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New publications

Cristina Bucur, ‘Cabinet Ministers under Competing Pressures: Presidents, Prime Ministers, and Political Parties in Semi-Presidential Systems,” Comparative European Politics, 2017, 15(2): 180-203.

Nic Cheeseman, ‘Patrons, Parties, Political Linkage, and the Birth of Competitive-Authoritarianism in Africa’, African Studies Review, Volume 59, Number 3, December 2016, pp. 181-200.

Aníbal Pérez-Liñán and John Polga-Hecimovich, ‘Explaining military coups and impeachments in Latin America’, Democratization, Volume 24, Issue 5, 2017, pp. 839-858.

Eduardo Alemán and Marisa Kellam, ‘The nationalization of presidential elections in the Americas’, Electoral Studies, Volume 47, June 2017, pp. 125-135.

Łukasz Jakubiak, ‘The systems of government of Senegal and Ivory Coast. Comparative analysis’, Politeja – Pismo Wydzialu Studiow Miedzynarodowych i Politycznych Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego, 2016, no. 42, pp. 247-261.

Piyadasa Edirisuriya, ‘The Rise and Grand Fall of Sri Lanka’s Mahinda Rajapaksa: The End of an Era?’, Asian Survey, Vol. 57 No. 2, March/April 2017, pp. 211-228.

Raymond Kuhn, ‘The mediatization of presidential leadership in France: The contrasting cases of Nicolas Sarkozy and François Hollande’, French Politics, April 2017, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 57–74.

Matthew Laing and Brendan McCaffrie, ‘The Impossible Leadership Situation? Analyzing Success for Disjunctive Presidents’, Presidential Studies Quarterly, 2017, 47: 255-276.

Jonathan Lewallen, ‘The Issue Politics of Presidential Veto Threats’, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol. 47, No. 2, June 2017, 277-292.

Erdem Aytaç and Ali Çarkoğlu, A. ‘Presidents Shaping Public Opinion in Parliamentary Democracies: A Survey Experiment in Turkey’, Political Behavior (2017). doi:10.1007/s11109-017-9404-x.

Behar Selimi, ‘The President’s Role on National Security Policies – the Case of Kosovo’, International Journal of Social Science Studies, vol. 5, no. 4, URL: https://doi.org/10.11114/ijsss.v5i4.2261

Thiago Silva and Guy D. Whitten, ‘Clarity of Responsibility and Vote Choice’, in Kai Arzheimer, Jocelyn Evans, Michael S. Lewis-Beck (eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Electoral Behaviour, London, Sage, 2017, pp. 80-91.

Julia Macdonald, Jacquelyn Schneider, ‘Presidential Risk Orientation and Force Employment Decisions’, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 61, Issue 3, 2017, pp. 511-536.

Steven J. Brams and D. Marc Kilgour, ‘Paths to victory in presidential elections: the setup power of noncompetitive states’, Public Choice, 2017, 170(1): 99-113.

Gi-Wook Shin, Rennie J. Moon, ‘South Korea in 2016: Political Leadership in Crisis’, Asian Survey, Vol. 57 No. 1, January/February 2017, pp. 103-110.

Dennis V. Hickey, Emerson M. S. Niou, ‘Taiwan in 2016: A New Era?’, Asian Survey, Vol. 57 No. 1, January/February 2017, pp. 111-118.

Carolina G. Hernandez, ‘The Philippines in 2016: The Year That Shook the World’, Asian Survey, Vol. 57 No. 1, January/February 2017, pp. 135-141.

Marcus Mietzner, ‘Indonesia in 2016: Jokowi’s Presidency between Elite Consolidation and Extra-Parliamentary Opposition’, Asian Survey, Vol. 57 No. 1, January/February 2017, pp. 165-172.

Aries A. Arugay, ‘The Philippines in 2016:The Electoral Earthquake and its Aftershocks’, Southeast Asian Affairs, Volume 2017, pp. 277-296.

Dennis Shoesmith, ‘Timor-Leste in 2016: Redefining Democracy’, Southeast Asian Affairs, Volume 2017, pp. 387-404.

New publications

Anna Fruhstorfer, ‘Paradoxes of Constitutional Politics in the Post-Soviet Space’, 2017 U. Ill. L. Rev. 767 (2017), pp. 767-790.

