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New and Published Books

  1. 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 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The European Parliament and its International Relations

    Edited by Stelios Stavridis, Daniela Irrera

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Following the Lisbon Treaty, the powers of the European Parliament in external relations have gradually expanded and it is increasingly influencing the foreign policy of the European Union. This book analyses the role of the European Parliament as an international actor and presents a new debate...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Political Marketing

    Edited by Jennifer Lees-Marshment

    With the Obama campaign universally acknowledged as the most successfully marketed presidential campaign of all time, the future of political marketing is fiercely contested, provoking a wealth of high quality scholarship from across the globe. This work provides an accessible introduction to the...

    Published March 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Imperfect Primary

    Oddities, Biases, and Strengths of U.S. Presidential Nomination Politics, 2nd Edition

    By Barbara Norrander

    Series: Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

    The complex and ever-changing rules governing American presidential nomination contests are continuously up for criticism, but there is little to no consensus on exactly what the problems are, or on how to fix them. The evolving system is hardly rational because it was never carefully planned. So...

    Published March 6th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Role of Parties in Twenty-First Century Politics

    Responsive and Responsible?

    Edited by Luciano Bardi, Stefano Bartolini, Alexander H. Trechsel

    Series: West European Politics

    For a long time analyses of political parties were framed within the usual context of democracy and of the historical transformation of the forms of democratic government. More recently several authors, among which eminently Peter Mair, progressively began to question the relationship between the...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Local Politics and Mayoral Elections in 21st Century America

    The Keys to City Hall

    Edited by Sean D. Foreman, Marcia L. Godwin

    Series: Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

    Some of the most populated and storied American cities had mayoral elections in 2013. Open contests in New York City, Los Angeles and Boston, for example, offer laboratories to examine electoral trends in urban politics. Cities are facing varied predicaments. Boston was rocked by the bombing of the...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge