Political Parties and Partisanship provides an up-to-date examination of the conceptualizations, causes, and consequences of partisanship in both new and established democracies in Eastern Europe.

chapter 1|25 pages


Partisanship, social identity and individual attitudes
ByJohn Bartle, Paolo Bellucci

chapter 3|18 pages

Party identification revisited

ByJacques Thomassen, Martin Rosema

chapter 4|15 pages

Rethinking partisanship

Some thoughts on a unified theory
ByBernard Grofman, Frank Wayman, Matthew Barreto

chapter 5|13 pages

Partisanship in nine western democracies

Causes and consequences
ByHermann Schmitt

chapter 6|19 pages

Travel tips for students of electoral choice

The dynamics of partisanship in Britain and elsewhere
ByHarold Clarke, David Sanders, Marianne Stewart, Paul Whiteley

chapter 7|14 pages

Individual and contextual origins of durable partisanship

ByMartin Kroh, Peter Selb

chapter 8|21 pages

Partisanship and system support in established and new democracies

ByAida Paskeviciute

chapter 9|20 pages

Adversarial politics, civic virtues and partisanship in Eastern and Western Europe

ByZsolt Enyedi, Bojan Todosijević

chapter 10|18 pages

The stability of partisanship

Evidence from a Russian panel study
ByHanna Bäck, Jan Teorell

chapter 11|20 pages

A spirited defence of party identification against its critics

ByDonald P. Green, Eric Schickler

chapter 12|5 pages


Partisanship and heterogeneity
ByPaolo Bellucci, John Bartle