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  • Radical Right-Wing Populist Parties in Western Europe

    Into the Mainstream?

    Edited by Tjitske Akkerman, Sarah L. de Lange, Matthijs Rooduijn

    Radical right-wing populist parties, such as Geert Wilders’ Party for Freedom, Marine Le Pen’s National Front or Nigel Farage’s UKIP, are becoming increasingly influential in Western European democracies. Their electoral support is growing, their impact on policy-making is substantial, and in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10 
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Campaigning in the Twenty-First Century

    Activism, Big Data, and Dark Money, 2nd Edition

    By Dennis W. Johnson

    In view of the 2016 US election season, the second edition of this book analyzes the way political campaigns have been traditionally run and the extraordinary changes that have occurred since 2012. Dennis W. Johnson looks at the most sophisticated techniques of modern campaigning—micro-targeting,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-02 

  • Political Campaigns in the United States

    By Richard K. Scher

    This book is an interpretive analysis of political campaigns in America: Instead of focusing on how campaigns are designed and run, it investigates the role campaigns play in our American politics, and the close symbiosis between campaigns and those politics. The text examines how campaigns are an…

    Paperback – 2016-03-02 

  • Getting to 67

    The Post-Cold War Politics of Arms Control Treaty Ratification

    By Patrick Homan

    All four post-Cold War presidents have attempted to negotiate and ratify at least one major arms control agreement. However, their experiences with arms control treaty ratification have differed greatly from those of their Cold War predecessors. The main theme of this book is that domestic politics…

    Hardback – 2016-01-25 

  • The Politics of Slovakia

    Voters, Parties and Democracy 1989-2004

    By Karen Henderson

    This book presents detailed factual information about the Slovak political scene and explains the underlying domestic political dynamics in the Slovak Republic, which became an internationally recognized entity at the beginning of 1993. Slovakia is the least familiar of the 'Visegrad Four' states,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-25 
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Empowering Progressive Third Parties in the United States

    Defeating Duopoly, Advancing Democracy

    Edited by Jonathan H. Martin

    This ground-breaking collection of writings explores how progressive third parties in the U.S. can become more electorally successful and politically influential. It is the only recently published book that focuses exclusively on how such parties may advance. Their rise may be essential to…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 

  • Party Strategies in Western Europe

    Party Competition and Electoral Outcomes

    By Gemma Loomes

    This book examines political party system change from a party-centric perspective and assesses how, and to what extent, established political parties in western Europe can maintain their dominant positions. Parties are increasingly competing in a changeable environment and this book assesses the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-06
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • The Politics of Place and the Limits of Redistribution

    By Melissa Ziegler Rogers

    Numerous scholars have noticed that certain political institutions, including federalism, majoritarian electoral systems, and presidentialism, are linked to lower levels of income redistribution. This book offers a political geography explanation for those observed patterns. Each of these…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • The Conservative Nation (Routledge Revivals)

    By Andrew Gamble

    Since the 1880s, the Conservative party has been an important political force in Britain. In this study of Conservative ideology since the end of Second World War, first published in 1974, Andrew Gamble considers the nature of Conservative party opinion, and the factors that have accounted for its…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
    Routledge Revivals

  • Radical Right Parties in Central and Eastern Europe

    Mainstream Party Competition and Electoral Fortune

    By Bartek Pytlas

    In Central and Eastern Europe, radical right actors significantly impact public debates and mainstream policy agenda. But despite this high discursive influence, the electoral fortune of radical right parties in the region is much less stable. It has been suggested that this may be due to the fact…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19
    Extremism and Democracy

  • The Selection of Political Party Leaders in Contemporary Parliamentary Democracies

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Jean-Benoit Pilet, William Cross

    This book explores the ways in which political parties, in contemporary parliamentary democracies, choose their leaders and then subsequently hold them accountable. The authors provide a comprehensive examination of party leadership selection and accountability both through examination of parties…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • State and Nation-Building in Pakistan

    Beyond Islam and Security

    Edited by Roger D. Long, Gurharpal Singh, Yunas Samad, Ian Talbot

    Religion, violence, and ethnicity are all intertwined in the history of Pakistan. The entrenchment of landed interests, operationalized through violence, ethnic identity, and power through successive regimes has created a system of ‘authoritarian clientalism.’ This book offers comparative,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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