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  • 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 – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge Studies on Political Parties and Party Systems

  • Anti-System Parties

    From Parliamentary Breakthrough to Government, 1st Edition

    By Mattia Zulianello

    This book adopts an innovative conceptual framework to explain and analyse the emergence of anti-system parties on both the far right and the far left in recent years. It features emprical data and case studies from 18 Western European countries and adopts a party-centric approach to the study of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Interest Group Politics in America

    4th Edition

    By Ronald Hrebenar

    Special-interest lobbying is one of the most controversial activities in American politics-indeed, groups have been to lobby against it. But, despite campaign finance reform efforts and occasional reprimands or even prosecutions, the importance of special-interest money, its influence in politics,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 

  • Evolution, Politics and Charisma

    Why do Populists Win?, 1st Edition

    By Elesa Zehndorfer

    Evolution, Politics and Charisma: Why do Populists Win? shines compelling new light on the way in which the systematic targeting and manipulation of human physiology remains a cornerstone of all populist political campaigns. Readers wishing to make sense of the populist juggernauts of Trump and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-13 

  • Why Vote?

    Essential Questions About the Future of Elections in America, 1st Edition

    By Daniel M. Shea

    For nearly 200 years, Americans have pinned the democratic nature of their system on elections. In many ways, we have become an election-crazed nation, ever-hoping that the next grand contest and the next great candidates will save the day. But tectonic shifts abound -- changes that are profoundly…

    Paperback – 2019-02-26 

  • 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 – 2019-02-18 
    South European Society and Politics

  • Liberal Parties in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emilie van Haute, Caroline Close

    This book investigates how liberal parties have evolved over time as a party family, in a comparative perspective. Through a discussion of the applicability of the concept of party family to liberal parties, it gives a better picture of the development, challenges and opportunities for liberal…

    Hardback – 2019-02-11 
    Party Families in Europe

  • 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 – 2019-01-20 

  • The Failure of Democracy in Iraq

    Religion, Ideology and Sectarianism, 1st Edition

    By Hamid Alkifaey

    The Failure of Democracy in Iraq studies democratization in post-2003 Iraq that has so far failed due mainly to cultural and religious reasons. There are other factors, such as legacy of the dictatorial regime, exclusionary policies, stateness problem, interference by regional powers, rentier…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16 
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • Debating Regime Legitimacy in Contemporary China

    Popular Protests and Regime Performances, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    This comprehensive volume is a three-part study of whether the Chinese political system has maintained a significant degree of regime legitimacy in the context of rising domestic discontent, in particular the popular protests against socio-economic inequality and environment degradation. Part I…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 

  • Extreme Right in Australia

    Immunisation or Contamination, 1st Edition

    By Aurelien Mondon, Andy Fleming

    This book provides a comprehensive history of the Australian extreme right as well as an analysis of the pattern this country followed in the creation and shaping of this political group, compared to that of other western countries. While it will offer a chronological account of its various…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Radical Right 'Movement Parties' in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Manuela Caiani, Ondřej Císař

    This book provides state of the art research by leading experts on the ‘movement parties’ of the radical right. It examines the theoretical implications and empirical relevance of these organizations, comparing movement parties in time and space in Europe and beyond. The editors provide a…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 
    Extremism and Democracy

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