EU
democracy
political education
trend
2012
8 Citations (Scopus)
television
listener
radio
leader
social attraction

Scotland

Shephard, M. P., 6 Dec 2012, Legislatures of Small States: A Comparative Study .

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Parliament
Scotland
2011
21 Citations (Scopus)

Facing the voters: the potential impact of ballot paper photographs in British elections

Johns, R. & Shephard, M. P., Oct 2011, Political Studies, 59, 3, p. 636-658 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

candidacy
election
voter
social attraction
politician

From 9/11 to 2011: the "War on Terror" and the onward march of executive power?

Owens, J. & Shephard, M. P., 2011, The Legacy of the Crash: How the Financial Crisis Changed America and Britain. Casey, T. (ed.). p. 221-241 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

executive power
terrorism
2010
7 Citations (Scopus)

Parliamentary Scrutiny and Oversight of the British 'War on Terror': Surrendering Power to Parliament or Plus Ça Change?

Shephard, M. P., Owens, J. E. (ed.) & Pelizzo, R. (ed.), 2010, The "War on Terror" and the Growth of Executive Power?: A Comparative Analysis.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

parliament
terrorism
political system
executive power
International Politics
2009

Committees in the Scottish Parliament

Shephard, M. P., Carman, C. J., Jeffery, C. (ed.), Mitchell, J. (ed.) & Hansard Society for Parliamentary Government, 2009, The Scottish Parliament 1999-2009 : the first decade. Edinburgh, p. 21-28 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

parliament
7 Citations (Scopus)
executive power
concession
terrorism
voter
rhetoric
2008
19 Citations (Scopus)

Candidate image and electoral preference in Britain

Shephard, M. & Johns, R. A., Sep 2008, In : British Politics. 3, 3, p. 324-349 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

candidacy
voter
voting behavior
politician
experiment
2007
13 Citations (Scopus)

Electoral poachers? an assessment of shadowing behaviour in the Scottish parliament

Shephard, M. P. & Carman, C. J., 2007, In : Journal of Legislative Studies. 13, 4, p. 483-496 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parliament
electoral system
election
25 Citations (Scopus)

Gender, candidate image and electoral preference

Johns, R. A. & Shephard, M. P., Aug 2007, In : British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 9, 3, p. 434-460 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gender
candidacy
voting
voting behavior
heuristics
candidacy
election
labor
Labour Party
marginality
2005
29 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of the Scottish parliament in amending executive legislation

Shephard, M., Cairney, P. & Dunleavy, P. (ed.), Jun 2005, In : Political Studies. 53, 2, p. 303

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parliament
legislation
amendment
bill
balance of power
2004
97 Downloads (Pure)

Administrative review and oversight: the experience of Westminster

Shephard, M., Pelizzo, R. (ed.) & Staplehurst, R. (ed.), 2004, Legislatures and Oversight. p. 40-46 6 p. (Series on contemporary issues in parliamentary development).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

File
modernization
parliament
labor
responsibility
experience
9 Citations (Scopus)

Consensual or dominant relationships with parliament? A comparison of administrations and ministers in Scotland

Shephard, M., Cairney, P. & Rhodes, R. (ed.), 2004, In : Public Administration. 82, 4, p. 831-856 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parliament
minister
responsibility
amendment
lack
2002

The European parliament: of barriers and removed citizens

Shephard, M., Scully, R. & Norton, P. (ed.), 2002, Parliament and Citizens of Western Europe. p. 153-177 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2001

Lesson from westminster: the Scottish executive and new improved codes of conduct?

Shephard, M., Fleming, J. (ed.) & Holland, I. (ed.), 2001, Motivating Ministers to Morality. p. 61-74 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Citations (Scopus)

New Scottish parliament, new Scottish parliamentarians?

Shephard, M., McGarvey, N., Cavanagh, M. & Norton, P. (ed.), 2001, In : Journal of Legislative Studies. 7, 2, p. 79-104 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parliament
career
politics
gender
working class