New publications

Paul Chaisty, Nic Cheeseman, and Timothy J Power, Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative Perspective: Minority Presidents in Multiparty Systems, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Robert Elgie and with Gianluca Passarelli, ‘Presidentialisation: One term, Two Uses – Between Deductive Exercise and Grand Historical Narrative’, Political Studies Review, Online First:

Nic Cheeseman (ed.), Institutions and Democracy in Africa: How the Rules of the Game Shape Political Developments, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Mark P. Jones, ‘Presidential and Legislative Elections’, in Erik S. Herron, Robert J. Pekkanen, and Matthew S. Shugart (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Electoral Systems, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Cynthia McClintock, ‘Reevaluating Runoffs in Latin America’, Journal of Democracy, Volume 29, Number 1, January 2018, pp. 96-110.

Catherine Reyes-Housholder and Gwynn Thomas, ‘Latin America’s Presidentas: Overcoming Challenges, Forging New Pathways’, in Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer, Gender and Representation in Latin America, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Dan Slater, Aries A. Arugay, ‘Polarizing Figures: Executive Power and Institutional Conflict in Asian Democracies’, American Behavioral Scientist, Online First,

Ivo Šlosarčík, ‘Constitutional Development in the Czech Republic in 2013–2017: Direct Presidential Elections and Their Constitutional Consequences’, European Public Law 24, no. 1 (2018): 43–54. Available at:

Jocelyn Evans and Gilles Ivaldi, The 2017 French Presidential Elections: A Political Reformation?, Springer, 2018.

Ronald Tiersky, ‘Macron’s World: How the New President Is Remaking France’, 97 Foreign Affairs 87, 2018, pp. 87-97.

Riccardo Brizzi, Charles De Gaulle and the Media: Leadership, TV and the Birth of the Fifth Republic, Springer, 2018.

Gretchen Helmke, Institutions on the Edge: The Origins and Consequences of Inter- Branch Crises in Latin America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Justin Pearce, Didier Péclard, and Ricardo Soares de Oliveira, ‘Angola’s elections and the politics of presidential succession’, African Affairs, Volume 117, Issue 466, January 2018, pp. 146-160.

Susan Booysen, ‘Semi-presidentialism and subjugation of parliament and party in the presidency of South Africa’s Jacob Zuma’, Politeia,

Thomas H. Johnson, ‘The Illusion of Afghanistan’s Electoral Representative Democracy: The Cases of Afghan Presidential and National Legislative Elections’, Small Wars & Insurgencies, 29:1, 1-37.

Uk Heo, Seongyi Yun, ‘South Korea in 2017. Presidential Impeachment and Security Volatility’, Asian Survey, Vol. 58, No. 1, January/February 2018, pp. 65-72.

Rui Graça Feijó, ‘Timor-Leste in 2017: Between a Diplomatic Victory and the Return of “Belligerent Democracy”’, Asian Survey, Vol. 58, No. 1, January/February 2018, pp. 206-212

Aníbal Pérez-Liñán and Ignacio Arana Araya, ‘Strategic Retirement in Comparative Perspective: Supreme Court Justices in Presidential Regimes’, Journal of Law and Courts, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 173–197, 2017.

Benjamin R. Warner, Dianne G. Bystrom, Mitchell S. McKinney, and Mary C. Banwart, An Unprecedented Election: Media, Communication, and the Electorate in the 2016 Campaign, Santa Barbara: ABC Clio, 2018.

Joel Sievert and Ryan D. Williamson, ‘Public attitudes toward presidential veto powers’, Research & Politics, January-March 2018: 1-6, available at:

Jamie Gillies (ed.), Political Marketing in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, London: Palgrave.

Louis Fisher, Supreme Court Expansion of Presidential Power: Unconstitutional Leanings, Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2017.

Fang-Yi Chiou and Lawrence S. Rothenberg, The Enigma of Presidential Power: Parties, Policies and Strategic Uses of Unilateral Action., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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