Research

1. PUBLICATIONS

1.1 Peer-reviewed Papers

Forthcoming: “Going Right: Coalition Governance in Portugal”, chapter in edited volume, Coalition Governance in Western Europe, edited by Bergman, Bäck and Hellström

To adapt or to disregard? Parties’ reactions to external shocks (2019) West European Politics42(3): 545-572. (with Martin Gross)

Presidentialism and Voter Turnout in Legislative Elections (2014) Parliamentary Affairs, 67 (3): 561-583. (with Daniel Stockemer)

Corruption and Turnout in Portugal: A Municipal Level Study (2013) Crime, Law and Social Change, December, 60 (5): 535-548. (with Daniel Stockemer)

Atypical Constructions of Democracy: Qualitative Comparative Analysis of Africa and the Balkans (2013) Nação e Defesa, n.º 135, September/October. (with Teresa Ruel)

The Elite Seen From Within – An Analysis of Milovan Djilas, The New Class (2012) População e Sociedade, n.º 20, Population, Economy and Society Studies’ Centre (CEPESE) Oporto, 185-201.

“Kosovo: A Game Without End” (2008) Revista de Ciências Sociais e Políticas, 2, Spring 2008, ISCSP – UTL, Lisbon, 53-85.

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1.2 Books

Kosovo: A Game Without End – A Political Study On The Fourth Balkan Conflict (2012) Fonte da Palavra, Lisbon.

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1.2.1 Book Project

Dissertation

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1.3 Edited Volumes

 Image of U.S. Presidential Administrations: The Cases of George W. Bush and Barack Obama (2013) Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group), Maryland. (with Célia Belim)

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1.4 Book Chapters

Legislative Responsiveness and Innovation in Portugal: From Party Manifestos to the European Union (2019) in Corrêa d’Almeida, André (eds.), The Reform of the Portuguese Parliamentary System – Analyses and Tools for a Dialogue, Cascais, Principia, 2019, ISBN:978-989-716-218-3.

“The Social Democratic Party: Party Manifestos and the European Union” (2019) in Cunha, Alice (eds.), The Portuguese Parties and the European Union, Coimbra, Almedina, pp. 52-91, ISBN: 978-972-40-7789-5.

Is this a path or a shortcut? Unemployment and turnout in the Portuguese European Parliament elections (1987-2014) (2014) in Rollo, Maria Fernanda, Brandão de Brito, José Maria and Cunha, Alice (eds.) As Eleições para o Parlamento Europeu em Portugal, Almedina: Coimbra, pp.47-67 (with Sebastian Koehler).

Legislative Behavior in Portugal – How the European Union is Influencing this Path? (2014) in Cunha, Alice, Santos, Aurora Almada e Santos, Yvette (eds.), Portugal and the International Organizations: Behavior, Messages and Impacts, Observatório Político, ISBN 978-989-99168-0-7.

To Believe and not to Believe: The Religion as a Social and Cleavage Institution (2013) in Serrano, Maria Manuel (ed.) A Picture of the Social Institutions in Contemporary Society, Évora University, Évora.

Conclusion (2013) in Belim, Célia and Calca, Patrícia (eds.) Image of U.S. Presidential Administrations: The Cases of George W. Bush and Barack Obama, Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group), Maryland. (with Célia Belim)

Presidential Speech-Making and Leadership Images in Times of Crisis: Bush vs. Obama (2013) in Belim, Célia and Calca, Patrícia (eds.) Image of U.S. Presidential Administrations: The Cases of George W. Bush and Barack Obama, Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group), Maryland. (with Sebastian Koehler)

Introduction (2013) in Belim, Célia and Calca, Patrícia (eds.) Image of U.S. Presidential Administrations: The Cases of George W. Bush and Barack Obama, Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group), Maryland. (with Célia Belim)

Spain, Greece, Italy and Portugal: Quality of Democracy and Stability Policies (2012) in Reys, M. and Ramirez, K. (eds.) Management and Public Policies, Mexicalli/Universidad Autónoma de Baja Califórnia, Mexico. (with Teresa Ruel)

The Portuguese Voters and European Elections – A Political-Sociological Appraisal (2011) in Papanikos, Gregory T. (ed.) Essays on Social Themes, ATINER, Athens. (with Alice Cunha)

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1.5 Book Reviews

Kevin Theakston and Jouke de Vries (ed.) (2012) Former Leaders in Modern Democracies. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan. 264 pp. (2013) West European Politics Vol. 36 (4) 889-890.

