Title:Ruling the Void: The Hollowing of Western Democracy Author(s):MAIR, PeterDate:2006Citation:
- New Left Review, 2006, 42, 25-51
Type:ArticleAbstract:The hollowing of democracies, as ruling elites retreat and voters abstain from mass electoral politics. Peter Mair on the paradoxes of its ‘third wave’ triumph and emergence of a governing class bereft of legitimacy, as ...
Title:The Cartel Party Thesis: A Restatement Author(s):MAIR, Peter; KATZ, Richard S.Date:2009Citation:
- Perspectives on Politics, 2009, 7, 4, 2009, 753-766
Type:ArticleAbstract:We restate and clarify the idea of the “cartel party,” a concept that has found considerable traction in studies of parties throughout the democratic world, including those far from the original research site and data on ...
Title:Political representation and government in the European Union Author(s):MAIR, Peter; THOMASSEN, JacquesDate:2010Citation:
- Journal of European Public Policy, 2010, 17, 1, 20-35
Type:ArticleAbstract:This paper addresses two particular aspects of the much debated democratic deficit in European Union (EU) governance - the absence of a system of party government at the European level, whereby parties in the Parliament ...
Title:The Parameters of Party Systems Author(s):BARDI, Luciano; MAIR, PeterDate:2008Citation:
- Party Politics, 2008, 14, 2, 147-166
Type:ArticleAbstract:Despite the scepticism that increasingly surrounds their role and standing in contemporary democracies, scholarly interest in political parties continues unabated. But this interest is also proving uneven, with relatively ...
Title:Governare il Vuoto? Lo svuotamento della democrazia occidentale Author(s):MAIR, PeterDate:2007Citation:
- Quale Stato, 3-4, 2007, 281-316
Title:The Way We Work Now Author(s):MAIR, PeterDate:2009Citation:
- European Political Science, 2009, 8, 2, 143-150
Type:ArticleAbstract:Two aspects of the training and status of the contemporary Ph.D. process are dealt with. First, I assess the growing importance of the new doctoral programmes in Political Science and suggest that it is now almost impossible ...
Title:Introduction to Sartori's 1967 Manuscript on 'Party Types' Organisation and Functions Author(s):MAIR, PeterDate:2005Citation:
- West European Politics, 2005, 28, 1, 1-5