Verónica Montecinos (ed.), Women Presidents and Prime Ministers in Post-Transition Democracies’, Palgrave, 2017.

Allison McCulloch and John McGarry (eds.), Power Sharing: Empirical and Normative Challenges, Routledge, 2017.

Benjamin Reilly, ‘An Elephant’s Graveyard? Democracy and Development in East Asia’, Government and Opposition, Volume 52, Issue 1 January 2017, pp. 162-183.

Mathew Y. H. Wong, ‘Presidentialism and Parliamentarism’, in Mathew Y. H. Wong, Comparative Hong Kong Politics: A Guidebook for Students and Researchers, Springer, 2017, pp. 139-154.

Enes Kulenović and Krešimir Petković,, ‘The Croatian Princes: Power, Politics and Vision (1990-2011)’, Croatian Political Science Review, Vol. 53, No. 4, 2016, pp. 105-131.

André Borges and Mathieu Turgeon, ‘Presidential coattails in coalitional presidentialism’, Party Politics , First published date: April-06-2017, DOI 10.1177/1354068817702283.

Christopher A Martínez, ‘Presidential survival in South America: Rethinking the role of democracy’, International Political Science Review, Volume: 38 issue: 1, pp. 40-55.

Octavio Amorim Neto, ‘A crise política brasileira de 2015-2016 Diagnóstico, sequelas e profilaxia’ (The 2015-2016 Brazilian political crisis: diagnostic, lessons and prophylaxis), Relações Internacionais  no. 52, 2017. Available at: http://www.scielo.mec.pt/pdf/ri/n52/n52a04.pdf

Special issue, The Five Faces of the President: Leadership, Presidentialism, and Public Policy in Brazil, five articles, Policy Studies, Vol. 38, No. 3, 2017.

Marcus André Melo and Carlos Pereira, ‘The Governance of Infrastructure in Multiparty Presidentialism’, in Kai Wegrich, Genia Kostka, and Gerhard Hammerschmid (eds.), The Governance of Infrastructure, Oxford University Press, 2017, pp. 225-249.

Jean Blondel, ‘Viewing African Presidencies Concretely and Positively: Six Case-Studies as Examples’, in Philipp Harfst, Ina Kubbe, and Thomas Poguntke (eds.), Parties, Governments and Elites: The Comparative Study of Democracy, Springer, pp. 153-180.

Jessica Fortin-Rittberger, ‘Strong Presidents for Weak States. How Weak State Capacity Fosters Vertically Concentrated Executives’, in Philipp Harfst, Ina Kubbe, and Thomas Poguntke (eds.), Parties, Governments and Elites: The Comparative Study of Democracy, Springer, pp. 205-226.

Titin Purwaningsih and Septi Nur Wijayant, ‘Concurrent Election in Indonesian Politics: Opportunities and Challenges of Political Perspective’, Journal of Asian Review of Public Affairs and Policy, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 26-44, available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.222.99/arpap/2017.09

Gary Schmitt, Joseph M. Bessette, and Andrew E. Busch (eds.), The Imperial Presidency and the Constitution, Rowman and Littlefield, 2017.

New publications

Christian Arnold, David Doyle, Nina Wiesehomeier, “Presidents, Policy Compromise, and Legislative Success,” The Journal of Politics, Ahead of print.

Scott Newton, The Constitutional Systems of the Independent Central Asian States: Contextual Analysis, Oxford: Hart, 2017.

David Castaño, ‘To the barracks: The President, the military and democratic consolidation in Portugal (1976–1980)’, European Review of History: Revue Européenne D’histoire Vol. 24, No. 1, 2017, 1-16.

Aníbal Cavaco Silva, Quinta-Feira e Outros Dias, Lisboa, Porto Editora, 2017.

