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Forthcoming Public Opinion Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Nuclear Exits

    Countries foregoing the nuclear option

    Edited by Ilkka Taipale, Vappu Taipale

    Many countries have the capacity to construct nuclear weapons - even relatively poor and small ones, as the North Korean example shows us. So far, only one country - South Africa – has voluntarily given up its nuclear weapons programme. Three others - Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus - gave up the...

    To Be Published May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Collective Political Rationality

    Partisan Thinking and Why It's Not All Bad

    By Gregory E. McAvoy

    Amidst the polarization of contemporary politics, partisan loyalties among citizens are regarded as one contributor to political stalemate. Partisan loyalties lead Democrats and Republicans to look at the same economic information but to come to strikingly different conclusions about the state of...

    To Be Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Immigration and Public Opinion in Liberal Democracies

    Edited by Gary P. Freeman, Randall Hansen, David L. Leal

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Although ambivalence characterizes the stance of scholars toward the desirability of close opinion-policy linkages in general, it is especially evident with regard to immigration. The controversy and disagreement about whether public opinion should drive immigration policy are among the factors...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Contesting Spain? The Dynamics of Nationalist Movements in Catalonia and the Basque Country

    Edited by Richard Gillespie, Caroline Gray

    Series: Europa Country Perspectives

    Contesting Spain? The Dynamics of Nationalist Movements in Catalonia and the Basque Country offers an exploration of the dynamics behind contemporary shifts in the orientation of nationalist parties and movements with reference to Catalonia and the Basque country in Spain. The chapters were...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Act of Voting

    Identities, Institutions and Locale

    Edited by Johan A. Elkink, David M. Farrell

    Electoral behaviour is one of the most dynamic areas of study in the field of comparative politics today, and, indeed represents one of the largest fields of political behavior research. This book looks to set the study of voting behaviour in its wider context, i.e. to understand that the actions...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Ideological Media and American Politics

    How Television News Shapes Political Views and Behaviors

    By Dan Cassino

    Series: Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

    In recent years, scholars have argued that the ability of people to choose which channel they want to watch means that television news is just preaching to the choir, and doesn’t change any minds. However, this book shows that the media still has an enormous direct impact on American society and...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Voting in Old and New Democracies

    Edited by Paul A. Beck, Richard Gunther, Pedro C. Magalhães, Alejandro Moreno

    Voting in Old and New Democracies examines voting behavior and its determinants based on 26 surveys from 18 countries on five continents between 1992 and 2008. It systematically analyzes the impact on voting choice of factors rooted in the currently dominant approaches to the study of electoral...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. State against Civil Society

    Contentious Politics and the Non-Systemic Opposition in Russia

    Edited by Cameron Ross

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    Over the period December 2011-July 2013, a tidal wave of mass protests swept through the Russian capital and engulfed scores of cities and regions. These demonstrations came as a great shock to the Russian political establishment. After decades of passive acceptance of the status quo, it...

    To Be Published August 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. European Integration in Times of Crisis

    Theoretical perspectives

    Edited by Demosthenes Ioannou, Patrick Leblond, Arne Niemann

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    Few events over the past few decades have given rise to an amount of debate and speculation concerning the state of the European Union (EU) and the future of European integration as the economic and financial crisis that began in 2007. In spite of substantial media, policy-making and academic...

    To Be Published September 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Political Culture of Nordic Self-Understanding

    Power Investigation

    Edited by Ainur Elmgren, Norbert Götz

    ‘Power investigation’, or the practice of power to legitimize itself through commissioned programmes of scientific enquiry, is a hallmark of Nordic democracy. Five power investigations have been conducted in the Nordic countries since 1972. The close connection to state power has not dissuaded...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge