West European Politics

(The TQCC of West European Politics is 21. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
Changing Values among Western Publics from 1970 to 2006483
From Europeanisation to Diffusion: Introduction333
From Catch-all Politics to Cartelisation: The Political Economy of the Cartel Party129
Beyond left and right: the eclectic populism of the Five Star Movement96
Understanding varieties of populism in times of crises75
Learning from the Americanists (Again): Theory and Method in the Study of Delegation72
The Europeanisation of conflict: Reflections from a social movement perspective65
The Career of the Open Method of Coordination: Lessons from a ‘Soft’ EU Instrument63
Political Strategies and Fiscal Retrenchment: Evidence from Four Countries61
The European refugee crisis, party competition, and voters’ responses in Germany56
Housing and populism53
Politicising embedded neoliberalism: continuity and change in Hungary’s development model52
The European Union: security governance and collective securitisation47
The personality of populists: provocateurs, charismatic leaders, or drunken dinner guests?45
Political parties and the transnational mobilisation of the emigrant vote44
Party system(s) and electoral behaviour in Belgium: From stability to balkanisation44
Institutionalising Gender Equality in Spain: From Party Quotas to Electoral Gender Quotas43
From Conflict to Co-ordination: Economic Governance and Political Innovation in Ireland40
Variation in policy success: radical right populism and migration policy40
From Vlaams Blok to Vlaams Belang: The Belgian Far-Right Renames Itself39
Housing prices and wealth inequality in Western Europe38
Electoral rules and legislative turnover: Evidence from Germany's mixed electoral system37
Parliamentary questions as a control mechanism in coalition governments37
Assessing the diversity of anti-establishment and populist politics in Central and Eastern Europe37
The 2015 Greek parliamentary elections: from great expectations to no expectations37
From hostility to ‘constructive engagement’: The Europeanisation of the labour party36
Norway: Resources count, but votes decide? from neo-corporatist representation to neo-pluralist parliamentarism36
From stability of stagnation: Germany at the beginning of the twenty-first century35
Fertile soil: explaining variation in the success of Green parties33
National past and populism: the re-elaboration of fascism and its impact on right-wing populism in Western Europe32
Populism in election times: a comparative analysis of 11 countries in Western Europe32
Social divides in the age of globalization32
On the Politicisation of the European Union: Lessons from Consociational National Polities31
Small parties: From party pledges to government policy31
From ‘Old’ to ‘New’ Governance in the EU: Explaining a Diagnostic Deficit31
The Italian election of 2018 and the first populist government of Western Europe29
Back to Schengen: the collective securitisation of the EU free-border area28
Bureaucratic Structure and Administrative Behaviour: Lessons from International Bureaucracies28
Who votes for new parties? Economic voting, political ideology and populist attitudes28
From the politics of accommodation to adversarial politics in the Netherlands: A reassessment28
Is there a european electorate and what does it look like? evidence from electoral volatility measures, 1976–200428
Do Politics in Europe Benefit from Politicising Corruption?28
Economic crisis and the variety of populist response: evidence from Greece, Portugal and Spain27
The collective securitisation of terrorism in the European Union27
Changing Patterns of Party Competition in Austria: From Multipolar to Bipolar System26
Dimensions of political conflict and party positions in multi-level democracies: evidence from the Local Manifesto Project26
From neo‐fascists to post‐fascists? The transformation of the MSI into the AN26
Poor versus rich countries: a gap in public attitudes towards fiscal solidarity in the EU25
The EU’s collective securitisation of climate change25
Securitisation across borders: the case of ‘health security’ cooperation in the European Union25
A party system in flux: the Swedish parliamentary election of September 201825
Parties’ policy adjustments in response to changes in issue saliency25
From Laggard to Leader: Explaining the Belgian Gender Quotas and Parity Clause25
Are they listening? Public opinion, interest groups and government responsiveness24
A Europe of creditor and debtor states: explaining the north/south divide in the Eurozone24
The Impact of Voter Evaluations of Leaders’ Traits on Voting Behaviour: Evidence from Seven European Countries23
Eurosceptics in trilogue settings: interest formation and contestation in the European Parliament23
The more things change, the more they stay the same? The German federal election of 2017 and its consequences23
When success is an orphan: informal institutional governance and the EU–Turkey deal22
Accountability as a Bureaucratic Minefield: Lessons from a Comparative Study22
Dependent development at a crossroads? Romanian capitalism and its contradictions22
Institutional Design and the Use of Direct Democracy: Evidence from the German Länder21
The 2019 Portuguese general elections21
Has the gender gap in voter turnout really disappeared?21
From the rule of law to the rule of rules: technocracy and the crisis of EU governance21
Managing Europe from home in Dublin, Athens and Helsinki: A comparative analysis21