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New and Published Books

  1. Framing War

    Public Opinion and Decision-Making in Comparative Perspective

    By Francesco Olmastroni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

    Most research on framing has focused on media and elite frames: the ways that the mass media and politicians present information about issues and events to the public. Until now, the process by which citizens’ opinions may affect the initial frame-building process has been largely ignored. The...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The European Union: Integration and Enlargement

    Edited by R. Daniel Kelemen, Anand Menon, Jonathan Slapin

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    This book explores one of the central challenges facing the EU today – how to reconcile enlargement with the pursuit of a stronger and more effective European Union. While the relationship between widening and deepening has been recognized for years as one of the big questions in the field of...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Party Organization and Electoral Volatility in Central and Eastern Europe

    Enhancing voter loyalty

    By Sergiu Gherghina

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Political parties in post-communist countries have very high levels of electoral volatility. In these environments, political factions fail to establish long-term connections with the electorate and thus regularly rise and fall from the political arena. This book provides an organizational...

    Published September 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Accountability in Crises and Public Trust in Governing Institutions

    By Lina Svedin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    This book examines how efforts to exert accountability in crises affect public trust in governing institutions. Using Sweden as the case study, this book provides a framework to analyse accountability in crises and looks at how this affects trust in government. Crises test the fabric of governing...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Longue Durée of the Far-Right

    An International Historical Sociology

    Edited by Richard Saull, Alexander Anievas, Neil Davidson, Adam Fabry

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    This volume brings together a number of international scholars to offer an original analysis of far-right movements and politics, challenging the existing literature through a very different methodological and theoretical perspective. The approach offered here is that of ‘longue durée’ analysis,...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion Reconsidered

    What Determines Public Opinion?

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman

    In the Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion (1992), John Zaller set out one of the most influential models of opinion formation: he presented the public as a pliable instrument of political elites, who are able to garner support simply by sending "cues" through the mass media telling Republicans or...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Health Care Policy and Opinion in the United States and Canada

    By Richard Nadeau, Éric Bélanger, François Pétry, Stuart N Soroka, Antonia Maioni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Heated debate surrounds the topic of health care in both the US and in Canada. In each country, these debates are based in some measure on perceptions about health care in their neighboring country. The perceptions held by Canadians about the US health care system, or those held by Americans about...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Learning from the EU Constitutional Treaty

    Democratic Constitutionalization beyond the Nation-State

    By Ben Crum

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The negative results of referenda on the European Union (EU) Constitutional Treaty in France and the Netherlands, and subsequent low-key adoption of the Treaty of Lisbon raise complex questions about the possible democratization of international organisations. This book provides a full analysis of...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Comparing autocracies in the early Twenty-first Century

    Volume 1: Unpacking Autocracies - Explaining Similarity and Difference

    Edited by Aurel Croissant, Steffen Kailitz, Patrick Koellner, Stefan Wurster

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    Despite the so-called Third Wave of Democratization, many autocracies have been resilient in the face of political change. Moreover, many of the transition processes that could be included in the Third Wave have reached a standstill, or, at the very least, have taken a turn for the worse,...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Many Faces of Tolerance

    Attitudes toward Diversity in Poland

    By Ewa A. Golebiowska

    Series: Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

    This book presents a systematic account on Poles’ attitudes toward ethnic, religious, political, and sexual minorities. It investigates Poland’s reputation as an intolerant, anti-Semitic, and homophobic country. Counter to a simplistic image of Poland as a hotbed of intolerance, the book...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge