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Foundations of European Politics: A Comparative Approach (1st edn)  

Catherine E. De VriesProfessor of Political Science, Bocconi UniversityClose
Sara B. HoboltSutherland Chair in European Institutions and Professor, London School of EconomicsClose
Sven-Oliver ProkschProfessor of Political Science and Chair for European and Multilevel Politics, University of CologneClose
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Jonathan B. SlapinProfessor of Political Science and Chair for Political Institutions and European Politics, University of ZürichClose
Published in Print:01 May 2021 Published Online:August 2021
Publisher:Oxford University Press


Foundations of European Politics introduces important tools of social science and comparative analysis. The first part of the book acts as an introduction to the topic, looking at democratic politics and multilevel politics in Europe. The second part moves on to citizens and voters, considering issues related to ideology and voting decisions. Part III looks at elections and introduces electoral systems and direct democracy, representation, political parties, and party competition. The next part is about government and policy. The last part looks at the rule of law, democracy, and backsliding.

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