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Emanuele, V. (2018), ‘Cleavages, institutions, and competition. Understanding vote nationalization in Western Europe (1965-2015)’, London: Rowman and Littlefield/ECPR Press. ISBN: 9781786606730   The study of how party systems are structured across territorial lines is a crucial research question for political scientists, whose answer is fraught with consequences for the political system and the democratic process. This book addresses this topic, asking: What has been the evolution of the vote nationalisation process in Western Europe during the last fifty years? Which factors can account for the vote nationalisation’s variance across Western European party system? Through a macro-comparative perspective and original empirical research, involving 230 parliamentary elections in sixteen...

As witnessed by the emphasis and the media coverage of pundits and journalists from all over Europe, the French Presidential election (first round on April 23rd) can potentially be crossroad in European history. Indeed, in an increasingly unpredictable international context, France’s right-wing and left-wing anti-establishment and Eurosceptic forces are rising at the expense of traditional mainstream parties. Opinion polls have not only put Marine Le Pen in the first position of the first round since the beginning of the campaign, for the first time the leader of the Front National seems to be competitive in the second round. Moreover,...