Items by Lees, Prof Charles
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Lees, C., 2015. Chancellor Hegemony: Party Politics and the Bundestag Party System after the 2013 Federal Election. German Politics & Society, 32 (2), 3.
Lees, C., 2013. Christian Democracy is dead; long live the Union parties : Explaining CDU/CSU dominance within the German Party System. German Politics, 22 (1-2), pp. 64-81.
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. Vol. 1. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 16-37.
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. Vol. 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 28-51.
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. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. (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., 1998. 'Red-Green' Coalitions in the Federal Republic of Germany: Models of Formation and Maintenance. Thesis (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)).
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.