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:čná%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;

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:

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

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.

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