Book Chapters

Felipe Agüero (2003).  “Chile: Unfinished Transition and Increased Political Competition.”  In Jorge I. Dominguez and Michael Shifter (eds.), Constructing Democratic Governance in Latin America.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Paolo Bellucci, Marco Maraffi, and Paolo Segatti (2007).  “Intermediation Through Secondary Associations: The Organizational Context of Electoral Behavior.”  In  Richard Gunther, Hans-Jürgen Puhle and José Ramón Montero (eds.), Democracy, Intermediation, and Voting on Four Continents.  Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Thorsten Faas & Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2010).  “Voters’ political conversations during the 2005 German parliamentary election campaign.” In Michael R. Wolf, Laura Morales & Ken’ichi Ikeda, Political Discussions in Modern Democracies: A Comparative Perspective. London/New York: Routledge.

André Freire (2009).  “Valores, Temas e Voto em Portugal, 2005 e 2006: Analisando Velhas Questões com Nova Evidência.”  In André Freire, Marina Costa Lobo and Pedro Magalhães (eds.), As Eleições Legislativas e Presidenciais, 2005-2006 – Campanhas e Escolhas Eleitorais num Regime Semipresidencial.  Lisbon: Imprensa de Ciências Sociais,

Ian Glenn and Robert Mattes (2012).  “Political Communications in Post-Apartheid South Africa.”  In Holli Semetko and Margaret Scammell (eds.), The Sage Handbook of Political Communication.  London: Sage,

Richard Gunther (forthcoming).  “Political Intermediation in Spain,” in José Ramón Montero, Ignacio Sánchez- Cuenca, Richard Gunther, et al., Elecciones y votantes en España, forthcoming.

Richard Gunther (2014).  “Prefacio.”  In Alejandro Moreno and Gustavo Meixueiro, eds., El comportamiento electoral mexicano en las elecciones de 2012.  Mexico DF: Congreso de la Unión.

Richard Gunther (2009).  “The Long- and Short-Term Determinants of Partisan Polarization.”  In Guido Legnante, Renato Mannheimer and Paolo Segatti, eds., Il cittadino/elettore tra Europa e America.  Bologna: Il Mulino.

Richard Gunther and Kuan Hsin-chi (2007).  “Value Cleavages and Partisan Conflict.”   In Richard Gunther, José Ramón Montero and Hans-Jürgen Puhle (eds.), Democracy, Intermediation, and Voting on Four Continents.  Oxford: Oxford University Press,

Richard Gunther and José Ramón Montero (2001).  “Die Multidimensionalität der Einstellungen zur Demokratie: Das Beispiel Spanien.”  In Marcus Gräser, Christian Lammert and Söhnke Schreyer (eds.), Staat, Nation, Demokratie: Traditionen und Perspektiven moderner Gesellschaften.  Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Richard Gunther and José Ramón Montero (2006).  “The Multidimensionality of Political Support for New Democracies: Conceptual Redefinition and Empirical Refinement.”  In Mariano Torcal and José Ramón Montero (eds), Political Disaffection in Contemporary Democracies: Social Capital, Institutions and Politics.  London: Routledge.

Richard Gunther and José Ramón Montero (forthcoming).  “Generational Patterns of Democratic Support and Political Engagement in Southern Europe.”  In David Denemark, Richard Niemi and Robert Mattes (eds.), Generational Change in Attitudes Toward Democracy.

Richard Gunther, José Ramón Montero and José Ignacio Wert (2000).  “The Media and Politics in Spain: From Dictatorship to Democracy.”  In Gunther and Mughan, Democracy and the Media.

Richard Gunther, José Ramón Montero and Hans-Jürgen Puhle (2007).  “Introduction.”  In Richard Gunther, José Ramón Montero and Hans-Jürgen Puhle  (eds.), Democracy, Intermediation, and Voting on Four Continents.  Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Richard Gunther, José Ramón Montero, and Mariano Torcal (2007).  “Democracy and Intermediation: Some Attitudinal and Behavioral Dimensions.”  In Gunther, Montero and Puhle, eds., Democracy, Intermediation, and Voting.

