Items by Lees, Prof Charles
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Lees, C., 2013. Forthcoming. Christian Democracy is dead; long live the Union parties: explaining CDU/CSU dominance within the German Party System. German Politics, 22 (1-2).
Geddes, A., Lees, C. and Taylor, A., 2013. The European Union and South East Europe: the dynamics of Europeanization and multi-level governance. New York: Routledge. (Routledge/UACES contemporary European studies; 21)
Lees, C., 2012. The paradoxical effects of decline: assessing party system change and the role of the catch-all parties in Germany following the 2009 federal election. Party Politics, 18 (4), pp. 545-562.
Lees, C., 2011. How unusual is the United Kingdom Coalition (and what are the chances of it happening again)? The Political Quarterly, 82 (2), pp. 279-292.
Lees, C., Hough, D. and Keith, D., 2010. Towards an analytical framework for party mergers: operationalising the cases of the German Left Party and the Dutch Green Left. West European Politics, 33 (6), pp. 1299-1317.
Lees, C., 2010. Coalition dynamics and the changing German party system. German Politics & Society, 28 (3), pp. 119-132.
Lees, C., 2010. Rule makers and rule takers: On volkspartei adaptation and strategy. German Politics, 19 (1), pp. 89-104.
Lees, C., 2008. The German Party System(s) in 2005 - a return ot Volkspartei dominance. In: Clemens, C. and Saalfeld, T., eds. The German Election of 2005: Voters, Parties and Grand Coalition Politics. Abingdon: Routledge.
Lees, C., 2008. The limits of party-based Euroscepticism in Germany. In: Taggart, P. and Szczerbiak, A., eds. Opposing Europe?: The Comparative Party Politics of Euroscepticism: Volume 2: Comparative and Theoretical Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Lees, C., 2008. The political opportunity structure of Euroscepticism: Institutional setting and political agency in European Polities. In: Taggart, P. and Szczerbiak, A., eds. Opposing Europe?: The Comparative Party Politics of Euroscepticism: Volume 1: Case Studies and Country Surveys. Vol. 19. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Lees, C., 2007. Environmental policy in the United Kingdom and Germany. German Politics, 16 (1), pp. 164-183.
Lees, C., 2006. We Are All Comparativists Now: Why and How Single-Country Scholarship Must Adapt and Incorporate the Comparative Politics Approach. Comparative Political Studies, 39 (9), pp. 1084-1108.
Lees, C. and Taylor, A., 2006. Explaining the 2005 Coalition Formation Process in Germany: A Comparison of Power Index and Median Legislator Approaches. Politics, 26 (3), pp. 151-160.
Odmalm, P. and Lees, C., 2006. Getting Ethnic Questions on the Agenda: Party Formation as a Strategy for Social Movements. Social Movement Studies, 5 (1), pp. 1-18.
Lees, C., 2006. The German party system(s) in 2005: A return to volkspartei dominance. German Politics, 15 (4), pp. 361-375.
Lees, C., 2005. Party Politics in Germany - A Comparative Politics Approach. Manchester: Manchester University Press. (New Perspectives in German Political Studies)
Lees, C., 2005. The law of diminishing returns? Environmental policy in the Federal Republic of Germany. In: Green, S. and Paterson, W., eds. The Semi-Sovereign State Re-Visited. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Lees, C., 2002. ‘Dark Matter’: Institutional Constraints and the Failure of Party-based Euroscepticism in Germany. Political Studies, 50 (2), pp. 244-267.
Lees, C., 2001. Coalitions: Beyond the Politics of Centrality? In: Padgett, S. and Poguntke, T., eds. Continuity and Change in German Politics: Beyond the Politics of Centrality. A Festschrift for Gordon Smith. London: Frank Cass.
Martell, L., van den Anker, C., Browne, M., Hoopes, S., Larkin, P., Lees, C., McGowan, F. and Stammers, N., eds., 2001. Social Democracy: Global and National Perspectives. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Lees, C., 2001. Social democracy and structures of governance in Britain and Germany: How institutions and norms shape political innovation. In: Martell, L., van den Anker, C., Browne, M., Hoopes, S., Larkin, P., Lees, C., McGowan, F. and Stammers, N., eds. Social Democracy: Global and National Perspectives. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 160-178.
Lees, C., 2000. Paradise Postponed: an assessment of ten years of governmental participation by the Green Party in Germany. In: Young, S., ed. Ecological Modernisation. Abingdon: Routledge.
Lees, C., 2000. Reconstituting European social democracy: Germany's pivotal role. German Politics, 9 (2), pp. 71-88.
Lees, C., 2000. The Red-Green Coalition in Germany: Politics, Personalities and Power. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Lees, C. and Jeffery, C., 1998. Whither the Old Order? The role of West German parties in the last days of the German Democratic Republic. In: Davies, P. and White, J., eds. Political Parties and the Collapse of Old Orders. Albany: SUNY Press,.
Lees, C., 1996. A watershed election: The Berlin state and district elections of 22 October 1995. Regional and Federal Studies, 6 (1), pp. 63-72.
Lees, C., Paterson, W. E. and Green, S., 1995. The 1994 Elections To The European Parliament: The Federal Republic of Germany. In: Lodge, J., ed. The 1994 European Elections. London: Pinter.