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  • American Parties in Context

    Comparative and Historical Analysis

    By Robert Harmel, Matthew Giebert, Kenneth Janda

    Roughly sixty-five years ago, a group of political scientists operating as the "Committee on Political Parties" of the American Political Association thought long and hard about whether the American parties were adequately serving their democracy, and made specific recommendations for improvements.…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13 
    Routledge

  • Parties at War

    Partisan Sorting and the Contemporary American Electorate

    By Morris P. Fiorina, with Samuel J. Abrams

    Despite what we hear in the media, Americans have not become more polarized—they’re just better sorted into the political parties. Continuing the research reported in the widely-read Culture War?, Morris Fiorina shows in this new book that what has occurred in the United States is the sorting of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13 
    Routledge

  • On Extremism and Democracy in Europe

    By Cas Mudde

    On Extremism and Democracy in Europe is a collection of short and accessible essays on the far right, populism, Euroscepticism, and liberal democracy by one of the leading academic and public voices today. It includes both sober, fact-based analysis of the often sensationalized "rise of the far…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Impact of Extreme Right Parties on Immigration Policy

    Comparing Britain, France and Italy

    By Joao Carvalho

    Drawing on a mixed research methodology with a strong qualitative character, this book traces the political impact of the British National Party in the UK, the Front National in France and the Lega Nord in Italy by exploring their contagion effects on immigration politics and policy in particular…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • 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 – 2016-03-04 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Party Change in Southern Europe

    Edited by Anna Bosco, Leonardo Morlino

    It has been argued that political parties are weakening. In Southern Europe, however, political parties have shown remarkable pragmatism. Not only have they played a crucial role in the installation and consolidation of democracy, mostly in the 1970s and 1980s, but they have also adapted to the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

  • Intra-Party Politics and Coalition Governments

    Edited by Daniela Giannetti, Kenneth Benoit

    This book explores how intra-party politics affects government formation and termination in parliamentary systems, where the norm is the formation of coalition governments. The authors look beyond party cohesion and discipline in parliamentary democracies to take a broader view, assuming a…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

  • The Selection of Ministers in Europe

    Hiring and Firing

    Edited by Keith Dowding, Patrick Dumont

    This volume discusses the formation of government cabinets within twenty European democracies, providing the institutional background to the selection and de-selection of ministers. Exploring the historical and constitutional context to cabinet formation, this volume proceeds to provide vital data…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • 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 – 2015-12-24
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-12-03
    Routledge

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