Title:Is Governing Becoming More Contentious? Author(s):MAIR, PeterDate:2011Citation:
- Martin ROSEMA, Bas DENTERS and Kees AARTS (eds), How Democracy Works: Political Representation and Policy Congruence in Modern Societies, Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press, Pallas Publications, 2011, 77-86
Type:Contribution to bookAbstract:For a variety of reasons, political parties in European democracies are now more likely to be judged on how they govern rather than on the substantive policy programmes that they advocate. This is likely to have a number ...
Title:The Election in Context Author(s):MAIR, PeterDate:2011Citation:
- Michael GALLAGHER and Michael MARSH (eds), How Ireland Voted 2011: The full story of Ireland's earthquake election, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, 283-297
Type:Contribution to bookAbstract:In present circumstances...democracy in Ireland is also becoming a democracy without choices, one in which elections might continue to be full of drama, sound and fury, but in which the outcomes signify little.
Title:Representative Government in Modern Europe, 5th revised edition Author(s):GALLAGHER, Michael; LAVER, Michael; MAIR, PeterDate:2011Citation:
- London, McGraw-Hill, 2011
Type:BookAbstract:With a total population of some 500 million, the unified countries of modern Europe constitute the world's largest collection of successful capitalist democracies. Yet within it, there are distinct clusters of states, each ...
Title:Miten hallita tyhjää tilaa? Länsimainen demokratia kumisee tyhjää Author(s):MAIR, PeterDate:2011Citation:
- Poulue Peruste, 2011, 1, 9-41
Title:The state of Ireland Author(s):MAIR, PeterDate:2011Citation:
- European political science, 2011, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 432-440
Type:ArticleAbstract:The conventional political wisdom in Ireland, shared by both government and opposition, is that it is only through austerity that the economy can be righted and the books eventually balanced. In other words, it is only ...
Title:Does the number of parties to place affect the placement of parties? Results from an expert survey experiment Author(s):ALBRIGHT, Jeremy J.; MAIR, PeterDate:2011Citation:
- Electoral Studies, 2011, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 858–864
Type:ArticleAbstract:Expert surveys are frequently used in comparative politics to measure the ideological locations of political parties. However, it is possible that increasing the number of parties to place systematically biases results as ...
Title:Gouvernement Représentatif v. Gouvernement Responsable Author(s):MAIR, PeterDate:2011Citation:
- Revue Internationale de Politique Comparée, 2011, 18, 2, 149-164
Type:ArticleAbstract:L’environnement dans lequel les partis agissent dans les démocraties contemporaines, et les circonstances changeantes dans lesquelles les gouvernements gouvernent aujourd’hui ont entrainé un élargissement du fossé traditionnel ...
Title:Bini Smaghi vs. the Parties: Representative government and institutional constraints Author(s):MAIR, PeterDate:2011Type:Working PaperSeries/Number:EUI RSCAS; 2011/22; EUDO - European Union Democracy ObservatoryAbstract:Although it is generally seen as desirable that parties in government are both responsive and responsible, these two characteristics are now in increasing tension with one another. Prudence and consistency in government, ...
Title:Party Patronage in Contemporary Europe: Principles and practices Author(s):KOPECKÝ, Petr; MAIR, PeterDate:2011Type:Working PaperSeries/Number:EUI RSCAS; 2011/41; EUDO - European Union Democracy ObservatoryAbstract:This paper is based on the concluding chapter of a forthcoming volume reporting the results of a research project that has investigated the principles and practices of party patronage in contemporary European democracies ...
Title:When Parties (also) Position Themselves: An introduction to the EU Profiler Author(s):TRECHSEL, Alexander H.; MAIR, PeterDate:2011Citation:
- Journal of Information Technology and Politics, 2011, 8, 1, 1-20
Type:ArticleSeries/Number:[EUDO]Abstract:This article frames and describes a novel method of political party positioning within the European Union and beyond. The EU Profiler project, a large-scale, interdisciplinary, and pan-European research endeavor, takes a ...