Michael Laver and Ernest Sergenti (2012) Party Competition: An Agent-Based Model. Woodstock: Princeton University Press. 278 pp. (2013) Political Studies Review, Vol.11 (2) 276-277.

Cunha, Alice Monteiro Pita Brito da (2007) Discovering Europe. Portuguese European Communities Adhesion, IDI/MNE, Lisbon (2008) in Economia e Sociologia, 85, Évora, 232-233.

Matos, José Nuno de (2007) Union Action and Representation, Autonomia 27, Azeitão (2008) in Economia e Sociologia, 85, Évora, 234-235.

Kadera, Kelly M. (2004) The Power-Conflict Story. A Dynamic Model of Interstate Rivalry, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor-Michigan (2007) in Economia e Sociologia, 83, Évora, 277-278.

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1.6 Encyclopedia Entries

Di ferentiated Integration (2016) in Pereira Coutinho, Francisco, Brandão, Ana Paula, Camisão, Isabel and Covêlo de Abreu, Joana (eds.) European Union Encyclopedia, forthcoming.

Prisoner’s Dilema (2014) in Canas Mendes, Nuno and Pereira Coutinho, Francisco (eds.) International Relations Encyclopaedia.

Networks (2014) in Canas Mendes, Nuno and Pereira Coutinho, Francisco (eds.) International Relations Encyclopaedia.

Council of Ministries (2013) in Bacelar Gouveia, Jorge and Pereira Coutinho, Francisco (eds.) Encyclopaedia of the Portuguese Constitution, Quid Juris, Lisbon.

Government (2013) in Bacelar Gouveia, Jorge and Pereira Coutinho, Francisco (eds.) Encyclopaedia of the Portuguese Constitution, Quid Juris, Lisbon.

Government Proposal (2013) in Bacelar Gouveia, Jorge and Pereira Coutinho, Francisco (eds.) Encyclopaedia of the Portuguese Constitution, Quid Juris, Lisbon.

President of the Republic (2013) in Bacelar Gouveia, Jorge and Pereira Coutinho, Francisco (eds.) Encyclopaedia of the Portuguese Constitution, Quid Juris, Lisbon.

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1.7 Other Publications

WORKING PAPERS

Introducing a New Database on Legislative Behaviour in Portugal (2015) MZES Working Papers Series, 160, Mannheim.

Political Cleavages and Political Parties: One Approach (2010) CIES e-Working Papers, 99, 2010, CIES-ISCTE, Lisbon.

Will Be Kosovo a New State? An Analysis of the Acceptance and Non Acceptance of the Kosovo by the States (2009) CEPESE e-Working Papers, CEPESE – University of Oporto, Oporto.

A Question of Perspective: How Portuguese Voters See and Act in European Elections (2008) CIES e-Working Papers, 50, 2008, CIES-ISCTE, Lisbon. (with Alice Cunha)

Compared Political Systems: The Cases of Germany, of EUA, of France, of United Kingdom and of Swiss (2007) in Cipriano, António (ed.) Sistemas de Poder, UAb, Lisbon, 60-75.

Supporting Text: SWOT Analysis (2007) Working-Paper, University of Évora, CISA-AS. (with Marcos Olímpio dos Santos e Lúcia Sobreiro)

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ACADEMIC BLOGS REFERENCES

LSE Blog, The fall of Portugal’s government has rewritten the country’s political rules, 13/11/2015, London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

LSE Blog, Despite the crisis, Portugal’s 2015 election will be a straight contest between the country’s two mainstream parties, 11/06/2015, London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

LSE Blog, Citizens in the most corrupt areas of Portugal are more likely to vote in elections, 09/12/2013, London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

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NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

Regular writer (every two weeks), Economic Journal, Prtugal since September 2016.

Sovereignty and Impact, Economic Daily, Portugal 25.03.2016.

Now it goes or breaks, Economic Daily, Portugal 25.04.2016.

Loved Prince!, Economic Daily, Portugal 17.03.2016.

Adaptation and Leadership, Economic Daily, Portugal 08.03.2016.

Zarraga, Santiago El socialista portugués Sócrates se librará de un castigo electoral como el de Zapatero, 02/06/2011 (source of information).

