Publications

Book Publications and Editorships

2019 The People and the Nation: Populism and Ethno-Territorial Politics in Europe co-edited with, Emanuele Massetti, and Oscar Mazzoleni (Routledge – in production).

2018 — Special Issue co-edited with Emanuele Massetti and Oscar Mazzoleni “Addressing the Territorial Dimension in Party-based Populism” Comparative European Politics Volume (available on line October 2018).

2017Political Populism; A Handbook, ed. vol. with Oscar Mazzoleni, Christina Holtz-Bacha (Baden-Bades: Nomos).

2016Understanding Populist Organization: The West European Radical Right ed. vol. with Oscar Mazzoleni. (London: Palgrave).

2016Jung, muslemisch, österreichisch: Einblicke in die 20 Jahre Muslemische Jugend Österreich, ed. vol. with Farid Hafez, Raoul Kneuker, Regina Polak (Vienna: New Academic Press).

2002Populism, Proporz, and Pariah – Austria Turns Right: Austrian Political Change, Its Causes and Repercussions (Huntington NY: Nova Science Publishing)

Journal Publications (peer reviewed)

2019 – with S. Saxonberg, A. Werner, F. Habersack “ The Effect of Radical Right Fringe Parties on Main Parties in Central Eastern Europe: Empirical Evidence from Manifesto Data” Party Politics (first online 29/07/2019). FREE DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE HERE  https://doi.org/10.1177/1354068819863620

2019 — with A. Werner ”Who do populist radical right parties stand for? Representative claims, claim acceptance and descriptive representation in the Austrian FPÖ and German AfD”. Representation (first online 16/07/2019) FREE DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE HERE  https://doi.org/10.1080/00344893.2019.1635196

2019 — with A. Werner, F. Habersack “Reclaiming National Sovereignty: The Case of the Conservatives and the Far-Right in Austria” Article prepared for a special issue on “Populism and Sovereignty” European Politics and Society (first online 24/06/2019) FREE DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE HERE  https://doi.org/10.1080/23745118.2019.1632577

2019 — “Dealignment and the Rise of the Freedom Party and the Greens,” Contemporary Austrian Studies. Vol. 28 (in production)

2019 — with E. Berger “Analyse der schwarz-grün-orangen Regierungsperiode 2013-2018, Salzburger Jahrbuch der Politik 72(1): 105-141

2018 — with Emanuele Massetti and Oscar Mazzoleni “Populism and ethno-territorial politics in European multi-level systems” Comparative European Politics 16 (6): 923–936 https://doi.org/10.1057/s41295-018-0142-1

2018 — with Thomas Lehner and Armin Mühlböck “Municipalities in Rural Areas Face Challenges: Mergers–the Austrian Case.” Journal of Comparative Politics 12(1): 19-35 http://www.jofcp.org/assets/jcp/JCP-January-2019.pdf

2018 — with Vanessa Marent. “Sub-state territorial claims making by a nationwide radical right-wing populist party: the case of the Austrian Freedom Party” Comparative European Politics 16 (6): 1012–1032. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41295-018-0143-0

2018 — with Thomas Lehner, Armin Mühlböck, Christian H. Schimpf “How do Municipal Amalgamations Affect Turnout in Local Elections? Insights from the 2015 Municipal Reform in the Austrian State of Styria” Local Government Studies 04/05 https://doi:10.1080/030039302018.1465935

2018 –– with Farid Hafez “Breaking with Austrian Consociationalism: How the Rise of Rightwing Populism and Party Competition have changed Austria’s Islam Politics” Politics and Religion, 30 (11) 3: 649-678, https://Doi:10.1017/S17550483180001721755-0483/18

2018 — “Struggling to Address the ‘Big and Burning’ Questions: The Opportunities and Perils of (Austrian) Political Science Going Mainstream,” Austrian Journal of Political Science (ÖZP) 47(3): 71-77. https://doi.org/10.15203/ozp.2761.vol47iss3

2016 — with A. Mühlböck. Auf die Größe kommt es an – Neue empirische Evidenz zur Wahlbeteiligung in Gemeinden. Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft 1(26) https://Doi:10.1007/s12286-016-0307-8

