Essays in honour of Jan W. van Deth
Democracies are transforming worldwide, but at the same time political inequality is increasing. This development threatens to leave growing portions of mass publics effectively ‘outside’ the political process. This volume brings together leading authorities in the field of democratic citizenship...
Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge
Interest Aggregation Revisited
How Political Parties Respond focuses specifically on the question of interest aggregation. Do parties today perform that function? If so, how? If not, in what different ways do they seek to show themselves responsive to the electorate?This fascinating book studies these questions with reference to...
Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge
Power and Organizational Adaptation
This is a detailed exploration of how national political parties have responded to the increasing relevance of European governance. The Europeanization of National Political Parties is the first empirical study to examine the effects of the European Union on the internal organizational dynamics of...
Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge
Series: Environmental Politics
By the late 1990s Green parties had entered national governments in five Western European countries - Finland, Italy, Germany, France and Belgium. This book aims to provide an understanding of the differences and similarities of Green parties in coalition governments....
Published May 1st 2002 by Routledge
Beyond the Politics of Centrality
Over three decades Gordon Smith has written authoratively and with style on almost every aspect of German politics. In this volume, leading UK and German scholars use themes from his work in an examination of the evolution of German policy in the face of socio-economic change, globalisation,...
Published September 29th 2001 by Routledge