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- Gibson Square 2014; US$ 11.99
Through riveting inside accounts how Britain's maverick politicians exploit the behind-the-scenes struggles in the major parties, Newark takes us through the triumphs and tribulations of the UKIP, the Lib Dems and anyone from Boris Johnson to Nadine Dorries. With entertaining portraits of the main players he exposes the astonishing feuds and raging... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95
The "British Elections and Parties" series publishes research on parties, elections and voting behaviour in Britain, providing analyses of current and historical developments. It is produced under the auspices of the Political Studies Association's Election, Public Opinion and Parties study group. Volume 9 includes research based around four themes:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Despite the increasing academic interest in populism, we still lack understanding of individual factors contributing to populist voting. One of the main reasons for this is that populism is almost always attached to other ideologies which makes it difficult to isolate factors. This book draws on an innovative research design by comparing the reasons... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 72.00 US$ 57.60
This book contends that beneath the frenzied activism of the sixties and the seeming quiescence of the seventies, a "silent revolution" has been occurring that is gradually but fundamentally changing political life throughout the Western world. Ronald Inglehart focuses on two aspects of this revolution: a shift from an overwhelming emphasis on material... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The main area of sustained populist growth in recent decades has been Western Europe, where populist parties have not only endured longer than expected, but have increasingly begun to enter government. Focusing on three high-profile cases in Italy and Switzerland ? the Popolo della Libertą (PDL), Lega Nord (LN) and Schweizerische Volkspartei (SVP)... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Southern European Parliaments in Democracy analyses the development of the parliaments of Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Turkey since the mid-1980s. This book considers the challenges of the transition to democracy and outlines how the Parliaments of Southern Europe have adapted to the pressures of a democratic polity. Its focus is an assessment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 190.00
This book focuses on the changing relationship between social and political involvement in Western Europe. Empirical case studies examine how new social movements interact with conventional political structures as individuals and groups experiment with new forms of political expression. The results indicate not a declining, but a changing democratic... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 175.00
The Nature of Party Government examines relationships between governments and supporting parties on a comparative European basis. The book does so at the level of principles: there is a major conflict between governments, which should govern, and parties, which being representative, wish to shape the way governments operate. The book studies relationships... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 50.00
How do British elections work? What about local elections and by-elections? How are candidates chosen? What has been the impact of changes introduced by the present government? How can an ordinary voter play his or her part? And why do so few people vote these days? Dick Leonard, a political journalist and former MP, and Roger Mortimore, an opinion... more...