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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.

Secretariat closed

(October 29, 2014)

Because of a training event, the secretary is not in the office on Tuesday, 4 November 2014.

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.

New Publications

(July 3, 2014)

A new book with analyses based on GLES data has just been published: Weßels, Bernhard/Hans Rattinger/Sigrid Roßteutscher/Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (Eds.): Voters on the Move or on the Run? Oxford: Oxford University Press.

The following articles are written by staff members of our chair:

  • Weßels, Bernhard/Hans Rattinger/Sigrid Roßteutscher/Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck. 2014. “The Changing Context and Outlook of Voting”, pp. 3-14.
  • Huber, Sascha. 2014. “Coalitions and Voting Behavior in a Differentiating Multiparty System”, pp. 65-87.
  • Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger/Patrick Kraft. 2014. “Political Information Flows and Constistent Voting: Personal Conversations, Mass Media, Party Campaigns, and the Quality of Voting Decisions at the 2009 German Federal Election”, pp. 193-216.
  • Johnston, Richard/Julia Partheymüller/Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck. 2014. “Activation of Fundamentals in German Campaigns”, pp. 217-237.
  • Weßels, Bernhard/Hans Rattinger/Sigrid Roßteutscher/Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck. 2014. “Voters on the Move or on the Run?”, pp. 311-317.

RAM prize for the best MA thesis

(June 24, 2014)

The MA thesis “The moderating impact of interpersonal communication on the relationship between news media usage and political knowledge - Evidence from Germany 1990″ written by Anne Schäfer in the fall/winter term 2013 has been awarded by the prize endowed by RAM e.V. for the best MA thesis of her cohort in Political Science. The whole Chair team is pleased with the success of its colleague!

Teaching in fall term 2014

(June 2, 2014)

Check the category “teaching” for information about all courses, which will be taught by the team of the chair during the fall/winter term 2014.

New Publication

(April 22, 2014)

Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger. 2014. “Euro-Kritik, Wirtschaftspessimismus und Einwanderungsskepsis: Hintergründe des Beinah-Wahlerfolges der Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) bei der Bundestagswahl 2013.” In: Zeitschrift für Parlamentsfragen 45,1: 94-112.

New Publication

(January 16, 2014)

Partheymüller, Julia/Anne Schäfer. 2013. “Das Informations­verhalten der Bürger im Bundestagswahl­kampf 2013″. In: Media Perspektiven, 2013,12: 574-588. (Download)

New Publications

(December 10, 2013)

Krewel, Mona. 2013. “Der Bundestagswahlkampf 1961.” In: Historisch-Politische Mitteilungen 20: 171-198.

Partheymüller, Julia/Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck/Christian Hoops. 2013. Kampagnendynamik bei der Bundestagswahl 2013: die Rolling Cross-Section-Studie im Rahmen der “German Longitudinal Election Study” 2013. [Campaign Dynamics during the Parliamentary Election Campaign 2013: The Rolling Cross-Section Study as Part of the "German Longitudinal Election Study" 2013] MZES Working paper 154, Mannheim: MZES. [Download].

Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger/Oana Lup. 2013. “Seeking the Soul of Democracy: A Review of Recent Research into Citizens’ Political Talk Culture.” In: Swiss Political Science Review 19, 4: 513–538.