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  • Comparative Electoral Management

    Performance, Networks and Instruments, 1st Edition

    By Toby James

    The stewardship of elections, has tended to draw attention only where there are suspicions of vote rigging or electoral violence. However, evidence suggests that electoral mismanagement, characterised by delays in the count, inaccurate voter registers and queues at the polls are much more…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge Studies in Elections, Democracy and Autocracy

  • Political Candidate Selection

    Explaining who wins, who loses, and under-representation, 1st Edition

    By Jeanette Ashe

    In established Western democracies the proportion of legislative seats held by women and other marginalised groups never equals these groups’ proportion of the population. This ‘secret garden of politics’ where some win and others lose their candidate selection bids and why some aspirant candidates…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge Studies on Political Parties and Party Systems

  • Political Marketing

    Principles and Applications, 3rd Edition

    By Jennifer Lees-Marshment, Brian Conley, Edward Elder, Robin Pettitt, Vincent Raynauld, André Turcotte

    Substantially revised throughout, the third edition of Political Marketing continues to offer students the most comprehensive introduction to this rapidly growing field. It provides an accessible but in-depth guide to what political marketing is and how it is used in practice and encourages…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 

  • The Making of the Conservative Party’s Immigration Policy

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca Partos

    Political parties have rarely been studied as agents of immigration policy change. This book explains the development of the Conservative Party’s immigration policy during the seven decades from the post-war years to today. By bringing together existing theories from the fields of political science…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge Studies in British Politics

  • The Rise of the Republican Right

    From Goldwater to Reagan, 1st Edition

    By Brian M. Conley

    Few scholars have paid close attention to the factors internal to the Republican Party that helped the Right to consolidate its power within the party between the 1960s and the 1980s. Plugging the gap in party literature, The Rise of the Republican Right from Goldwater to Reagan provides a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 

  • The AKP Since Gezi Park

    Moving to regime change in Turkey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susannah Verney, Anna Bosco, Senem Aydin-Düzgit

    While the Justice and Development Party (AKP) has dominated Turkish politics for a decade and a half, recent years have seen a qualitative change, culminating in the 2017 referendum on the move to a presidential system. This volume focuses on the later years of AKP rule after the first direct…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    South European Society and Politics

  • Do Parties Still Represent?

    An Analysis of the Representativeness of Political Parties in Western Democracies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Knut Heidar, Bram Wouters

    This book examines the representativeness of party membership and analyses the potential consequences of changing representativeness. Parties with high membership ratios, as well as those experiencing severe decline, are compared and examined across countries with varying constitutional…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge Studies on Political Parties and Party Systems

  • Post-war Dilemmas of Sri Lanka

    Democracy and Reconciliation, 1st Edition

    By S. I. Keethaponcalan

    By investigating Sri Lanka as a case study, this book examines whether democracy, compared to authoritarianism, is conducive to post-war reconciliation. The research, founded on primary as well as secondary data, concludes that political systems have little to do with the success or failure of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Europa Perspectives in Transitional Justice

  • Social Media Campaigning in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Darren G. Lilleker, Karolina Koc-Michalska, Ralph Negrine, Rachel Gibson, Thierry Vedel, Sylvie Strudel

    Studies of election campaigns have shown an increased employment of websites, weblog tools, email and social media by political campaigners, as well as the use of similar platforms by citizens to find information, communicate about elections or engage more generally in political issues. This…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26 

  • Israel at the Polls 2015

    A Moment of Transformative Stability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eithan Orkibi, Manfred Gerstenfeld

    Less than two years after winning the 2013 elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention to dissolve his government, paving the way for general elections. While the initial impression was that the upcoming elections were "pointless" and "unnecessary", the campaign gradually…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21 

  • Electoral Rights in Europe

    Advances and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Hardman, Brice Dickson

    From the perspective of a number of different social science disciplines, this book explores the ways in which the election of politicians can be made more fair and credible by adopting a human rights approach to elections. It discusses existing international standards for the conduct of elections…

    Paperback – 2019-03-19 

  • From Bullets to Ballots

    The Transformation of Rebel Groups into Political Parties, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Ishiyama

    In recent years, an increasing amount of research has argued that the successful transformation of rebel organization into parties is critical to stable post-conflict peace and democratization. However, the process of the transformation of rebel groups into parties is not well understood. Under…

    Paperback – 2019-03-18 

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