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  1. Party Government in the New Europe

    Edited by Hans Keman, Ferdinand Muller-Rommel

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This truly comparative volume examines the "life cycle" of party governments in Europe from 1990 onwards, and analyses its role and function in contemporary European parliamentary democracies. The life and the performance of party governments in Europe became more and more volatile and publicly...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. New Participatory Dimensions in Civil Society

    Professionalization and Individualized Collective Action

    Edited by Jan W. van Deth, William A. Maloney

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book examines citizen engagement in contemporary democratic politics and the development of new participatory forms. Based on empirical information gathered from citizens, activists and organizations, it examines the changing face of democratic participation. Advanced democracies are ‘plagued’...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ageing Populations in Post-Industrial Democracies

    Comparative Studies of Policies and Politics

    Edited by Pieter Vanhuysse, Achim Goerres

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Most advanced democracies are currently experiencing accelerated population ageing, which fundamentally changes not just their demographic composition; it can also be expected to have far-reaching political and policy consequences. This volume brings together an expert set of scholars from Europe...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Electronic Democracy

    Mobilisation, Organisation and Participation via new ICTs

    Edited by Rachel Gibson, Andrea Römmele, Steven Ward

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Electronic Democracy analyses the impact of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) within representative democracy, such as political parties, pressure groups, new social movements and executive and legislative bodies. Arguing for the validity of social perspective in theory building...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Cultural Theory as Political Science

    Edited by Gunnar Grendstad, Per Selle, Michael Thompson

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This is the first major European political science book to discuss the growing interdisciplinary field of 'cultural theory', proposing a coherent and viable alternative to mainstream political science. The authors argue that three elements - social relations, cultural bias and behavioural strategy...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Another Europe

    Conceptions and practices of democracy in the European Social Forums

    Edited by Donatella Della Porta

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Given the recent focus on the challenges to representative democracy, and the search for new institutions and procedures that can help to channel increasing participation, this book offers empirical insights on alternative conceptions of democracy and the actors that promote them. With a...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Religion and Politics in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    In the early twenty-first century, it is now clear that religion is increasingly influential in the political realm in ways which call into question the principles and practices of secularism. The Iranian revolution of 1978-9 marked the decisive ‘reappearance’ of political religion in global...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. European and North American Policy Change

    Drivers and Dynamics

    Edited by Giliberto Capano, Michael Howlett

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    The issue of policy dynamics is a key one in policy studies and one which is particularly amenable to comparative policy research. This edited volume brings together some of the leading scholars in the field to examine the definition, conceptualization and operationalization of policy change....

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Referendums and Representative Democracy

    Responsiveness, Accountability and Deliberation

    Edited by Maija Setälä, Theo Schiller

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This volume analyses how the use of referendums affects the central functions and characteristics of representative democracy. It provides a balanced account of the interaction between referendums and representative institutions and actors, seeking to evaluate whether referendums supplement or...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Education in Political Science

    Discovering a neglected field

    Edited by Anja P. Jakobi, Kerstin Martens, Klaus Dieter Wolf

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This pioneering volume is devoted to the analysis of education from the perspective of political science, applying the full range of the discipline’s analytical perspectives and methodological tools. The contributions demonstrate how education policy can be explored systematically from a variety...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Migration and Organized Civil Society: Rethinking National Policy
    Edited by Dirk Halm, Zeynep Sezgin
    To Be Published September 4th 2014
  2. Civil Society Activism under Authoritarian Rule: A Comparative Perspective
    Edited by Francesco Cavatorta
    To Be Published September 4th 2014
  3. Theorising NATO
    Edited by Mark Webber, Adrian Hyde-Price
    To Be Published March 29th 2015

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