Daniele Caramani, Professor of Comparative Politics, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Daniele Caramani is Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.
Section I: Theories and methods 1. The relevance of comparative politics, Bo Rothstein 2. Approaches in comparative politics, B. Guy Peters 3. Comparative research methods, Claudius Wagemann Section II: The historical context 4. The nation-state, Gianfranco Poggi 5. Democracies, Anibal Perez-Linan 6. Authoritarian regimes, Paul Brooker Section III: Structures and institutions 7. Legislatures, Amie Kreppel 8. Governments and bureaucracies, Wolfgang C. Muller 9. Constitutions and courts, Alec Stone Sweet 10. Elections and referendums, Michael Gallagher 11. Unitary, federal, and local government institutions, John Loughlin Section IV: Actors and processes 12. Political parties, Richard S. Katz 13. Party systems, Daniele Caramani 14. Interest groups, Roland Erne 15. Regions, James Bickerton and Alain-G. Gagnon 16. Social movements, Hanspeter Kriesi 17. Political culture, Christian Welzel and Ronald Inglehart 18. Political participation, Herbert Kitschelt and Philipp Rehm 19. Political communication, Frank Esser and Barbara Pfetsch Section V: Public policies 20. Policy making, Christoph Knill and Jale Tosun 21. The welfare state, Kees van Kersbergen and Philip Manow 22. The impact of public policies, Jorgen Goul Andersen Section VI: Beyond the Nation-State 23. The EU as a new political system, Simon Hix 24. Globalization and the nation-state, Georg Sorensen 25. Promoting democracy, Peter Burnell