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  • The Radical Left Party Family in Western Europe, 1989-2015

    By Paolo Chiocchetti

    This book provides an innovative analysis and interpretation of the overall trajectory of the Western European radical left from 1989 to 2015. After the collapse of really existing communism, this party family renewed itself and embarked on a recovery path, seeking to fill the vacuum of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • A History of British Elections since 1689

    By Chris Cook, John Stevenson

    A History of British Elections since 1689 represents a unique single-volume authoritative reference guide to British elections and electoral systems from the Glorious Revolution to the present day. The main focus is on general elections and associated by-elections, but Chris Cook and John Stevenson…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Political Communication in Real Time

    Theoretical and Applied Research Approaches

    Edited by Dan Schill, Rita Kirk, Amy E. Jasperson

    Much has been made of the speed and constancy of modern politics. Whether watching cable news, retweeting political posts, or receiving news alerts on our phones, political communication now happens continuously and in real time. Traditional research methods often do not capture this dynamic…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Citizenship Agendas in and beyond the Nation-State

    Edited by Martijn Koster, Rivke Jaffe, Anouk de Koning

    In today’s world, citizenship is increasingly defined in normative terms. Political belonging comes to be equated with specific norms, values and appropriate behaviour, with distinctions made between virtuous, desirable citizens and deviant, undesirable ones. In this book, we analyze the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Silent Citizenship

    The Politics of Marginality in Unequal Democracies

    Edited by Justin Gest, Sean Gray

    What does silent citizenship mean in a democracy? With levels of economic and political inequality on the rise across the developed democracies, citizens are becoming more disengaged from their neighbourhoods and communities, more distrustful of politicians and political parties, more sceptical of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Democratic Transformation and Obstruction

    EU, US, and Russia in the South Caucasus

    By Nelli Babayan

    Although "democracy promotion" has become a popular term for policy makers and scholars, democratization is rarely a smooth or linear transition. While some countries quickly democratize, others lag behind despite a long period of democracy promotion activities. Furthermore, while democracy…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Routledge Revivals: Hungary: The Politics of Transition (1995)

    Edited by Terry Cox, Andy Furlong

    First published in 1995, the aim of this book is to review various aspects of the process of democratic transition in Hungary over the period of its first post-communist, freely elected parliament between 1990 and 1994. The studies collected in this book attempt to put them in the context of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • What Kind of Democracy?

    Participation, Inclusiveness and Contestation

    By Katerina Vrablikova

    The broad expansion of non-electoral political participation is considered one of the major changes in the nature of democratic citizenship in the 21st century. Most scholars – but also governments, transnational and subnational political institutions, and various foundations – have adopted the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Understanding Contemporary American Conservatism

    By Joel D. Aberbach

    Contemporary American conservatism – a mélange of ideas, people, and organizations – is difficult to define; even conservatives themselves are unable to agree about its essential meaning. Yet the conservative movement is well financed, exerts strong influence in the Republican Party, inspires…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19 
    Routledge

  • Twitter and Elections Around the World

    Campaigning in 140 Characters or Less

    Edited by Richard Davis, Christina Holtz-Bacha, Marion R. Just

    Twitter already has become an important electoral communication tool between candidates, parties and their specific constituencies. No serious candidate campaign ignores Twitter, while political party organizations utilize Twitter to communicate with partisans, reinforce supporters, and mobilize…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Irish Elections 1948-77: Results and Analysis

    Sources for the Study of Irish Politics 2

    Edited by Michael Gallagher

    This book is the second in the series Sources for the Study of Irish Politics, which is produced by the Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI). The aim of the PSAI is to promote the professional study of politics in and of Ireland, and the aim of the series is to make more widely available…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31
    Routledge

  • The European Union and E-Voting (Electronic Voting)

    Edited by Fernando Mendez, Alexander H. Trechsel

    This is the first book to systematically evaluate e-voting from the wider European perspective. It focuses on the European experience, thereby raising key issues at the heart of the social sciences, legal scholarship and technology studies in a penetrating and interdisciplinary manner. It coincides…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

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