Party Ideologies in America, 1828-1996 by John Gerring

By John Gerring

Is American politics "ideological," or really consensual? Do the yankee events vary from each other and, if that is so, how? occasion Ideologies in the United States, 1828-1996 is an artificial historical past and research of the ideologies of the key American events from the early 19th century to the current. it's the basically booklet presently in print that makes an attempt this sort of huge therapy of the topic and that's empirically grounded.

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Semi-Presidentialism in Europe (Comparative Politics) by Robert Elgie

By Robert Elgie

Semi-Presidentialism is the time period used to explain the constitutional association the place there's a without delay elected president and a prime-minister who's accountable to parliament. This publication examines the politics of semi-presidentialism and explores why likely related political platforms function in such other ways. It stories the constitutional powers of political leaders and the function of political events.

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Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies by Paul Webb, David M. Farrell, Ian Holliday

By Paul Webb, David M. Farrell, Ian Holliday

Development at the strengths of the 1st variation, this obtainable and common textbook explores the recommendations of comparative examine in political technological know-how. It starts off by way of reading diverse equipment, then highlights a number of the colossal matters in comparative politics utilizing a wealth of topical examples ahead of discussing the recent demanding situations within the sector. completely revised all through with the addition of intensive new fabric, this version is additionally supplemented by means of the provision on-line of the author's datasets.The ebook is designed to make a fancy topic more uncomplicated and extra obtainable for college students, and comprises: * briefing packing containers explaining key recommendations and ideas* feedback for additional studying on the finish of every bankruptcy* a word list of phrases.

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Social Democratic Party Policies in Contemporary Europe by Giuliano Bonoli, Martin Powell

By Giuliano Bonoli, Martin Powell

This comparative quantity presents an research of Social Democratic governments, analyzing the guidelines they've got followed and assessing the level of similarity and convergence in policy-making one of the diverse nations. The ebook comprises case stories on France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal, Germany, Sweden, Austria and the united kingdom.

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Contemporary British Fascism: The British National Party and by N. Copsey

By N. Copsey

For the 1st time because the Nineteen Seventies whilst the nationwide entrance grew to become Britain's fourth biggest political occasion, the new electoral luck of the British nationwide occasion has positioned Britain's severe correct again at the political map. Nigel Copsey offers a transparent and entire research of the heritage of the British nationwide social gathering and its fight for political legitimacy. With far-right events having fun with exceptional luck throughout Europe, this e-book additionally locates its topic within the broader foreign context.

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Party Images in the American Electorate by Mark D. Brewer

By Mark D. Brewer

Party association has lengthy been the motive force at the back of electoral politics within the usa. regardless of this truth, scant realization has been dedicated to the yank electorate’s occasion images—the ''mental pictures'' that folks have concerning the events which permit voters to translate occasions within the higher political surroundings into phrases significant to them as contributors. get together photos are crucial to realizing individuals’ political perceptions and, finally, balloting habit.

Party pictures within the American Electorate systematically examines the substance, evolution, and manipulation of get together photos in the American public during the last part century, either in the public as an entire and inside vital subgroups according to classification, race and ethnicity, intercourse, and religiosity. eventually, this crucial booklet investigates how those celebration photographs are tied into the tale of occasion polarization and the way they impact electoral results within the United States.

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Populist Radical Right Parties in Europe by Cas Mudde

By Cas Mudde

As Europe enters an important section of re-integration of East and West, it faces an expanding challenge with the increase of far-right political events. Cas Mudde deals the 1st complete and actually pan-European examine of populist radical correct events in Europe. He makes a speciality of the events themselves, discussing them either as established and self reliant variables. dependent upon a wealth of fundamental and secondary literature, this publication bargains severe and unique insights into 3 significant elements of ecu populist radical correct events: ideas and classifications; issues and concerns; and causes for electoral disasters and successes. It concludes with a dialogue of the impression of radical correct events on ecu democracies, and vice versa, and gives feedback for destiny examine.

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Why not Parties in Russia?: Democracy, Federalism, and the by Henry E. Hale

By Henry E. Hale

Russia poses a big puzzle for theorists of social gathering improvement. nearly each vintage paintings takes events to be inevitable and necessary to electoral festival, yet Russia continues to be hugely nonpartisan greater than fifteen years after Gorbachev first introduced his democratizing reforms. the matter is that theories of celebration improvement lack a "control case," ordinarily targeting instances the place events have already built and virtually by no means studying nations the place self reliant politicians are the norm. This e-book makes a speciality of Russia as simply one of these regulate case. It mobilizes clean public opinion surveys, interviews with prime Russian politicians, cautious monitoring of a number of campaigns, and research of nationwide and neighborhood balloting styles to teach why Russia stands proud. Russia's traditionally prompted mix of federalism and "superpresidentialism," coupled with a postcommunist redistribution of assets to nearby political machines and "oligarchic" financial-industrial teams, produced and sustained robust "party substitutes" that experience principally squeezed Russia's genuine events out of the "electoral market," harmful Russia's democratic improvement.

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