Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Green-Pedersen, C. & Little, C. Without enemies, without friends. Morality policies, the Roman Catholic Church, and Ireland’s ‘secular’ party system. Journal of European Public Policy.

Ladrech, R. & Little, C. 2019. Drivers of political parties’ climate policy preferences: lessons from Denmark and Ireland. Environmental Politics 28 (6): 1017-1038.

Carter, N., Little, C. & Torney, D. 2019. Climate politics in small European states. Environmental Politics 28 (6): 981-996.

Carter, N., Ladrech, R., Little, C. and Tsagkroni, V. 2018. Political parties and climate policy. A new approach to measuring parties’ climate policy preferences. Party Politics. 24 (6): 731-742.

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. Ungated version here.


Edited collections in journals

Carter, N., Little, C. & Torney, D. 2019 (eds.) Climate politics in small European states. Environmental Politics 28 (6).

Little, C. & Torney, D. 2017 (eds.) The politics of climate change. Symposium in Irish Political Studies 32 (2).


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. 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 and working papers

Little, C. 2020. The party politics of climate change in Ireland. In Brereton, P., Robbins, D. & Torney, D. Eds. The Climate Crisis: Ireland’s Response. Palgrave Macmillan.

Little, C. & Farrell, D.M. 2020. The Irish party system: at a critical juncture. In Farrell, D.M. & Hardiman, N. Eds. The Oxford Handbook of Irish Politics. Oxford University Press.

Little, C. & Farrell, D.M. 2019. Fianna Fáil. In the Liberals but not of the Liberals. In Van Haute, E. and Close, C. eds. Liberal Parties in Europe. Routledge.

Little, C. & Farrell, D.M. 2017. 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.)

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.

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.


Book reviews

Little, C. Book review: Independents in Irish Party Democracy by Liam Weeks. Party Politics, forthcoming.

Little, C. 2019. Book review: Partisans, Loyalists, and Ideologues. Ministers and Policymaking in Parliamentary Cabinets by Despina Alexiadou. Perspectives on Politics 16 (1): 288-289.

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


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