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Contents of Volume 14 Issue 5, September 2008

Marc Debus,
"Office and Policy Payoffs in Coalition Governments," 515-538.
Rainbow Murray,
"The Power of Sex and Incumbency: A Longitudinal Study of Electoral Performance in France," 539-554.
Jana Kunicova and Thomas Frederick Remington,
"Mandates, Parties and Dissent: Effect of Electoral Rules on Parliamentary Party Cohesion in the Russian State Duma, 1994-2003," 555-574.
David Cutts, Sarah Childs and Edward Fieldhouse,
"'This Is What Happens When You Don't Listen': All-Women Shortlists at the 2005 General Election," 575-595.
William Cross,
"Democratic Norms and Party Candidate Selection: Taking Contextual Factors into Account," 596-619.
Bonnie N. Field and Peter M. Siavelis,
"Candidate Selection Procedures in Transitional Polities: A Research Note," 620-639.

Book Reviews
Michael D. McDonald and Ian Budge, Elections, Parties, Democracy: Conferring the Median Mandate.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Party Politics, 14 (September, 2008), 640-642. (Reviewed by Adrian Blau)
Marc J. Hetherington, Why Trust Matters: Declining Political Trust and the Demise of American Liberalism.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005 (2nd printing 2007).
Party Politics, 14 (September, 2008), 642-645. (Reviewed by Christopher J. Anderson)
John Bartle and Anthony King (eds), Britain at the Polls 2005.
Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2006.
Dennis Kavanagh and David Butler, The British General Election of 2005.
Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Pippa Norris and Christopher Wlezien (eds), Britain Votes 2005.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Party Politics, 14 (September, 2008), 645-647. (All three reviewed by Thomas P. Wolf)
Peter Burnell (ed.), Globalising Democracy: Party Politics in Emerging Democracies.
Abingdon: Routledge, 2006.
Thomas Carothers, Confronting the Weakest Link: Aiding Political Parties in New Democracies.
Washington, DC: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2006.
Party Politics, 14 (September, 2008), 648-650. (Both reviewed by Paul G. Lewis)
Susanne Jungerstam-Mulders (ed.), Post-Communist EU Member States: Parties and Party Systems.
Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006.
Party Politics, 14 (September, 2008), 650-652. (Reviewed by Karen Henderson)
Fiona Macaulay, Gender Politics in Brazil and Chile: The Role of Parties in National and Local Policymaking.
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Party Politics, 14 (September, 2008), 652-654. (Reviewed by Gwynn Thomas)
Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner (eds), Electoral Systems and Democracy.
Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
Party Politics, 14 (September, 2008), 654-656. (Reviewed by Henk van der Kolk)
last update August 2008