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Working papers

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workingpaper Europeanisation? Two logics of change of policy-making processes in Switzerland workingpaper
workingpaper Mediatization of political negotiations in modern democracies: institutional characteristics matter workingpaper
workingpaper Drei Welten der politischen Kommunikation? Ein Vergleich der Strukturen politischer Öffentlichkeit in der Schweiz, Deutschland und den USA anhand der Debatte um den Schwangerschaftsabbruch workingpaper
workingpaper The Transformation of Political Cleavages in Swiss Metropolitan Areas workingpaper
workingpaper Democracy between the Lines? EU Promotion of Democratic Governance via Sector-specific Co-operation workingpaper
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workingpaper Linking Ethnic Conflict & Democratization: An Assessment of Four Troubled Regions workingpaper
workingpaper Political strategies in direct-democratic campaigns workingpaper
workingpaper EU Democracy Promotion in the European Neighborhood: Political Conditionality, Economic Development, and Transnational Exchange workingpaper
workingpaper The Quality of Democracy: Democracy Barometer for Established Democracies workingpaper
workingpaper Europe of Regions vs. Europe of Mosaics: re-scaling in einem peripheren Grenzraum. Die Barents Euro-Arctic Region – eine Fallstudie workingpaper
workingpaper Coalition formation in direct-democratic campaigns: a case study of the vote on the Swiss asylum law workingpaper
workingpaper The Emotional Underpinnings of Democracy – The Impact of Positive and Negative Affect in a Political Campaign in Switzerland workingpaper
workingpaper Toward Improving the Validity and Reliability of Media Information Processing Measures in Surveys workingpaper
workingpaper Pessimistische Theorie – Optimistische Praxis? Unterschiedliche Sichtweisen auf die Konsequenzen der Ökonomisierung der Medien für deren seismographische Funktion in der Demokratie workingpaper
workingpaper Governance und Demokratie - Vier Fallstudien eines Forschungsseminars workingpaper
workingpaper Eine Evaluation zweier webbasierter Politik-Lerntools für die Sekundarstufe I und II workingpaper
workingpaper The Quality of Democracy: Democracy Barometer for Established Democracies workingpaper
workingpaper Ethnic Exclusion and Ethno-Nationalist Conflicts - How the Struggle over Access to the State Can Escalate: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of West Africa workingpaper
workingpaper National Identity Matters: The Limited Impact of EU Political Conditionality in the Western Balkans workingpaper
workingpaper Challenges to Political Campaigns in the Media: Commercialization, Framing, and Personalization workingpaper
workingpaper Kognitive und affektive Einflüsse auf Einstellungen in direktdemokratischen Kampagnen workingpaper
workingpaper Agenda Building and Setting in a Referendum Campaign: Investigating the Flow of Arguments among Campaigners, the Media, and the Public workingpaper
workingpaper Challenges to democracy in the 21st century: synthesis of research results workingpaper
workingpaper How To Tell What Political Processes People Want? Measuring Citizens’ Process Preferences in Surveys workingpaper
workingpaper Do Media News Frames Reflect a Nation’s Political Culture? workingpaper
workingpaper Mass Media’s Impact on Confidence in Political Institutions: The Moderating Role of Political Preferences workingpaper
workingpaper Does Europeanisation weaken the Left? Changing coalitions and veto power in Swiss decision-making processes workingpaper
workingpaper Vertrauen in die Justiz - Der Einfluss institutioneller Unabhängigkeit workingpaper
workingpaper Was heißt „Medialisierung“? Autonomiebeschränkung oder Ermöglichung von Politik durch Massenmedien? workingpaper
workingpaper A Comparison of International and Domestic Sources of Global Governance Dynamics workingpaper
workingpaper Is Bigger Government Better for the Environment? workingpaper
workingpaper Globalization, Democracy and the Environment workingpaper
workingpaper Grow rich and clean up later? Joint effects of IGO membership and democracy on environmental performance in developing countries workingpaper
workingpaper Europeanisation, Policy Concertation and Labour Market Reforms in Small European States: a Comparative Analysis workingpaper
workingpaper A River Runs Through It. Democracy, International Interlinkages, and Cooperation over Shared Resources workingpaper
workingpaper Small states inside and outside the EU: Europeanisation and domestic policy concertation in Belgium and Switzerland workingpaper
workingpaper Democrats without Democracy? Linkage and Socialization into Democratic Governance in Authoritarian Regimes workingpaper
workingpaper Challenges to Democracy in the 21st Century workingpaper
workingpaper 'Sequentialism' or 'Gradualism'? On the Transition to Democracy and the Rule of Law workingpaper
workingpaper The Normative Origins of Democracy in the European Union: Towards a Transformationalist Theory of Democratization workingpaper
workingpaper Electoral competitiveness and issue voting workingpaper
workingpaper Komparative Kommunikationswissenschaft workingpaper
workingpaper The Europeanisation of Electoral Politics: An Analysis of Converging Voting Distributions in 30 European Party Systems, 1970–2008 workingpaper
workingpaper Electoral Waves: An Analysis of Trends, Spread and Swings of Votes Across 20 West European Countries, 1970–2008 workingpaper
workingpaper Family Meetings: Ideological Convergence Within Party Families Across Europe, 1945–2009 workingpaper
workingpaper Reinforcing Spirals of Negative Affects and Selective Attention to Advertising in a Political Campaign workingpaper