Santiago Basabe-Serrano, ‘The Different Faces of Presidentialism: Conceptual Debate and Empirical Findings in Eighteen Latin American Countries’, Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas, 157: 3-22, (http://dx.doi.org/10.5477/cis/reis.157.3)

Gabriel L. Negretto, ‘Transformaciones del poder presidencial en América Latina. Una evaluación de las reformas recientes’, in Gerardo Esquivel, Francisco Ibarra Palafox, Pedro Salazar Ugarte (eds.), Cien ensayos para el centenario. Constitución Política de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos, tomo 4: Estudios políticos, available at: http://bit.ly/2mbEbkz

Fernando Meireles, ‘Oversized Government Coalitions in Latin America’ Brazilian Political Science Review, 10(3), 2016, Available from <http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1981- 38212016000300201&lng=en&nrm=iso>. access on 24 Feb. 2017. Epub Dec 12, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1981-38212016000300001

Mark A W Deng, ‘Defining the Nature and Limits of Presidential Powers in the Transitional Constitution of South Sudan: A Politically Contentious Matter for the New Nation’, Journal of African Law, 2017, pp. 1–17, doi: 10.1017/S0021855317000031.

Johan Engvall, ‘From Monopoly to Competition: Constitutions and Rent Seeking in Kyrgyzstan’, Problems of Post-Communism, Pages 1-13, Published online: 10 Feb 2017.

Jungsub Shin and Sungsoo Kim, ‘Issue competition and presidential debates in multiparty systems: evidence from the 2002, 2007, and 2012 Korean presidential elections’, Asian Journal of Communication, Pages 1-17, Published online: 05 Jan 2017.

Special issue, The Early Duterte Presidency in the Philippines, Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, vol. 35, no. 3, 2017. Available at: https://journals.sub.uni-hamburg.de/giga/jsaa

Lina Klymenko, ‘Nation-building and presidential rhetoric in Belarus’, Journal of Language and Politics, Volume 15, Issue 6, 2016, pp. 727-747.

Erdem Aytaç, Ali Çarkoğlu, and Kerem Yıldırım, ‘Taking Sides: Determinants of Support for a Presidential System in Turkey’, South European Society and Politics, pp. 1-20, Published online: 24 Jan 2017.

Amnon Cavari, The Party Politics of Presidential Rhetoric, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Michael A. Genovese, David Gray Adler, The War Power in an Age of Terrorism: Debating Presidential Power, London: Palgrave, 2017.

Kim Fridkin, Patrick Kenney, Amanda Wintersieck, Jill Carle, ‘The Upside of the Long Campaign: How Presidential Elections Engage the Electorate’, American Politics Research, vol. 45, no. 2, 2017, pp. 186-223.

Ronald J. McGauvran and Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha, ‘Presidential Speeches Amid a More Centralized and Unified Congress’, Congress & The Presidency Vol. 44 , No. 1, 2017, pp. 55-76.

Linda L. Fowler, Bryan W. Marshall, ‘Veto-Proof Majorities, Legislative Procedures, and Presidential Decisions, 1981–2008’, Political Research Quarterly, First published date: February-15-2017.

Christopher P. Banks, ‘Of White Whales, Obamacare, and the Robert’s Court: The Republican Attempts to Harpoon Obama’s Presidential Legacy’, PS: Political Science and Politics, Volume 50, Issue 1 January 2017, pp. 40-43.

Gunn Enli, ‘Twitter as arena for the authentic outsider: exploring the social media campaigns of Trump and Clinton in the 2016 US presidential election’, European Journal of Communication’, Vol 32, Issue 1, 2017, pp. 50-61.

Neal Devins, ‘The Erosion of Congressional Checks on Presidential Power’, (2017). Popular Media. 405. h p://scholarship.law.wm.edu/popular_media/405

Jorge M. Fernandes and Carlos Jalali, ‘A Resurgent Presidency? Portuguese Semi- Presidentialism and the 2016 Elections’, South European Society and Politics. Online first.

New publications

Robert Elgie, ‘Varieties of Presidentialism and Leadership Outcomes’, Daedalus, Volume 145, Number 3; Summer 2016, pp. 57-68.

Eugene Huskey, ‘Authoritarian Leadership in the Post-Communist World’, Daedalus, Volume 145, Number 3; Summer 2016, pp. 69-82.

Magna Inácio and Mariana Llanos, ‘The Institutional Presidency in Latin America.: A Comparative Analysis’, Presidential Studies Quarterly, online first.

Henry Hale, ‘Constitutional Performance after Communism: Implications for Ukraine’, in Henry Hale, Robert Orttung (eds.), Beyond the Euromaidan: Comparative Perspectives on Advancing Reform in Ukraine, Stanford University Press, 2016.