2016 — “Austria’s Populist Puzzle,” Foreign Affairs Dec. 5, 2016 https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/austria/2016-12-09/austrias-populist- puzzle

2016 — with F. Fallend. “Collaboration as successful strategy against right-wing populism? The case of the centre-right coalition in Austria 2000–2007” Democratization 23 (2) 2016: 1–21 https://Doi:10.1080/13510347.2015.1060223

2014 — with B. SchlipphakWenn Europa zum Problem wird – Die Effekte der Finanzkrise auf Euroskeptizismus und nationales Wahlverhalten in Mittel- und Osteuropa.“ Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft 8 (5) 2014: 177-196.

2010 — “Unremarkably Remarkable, Remarkably Unremarkable: Schüssel as Austria’s Foreign Policymaker in a Time of Transition.” Contemporary Austrian Studies: The Schüssel Years in Austria, Vol.18(2010): 119-158.

2010 — “Von Partikularinteressen und weißen Elefanten–Ein Land auf der Suche nach einem gemeinsamen Gestaltungswillen.“ Kärntner Jahrbuch für Politik, 2010. (Klagenfurt: Hermagoras) 147-159.

2008 — “Right-Wing Populism in Austria— A Case for Comparison?” Problems of Post-Communism. 53(3) May/June: 20-34.

2008 – “Basic Human Rights – Does Regime Matter.” Politics & Policy 25 (4): 571-609 https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1747-1346.1997.tb00458.x

2006 – “On Edward Moxon-Browne (eds.) Who Are Europeans Now?” The European Legacy: Journal of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas 11(6): 679-682, (Review Essay).

 2004 — “Salvation and Villain — The Role of ‘Europe’ in Austrian Politics and The Rise of Right-wing Populism.” Politique Européenne, No. 14 (Automne): 123-51.

2004 — “Die FPÖ — Ein Phänomen im internationalen Vergleich Erfolg und Misserfolg des Identitären Rechtspopulismus” Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft 33 (3): 247-61.

2003 — “Success in Opposition — Failure in Government: Exploring the Performance of the Austrian Freedom Party and other European Right-wing Populist Parties in Public Office.” West European Politics 26(3): 91-130. https://doi.org/10.1080/01402380312331280608

2001 — “Defying Neo-Liberal Convergence: Austria’s Successful Supply-Side Corporatism in the 1990s.” Journal of Government and Policy 19(1) 2001: 29-44.

2000 — “Coping with Economic Integration: Corporatist Strategies in Germany and Austria in the 1990s.” West European Politics 23(3): 67-96.          

1999 — “Modernization Brokers—Austrian Corporatism in Search of a New Legitimacy,” Current Politics and Economics of Europe 9 (1): 65-94.

1998 — On John Peterson, “Europe and America: The Prospects for Partnership.” The European Legacy: Journal of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas (3): 113-116.

1998 — On Kristin Elizabeth Gager (ed.) “Blood Ties and Fictive Ties.” The European Legacy: Journal of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas (2): 122-127.      

1998 — “Economic and Political Explanations of Rights Violations — A Comparison Human Rights Performance” Peace and Change (23): 333-358.

1997 — “Basic Human Rights — Does Regime Matter.” Southeastern Political Review 25 (4): 571-611.

1997 — On Staffan Zetterholm (ed.) 1995 “National Cultures and European Integration.The European Legacy: Journal of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas 1 (6): 111-121.

1991 — Coauthored with Michael Bratton and David S. Wiley. “How Africanists View U.S. Policy: Results of a Survey.”  Issue 19 (2): 21-49.

Book Chapters and Other Scholarly Publications

2019 — “The Carinthian Model: The Role of Sub-National Claims in the Freedom Party’s Dominance in Austria’s Southernmost State.” In Reinhard Heinisch, Emanuele Massetti, and Oscar Mazzoleni, The People and the Nation: Populism and Ethno-Territorial Politics in Europe (Routledge – in production).