workingpaper The Beauty and the Beast? A Tale of Democratic Crises and Globalization workingpaper
workingpaper Explaining power in direct-democratic campaigns: An empirical analysis of the impact of the mass media workingpaper
workingpaper More than toys: a first assessment of voting advice applications’ impact on the electoral decision of voters workingpaper
workingpaper Transformation of media structures and media content. A diachronic analysis of five Western European countries workingpaper
workingpaper Constituting the dêmoi democratically workingpaper
workingpaper Enhancing democracy through inter-demos governance networks workingpaper
workingpaper The Arab spring and the forgotten demos workingpaper
workingpaper Is the populist radical right (still) shaping the news? Media attention, issue ownership and party strategies in Switzerland workingpaper
workingpaper Social democrats, Europe and the radical party factor workingpaper
workingpaper Competing models of journalism? Political affairs coverage in U.S., British, German, Swiss, French and Italian newspapers workingpaper
workingpaper Changing political news? Long-term trends in American, British, French, Italian, German and Swiss press reporting workingpaper
workingpaper Ethnonationalist cleavages in civil wars: Allah’s wrath or Babel’s legacy? workingpaper
workingpaper Climate journalists as interpretive community: Identifying transnational frames of climate change workingpaper
workingpaper Mainstream parties and their conceptions of Europe: the populist contagion workingpaper
workingpaper Non-state actors in international climate change negotiations: a synthesis workingpaper
workingpaper How self-interest and values explain labour market attitudes workingpaper
workingpaper Normative standards for citizenship in multilevel systems and the empirical outcomes in the European Union workingpaper
workingpaper Young citizens’ (un-)equal participation - do the education, labour market and welfare system contexts matter? workingpaper
workingpaper Going beyond descriptive representation: Analysing the effect of policy responsiveness on ethnic conflict in electoral democracies workingpaper
workingpaper Mediatised political socialisation - The role of the media in Swiss adolescent’s political socialisation process workingpaper
workingpaper Political opening and nationalist media - On the path to civil conflict workingpaper
workingpaper Political news, emotions, and opinion formation: Toward a model of emotional framing effects workingpaper
workingpaper Accountability without election - elected and non-elected policy actors in the media workingpaper
workingpaper Governance, accountability, and legitimacy of regulatory agencies: Comparative case studies from the telecommunications and financial sectors in Germany and Switzerland workingpaper
workingpaper Media-centered reporting styles - An international comparison of election campaign coverage in TV news using qualitative comparative analysis workingpaper
workingpaper Mirror Me - The effect of the Voting Advice Application smartvote on voting preferences and behavior of Swiss voters workingpaper
workingpaper Content analysis of mediated public debates: Methodological framework for a computer-assisted quantitative content analysis workingpaper
workingpaper Metropolitan accountability and the bias towards elected actors workingpaper
workingpaper “Politics as usual?” Explaining the use of online communication by political interest groups in Switzerland workingpaper
workingpaper Ethnic mobilization, equality, and conflict in multi-ethnic states workingpaper
workingpaper Metropolregionen und Medien - Zwei Fallstudien eines Forschungsseminars (2011-2012) workingpaper
workingpaper Multilateral democracy as democratic federalism beyond the state workingpaper
workingpaper Patterns of newsmaking in Western journalism - a content analysis of newspapers across six Western democracies and five decades workingpaper
workingpaper A normative institutionalist explanation of legislative organisation in European Union affairs workingpaper
workingpaper The evolution of objective and interpretative journalism in the Western press - Comparing six news systems since the 1960s workingpaper
workingpaper The vertical accountability of EU agencies: An empirical analysis of management boards’ accountability workingpaper
workingpaper The causes and consequences of ethnic power-sharing workingpaper
workingpaper The push to popularize politics - Understanding the audience-friendly packaging of political news in six media systems since the 1960s workingpaper
workingpaper ‘Written in water’? On the waves of democracy and the study of transitions workingpaper
workingpaper A multi-dimensional measure to assess populist attitudes in the public in eight languages workingpaper
workingpaper The appeal of populist ideas, strategies and styles: A theoretical model and research design for analyzing populist political communication workingpaper
workingpaper Comparing political communication: an update workingpaper
workingpaper Guiding principles for the assessment of the democratic anchorage of transnational multi-stakeholder initiatives workingpaper
workingpaper Ratification of multilateral environmental agreements: Civil society access and financial mechanisms workingpaper
workingpaper Left or Right? Populist communication of political parties in recent Western European elections workingpaper
workingpaper How relevant are input and output legitimacy in international environmental governance? workingpaper
workingpaper SIFT – A language technology toolkit to assess the print media coverage of new forms of governance workingpaper
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