Łukasz Jakubiak, ‘The systems of government of Senegal and Ivory Coast. Comparative analysis’, Politeja – Pismo Wydzialu Studiow Miedzynarodowych i Politycznych Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego, 42, pp. 247-261.

Kristen A. Harkness, ‘Military loyalty and the failure of democratization in Africa: how ethnic armies shape the capacity of presidents to defy term limits’, Democratization, 2016, DOI: 10.1080/13510347.2016.1241244

The struggle over term limits in Africa:
Brett L. Carter, ‘How international pressure can help’, Journal of Democracy, vol. 27 no. 3, 2016, pp. 36-50.
Janette Yarwood, ‘The power of protest’, Journal of Democracy, vol. 27 no. 3, 2016, pp. 51-60.
Filip Reyntjens, ‘A new look at the evidence’, Journal of Democracy, vol. 27 no. 3, 2016, pp. 61-68.

Karel Kouba, ‘Party Institutionalization and the removal of presidential term limits In Latin America’, Revista de Ciencia Política, Volume 36, No 2, 2016, pp. 433-457.

Javier Corrales, ‘Can Anyone Stop the President? Power Asymmetries and Term Limits in Latin America, 1984–2016’, Latin American Politics and Society, Volume 58, Issue 2, 2016, pp. 3–25.

Victor Araújo, Thiago Silva, and Marcelo Vieira, ‘Measuring Presidential Dominance over Cabinets in Presidential Systems: Constitutional Design and Power Sharing’, Brazilian Political Science Review, (2016) 10 (2), pp. 1-23.

Eric A. Posner, ‘Presidential Leadership & the Separation of Powers’, Daedalus, Volume 145, Number 3; Summer 2016, pp. 35-43.

João Paulo Madeira, ‘The semi-presidential system of Cape Verde: the relationship between the executive and the legislative powers’, Universitas Relações Internacionais, Brasília, v. 13, n. 2, p. 83-92, jul./dez. 2015

Patrick Chabal and Toby Green (eds.), Guinea-Bissau: Micro-State to ‘Narco-State’, London: Hurst 2016, inc. chapter by Joshua B. Forrest on Guinea-Bissau’s Colonial and Post-Colonial Political Institutions.

Marcus Mietzner, ‘Coercing Loyalty: Coalitional Presidentialism and Party Politics in Jokowi’s Indonesia’, Contemporary Southeast Asia: A Journal of International and Strategic Affairs, Volume 38, Number 2, August 2016 , pp. 209-232.

Andrea Ceron, ‘Competing Principals 2.0? The impact of Facebook in the 2013 selection of the Italian Head of State’, Italian Political Science Review/Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica, 46(3), 2016, pp. 313–333.

Palladino, ‘‘Presidentialisations’ in Italy: the battle for leadership between the Prime Minister and the President of the Republic’, Contemporary Italian Politics, 2015, Vol. 7, No. 2, 107-126.

Orçun Selçukm, ‘Strong presidents and weak institutions: populism in Turkey, Venezuela and Ecuador’, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, pp. 1-19, Published online: 10 Oct 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14683857.2016.1242893

Murat Jashari and Behar Selimi, ‘Kosovo – An Atypical Parliamentary Republic’, Academicus International Scientific Journal, 2016, Nr. 14, pp. 136-146, see http://www.academicus.edu.al/?subpage=volumes&nr=14

André Borges and Ryan Lloyd, ‘Presidential coattails and electoral coordination in multilevel elections: Comparative lessons from Brazil’, Electoral Studies, vol. 43 (2016), pp. 104-114.

Lisa P. Argyle, Marcus Arrajj, Skylar Covich, E. G. Garay, Julian Gottlieb, Heather E. Hodges, and Eric R. A. N. Smith, Economic performance and presidential trait evaluations: A longitudinal analysis’, Electoral Studies, vol. 43 (2016), pp. 52-62.

David Schultz, ‘(Un)Conventional Wisdom and Presidential Politics: The Myth of Convention Locations and Favorite-Son Vice Presidents’, PS: Political Science & Politics, Volume 49, Issue 3, July 2016, pp. 420-425.

Simona Kukovič and Marjan Brezovšek, ‘From Parliamentarisation Towards Presidentialisation: Institutional Aspects of Local Political Leadership in Slovenia’, World Political Science. Volume 12, Issue 1, Pages 69–85.