2019The New Right: Austria’s Freedom Party and changing perceptions of Islam Farid Hafez, Reinhard Heinisch, and Eric Miklin — REPORT Commissioned by BROOKINGS published online Wednesday, July 24, 2019

2019 — Die Kongresswahlen 2018 als Abstimmung über Präsident Trump. In Beatrix Karl, Wolfgang Mantl, Klaus Poier, Manfred Pritschnig, Anita Ziegerhofer (eds.)  Das Steirische Jahrbuch der Politik (Vienna: Böhlau Verlag): 227-240.

2018 — with Mario Wintersteiger. “Die Zukunftsfähigkeit der österreichischen Demokratie — Demokratiepolitische Herausforderungen in Gegenwart und Zukunft.“ In: Demokratische Zukunft der Landesgesetzgebung. 100 Jahre Erste Republik. Salzburg, 47-78

2018 — with Franz Fallend. “The Impact of Radical Right Parties on the Austrian Political System” . In: Absorbing the Blow: Populist Parties and Their Impact on Parties and Party Systems, (ECPR Press): 27-54 ISBN: 97817855214925521492

2017 –“Returning to Europe and the Rise of Europragmatism: Party Politics and the European Union since 1989”. In, The Routledge History of East Central Europe since 1700. Arpad Stephan Klimo, Irina Livezeanu (eds.) (Routledge): 416-464.

2017 — with S. Saxonberg “Explaining the Emergence of Entrepreneurial Populism in Austria and the Czech Republic.” In Political Populism, a Handbook, Reinhard Heinisch, Oscar Mazzoleni and Christina Holtz-Bacha (eds.). (Baden-Baden: Nomos): 209-26

2017 — „Demokratiekritik und (Rechts-)Populismus: Modellfall Österreich.“ In Ludger Helms und David Wineroither (eds.), Die österreichische Demokratie im Vergleich (revised 2nd edition) (Vienna, Nomos 2017): 449-478.

2016 — “Die Ukraine-Krise aus der Perspektive der USA.” In Walter Feichtinger, Christian Steppan, (ed.), Gordischer Knoten Ukraine: eine gesamtstrategische Betrachtung (Militärwissenschaftliche Publikationsreihe der Landesverteidigungsakademie) 245-264.

2016 — The Austrian Freedom Party – Organizational Development and Leadership Change. In Heinisch and Mazzoleni (eds.), Understanding Populist Organisation: The West European Radical Right. (Palgrave): 19-47.

2016 — “Confronting Washington: What if Beijing plays the European Card.” In Gerd Kaminsiki (ed.), Wen versus Wu: Streit und Streitschlichtung, Krieg und Frieden in der chinesischen Tradition und Gegenwart – Berichte des Instituts für China und Südostasienforschung. ÖGCF Vienna.

2015 — with K. Hauser. “The Mainstreaming of the Austrian Freedom Party:” The More Things Change…”  In Tjitske Akkerman, Sarah De Lange, and Rooduijn Matthijs.  Radical Right-Wing Populist Parties in Western Europe: Into the Mainstream? (Taylor & Francis)

2015 — with K. HauserÖsterreich und die Zukunft der Demokratie.“ In Theo Öhlinger and Klaus Poier (eds.), Direkte Demokratie und Parlamentarismus. (Vienna Böhlau): 13-42.

2015 – with K. Hauser Rechtspopulismus in Österreich: Die Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs.“ Rechtspopulismus und Rechtsextremismus in Europa. Frank Decker, Bernd Henningsen,. Kjetil Jakobsen (ed.s) (Nomos).

2015 — “La Política comparada y la investigación sobre América Latina en Austria” in Geary, M., Lucca, J. B. and Pinillos (eds.), Política latinoamericana comparada, C., UNR Editora, Rosario, Arg: 114-122.

2014 — “Auf dem Weg zum Deutschen Europa: Eine internationale Perspektive.“ In Ulrike Liebert and ‎Janna Wolff (eds.), Interdisziplinäre Europa Studien. (Wiesbaden: Springer): 347-368.

2013 — “Austrian Right-wing Populism in Austrian: A Surprising Comeback under a New Leader.” In Karsten Grabow and Florian Hartleb (eds.), Exposing the Demagogues (Center for European Studies/CES, Brussels): 47-80.

