Category: Projects

Political careers in modern party democracies: a search for indicators for political success

This project addresses the central question ‘What kind of competences & qualities of politicians (especially members of Parliament) determine political success and to what extent do political parties to capitalize on these qualities in their recruitment and candidate-selection strategies?

Party politics and the courts

This project focuses on the relationship between political parties and the judiciary in European democracies. We examine the so-called ‘judicialization of party politics’ and the ‘politicization of the judiciary’.