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New and Published Books

  1. Party Members and Activists

    Edited by Emilie van Haute, Anika Gauja

    Series: Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

    Membership of political parties is diverse. Not everyone participates and those who do, do not participate in the same way. This book engages with the debate over the significance and future of political parties as membership organisations and presents the first broad comparative analysis of party...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Direct Democracy in the United States

    Petitioners as a Reflection of Society

    Edited by Shauna Reilly, Ryan M. Yonk

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    The increased use of direct democracy measures across the United States has brought attention to the individual petitioner however their motivations and goals continue to be an enigma. Drawing on behavioral, historical and legal analysis to provide a more concrete depiction of these individuals,...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Political Discussion in Modern Democracies

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Michael R. Wolf, Laura Morales

    The study of political discussion has been broken into sub-categories including deliberative democracy, discursive studies, dynamics of interpersonal communication, and discussion network analyses, with substantial numbers of books and articles covering each. However, these areas are often treated...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Class Politics and the Radical Right

    Edited by Jens Rydgren

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    One of the most significant events in European politics the past two decades is the emergence of radical right-wing parties, mobilizing against immigration and multiethnic societies. Such parties have established themselves in a large number of countries, often with voter shares exceeding ten and...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Financial Crisis, Austerity, and Electoral Politics

    European Voter Responses to the Global Economic Collapse 2009-2013

    Edited by Pedro Magalhães

    This book examines the domestic electoral consequences of the economic and financial crisis in Europe, particularly in those countries where the crisis manifested itself more devastatingly: the Southern European countries of Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain, as well as Iceland and Ireland. On the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Parties, Elections, and Policy Reforms in Western Europe

    Voting for Social Pacts

    By Kerstin Hamann, John Kelly

    Social pacts – policy agreements between governments, labor unions and sometimes employer organizations – began to emerge in many countries in the 1980s. The most common explanations for social pacts tend to focus on economic factors, influenced by industrial relations institutions such as highly...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Political Parties and Partisanship

    Social identity and individual attitudes

    Edited by John Bartle, Paolo Bellucci

    This volume provides an up-to-date examination of the conceptualisations, causes, and consequences of partisanship, one of the most fundamental concepts in contemporary political science. Presenting a comprehensive account and assessment of partisanship in comparative empirical research,...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Transnational Political Participation of Immigrants

    A Transatlantic Perspective

    Edited by Jean-Michel Lafleur, Marco Martiniello

    With the progress in communication and transport technologies, it has never been easier for migrants to stay connected with their country of origin. Facing the wide range of activities in which immigrants are involved, governments in the country of origin and the country of destination have...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. A Citizen's Guide to Presidential Nominations

    The Competition for Leadership

    By Wayne P. Steger

    Series: Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

    Presidential nominations in the United States can sometimes seem like a media circus, over-hyped and overly speculative. Even informed citizens might be tempted to tune them out. Yet understanding the process, one distinct to American politics, is crucial for civic participation. If presidential...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Contentious Elections

    From Ballots to Barricades

    Edited by Pippa Norris, Richard W. Frank, Ferran Martínez i Coma

    From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe the world has witnessed a rising tide of contentious elections ending in heated partisan debates, court challenges, street protests, and legitimacy challenges. In some cases, disputes have been settled peacefully through legal appeals and electoral reforms. In the worst...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge