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  • Competitive Elections and Democracy in America

    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    By Heather K. Evans

    Competition seems to be an inevitable part of present-day elections in the United States. However, recent publications have debated whether we should encourage or discourage competitive elections. In Competitive Elections and Democracy in America, Heather Evans closely examines the debate over…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Talk Show Campaigns

    Presidential Candidates on Daytime and Late Night Television

    By Michael Parkin

    Over the past twenty years, presidential candidates have developed an entertainment talk show strategy in which they routinely chat with the likes of Oprah Winfrey, David Letterman, and Jon Stewart. In fact, between 1992 and 2012, there have been more than 200 candidate interviews on daytime and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Israel at the Polls 2013

    Continuity and Change in Israeli Political Culture

    Edited by Eithan Orkibi, Manfred Gerstenfeld

    The 2013 elections took place less than two years after the overwhelming wave of social protests of summer 2011. At first, the election campaign did not raise much public interest, but the emergence of new players and young political forces energized the political race. Polls conducted throughout…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Opposition in Western Europe

    Edited by Eva Kolinsky

    This book, first published in 1987, analysed the state and changing nature of political opposition in Western Europe at the time. For each country covered, it discusses the concept of opposition and the approach adopted by opposition parties. It explores the institutional framework that was in…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Political Representation in Times of Bailout

    Evidence from Greece and Portugal

    Edited by André Freire, Marco Lisi, Ioannis Andreadis, José Manuel Leite Viegas

    Since 2008 many European states have experienced significant challenges in adapting to austerity, and political actors within these states have made significant changes in their discourses and practices. This book explores the short-term impact of the sovereign debt crisis on aspects of political…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

  • Inventive Politicians and Ethnic Ascent in American Politics

    The Uphill Elections of Italians and Mexicans to the U.S. Congress

    By Miriam Jiménez

    This innovative book investigates the process through which ethnic minorities penetrate into higher echelons of political power: specifically, how they succeed in getting elected to the U.S. Congress. Analysts today see ethnic politicians largely in relation to their collectivities, but by actually…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • What Happened to the Republican Party?

    And What It Means for American Presidential Politics

    By John Kenneth White

    The Grand Old Party—once moderate and even magnanimous—has fallen into a prison of its own making when it comes to presidential politics. Republicans may be having a heyday in the Congress but their prospects for the 2016 presidential election aren’t great—and won’t improve unless and until they…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of European Elections

    Edited by Donatella M. Viola

    The Routledge Handbook of European Elections explores the multifaceted dimension of the European Parliament’s (EP) electoral contests across the European Community and European Union since 1979. After setting a general empirical and theoretical framework, this collaborative project presents…

    Hardback – 2015-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Voting in Old and New Democracies

    Edited by Richard Gunther, Paul A. Beck, 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…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27 
    Routledge

  • Super PAC!

    Money, Elections, and Voters After Citizens United

    By Conor M. Dowling, Michael G. Miller

    Recent federal court activity has dramatically changed the regulatory environment of campaign finance in the United States. Since 2010, the judiciary has decided that corporations and labor unions may freely spend in American elections, and that so-called "Super PACs" can accept unlimited…

    Paperback – 2015-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Gender Quotas and Women's Representation

    New Directions in Research

    Edited by Mona Lena Krook, Pär Zetterberg

    Electoral gender quotas have emerged as one of the most critical political reforms of the last two decades, having now been introduced in more than 130 countries worldwide. The recent and global nature of these developments has sparked both scholarly and popular interest in the in which these…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Ethnic Party Bans in Africa

    Edited by Matthijs Bogaards, Matthias Basedau, Christof Hartmann

    In Sub-Saharan Africa, the spread of democracy since the 1990s has been accompanied by the proliferation of bans on ethnic political parties. A majority of constitutions in the region explicitly prohibit political parties to organize on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, region and other…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

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