2013 — „Der demokratische Marktplatz der Meinungen: Ideal und Realität im digitalen Zeitalter.“ Meinungsvielfalt im Rundfunk und in den Online-Medien. (Wien: Manz): 1-8. 

2012 — “Populismus in Amerika und Europa – ein Vergleich.“ In Anton Pelinka (ed.), Populismus-Herausforderung oder Gefahr für die Demokratie. (Vienna, New Academic Press): 41-62.

2012 — “Das Zusammenwirken von Rechtbund Politik in den USA – Die Gesundheitspolitik im Tauziehen zwischen den drei Gewalten.“ In Tamara Ehs et al. (eds.), Politik und Recht. (Vienna, Facultas WUV).

2011 — „Demokratiekritik und (Rechts-)Populismus: Modellfall Österreich.“ In Ludger Helms und David Wineroither (eds.), Die österreichische Demokratie im Vergleich (Vienna, Nomos): 361 – 383

2011 — “Ungeliebt und Unverstanden – Die Transatlantischen Beziehungen nach 9-11 aus US-Perspektive (Transatlantic Relations from a US Perspective) .“  In Helga Embacher and Margit Reiter (eds.), Der 11. September – 10 Jahre danach (Vienna, Böhlau).

2011 — „Social Policy Reform in the Era of Integration and Rising Populism.” In R.H. Cox, G. Cohen et. al (eds.), Social Policy in the Smaller European Union States. (New York: Berghahn Books), 248-283.

2007 — “Structure and Agency of Populism in Austria – Its Causes and Repercussions.” In Daniele Albertazzi and Duncan McDonnell (ed.), Twenty-first Century Populism: The Spectre of Western European Democracy (Palgrave Macmillan): 67-83.

2007 — “Adapting American Political Process.” In John Branche, et. al (eds.), Diversity Across the curriculum: a Guide for Faculty in Higher Education (Boston, MA: Anker Publishing Company): 231-254.

2005 — “COREPER—EU Powerhouse; Informal Decision-Making in the EU’s Committee of Permanent Representatives.” Research Europe, (December): 8-17. (Research note).

2004 — “The State of the Discipline: Comparing Theoretical Trends in American and Austrian Political Science.” In Helmut Kramer (ed.), Demokratisierung und Emanzipation. 40 Jahre Politikwissenschaft in Österreich (Vienna: Peter-Lang-Verlag): 71-98.

2002 — “Austria: Exceptionalism, Myth, and Pariah.” In, European Economic and Political Issues (Vol. 7), (ed.) (Huntington NY: Nova Science Publishing): 197-208.

2001 — “Political Explanations of Basic Human Rights Performance.” In Frank Columbus (ed.), International Human Rights: Law, Policy, and Process (eds.) David Weissbrodt, Fredrickson and Byron (University of Minnesota Law School) (Cincinnati OH: Anderson Publishing ): 983ff.

2001 — “Austria: Arrived in Europe?” A Policy Case Study: Transalpine Traffic Jams — Transport Policy Disputes between Austria and the EU.” In Zeff, Eleanor and Ellen Pirro (eds.), The European Member States: Cooperation, Coordination and Compromise, (eds.) (Bolder CO: Lynne Rienner): 133-168.

2000 – “The Austrian Political System and the Long Road to Europe.” In Bogomil Ferfila (ed.), The States and the World: Comparative Political Systems and Comparative Politics. (FDV Ljubljana, Slovenia): 401-433.

1998 — “The State of Social Corporatism in an Eastern Europe in Transition.” In Irwin Collier, Herwig Roggemann et al. (eds.), Welfare States in Transition—East and West (New York: Macmillan,): 50-89.

1997 — “Organized Labor Markets in Transition.” In Anke Jacobsen et. al (eds.), Conditions of Economic Development in Central Eastern Europe Vol.6, (eds.) (Marburg: Metropolis): 34-71.

1996 — Research Note: “The Retrenchment Strategies of the Austrian Social Partners”, published in West European Studies Center — Notes University of Pittsburgh, September.