Jacobsen Dag Ingvar and Skollevold Ann Sherin, ‘Presidentialisation on the executive arena at the local level? The case of Norway 1992–2012’, Zarządzanie Publiczne, 2016, 1(35), pp. 7-19.

Ioannis N. Grigoriadis (2015), ‘The Turkish Presidential Elections of 10 August 2014’, Mediterranean Politics, 20:1, 105-110.

Ziya Öniş, ‘Turkey’s Two Elections: The AKP Comes Back’, Journal of Democracy, Volume 27, Number 2, April 2016, pp. 141-154.

Mario Gavenda and Resul Umit, ‘The 2016 Austrian Presidential Election: A Tale of Three Divides‘, Regional & Federal Studies, DOI: 10.1080/13597566.2016.1206528

C. Teehankee and M.R. Thompson, ‘Electing A Strongman’, Journal of Democracy, vol. 27 no. 4, 2016, pp. 125-134.

Boban Stojanović and Nikola Jović, ‘Personal or Party Election Campaigns in Serbia: Empirical Findings’, Comparative Balkan Politics, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2015, pp. 5-16. Available at: http://balkanelectoralstudies.org/images/documents/CBP_No.1.pdf

Youngmi Kim, The 2015 parliamentary and 2016 presidential elections in Myanmar’, Electoral Studies, vol. 44, 2016, pp. 419-422.

Radoslaw Markowski, ‘The Polish parliamentary election of 2015: a free and fair election that results in unfair political consequences’, West European Politics, Vol. 39, Iss. 6, 2016, pp. 1311-1322.

Obinna C.D. Anejionu, Precious-Ann N. Ahiarammunnah, Chinenyendo J. Nri-ezedi, ‘The 2015 presidential election in Nigeria: Gaining insights with spatial analysis’, Electoral Studies, vol. 44, 2016, pp. 455-460.

New publications – Books

Anna Fruhstorfer and Michael Hein (eds.), Constitutional Politics in Central and Eastern Europe: From Post-Socialist Transition to the Reform of Political Systems, Springer, 2016.

Guy Burton and Ted Goertzel, Presidential Leadership in the Americas since Independence, Lanham, Lexington Books.

Serap Gur, Presidentialism in Turkey: Instability and Change, Routledge, 2017.

Jiunn-rong Yeh, The Constitution of Taiwan: A Contextual Analysis, Hart, 2016.

Bianca Selejan-Gutan, The Constitution of Romania: A Contextual Analysis, Hart, 2016.

Vincenzo Lippolis and Giulio M. Salerno, La presidenza più lunga: I poteri del capo dello Stato e la Costituzione, Il Mulino, 2016.

Mauro Volpi (ed.), Istituzioni e sistema politico in Italia: bilancio di un ventennio, Il Mulino, 2015, two chapters on the president.

Elaine C. Kamarck, Why Presidents Fail: And How They Can Succeed Again, Brookings.

Tevi Troy, Shall We Wake The President? Two Centuries of Disaster Management From the Oval Office, Lyons Press.

Robert Strauss, Worst. President. Ever. James Buchanan, the POTUS Ratings Game, and the Legacy of the Least of the Lesser Presidents, Lyons Press.

Bruce Miroff, Presidents on Political Ground: Leaders in Action and What They Face, University Press of Kansas.

Steven E. Schier (ed.), Debating the Obama Presidency, Rowman and Littlefield, 2016.

Michael Nelson, Barbara A. Perry, and Russell L. Riley (eds.), 42: Inside the Presidency of Bill Clinton, Cornell University Press, 2016.

New publications

Köker, Philipp. 2016. Studying Presidential Activism Using Mixed Methods [Video Case Study]. SAGE Research Methods. Available at: http://methods.sagepub.com/video/researching-presidential-activism-using-mixed-methods

Şule Özsoy Boyunsuz, ‘The AKP’S proposal for a “Turkish type of presidentialism” in comparative context’, Turkish Studies, Volume 17, Issue 1, 2016, pp. 68-90.

Salih Bayram, ‘Intra-Democracy Regime Change: Transitions between Presidential, Parliamentary and Semi-Presidential Systems’, Politologický časopis – Czech Journal of Political Science, 2016, no. 1, pp. 3-22.