Zarraga, Santiago El ‘as en la manga’ del presidente de Portugal, 23/01/2011 (source of information).

Of How Many Colors Can We Paint Bethlehem?, 2005, In Jornal Região Sul On-line, August 2005, (opinion article).

Based in Despair. Why There are Still Slaves, 2005, In Jornal Região Sul On-line, December 2004, (opinion article).

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REPORTS

Portugal (2009) in 2009 Progress Report on Enforcement of the OECD Convention, Transparency International, June 2009, Berlin (with Luís de Sousa and Jerusa Costa).

Nutrition, Dietetic and Alimentation: A Professional Field Under Construction (2008) Lisbon, CIES-ISCTE (with Luísa Veloso, João Freire, Noémia Mendes Lopes, Luísa Oliveira, Helena Carvalho, Daniela Craveiro and Ana Luísa Barbosa).

Report on Social Diagnosis (DS), Municipality of Vendas Novas, (coordination Prof. Dr. Carlos Alberto da Silva) University of Évora, November 2007.

Social Strategic Plan (PDS), Municipality of Vendas Novas, (coordination Prof. Dr. Carlos Alberto da Silva) University of Évora, November 2007.

External Evaluation Report EQUAL, project: “Orientar, Servir e Apoiar: Promover a Conciliação da Vida Familiar/Profissional”, (coordination Prof. Dr. Marcos Olímpio dos Santos) CISA-AS/University of Évora, October 2007.

External Evaluation Report EQUAL, project: “Gente Acolhedora”, (coordination Prof. Dr. Maria da Saudade Baltazar) CISA-AS/University of Évora, September 2007.

External Evaluation Report EQUAL, project: “Nova Agricultura – Novo Desenvolvimento Rural”, (coordination Prof. Dr. Maria da Saudade Baltazar) CISA-AS/University of Évora, September 2007.

External Final Evaluation Report PROGRIDE, project: “Sete Vidas”, coordination Prof. Dr. Maria da Saudade Baltazar) CISA-AS / University of Évora, September 2007.

External Evaluation Report EQUAL, project: “Barrancos Activo”, (coordination José Saragoça), CISA-AS / University of Évora, July 2007.

Participation in the II Eurodefense Meeting of Young Europeans Final Document (2004), In Caderno 4 – European Security and Defense. A Present Challenge, Eurodefense Portugal Studies Centre, Lisbon.

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CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

“Prospective Rivers: A Political, Sociological and Demographic Path. A Case Study on International Douro Region” (2008) Actas do III O Declínio Demográfico: Que Mudanças?, Portuguese Demography Association (APD),  Lisbon. (with Lúcia Sobreiro)

“Portugal and its Resources. A Question of Security and Defense?” (2008) Actas: VI Portuguese Sociologic Congress: Mundos Sociais: Saberes e Práticas, Portuguese Sociology Association (APS), Lisbon.

“A Portuguese Resources Strategy” (2007) Actas do IX Congresso Nacional de Auditores, National Auditors of Defense Association (AADN), Évora.

“Some Considerations on Research and Academic Formation – CISA-AS” (2007) Actas do Encontro Estado da Sociologia em Portugal – Formação, Investigação e Profissionalização, APS, Lisbon (with Marcos Olímpio dos Santos, Saudade Baltazar and Lúcia Sobreiro).

“Undefined Lines: European Frontiers” (2007) Textos do II Debate Nacional Sobre o Futuro da Europa, Strategic and International Studies Institute (IEEI), Lisbon.

“Water Problem: From Global to Local” (2007) Actas dos IX Jornadas do Departamento de Sociologia da University of Évora – “Transpondo Fronteiras”, Évora.

“Kosovo’s Conflict – A Geostrategic Analysis” (2006) Actas do III Congresso da Associação Portuguesa de Ciência Política, Portuguese Political Science Association (APCP), Lisbon (CD-ROM edition).

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2. WORK IN PROGRESS

 

2.1 Legislative Politics

A Model of Legislative Decision-Making.

Government’s Legislative Initiative in Parliamentary Systems.

Information and Expertise: Lessons from Committees’ Behaviour in Parliamentary Systems.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Policies.

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2.2 Comparative Politics and/or Committees

Bill Co-sponsorship and Accountability in European Democracies.

Corruption and Accountability (with Sebastian Koehler).

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2.3 Political Communication

Political and Media Agendas – UK and Portugal (with Célia Belim).