Richard Gunther and Anthony Mughan (2000).  “The Political Impact of the Media: A Reassessment.”  In Richard Gunther and Anthony Mughan (eds.), Democracy and the Media:  A Comparative Perspective.  Cambridge and New York:  Cambridge University Press.

Richard Gunther, Hans-Jürgen Puhle and José Ramón Montero (2007).  “Introduction: Intermediation, Information, and Electoral Politics.” In Richard Gunther, Hans-Jürgen Puhle and José Ramón Montero (eds.) , Democracy, Intermediation, and Voting on Four Continents. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Richard Johnston, Julia Partheymüller and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2014). “Activation of Fundamentals in German Campaigns.” In Bernhard Weßels, Hans Rattinger, Sigrid Roßteutscher and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (eds.) , Voters on the Move or on the Run? Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Georgi Karasimeonov (2004).  “Bulgaria.”  In Sten Berglund, Joakim Ekman and Frank H. Aarebrot (eds.), The Handbook of Political Change in Eastern Europe.  Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Patrick Kraft and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2013). “Helfen politische Gespräche, ‚korrekt‘ zu wählen? Eine Analyse zur Bundestagswahl 2009.” In Silke I. Keil and S. Isabell Thaidigsmann (eds.), Zivile Bürgergesellschaft und Demokratie. Aktuelle Ergebnisse der empirischen Politikforschung. Festschrift für Oscar W. Gabriel zum 65. Geburtstag. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Pedro C. Magalhães (2007).  “Voting and Intermediation: Informational Biases and Electoral Choices in Comparative Perspective.”  In Richard Gunther, Hans-Jürgen Puhle and José Ramón Montero (eds.), Democracy, Intermediation, and Voting on Four Continents.  Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Robert Mattes (2011).  “Elections: 1994 to 2009.”  In Sean Jacobs and Krista Johnson (eds.), Encyclopaedia of South Africa.  Boulder, Co: Lynne Reinner Publishers.

Robert Mattes (2014).  “The 2014 Election and South African Democracy.”  In  Roger Southall and Collette Shulz-Herzenberg (eds.), Election 2014 South Africa: The Campaigns, Results and Future Prospects.  Johannesburg: Jacana Press.

Robert Mattes (2012).  “Opinion Polls and the Media In South Africa.”  In Christina Holtz-Bacha and Jesper Strömbäck (eds.), Opinion Polls and the Media: Reflecting and Shaping Public Opinion.  New York: Palgrave MacMillan.

José Ramón Montero, Mariano Torcal, and Richard Gunther (2005).  “Los sentimientos antipartidistas en el Sur de Europa.”  In Juan Montabes, Julio Iglesias, Mario Caciagli and Miguel Beltrán (eds.), Instituciones y procesos políticos: Homenaje a José Cazorla.  Madrid: Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas,

Anthony Mughan and Richard Gunther (2000).  “The Media in Democratic and Non-Democratic Regimes: A Multilevel Perspective.”  In Richard Gunther and Anthony Mughan (eds.), Democracy and the Media: A Comparative Perspective.  Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press.

Julia Partheymüller and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2013). “Eine ‚soziale Logik’ der Demobilisierung: Einflüsse politischer Gesprächspartner auf Wahlbeteiligung und -enthaltung bei der Bundestagswahl 2009.″ In Bernhard Weßels, Harald Schoen and Oscar W. Gabriel (eds.), Wahlen und Wähler: Analysen aus Anlass der Bundestagswahl 2009. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Robert Rohrschneider, Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck and Franziska Jung (2013). “Vereint, doch immer noch verschieden: Ost- und westdeutsche Wähler bei der Bundestagswahl 2009 im Vergleich.“ In Bernhard Weßels, Harald Schoen and Oscar W. Gabriel (eds.), Wahlen und Wähler: Analysen aus Anlass der Bundestagswahl 2009. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Hans-Jürgen Puhle, Richard Gunther, and José Ramón Montero (2007).  “Conclusion.”  In Gunther, Montero and Puhle (eds.), Democracy, Intermediation, and Voting.

