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New and Published Books

  1. The Populist Radical Right in Central and Eastern Europe

    Ideology, impact, and electoral performance

    By Andrea Pirro

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    Often neglected in the study of far right organisations, post-communist Europe recently witnessed the rise and fall of a number of populist radical right parties. The Populist Radical Right in Central and Eastern Europe is the first comparative study to focus on the ideology, impact, and electoral...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Political Consultants and American Elections

    Hired to Fight, Hired to Win, 3rd Edition

    By Dennis W. Johnson

    When it comes to elections, campaigns matter. And despite the ever-increasing role of volunteers and amateurs, modern American political campaigns are a professional affair. Understanding how they are run and how campaign strategies are set requires an in-depth analysis of what political...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Lula, the Workers' Party and the Governability Dilemma in Brazil

    By Hernán F. Gómez Bruera

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    While scholars, activists and pundits from around the world have heralded the Lula years as a breakthrough for poverty reduction and the forthcoming emergence of Brazil as a dynamic economic superpower, many of their counterparts in the country as well as a number of Brazilianists elsewhere, have...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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