Elections in Europe in times of crisis : contributions from the 2013 EUDO dissemination conference
Title: Elections in Europe in times of crisis : contributions from the 2013 EUDO dissemination conference
Publisher: European University Institute
Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2014
Elections in Europe in Times of Crisis is an edited volume based on selected contributions presented at the EUDO Conference on Elections in Europe in Times of Crisis (EUI, 28-29 November 2013) where the results of the national elections held in Europe in 2013 were analysed and prospective insights on the 2014 European elections were provided, by focusing on links between actors, strategies, and themes that characterise the elections at both levels.
Table of Contents:
-- Foreword; -- SECTION I: FACTORS DRIVING THE ELECTION OUTCOMES: PARTISAN CUEING AND CANDIDATES Do Parties Still Orient Voters in Times of Crisis? Experimental Evidence of Partisan Cueing Effects in 2013 Italy; Hierarchy, stratarchy and party politics denationalization.Procedures of candidate selection in the Italian parties (1991-2012); -- SECTION II: ECONOMIC VOTING, ECONOMIC CRISIS AND NATIONAL ELECTIONS- Does bad or worse make a difference? Economic voting in Western Balkan Countries. The role of Macroeconomics in the incumbents’ vote share 1990-2013; Conventional and Unconventional Political Participation in Times of Political and Financial Crisis in the Netherlands; -- SECTION III: EU ELECTIONS Revitalizing European Representative Democracy beyond 2014: Can Elections to the European Parliament Be Made More Consequential? The Economic Representation Deficit. Reconsidering economic policy congruence between voters and their representatives; -- SECTION IV: THE IMPACT OF THE ECONOMIC CRISIS AND EUROPE ON THE PARTY SYSTEMS Exporting Europolitics in the Eastern Neighbourhood: Elections in the Post-Soviet Area and the Regional Activity of Europarties; Revisiting and Extending Peter Mair: The Impact of Europe on National Parties and Party Systems in the Times of Economic Crisis; Radical Right and the Welfare State: The Electoral Relevance of Welfare Politics; -- SECTION V: NATIONALISATION OF EUROPEAN ELECTIONS VS EUROPEANISATION OF NATIONAL ELECTIONS Elections in Multi-Level Political Systems: Implications for Representative Democracy.
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