Russell Dalton

Recent Research

Recent articles and book chapters

"Modeling Ideological Polarization in Democratic Party Systems," Electoral Studies (2022).

"Political Action, Protest, and the Functioning of Democratic Governance ," American Behavioral Scientist (2022).

"Ideological Polarization and Far-Right Parties in Europe." In Heinz Ulrich Brinkmann and Karl-Heinz Reuband, eds. Rechtspopulismus in Deutschland - Wahlverhalten in Zeiten politischer Polarisierung. Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2022.

"The Representation Gap and Political Sophistication: An Unconventional Perspective," Comparative Political Studies (2021).

"Political Inequality and the Democratic Process." In Marco Giugni and Maria Grasso, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Political Participation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021.

"The Expansion of the Political Science Dataverse," In Thibaud Boncourt, Isabelle Engeli, and Diego Garzia, eds. European Political Science at 50. London:Rowman & Littlefield, 2020.

"The Blinders of Partisanship," In in Henrik Oscarsson and Soren Holmberg, eds. Research Handbook on Political Partisanship. London: Routledge, 2020.

"The Evolution of Political Competition." In. Russell Dalton, Political Realignment -- Economics, Culture and Electoral Change, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019).

"Political Equality as the Foundation of Democracy." In. Russell Dalton, The Participation Gap: Social Status and Political Inequality, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017).

"Citizens Representation in the 2009 European Parliament elections." European Union Politics, (2017).

"Stability and Change in Party Issue Positions: The 2009 and 2014 European Elections." Electoral Studies, (2017).

"Party Representation across Multiple Issue Dimensions." Party Politics, (2017)23: 609-622.

"Cultural Change in Asia and Beyond: From Allegiant to Assertive Citizens," Asian Journal of Comparative Politics, (2017).

"An Undivided Continent? Re-examining the Political Culture of Canadians and Americans." In Paul Quirk et al., eds., "North American Experiment: Institutions, Politics and Policy in the United States and Canada, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

"Political Trust in North America." In Sonja Zmerli and Tom van der Meer, eds., Handbook on Political Trust, London: Edward Elgar, 2017.

"The Potential of "Big Data" for the Cross-national Study of Political Behavior," International Journal of Sociology (2016) 46: 8-20.

"Citizenship and the Transformation of American Society". In Russell Dalton, The Good Citizen: How Young People are Transforming American Politics, 2nd ed. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2015, chapter 1.

"Substitution versus Expansion: The Contrasts between Offline and Online Political Participation," Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Political Science Association, 2015.

"Tocqueville Revisited: Participation in America in the Twenty-first Century," Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine, 2015.

"Random Walk or Planned Excursion? Continuity and Change in the Left-Right Positions of Political Parties," (with Ian McAllister) Comparative Political Studies (2015).

"Political Culture and Value Change," (with Christian Welzel), in Russell Dalton and Christian Welzel, eds. The Civic Culture Transformed (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014).

"Partisan Dealignment and Voting Choice," in Stephen Padgett et al., eds. Developments in German Politics IV (London: Macmillan, 2014): 57-77.

"Independents and American Elections," in Marjorie Hershey, ed. CQ Guide to Political Parties (Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2014): 262-270.

"Interpreting Partisan Dealignment in Germany," German Politics (2014)1-11.

"Parties and Representative Government." In Russell Dalton, David Farrell and Ian McAllister, Political Parties and Democratic Linkage (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012).

"The Apartisan American". In Russell Dalton, The Apartisan American: Dealignment and Changing Electoral Politics. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2012).

"Virtual Civil Society in the United States and Australia," (with Miki Kittilson). Australian Journal of Political Science (2012)47: 11-29.

"Apartisans and the Changing German Electorate,". Electoral Studies (2012)31: 35-45.

"Virtual Civil Society: The New Frontier of Social Capital?," (with Miki Kittilson). Political Behavior (2011)33: 625-644.

"Citizens, Context and Choice", (with Christopher Anderson). In Russell Dalton and Christopher Anderson, eds. Citizens, Context and Choice: How Context Shapes Citizens' Electoral Choices. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011).

"The Dynamics of Political Representation," (with David Farrell and Ian McAllister). In Martin Rosema, Bas Denters and Kees Aarts, eds. How Democracy Works: Political Representation and Policy Congruence in Modern Societies. (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press/Pallas Publications, 2011).

"Youth and Participation Beyond Elections". In Russell Dalton, ed. Engaging Youth in Politics. (New York: IDebate Press, 2011).

"The Individual-Institutional Nexus of Protest Behavior" (with Alix van Sickle and Steven Weldon) British Journal of Political Science (2010) 40: 51-73.

"Is There a Single German Party System?" (with Willy Jou) German Politics and Society (Spring 2010) 28: 34-52.

"Economics, Environmentalism and Party Alignments: A Research Note on Partisan Change in Advanced Industrial Democracies", European Journal of Political Research (March 2009) 48: 161-175.

"The Quantity and the Quality of Party Systems: Party System Polarization, its Measurement and its Consequences", Comparative Political Studies (July 2008).

"Citizenship Norms and the Expansion of Political Participation", Political Studies (2008) 56: 76-98.

"Understanding Democracy: Data from Unlikely Places" (with Doh Shin and Willy Jou), Journal of Democracy (2007) 18: 142-156.

"Partisan Mobilization, Cognitive Mobilization, and the Changing American Electorate", Electoral Studies (2007).

"Citizens, Democracy and Markets (with Doh Chull Shin). In Russell Dalton and Doh Chull Shin, eds. Citizens, Democracy and Markets around the Pacific Rim. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006, chapter 1.

"Social Modernization and the End of Ideology Debate: Patterns of Ideological Polarization", Japanese Journal of Political Science (2006) 7: 1-22.

"Authority Orientations and Support for Democracy in East Asia: A Test of the ‘Asian Values' Hypothesis", (with Nhu-Ngoc Ong) Japanese Journal of Political Science (2005).

"Public Images of Political Parties: A Necessary Evil?", (with Steven Weldon) West European Politics (November 2005) 28/5: 931-951.

"The Greening of the Globe?: Cross-national Levels of Environmental Group Membership", Environmental Politics (August 2005) 14: 441-459.

Updated: December 2022