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To cite the article: Maggini, N. (2022). New Challenges for Representative Democracy: The Changing Political Space in Western Europe. Italian Journal of Electoral Studies QOE – IJES, Just Accepted. DOI: https://doi.org/10.36253/qoe-12629 The article is open access and can be accessed here. Abstract Globalisation and EU integration have reshaped political alignments in western Europe, with the emergence of new conflicts within a political space still ideologically structured in two dimensions (economic and cultural). However, recent challenger parties appear to question such alleged bi-dimensionality, e.g. combining anti-immigrant stances with progressive views on moral...

To cite the article: Emanuele, V., Marino, B., and Diodati, N. M. (2022) When institutions matter: electoral systems and intraparty fractionalization in Western Europe, Comparative European Politics, DOI: 10.1057/s41295-022-00319-z The article, published on Comparative European Politics, can be accessed here. Abstract The comparative study of intraparty divisions and their determinants has been a long-debated matter, but some issues remain unresolved. First, the problem of the empirical identification of intraparty groups. Second, the lack of comparative perspective and large-N cross-country and cross-time analyses, given intraparty divisions...

To cite the article: Marco Improta, L’elisir di lunga vita? Sfiducia costruttiva e stabilità dei governi in prospettiva comparata, in "Rivista Italiana di Politiche Pubbliche" 2/2022, pp. 269-297, doi: 10.1483/104977 The article, published on Rivista Italiana di Politiche Pubbliche, can be accessed here. Abstract In multiparty parliamentary democracies, government stability is key for effective governance. A considerable body of literature investigated this issue emphasising structure- and crises-related explanations. Recently, a flourishing scholarship has been focussing on institutional determinants of government stability. Among the institutional...

To cite the article: Marco Improta, Unpacking government instability. Cabinet duration, innovation, and termination events in Italy between 1948 and 2021, in "Quaderni di scienza politica" 2/2022, pp. 151-180, doi: 10.48271/104790 The article, published on Quaderni di Scienza Politica, can be accessed here Abstract Government instability is widely recognised as a distinctive feature of the Italian political system. This topic has traditionally received considerable scholarly attention. In particular, an established body of research has demonstrated that Italian cabinets are among the most short-lived in...

To cite the article: Emanuele, V., Improta, M., Marino, B., and Verzichelli, L. (2022) Going technocratic? Diluting governing responsibility in electorally turbulent times, West European Politics, DOI: 10.1080/01402382.2022.2095494 The article, published on West European Politics, can be accessed here Abstract Technocracy has recently triggered growing scholarly interest, especially as an alternative form of ruling to both party government and populism. In the context of weakened parties-citizens links and increasing external constraints faced by Western European ruling parties, technocratic appointments might help deal with...