Background and activities
Langsæther is currenty a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU. He holds an MA and a PhD from the University of Oslo, and has been a junior visiting scholar at Aarhus University and the University of Oxford.
Langsæther's primary research interests are related to electoral behaviour and party politics, and cleavage politics in particular. His research on these topics has been published in the European Journal of Political Research (EJPR), Electoral Studies, and the Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties. Langsæther is currently working on a book project on party families and their voters in Western Europe, along with a number of papers on social background and political behaviour (including identity, ideology, party choice, and political trust).
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2019) Class voting and the differential role of political values: Evidence from 12 West-European countries. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties. vol. 29 (1).
- (2019) Old wine in new bottles? Reassessing the effects of globalisation on political preferences in Western Europe. European Journal of Political Research.
- (2019) Is all PR good PR? How the content of media exposure affects candidate popularity. Electoral Studies. vol. 57.
- (2018) Why does class affect voting?. Democratic Audit.
Part of book/report
- (2018) Party Choice and Social Structure. Social Structure, Value Orientations and Party Choice in Western Europe.
- (2019) Cleavage Politics in the 21st Century: How and why social background affects political preferences. Universitetet i Oslo. 2019.