A Comparative Study
Cabinets are formed of individual ministers, whose stock may rise and fall, not only with that of their party, but through their general behaviour, their actions, and with the successes and failures of their policies. The book examines the process of selection, shuffling and removal of ministers...
To Be Published December 29th 2013 by Routledge
Series: Europe and the Nation State
Much of the empirical research on Europeanization that has mainly focused on the larger member states, and tends to ignore that most Europeans live in small states and that most of the EU member-states are small states. This book investigates how the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, respond...
To Be Published June 29th 2013 by Routledge
Coalition Theory and Deviant Cases
Understanding the formation of governments has always been central to political science. Traditionally this topic has been considered from a rational choice theory perspective and the empirical testing of these theories; however neither approach alone is able to explain a large proportion of actual...
Published March 31st 2011 by Routledge
Hiring and Firing
This volume discusses the formation of government cabinets within twenty European democracies, providing the institutional background to the selection and de-selection of ministers. Exploring the historical and constitutional context to cabinet formation, this volume proceeds to provide vital data...
Published November 17th 2008 by Routledge