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Political parties books

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The Regulation of Post-Communist Party Politics by Fernando Casal Bertoa The Regulation of Post-Communist Party Politics

The question of how political parties are, and ought to be, regulated has assumed an increased importance in recent years, both within the scholarly community and among policy-makers and politicians as the state assumes an increasingly active role in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2017

The Pirate Parties Across Europe The Emergence of a New Political Movement by Benjamin Leruth The Pirate Parties Across Europe The Emergence of a New Political Movement

The emergence and rise of the Pirate Parties across Europe remains an under-studied phenomenon, despite it being one of the rare new transnational movements that succeeded in establishing itself in several countries, with Pirate Parties registered in a total of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

Nationalisms in the European Arena Trajectories of Transnational Party Coordination by Margarita Gomez-Reino Nationalisms in the European Arena Trajectories of Transnational Party Coordination

This book explores how the multiplicity of nationalist parties across the European Union have embraced or refused the process of European integration and made it a platform for transnational coordination in the European arena.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/11/2017

Making up the Numbers Smaller Parties and Independents in Irish Politics by Dan Boyle Making up the Numbers Smaller Parties and Independents in Irish Politics

In this work, the author applies his first-hand experience of both the potential and the limitations of minor parties in government and in coalition. At a time when global politics is being reshaped, our understanding of the results of who...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Red Fighting Blue How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics by David A. (Boston College, Massachusetts) Hopkins Red Fighting Blue How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics
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Democrats and Republicans have become geographically divided along regional lines, which has furthered the ideological polarization of American politics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Peace and Ethnic Identity in Northern Ireland Consociational Power Sharing and Conflict Management by Henry Jarrett Peace and Ethnic Identity in Northern Ireland Consociational Power Sharing and Conflict Management

Consociational power sharing is often perceived to be the method of conflict management that is most likely to succeed in deeply divided societies. The case of Northern Ireland in particular is heralded by many as a consociational success story. Since...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

First to the Party The Group Origins of Political Transformation by Christopher Baylor First to the Party The Group Origins of Political Transformation

What determines the interests, ideologies, and alliances that make up political parties? In its entire history, the United States has had only a handful of party transformations. First to the Party concludes that groups like unions and churches, not voters...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

The Communist Party of Great Britain and the National Question in Wales, 1920-1991 by Douglas Jones The Communist Party of Great Britain and the National Question in Wales, 1920-1991

The first in-depth study of the Communist Party's attitude to devolution in Wales, to Welsh nationhood and Welsh identity, examined within the context of the rapid changes in twentieth century Welsh society, debates on devolution and identity on the British...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

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The Political Philosophy of New Labour by Matt Beech The Political Philosophy of New Labour

Is New Labour more style than substance? Are its policies merely driven by pragmatism? This title traces the ideological roots of the Labour Party from its nineteenth century origins in the Labour Movement, through the twentieth century, until the years...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Absorbing the Blow Populist Parties and their Impact on Parties and Party Systems by Andrej Zaslove Absorbing the Blow Populist Parties and their Impact on Parties and Party Systems


Format: Hardback - Released: 16/12/2017

Why Parties Matter Political Competition and Democracy in the American South by John H. Aldrich, John D. Griffin Why Parties Matter Political Competition and Democracy in the American South
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Since the founding of the American Republic, the North and South have followed remarkably different paths of political development. Among the factors that have led to their divergence throughout much of history are differences in the levels of competition among...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

Why Parties Matter Political Competition and Democracy in the American South by John H. Aldrich, John D. Griffin Why Parties Matter Political Competition and Democracy in the American South
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Since the founding of the American Republic, the North and South have followed remarkably different paths of political development. Among the factors that have led to their divergence throughout much of history are differences in the levels of competition among...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

Nostalgia and the Post-War Labour Party Prisoners of the Past by Richard Jobson Nostalgia and the Post-War Labour Party Prisoners of the Past

Through a detailed examination of the party's post-war development, this book outlines how nostalgia has shaped the party's trajectory. It argues that Labour's nostalgically-informed identity has determined the extent to which the party has been able to respond effectively to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2018

Conservatism and the Republican Party What Everyone Needs to Know by Geoffrey Kabaservice Conservatism and the Republican Party What Everyone Needs to Know

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The 2016 elections gave the Republican Party control of both houses Congress and the presidency-a level of dominance the party had experienced for only six years out of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/01/2018