Jorge M. Fernandes and Carlos Jalali, ‘A Resurgent Presidency? Portuguese Semi-Presidentialism and the 2016 Elections’, South European Society and Politics, DOI:10.1080/13608746.2016.1198094, Published online: 21 Jun 2016.

Yun-han Chu, Larry Diamond, and Kharis Templeman (eds.), Taiwan’s Democracy Challenged: The Chen Shui-bian Years, 2016, Boulder CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Ludger Helms, ‘Regierungssysteme in der Vergleichenden Politikwissenschaft: Konzepte und Modelle’, in Hans-Joachim Lauth, Marianne Kneuer, and Gert Pickel (eds.), Handbuch Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft, Springer Reference Sozialwissenschaften, 2016, pp. 141-154.

Rogelio Hernández Rodríguez, Presidencialismo y hombres fuertes en México: la sucesión presidencial de 1958, El Colegio de México, 2015.

Krill Kalinin, ‘The social desirability bias in autocrat’s electoral ratings: evidence from the 2012 Russian presidential elections’, Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, Volume 26, Issue 2, 2016, pp. 191-211.

Joshua Zinger, ‘The relationship between bias and swing ratio in the Electoral College and the outcome of presidential elections’, Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, Volume 26, Issue 2, 2016, pp. 232-252.

Thomas Sedelius, review of Sébastien G. Lazardeux, ‘Cohabitation and Conflicting Politics in French Policymaking’, in West European Politics, Volume 39, Issue 4, 2016, pp. 905-906.

Jorge M. Fernandes, ‘The seeds for party system change? The 2015 Portuguese general election’, West European Politics, Volume 39, Issue 4, 2016, pp. 890-900.

New publications

Robert Elgie and Sophia Moestrup (eds.), Semi-presidentialism in the Caucasus and Central Asia, Palgrave, 2016.

Anna Fruhstorfer, ‘Recent debates and advances in the scholarly examination of presidential institutions’, French Politics, June 2016, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 254-271.

Special Issue on Political communication in French and US presidential election campaigns, French Politics, Volume 14, Issue 2.

Rui Graça Feijó, Dynamics of Democracy in Timor-Leste: The Birth of a Democratic Nation, 1999-2012, Amsterdam University Press, 2016.

Daniel Lieberfeld, ‘Political leadership, peace- making, and post-conflict reconciliation: Xanana Gusmão and East Timor’, online first, Leadership.

Archie Brown, ‘Questioning the mythology of the strong leader’, Leadership, 2015, Vol. 11(3) 374–383.

Jih-wen Lin, ‘How are the powers of the president decided? Vote trading in the making of Taiwan’s semi-presidential constitution’, online, June 8 2016, doi: 10.1177/0192512116631340, International Political Science Review.

Omololu Fagbadebo and Suzanne Francis, ‘Power Relations Among Institutions of Government in Nigeria’s Presidential System: Issues and Contentions’, International Journal of Politics and Good Governance Volume VII, No. 7, 2016.

Tuomas Kuronen and Jouni Virtaharju, ‘The Fishing President: Ritual in constructing leadership mythology’ (President Kekkonen in Finland), Leadership, 2015, Vol. 11(2) 186–212.

Barbara Norrander and Jay Wendland, ‘Open versus closed primaries and the ideological composition of presidential primary electorates’, Electoral Studies 42 (2016) 229-236.

Elena Chebankova , ‘Vladimir Putin: Making of the National Hero’, in Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska & Richard Sakwa (eds.), Ukraine and Russia: People, Politics, Propaganda and Perspectives, E-International Relations, 2016. Available at: http://www.e-ir.info/publications/

Matteo Fumagalli, ‘The 2015 parliamentary election in Kyrgyzstan’, Electoral Studies, Volume 42, June 2016, Pages 300–303.

Charles Crabtree, Christopher J. Farissa, and Paul Schuler, ‘The presidential election in Belarus, October 2015’, Electoral Studies, Volume 42, June 2016, Pages 304–307.

Ian McAllister and Stephen White, ‘Lukashenka and His Voters’, East European Politics & Societies, May 2016, 30(2): 360-380.

Annabella España-Nájera, ‘The legislative elections in El Salvador, 2012 and 2015’, Electoral Studies, Volume 42, June 2016, Pages 308–310.

