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The co-evolution of media and politics in Taiwan: implications for political communications (2019)
Journal Article
Sullivan, J. (2019). The co-evolution of media and politics in Taiwan: implications for political communications. International Journal of Taiwan Studies, 2(1), doi:10.1163/24688800-00201005

Over the course of democratisation, Taiwan’s communications environment has experienced significant changes. Liberalisation and commercialisation of the media, and the emergence and popularisation of digital, have substantially altered the informatio... Read More

Restrained change: party systems in times of economic crisis (2018)
Journal Article
Casal Bértoa, F., & Weber, T. (2018). Restrained change: party systems in times of economic crisis. Journal of Politics, doi:10.1086/700202

The recent global financial crisis has been a serious stress test for representative democracies. Voter support has supposedly become more volatile, fragmented, and polarized, leaving elites with an intricate mix of economic and political challenges.... Read More

Discounting, climate change and the ecological fallacy (2018)
Journal Article
Rendall, M. (in press). Discounting, climate change and the ecological fallacy. Ethics, 129(3), ISSN 0014-1704

Discounting future costs and benefits is often defended on the ground that our descendants will be richer. Simply to treat the future as better off, however, is to commit an ecological fallacy. Even if our descendants are better off when we average... Read More

The best of both worlds? Evaluating the campaign behaviour of dual candidates (2018)
Journal Article
Trumm, S. (in press). The best of both worlds? Evaluating the campaign behaviour of dual candidates. Electoral Studies, ISSN 0261-3794

The conventional wisdom of electoral politics suggests that parliamentary candidates who run for office under candidate-centred mechanisms tend to conduct more intense and personalised campaigns than those who run under party-centred ones. But what a... Read More

Interlocutions with passive revolution (2018)
Journal Article
Bieler, A., & Morton, A. D. (2018). Interlocutions with passive revolution. Thesis Eleven, 147(1), 9-28. doi:10.1177/0725513618787659

This article critically engages with debates on uneven and combined development and particularly the lack of attention given in this literature to accounts of spatial diversity in capitalism’s outward expansion as well as issues of Eurocentrism. Thro... Read More

The hierarchies of age-period-cohort research: political context and the development of generational turnout patterns (2013)
Journal Article
Smets, K., & Neundorf, A. (2014). The hierarchies of age-period-cohort research: political context and the development of generational turnout patterns. Electoral Studies, 33, (41-51). doi:10.1016/j.electstud.2013.06.009. ISSN 0261-3794

Voters that come of age at roughly the same time share common influences because of the specific political context during their formative years. We can therefore assume the errors in a model explaining their political behavior to be dependent. Recent... Read More