Bradley Richardson and Paul Allen Beck (2007).  “The Flow of Political Information: Personal Discussants, the Media, and Partisanship.”  In Richard Gunther, Hans-Jürgen Puhle and José Ramón Montero (eds.) , Democracy, Intermediation, and Voting on Four Continents.  Oxford: Oxford University Press,

Marilyn S. Roberts (1995).  “Political Advertising: Strategies for Influence.”  In Kathleen E. Kendall (ed.), Presidential Campaign Discourse: Strategic Communication Problems.  Albany: State University of New York.

Robert Rohrschneider and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2003).  “Institutions in Germany, Theory and Evidence Ten Years After Unification.”  In Winand Gellner and John D. Robertson (eds.), The Berlin Republic: German Unification and a Decade of Change.  London: Frank Cass.

Alberto Sanz and Ana Sánchez-Sierra (2006).  “Le elezioni spagnole del 14 marzo 2004: politica estera, stile de governo e partecipazione al voto.”  In Anna Bosco (ed.), Partiti ed elettori nel Sud Europa.  Soveria Mannelli: Rubbettino.

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2015). “Data Bases and Statistical Systems: Political Behavior and Elections.” In James D. Wright (ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences Vol. 5. Oxford: Elsevier.

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2013). “Of Readers, Viewers, and Cat-Dogs.” In Jan van Deth (ed.), Comparative Politics: The Problem of Equivalence. Reprint (Ecpr Press Classics), Colchester: ECPR Press.

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck, Julia Partheymüller & Thorsten Faas (2012).  “Einflüsse politischer Gesprächspartner auf Parteipräferenzen: Zur ‘sozialen Logik’ des politischen Verhaltens bei der Bundestagswahl 2009.”  In Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (ed.), Wählen in Deutschland: Politische Vierteljahresschrift.  Baden-Baden: Nomos.

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2012). “Comparing Effects of Political Communication.” In Frank Esser and Thomas Hanitzsch (eds.), The Comparative Handbook of Communication Research. New York/London: Routledge.

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2012). “Empirische Wahlforschung in Deutschland: Stand und Perspektiven zu Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts.“ In Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (ed.), Wählen in Deutschland. PVS Sonderheft 45. Baden-Baden: Nomos-Verlag.

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck. 2011. “Political Participation – National Election Study.” In German Data Forum (ed.), Building on Progress: Expanding the Research Infrastructure for the Social, Economic and Behavioral Sciences. Opladen/Farmington Hills: Budrich UniPress.

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck, Hans Rattinger, Sigrid Roßteutscher and Bernhard Weßels (2010). “Die deutsche Wahlforschung und die German Longitudinal Election Study (GLES).” In Frank Faulbaum and Christof Wolf (eds.), Gesellschaftliche Entwicklungen im Spiegel der empirischen Sozialforschung. Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag.

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck & Ansgar Wolsing (2010).  “Der Wähler begegnet den Parteien: Direkte Kontakte mit der Kampagnenkommunikation der Parteien und ihr Einfluss auf das Wählerverhalten bei der Bundestagswahl 2009.”  In Karl-Rudolf Korte (ed.), Die Bundestagswahl 2009: Analysen der Wahl-, Parteien-, Kommunikations- und Regierungsforschung.  Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag.

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck & Christian Mackenrodt (2009).  “Politikvermittlung durch Massenmedien bei der Bundestagswahl 2005: Nutzungsintensität und Einflüsse auf Einstellungen und Wahlverhalten.”  In Frank Marcinkowski and Barbara Pfetsch (eds.), Politik in der Mediendemokratie: Sonderheft 42 der Politischen Vierteljahresschrift.  Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag, 415-446

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2008).  “Mass Media and Social Capital in Europe: Evidence from Multi-level Analyses.”  In Heiner Meulemann (ed.), Social Capital in Europe: Similarity of Countries and Diversity of People?  Multi-level Analyses of the European Social Survey 2002. Leiden and Boston: Brill.

