Title:Vom Wert der Europäischen Union Author(s):MANN, Dennis-JonathanDate:2013Citation:
- Orientierungen zur Wirtschafts- und Gesellschaftspolitik, 2013, No. 138, pp. 27-32
Type:ArticleAbstract:The article looks into several attempts to determine the "value" of European integration and then seeks to offer an innovative approach.
Title:Casting votes over the internet : Switzerland and the future of elections Author(s):GASSER, Urs; TRECHSEL, Alexander H.Date:2013Citation:
- Harvard international review, 2013, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 53-57
Type:ArticleAbstract:The Internet has had a profound impact on the way contemporary democracies work. Neither processes, such as electoral campaigns, nor actors, such as candidates, political parties or movements, are immune to the myriad ...
Title:Voting differently across electoral arenas : empirical implications from a decentralized democracy Author(s):RIERA, PedroDate:2013Citation:
- International political science review, 2013, Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 561-581
Type:ArticleAbstract:This article assesses the validity of several alternative hypotheses explaining dual voting across electoral arenas in a decentralized polity. Based on data from three different electoral cycles in Catalonia, I find evidence ...
Title:A quantitative approach on the diffusion of neoliberal tax policies un the post communist new-EU member states Author(s):TODOR, ArpadDate:2013Citation:
- European journal of science and theology, 2013, Vol. 9, No. , pp. 237-246
Type:ArticleAbstract:Within this paper I employ the OLS PCSE analysis to investigate the relationships between the CIT (Corporate Income Tax) and various potential independent variables testing for competing theories within the 10 post communist ...
Title:The electoral consequences of corruption scandals in Spain Author(s):RIERA, Pedro; BARBERÁ ARANGÜENA, Pablo; GÓMEZ, Raúl; MAYORAL DÍAZ-ASENSIO, Juan AntonioDate:2013Citation:
- Crime law and social change, 2013, Vol. 60, No. 5, pp. 515-534
Type:ArticleAbstract:Previous studies of the electoral consequences of corruption in Spanish local elections (Jiménez Revista de Investigaciones Políticas y Sociológicas, 6(2):43– 76, 2007; Fernández-Vázquez and Rivero 2011, Consecuencias ...
Title:The political sustainability of the NDC pension mode : the cases of Sweden and Italy Author(s):SCHOYEN, Mi Ah; STAMATI, FurioDate:2013Citation:
- European journal of social security, 2013, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 79-114
Type:ArticleAbstract:Since the early 1990s we have seen pension reforms in a large number of advanced welfare states, and the most impressive reforms have happened in countries with Bismarckian pension systems. Some of these countries have ...
Title:Re-emerging Islamism in Tunisia : repositioning religion in politics and society Author(s):DONKER, Teije HiddeDate:2013Citation:
- Mediterranean politics, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 207-224
Type:ArticleAbstract:In this article a widening divergence is observed between Islamist activism aimed at societal change and Islamist activism aimed at political influence in post- revolutionary Tunisia. Both forms of activism remain closely ...
Title:Electoral coordination in mixed-member systems : does the level of democratic experience matter? Author(s):RIERA, PedroDate:2013Citation:
- European journal of political research, 2013, Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 119-141
Type:ArticleAbstract:A number of institutional and non-institutional factors hamper electoral coordination and, hence, increase party system fragmentation in the nominal tier of mixed electoral systems. Contrary to expectations, the number of ...
Title:Protesting for justice and democracy : Italian indignados? Author(s):DELLA PORTA, Donatella; ANDRETTA, MassimilianoDate:2013Citation:
- Contemporary Italian Politics, 2013, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 23-37
Type:ArticleSeries/Number:[COSMOS]Abstract:This article analyses anti-austerity protest in Italy as a sort of ‘functional equivalent’ of the Indignados movements in other countries. While the typical forms of action of these movements, the acampada, were not very ...