Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles and working papers

Carter, N., Ladrech, R., Little, C. and Tsagkroni, V. 2017. Political parties and climate policy. A new approach to measuring parties’ climate policy preferences. Party Politics. Published online before print. (Open access.)

Little, C. 2017. Intra-party policy entrepreneurship and party goals. The case of political parties’ climate policy preferences in Ireland. Irish Political Studies 32 (2): 199-223. Ungated version here.

Bright, J., Döring, H. & Little, C. 2015. ‘Ministerial importance and survival in government. Tough at the top?’ West European Politics 38 (3): 441-464. Ungated version here.

Bolleyer, N., Little, C. & Von Nostitz, Felix F. 2015. ‘Implementing democratic equality in political parties. Organizational consequences in the Swedish and German Pirate parties.’ Scandinavian Political Studies 38 (2): 158-178.

Bright, J., Döring, H. & Little, C. 2012. ‘Ministerial Careers and “The Missing Piece”. Introducing and Operationalising the Ministerial Careers Framework.European University Institute SPS Working Paper 2012/03.


Commissioned journal articles

Little, C. and Torney, D. 2017. The politics of climate change in Ireland: Symposium introduction. Irish Political Studies 32 (2): 191-198Ungated version here.

Little, C. 2017. ‘Portrait of a laggard? Environmental politics and the Irish general election of February 2016.Environmental Politics 26 (1): 183-188. Ungated version here.

Little, C. 2017. ‘The Irish General Election of February 2016: Towards a New Politics or an Early Election?’ West European Politics 40 (2): 479-488. Ungated version here.

Kosiara-Pedersen, K. & Little, C. 2016. ‘Environmental politics in the 2015 Danish general election.Environmental Politics 25 (3): 558-563. Ungated version here.

Little, C. 2015. ‘Book review: Thomas Meyer, Constraints on Party Policy Change.’ Party Politics 21 (2): 328-329.

Little, C. 2011. ‘The general election of 2011 in the Republic of Ireland: all changed utterly?’, West European Politics 34 (6): 1304-1313. Ungated version here.


Book chapters

Little, C. & Farrell, D. ‘Fianna Fáil. In the Liberals but not of the Liberals.’ In Van Haute, E. and Close, C. eds. Liberal Parties in Europe. Routledge. Forthcoming in 2017.

Little, C. & Farrell, D. In press. ‘Party organization and party unity’. In Scarrow, S., Webb, P. & Poguntke, T. eds. Organizing Representation: Political Parties, Representation, and Power. Oxford University Press.

Little, C. 2016. ‘Green parties in government’ In Van Haute, E. ed. Green parties in Europe. Routledge. Pre-print version here (pdf).

Froio, C. & Little, C. 2016. ‘Responsible government and representation in the Eurocrisis.’ In Müller-Rommel, F. & Casal Bertoa, F. eds. Party Politics and Democracy in Europe: Essays in Honour of Peter Mair. Abingdon/New York: Routledge. (Series on West European Politics).

Little, C. & Torney, D. 2015. ‘Environmental Challenges.’ In Jørgensen, K.E., Aarstad, Å.K., Laatikainen, K.V., Drieskens, E. & Tonra, B. eds. SAGE Handbook of European Foreign Policy. Sage.

Little, C. 2014. ‘Irlanda: volatilità porta volatilità.’ In Valbruzzi, M. & Vignati, R. eds. L’Italia e L’Europa al Bivio delle Riforme. Le elezioni europee e amministrative del 25 maggio 2014. Bologna: Cattaneo Institute. (Available here; draft in English available here.)

Little, C., Sudulich, M.L. & Wall, M. 2010. ‘Ireland.’ In W. Gagatek, ed. The 2009 Elections to the European Parliament: Country Reports. Florence: European University Institute.


My Google Scholar page is here.