Group formation and political conflict: instrumental and expressive approaches

C. Jennings, A. Hamlin

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

We construct models of the endogenous formation of political groups designed to capture some of the key features ofpolitical and social conflict. We draw on the 'citizen candidate' approach and consider both instrumental and expressive approaches to understanding group formation and conflict between groups. We argue that the inclusion of expressive elements into the analysis of political groups provides both new insights and a better fit with certain aspects of the realities of political conflict.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)413-435
Number of pages22
JournalPublic Choice
Volume118
Issue number3-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2004

Keywords

  • group formation
  • political conflict
  • citizenship
  • elections

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Group formation and political conflict: instrumental and expressive approaches'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this