Conservatism and the Republican Party What Everyone Needs to Know by Geoffrey Kabaservice Conservatism and the Republican Party What Everyone Needs to Know

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The 2016 elections gave the Republican Party control of both houses Congress and the presidency-a level of dominance the party had experienced for only six years out of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2018

Training the Party Party Adaptation and Elite Training in Reform-era China by Charlotte P. (Stanford University, California) Lee Training the Party Party Adaptation and Elite Training in Reform-era China
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Charlotte P. Lee examines the Chinese Communist Party's renewed emphasis on party-managed training academies.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2018

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The Communist Party of Great Britain and the National Question in Wales, 1920-1991 by Douglas Jones The Communist Party of Great Britain and the National Question in Wales, 1920-1991

The first in-depth study of the Communist Party's attitude to devolution in Wales, to Welsh nationhood and Welsh identity, examined within the context of the rapid changes in twentieth century Welsh society, debates on devolution and identity on the British...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

The Politics of Competence Parties, Public Opinion and Voters by Jane (University of Manchester) Green, Will (University of Southampton) Jennings The Politics of Competence Parties, Public Opinion and Voters
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This analysis reveals how issue ownership, performance and competence shape public opinion about parties, government support and elections, over time and cross-nationally.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Party and Democracy The Uneven Road to Party Legitimacy by Piero (Professor of Comparative Politics, University of Bologna) Ignazi Party and Democracy The Uneven Road to Party Legitimacy
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This volume examines the arguments for, and evidence of, the growing mismatch between political parties and society at large.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Islamists of the Maghreb by Jeffry R. Halverson, Nathaniel Greenberg Islamists of the Maghreb
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In 2011, the Maghreb occupied a prominent place in world headlines when Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia, became the birthplace of the so-called Arab Spring. Events in Tunisia sparked huge and sometimes violent uprisings. Longstanding dictatorships fell in their wake. The ensuing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

Hearts and Minds The Battle for the Conservative Party from Thatcher to the Present by Oliver Letwin Hearts and Minds The Battle for the Conservative Party from Thatcher to the Present

A critical history of the Conservative Party that analyses the often-conflicting ideas held by leading figures within the party over recent years. Oliver Letwin is a former Cabinet minister, responsible for formulating and implementing policy during David Cameron's two governments.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Red Fighting Blue How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics by David A. (Boston College, Massachusetts) Hopkins Red Fighting Blue How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics
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Democrats and Republicans have become geographically divided along regional lines, which has furthered the ideological polarization of American politics.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2017

Socialism and Hope A Journey through Turbulent Times by Neil Findlay Socialism and Hope A Journey through Turbulent Times

The last few years have seen a Scottish independence referendum, a couple of General Elections and a vote on whether or not we should remain in the European Union. Throw in two uncompromising Labour leadership battles at UK level and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/09/2017

Opposition Vanishing The Australian Labor Party and the Crisis in Elite Politics by Ashley Lavelle Opposition Vanishing The Australian Labor Party and the Crisis in Elite Politics

This book questions the common understanding of party political behaviour, explaining some of the sharp differences in political behaviour through a focused case study-drawing systematically on primary and archival research-of the Australian Labor Party's political and policy directions during select...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Apocalypse Delayed Why the Left is Still in Trouble by Nick Tyrone Apocalypse Delayed Why the Left is Still in Trouble

The outcome of the 2017 general election has made Jeremy Corbyn and his acolytes invincible, apparently, within the Labour Party, with `one last heave' required to get into No. 10. But what if this is not the case but a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Organizational Structures of Political Parties in Central and Eastern European Countries by Katarzyna Sobolewska-mysl, Beata Kosowska-gastol, Piotr Borowiec Organizational Structures of Political Parties in Central and Eastern European Countries
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Populism and the Web Communicative Practices of Parties and Movements in Europe by Mojca (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) Pajnik Populism and the Web Communicative Practices of Parties and Movements in Europe
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The Web plays an increasingly important role in the communication strategies of political parties and movements which increasingly utilize it for promoting ideas and ideologies as well as mobilization and campaigning strategies. This book explores the role of the Web...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Who Speaks for the Poor? Electoral Geography, Party Entry, and Representation by Karen Long (Stanford University, California) Jusko Who Speaks for the Poor? Electoral Geography, Party Entry, and Representation
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Explains cross-national differences in the political and partisan representation of low-income voters, focusing attention on the electoral geography of income.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

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