Sabri Sayarı, ‘Back to a Predominant Party System: The November 2015 Snap Election in Turkey’, South European Society and Politics, 21:2, 206, pp. 263-280, DOI: 10.1080/13608746.2016.1170254.

New publications

Cristina Bucur, ‘Cabinet payoffs in Coalition governments: A time-varying measure of portfolio importance’, Party Politics, OnlineFirst 29 April 2016, DOI: 10.1177/1354068816644789

Blanka Říchová, Radosław Kubicki, and Aaron Walter (eds.), Rethinking The Presidency: Challenges and Failures, Conference Proceedings, International Scientific Conference 2nd December 2014 Trnava City Hall, Trnava, Slovakia, available at: http://www.fsvucm.sk/files/publikačná%20a%20edičná%20činnosť/e-publikácie/RETHINKING%20THE%20PRESIDENCY_%20Challenges%20and%20Failures.pdf#page=158

Special issue on the Romanian political system after 1989, in Südosteuropa, volume 63, no. 1, 2015, includes Sorina Soare, ‘Enhancing Democracy through Constitutional Reforms
Is Semi-Presidentialism Romanian Democracy’s Achilles’ Heel?’, pp. 25-46.

Simeon Mitropolitski, ‘Political leadership – the key for explaining post-communist diversity’, Canadian Slavonic Papers: Revue Canadienne des Slavistes, Volume 58, Issue 1, 2016, Published online: 16 Feb 2016

Sun-Woo Lee, ‘The politics of prosecution service reform in new presidential democracies: The South Korea and Russia cases in comparative perspective’, Journal of Eurasian Studies, 2016, in press, available at; http://ac.els-cdn.com/S1879366516300045/1-s2.0-S1879366516300045-main.pdf?_tid=96a86efe-14f2-11e6-a181-00000aacb360&acdnat=1462694462_0c7d47110d2ed384d92a791ba3738ddf

Yen-Chen Tang and Alex Chuan-Hsien Chang, ‘Why Do Voters Change Their Evaluations of a President? A Taiwanese Case’, Japanese Journal of Political Science, Volume 17, Issue 02, June 2016, pp 301-321.

Charles M. Fombad (ed.), Separation of Powers in African Constitutionalism, Oxford University Press, 2016.

Henning Melber, ‘The Era of President Pohamba and the Mo Ibrahim Prize, in Henning Melber, A Decade of Namibia: Politics, Economy and Society – The Era Pohamba, 2004-2015, Brill Books 2016, pp. 1-24.

Omololu Fagbadebo and Suzanne Francis, ‘Power Relations Among Institutions Of Government In Nigeria’s Presidential System: Issues And Contentions’, International Journal of Politics and Good Governance Volume 7, No. 7, 1 Quarter, 2016, available at: http://www.onlineresearchjournals.com/ijopagg/art/202.pdf

Pamela Scully, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Ohio University Press, 2016.

Thiany Yansané, Mes huit premiers ministers: De François Lonceny Fall à Mohamed Saïd Fofana, L’Harmattan Guinée.

Sergio Toro-Maureira and Nicolás Hurtado, ‘The executive on the battlefield: government amendments and cartel theory in the Chilean Congress’, Journal of Legislative Studies, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 196-215.

Mileah Kromer and Laura Roselle, ‘Giving credit when credit is due: credit giving to the president in the United States Congress’, Journal of Legislative Studies, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 30-53.

Aslı Bâli, ‘Shifting into Reverse: Turkish Constitutionalism under the AKP’, Theory & Event 19.1 (2016), available at http://muse.jhu.edu/article/610221.

Anna Bosco, Susannah Verney, Elections in Hard Times: Southern Europe 2010-11, Routledge, 2014, includes chapters on presidential and legislative elections in Cyprus, Portugal and Turkey.

New publications

O. Fiona Yap, ‘South Korea in 2015: Battling to Set the Stage for Elections’, Asian Survey. Asia in 2015: The Year in Review, Vol. 56 No. 1, January/February 2016, pp. 78-86.

Annie Laurent, ‘Duverger’s concept of semi-presidentialism in France: Lots of shadow and very little light’, French Politics (2016) 14, 139–152.

Bianca Selejan-Gutan, The Constitution of Romania: A Contextual Analysis, Hart Publishing 2016

Romano Orru, ‘South African ‘Quasi-parliamentarism’’, in Hugh Corder, Veronica Federico, and Romano Orru (eds.), The Quest for Constitutionalism: South Africa Since 1994, Routledge, 2016, pp. 27-38.

