Peter H. Merkl

When Parties Prosper
The Uses of Electoral Success

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Selected Works

When Parties Prosper
The Uses of Electoral Success

This is a follow-up to When Parties Fail (Princeton University Press,1988) by the same editors and compares how stable, successful parties in 16 contemporary democracies have acquired and maintained their leading roles.
The Rift Between America and Old Europe:
The Distracted Eagle

The transatlantic rift of 2002-2004 originated mostly from unilateral policies of the Bush administration before the Iraq war.
Rightwing Extremism in the Twenty-first Century
This is a collection of essays on European rightwing extremist movements with emphasis on comparison.
A Coup Attempt in Washington?
A European Mirror on the 1998-1999 Constitutional Crisis

The Clinton impeachment, with all its questionable constitutional details, as seen by the European press.