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  • British Elections & Parties Reviewby Philip Cowley; David Denver; Justin Fisher; Andrew Russell

    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...

  • Populism in Western Europeby Teun Pauwels

    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...

  • The Silent Revolutionby Ronald Inglehart

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 72.00 US$ 65.52

    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...

  • Populists in Powerby Daniele Albertazzi; Duncan McDonnell

    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 Libertà (PDL), Lega Nord (LN) and Schweizerische Volkspartei (SVP)... more...

  • Southern European Parliaments in Democracyby Cristina Leston-Bandeira

    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...

  • European and North American Policy Changeby Giliberto Capano; Michael Howlett

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    The issue of policy dynamics is a key one in policy studies and one which is particularly amenable to comparative policy research. This edited volume brings together some of the leading scholars in the field to examine the definition, conceptualization and operationalization of policy change. Drawing on empirical materials from a variety of... more...

  • The Three Pillars of Libertyby Francesca Klug; Keir Starmer; Stuart Weir

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Private Groups and Public Lifeby Jan W. van Deth

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • The Nature of Party Governmentby Jean Blondel; M. Cotta

    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...

  • Regions in Europeby Patrick Le Gales; Christian Lequesne

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 59.95

    Regions in Europe explores the state of regional politics in an increasingly integrated Europe. It argues that the predicted rise of increased political power at the regional level has failed to materialise and is fraught with paradox. In doing so this study locates regions in relation to European integration, globalisation, the nation state, local... more...