Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Dutch Politics, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Co-editor and co-author, Regulating Political Parties. European Democracies in Comparative Perspective (2014) (II)

This volume is now available through open access here: http://www.oapen.org/search?identifier=642718;keyword=regulating. 'Regulating Political Parties provides a novel and valuable contribution to the existing literature on political parties by discussing the various dimensions of party law and regulation, in Europe and other regions of the world. To what extent are political parties legitimate objects of state regulation? What… Continue reading Co-editor and co-author, Regulating Political Parties. European Democracies in Comparative Perspective (2014) (II)

Democracy, Dutch Politics

Blogpost ‘The State of Dutch Democracy: Dancing on the Deck of the Titanic?’

The state of Dutch democracy is uncertain. After last week’s elections, the stability of the political system appears guaranteed for the next couple of years. We cannot be sure, however, what will happen afterwards. This marks a change from the past. Read the whole blogpost here: http://leidenlawblog.nl/articles/the-state-of-dutch-democracy-dancing-on-the-deck-of-the-titanic.

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Dutch Politics

Affiliated Member, Center for the Study of Political Parties and Representation (CSPPR)

'The Centre for the Study of Political Parties and Representation aims to serve as an interdisciplinary platform for scholars of Leiden University for research focusing on the historical and contemporary operation and functioning of political parties and political representation, with a particular emphasis on ‘Modern Political Parties in Flux’, i.e. the causes and consequences of… Continue reading Affiliated Member, Center for the Study of Political Parties and Representation (CSPPR)

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy

Co-editor and co-author, Regulating Political Parties. European Democracies in Comparative Perspective (2014)

'Regulating Political Parties provides a novel and valuable contribution to the existing literature on political parties by discussing the various dimensions of party law and regulation, in Europe and other regions of the world. To what extent are political parties legitimate objects of state regulation? What are the dilemmas of regulating political finance? To what… Continue reading Co-editor and co-author, Regulating Political Parties. European Democracies in Comparative Perspective (2014)