George C. Edwards, Predicting the Presidency: The Potential of Persuasive Leadership, Princeton University Press, 2016.

Simeon Mitropolitski, ‘Political leadership – the key for explaining post-communist diversity’, Canadian Slavonic Papers: Revue Canadienne des Slavistes, Volume 58, Issue 1, 2016, pp. 49-67.

Kamil Marcinkiewicz and Mary Stegmaier, ‘The parliamentary election in Poland, Turkey’, Electoral Studies, Volume 41, (March 2016), pp.  221-224.

Burak Cop, ‘The June 2015 legislative election in Turkey’, Electoral Studies, Volume 41, (March 2016), pp. 213-216.

Special Issue: Turkey’s 2015 Parliamentary Elections, Turkish Studies, Volume 17, Issue 1, 2016.

Neil Devotta, ‘A Win for Democracy in Sri Lanka’, Journal of Democracy, Volume 27, Number 1, January 2016, pp. 152-166.

Asian Survey. Asia in 2015: The Year in Review, Vol. 56 No. 1, January/February 2016, see also:

Elizabeth Wishnick, ‘Russia in 2015: Putin Seeks Asian Escape from European Chill’, pp. 47-56.

Dennis V. Hickey and Emerson Niou, ‘Taiwan in 2015: A Turning Point?’, pp. 57-67.

Julian Dierkes , ‘Mongolia in 2015Middle Income, Caught in the Middle between Active Neighbors, Muddling along Economically’, pp. 87-92.

Carolina Hernandez, ‘The Philippines in 2015: A House Still Not in Order?’, pp. 115-122.

Kikue Hamayotsu and Ronnie Nataatmadja, ‘Indonesia in 2015: The People’s President’s Rocky Road and Hazy Outlooks in Democratic Consolidation’, pp. 129-137.

Chandra R. de Silva, ‘Sri Lanka in 2015: A Year of Change’, pp. 199-203.

New publications

Lydia M. Beuman, Political Institutions in East Timor: Semi-Presidentialism and Democratisation, Routledge 2016.

Şule Özsoy Boyunsuz, ‘The AKP’S proposal for a “Turkish type of presidentialism” in comparative context’, Turkish Studies’, DOI 10.1080/14683849.2015.1135064

Aneta Stojanovska-Stefanova and Drasko Atanasoski (2016), ‘The function President of the Republic of Macedonia and leading of the Macedonian foreign policy’, US-China Law Review, 13 (1). pp. 81-87. Available at: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/14954/1/US-CHINA%20LAW%20REVIEW-VOL.13%2C%20NO.1%2C%202016.pdf

Mathieu Turgeon and Éric Bélanger, ‘Institutions and attribution of responsibility outside the electoral context: a look at French semi-presidentialism’, European Political Science Review, FirstView Article.

Argelina Cheibub Figueiredo and Fernando Limongi, ‘Political Institutions and Governmental Performance in Brazilian Democracy’, in Dana de la Fontaine and Thomas Stehnken (eds.), The Political System of Brazil, Springer, 2016, pp. 63-82.

John A. Ayoade, Adeoye A. Akinsanya, Olatunde and J. B. Ojo (eds.), ‘The Jonathan Presidency: The First Year, University Press of America, 2013.

Richard Tempets, ‘The Charismatic Body Politics of President Putin’, Journal of Political Marketing, DOI:10.1080/15377857.2016.1151105.

Roediger, Henry L. and DeSoto, K. Andrew, Recognizing the Presidents: Was Alexander Hamilton President? (February 8, 2016). Psychological Science, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2715690

Stef Vandeginste, ‘Burundi’s electoral crisis – back to power-sharing politics as usual?’, African Affairs, (2015) 114 (457): 624-636.

Hyunji Lee, ‘The Democratic Deficit in South Korea: The 2012 Presidential Election and its Aftermath’, Representation, Volume 51, Issue 3, 2015, pp. 311-326.

Filiz Başkan Canyaş, F. Orkunt Canyaş & Selin Bengi Gümrükçü, ‘Turkey’s 2015 parliamentary elections’, Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, Volume 18, Issue 1, 2016, pp. 77-89.