Secretariat closed

(May 12, 2015)

The secretary is not in the office from Tuesday, 26 May, to Thursday, 28 May 2015.

Office hour cancelled

(May 5, 2015)

The office hour of Prof. Schmitt-Beck on Tuesday, 12 May 2015, must be cancelled. The next regular office hour will take place on Tuesday, 19 May 2015, at 3:30 pm. In urgent cases, please contact us via mail: lspol1@rumms.uni-mannheim.de.

New Publication

(May 5, 2015)

Perry, Sarah, Jan W. van Deth, Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck und Thorsten Faas. 2015. “Bürger und Demokratie in Baden-Württemberg.” In: Baden-Württemberg Stiftung (Ed.), Demokratie-Monitoring Baden-Württemberg 2013/2014. Wiesbaden: Springer VS: 37-150.

Final exam for the lecture

(May 4, 2015)

The final exam of the lecture “Ausgewählte Themen der Politischen Soziologie: Politische Öffentlichkeit und Kommunikation” held by Prof. Schmitt-Beck will take place on Friday, 5 June 2015, at 2:00 pm in room B 144 (A5, 6). The retake is planned on 31 August 2015.

New Publication

(April 20, 2015)

Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger. 2015. “Data Bases and Statistical Systems: Political Behavior and Elections”. In: Wright, James D. (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 5, Oxford: Elsevier: 824–829. (Download)

New Publications

(February 13, 2015)

Huber, Sascha. 2015. “What Comes First, Character Traits or Political Assessments? An Experimental Study”. In: Costa Lobo, Marina/John Curtice (Eds): Personality Politics? The Role of Leader Evaluations in Democratic Elections. Oxford: OUP: 38-60.

Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger. 2014. “Wie informieren sich die Bürger über die Politik ihrer Stadt?” In: van Deth, Jan W. (Ed.): Demokratie in einer deutschen Großstadt. Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag: 51-80.

Teaching in the spring term 2015

(December 10, 2014)

Check the category “teaching” for information about all courses which will be taught by the team of the chair during the spring/summer term 2015.

New Publication

(October 30, 2014)

As the second volume of a new series about the elections in Germany the following monograph has been published by Nomos-Verlag: Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger/Hans Rattinger/Sigrid Roßteutscher/Bernhard Weßels/Christof Wolf et al. 2014. Zwischen Fragmentierung und Konzentration: Die Bundestagswahl 2013. Baden-Baden: Nomos.
In this book you find the following papers written with cooperation of staff members of the Chair:

  • Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger/Hans Rattinger/Sigrid Roßteutscher/Bernhard Weßels/Christof Wolf. 2014. “Einleitung.” pp. 13-18.
  • Krewel, Mona. 2014. “Die Wahlkampagnen de Parteien und ihr Kontext.” pp. 35-45.
  • Partheymüller, Julia. 2014. “Die Dynamik von Mobilisierung und Meinungswandel im Wahlkampf.” pp. 73-87.
  • Schäfer, Anne/Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck. 2014. “Parteibindungen.” pp. 203-211.
  • Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger. 2014. “Einleitung.” pp. 179-186.
  • Huber, Sascha. 2014. “Koalitions- und strategisches Wählen.” pp. 293-311.
  • Huber, Sascha. 2014. “Wahlentscheidungen in der Gesamtschau.” pp. 313-324.
  • Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger/Hans Rattinger/Sigrid Roßteutscher/Bernhard Weßels/Christof Wolf. 2014. “Fazit und Ausblick: Langeweile und Extreme, Fragmentierung und Konzentration.” pp. 355-364.

New Publication

(October 23, 2014)

Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger/Julia Partheymüller (2014). “A Two-Stage Theory of Discussant Influence on Vote Choice in Multiparty Systems.” In: British Journal of Political Science (online first). [http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007123414000301]

New Publication

(July 16, 2014)

Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger. 2014. “Max Kaase”. In: Jesse, Eckhard/Sebastian Liebold (Eds.): Deutsche Politikwissenschaftler - Leben und Werk. Baden-Baden: Nomos: 391-404.