Description - Parties and Party Systems by Stefano Bartolini
Includes CD-Rom Are you doing research on political parties and party systems? Do you need to know what published sources exist? The Parties and Party Sytems CD-ROM is a unique bibliographic database of titles published globally on European parties and party systems since 1945. It contains references to over 11,500 books, journal articles and chapters in edited volumes, with each entry cross-coded by a number of key searchable fields. The result is both a powerful retrieval tool for students and researchers and, an invaluable work of quantitative analysis of the discipline from a comparative and evolutionary perspective. System requirements 486 processor or above Windows 3.1 or above 8MB RAM (16M recommended)
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Author Biography - Stefano Bartolini
Daniele Caramani is professor of political science (chair of comparative politics and methods) at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. He is the author of the book and CD-ROM Elections in Western Europe since 1815 (Palgrave, 2000) and The Nationalization of Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2004), for which he received the "Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Research in the Social Sciences." He has also edited Comparative Politics (Oxford University Press, 2008). His current research focuses on the integration of European electorates and party systems. A paper on "Is There a European Electorate and What Does It Look Like? Evidence from Electoral Volatility Measures, 1976-2004" has appeared in West European Politics (29/1, 2006) and has been awarded the "Vincent Wright Prize" for best article in 2006.