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Contents of Volume 15 Issue 5, September 2009

Special Issue:Catch-All Party in the Tewnty-First Century?
Guest Editor: Michelle Hale Williams
Michelle Hale Williams.
"Catch-all in the Twenty-first Century? Revisiting Kirchheimer's Thesis 40 years Later: An Introduction," 539-541.
William Safran,
"The Catch-all Party Revisited: Reflections of a Kirchheimer Student," 543-554.
Jennifer K. Smith,
"Campaigning and the Catch-all Party: The Process of Party Transformation in Britain," 555-572.
Carolyn Forestiere,
"Kirchheimer Italian Style: Catch-All Parties or Catch-All Blocs," 573-591.
Michelle Hale Williams,
"Kirchheimer's French Twist: A Model of the Catch-All Thesis Applied to the French Case," 592-614.
Jae-Jae Spoon,
"Holding Their Own: Explaining the Persistence of Green Parties in France and the UK," 615-634.
Christopher S. Allen,
"'Empty Nets': Social Democracy and the 'Catch-All Party Thesis' in Germany and Sweden," 635-653.

Book Reviews
Lieven De Winter, Margarita Gómez-Reino and Peter Lynch (eds), Autonomist Parties in Europe: Identity Politics and the Revival of the Territorial Cleavage. Volumes I and II.
Barcelona: ICPS, 2006.
Party Politics, 15 (September 2009), 654-656. (Reviewed by Emanuele Massetti)
David B. Magleby and Kelly D. Patterson (eds), The Battle for Congress: Iraq, Scandal, and Campaign Finance in the 2006 Election.
Boulder, CO: Paradigm, 2008.
Party Politics, 15 (September 2009), 656-658. (Reviewed by Peter L. Francia)
Russell Dalton, Doh Chull Shin and Yun-han Chu (eds), Party Politics in East Asia: Citizens, Elections, and Democratic Development.
Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2008.
Party Politics, 15 (September 2009), 658-660. (Reviewed by Erik Martinez Kuhonta)
N. J. Crowson, The Conservative Party and European Integration since 1945: At the Heart of Europe?
Abingdon and New York, NY: Routledge, 2007.
Party Politics, 15 (September 2009), 660-662. (Reviewed by Oliver Daddow)
Ivan Katchanovski, Cleft Countries: Regional Political Divisions and Cultures in Post-Soviet Ukraine and Moldova.
Stuttgart: Ibidem-Verlag, 2006.
Party Politics, 15 (September 2009), 662-664. (Reviewed by Taras Kuzio)
last update October 2009