Title:Political competition and contestability: a study of the barriers to entry in 21 democracies Author(s):BISCHOFF, Carina S.Date:2006Citation:
- Florence, European University Institute, 2006
Type:ThesisSeries/Number:EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social SciencesAbstract:The thesis offers a theoretical clarification of the concept of political competition and an empirical study of one of its defining dimensions, namely contestability. In the first part, the relevant literature is subjected ...
Title:Social movements and political parties: A zero-sum game? Author(s):DELLA PORTA, DonatellaDate:2007Citation:
- Rassegna italiana di sociologia, 2007, XLVIII, 3, 503-532
Type:ArticleAbstract:Social movements and political parties are perceived as more and more distant from each other. While in the past the emerging social movements tended to ally with existing parties (especially the «Old Left») and/or to ...
Title:Society and political parties in Europe after the fall of the Berlin wall Author(s):DIAMANTI, Ilvo; LELLO, Elisa; BORDIGNON, Fabio; DELLA PORTA, Donatella; BAGNASCO, Arnaldo; ROSITI, Franco; SANTORO, MarcoDate:2007Citation:
- Rassegna italiana di sociologia, 2007, XLVIII, 3, 383-532
Title:Devolution and public policy: a comparative perspective Author(s):KEATING, Michael; MCEWEN, Nicola; LOSADA, Antón; MÁIZ, Ramón; WINCOTT, Daniel; SUBIRATS, Joan; RYNCK, Stefaan De; GREER, Scott L.; MORENO, Luis; TRELLES, CarlosDate:2005Citation:
- Regional and federal studies, 2005, 15, 4, 413-558
Title:A la carte: Ukrainian positions on free trade with the EU Author(s):LANGBEIN, JuliaDate:2010Citation:
- Osteuropa, 2010, 60, 2-4, 359-371
Type:ArticleAbstract:Ukraine is negotiating with the EU on a comprehensive free-trade agreement. The east European country is to adopt the regulations of the EU internal market; in exchange, trade barriers such as tariffs will be dismantled. ...
Title:Government coalitions in multi-level settings: institutional determinants and party strategy Author(s):DAUBLER, Thomas; DEBUS, Marc; STEFURIUC, Irina; KETTUNEN, Pekka; KULL, Michael; DOMORENOK, Ekaterina; COSTA-FONT, Joan; DESCHOUWER, Kris; HOUGH, Dan; VERGE, Tania; WILSON, AlexDate:2009Citation:
- Regional and federal studies, 2009, 19, 1, 1-183
Title:The changing politics of organised interests Author(s):SCHMITTER, Philippe C.Date:2008Citation:
- West European politics, 2008, 31, 1-2, 195-210
Type:ArticleAbstract:Since the mid-1970s, Western European politics have undergone significant changes - and this has been particularly marked in the arena of 'interest politics'. In this article I list some apodictic statements about these ...
Title:Changing the rules of the game : on the determinants and consequences of electoral reforms in contemporary democracies Author(s):RIERA, PedroDate:2013Citation:
- Florence : European University Institute, 2013
Type:ThesisSeries/Number:EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social SciencesAbstract:As the "Short Twentieth Century" came to an end, more and more democracies seriously considered the possibility –often for the first time in their history- of changing their national electoral system. Since then, the total ...
Title:The Institutionalization of Party Systems in East Central Europe: Explaining variation Author(s):CASAL BÉRTOA, FernandoDate:2011Type:ThesisSeries/Number:EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social SciencesAbstract:This dissertation aims at providing an answer to the question of how party system institutionalization occurs and why it varies so much across countries, through a comparative analysis of the process of party system ...
Title:Europe as an Issue Dimension in the Party Politics of the Central East European Candidate States Author(s):STRATULAT, CorinaDate:2011Type:ThesisSeries/Number:EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social SciencesAbstract:This thesis focuses on political party discourses and developments vis-à-vis European integration in the former CEE candidate states for EU membership, with particular attention to the case of Romania. Exploring the domestic ...