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2008). “Election Campaigns and Political Culture: Evidence from the 2005 German General Election.”  In Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck, Tobias Debiel and Karl-Rudolf Korte (eds.), Governance and Legitimacy in a Globalized World.  Baden-Baden: Nomos.

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck and Jens Tenscher (2008).  “Divided We March, Divided We Fight: Trade Unions, Social Democrats, and Voters at the 2005 German General Election.”  In David M. Farrell and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (eds.), Non-Party Actors in Electoral Politics: The Role of Interest Groups and Independent Citizens in Contemporary Election Campaigns.  Baden-Baden: Nomos.

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck and Katrin Voltmer (2007).  “The Mass Media in Third-Wave Democracies: Gravediggers or Seedsmen of Democratic Consolidation?”  In Richard Gunther, Hans-Jürgen Puhle and José Ramón Montero (eds.), Democracy, Intermediation, and Voting on Four Continents.  Oxford: Oxford University Press,

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2004).  “Political Communication Effects: The Impact of Mass Media and Personal Conversations on Voting.”  In Frank Esser and Barbara Pfetsch (eds.), Comparing Political Communication. Theories, Cases, and Challenges.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2003).  “Politische Medienwirkungen in vergleichender Perspektive.”  In Frank Esser and Barbara Pfetsch (eds.), International vergleichende politische Kommunikationsforschung.  Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher Verlag.

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2000).  “Kulturelle Aspekte demokratischer Konsolidierung in Osteuropa: Bulgarien und Ungarn in vergleichender Perspektive.”  In Oskar Niedermayer and Bettina Westle (eds.), Demokratie und Partizipation. Festschrift für Max Kaase.  Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher Verlag.

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (1999).  “Of Viewers, Readers and Cat-Dogs.”  In Jan W. Van Deth (ed.) , Comparative Politics: The Problem of Equivalence.  London: Routledge.

Wadim Schreiner and Robert Mattes (2012).  “The Possibilities of Election Campaigns As Sites of Political Advocacy: South Africa In Comparative Perspective.”  In Heather Thuynsma (ed.), Public Opinion and Interest Group Politics: South Africa’s Missing Links?  Pretoria: Africa Institute of South Africa,

Collette Schulz-Herzenberg (2012).  “Public opinion during the 2009 South African elections.”  In R. Henwood and H. Thuynsma (eds), Public Opinion and Interest Group Politics: South Africa’s Missing Links.  Africa Institute of South Africa.

Collette Schulz Herzenberg (2012).  “Participation and party support in the 2011 municipal elections.”  In S. Booysen (ed.), Local elections in South Africa: parties, people politics.  Sun Press/Konrad Adenauer Foundation.

Collette Schulz-Herzenberg (2009).  “Trends in Party Support & Voter Behaviour, 1994-2009.”  In R Southall and J Daniel (eds.), Zunami! The 2009 South African election.  Johannesburg: Jacana and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

Mariano Torcal, Richard Gunther and José Ramón Montero (2002).  “Antiparty Sentiments in Southern Europe.”  In Gunther, Montero and Linz (eds.), Political Parties: Old Concepts and New Challenges.  Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press..

Katrin Voltmer & Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2005).  “New democracies without citizens? Mass media and democratic orientations–a four country comparison.”  In Katrin Voltmer (ed.), Mass Media and Political Communication in New Democracies.  London: Routledge.

Bernhard Weßels, Hans Rattinger, Sigrid Roßteutscher and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2014). “The Changing Context and Outlook of Voting.” In Bernhard Weßels, Hans Rattinger, Sigrid Roßteutscher and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (eds.), Voters on the Move or on the Run? Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bernhard Weßels, Hans Rattinger, Sigrid Roßteutscher and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2014). “Voters on the Move or on the Run?” In Bernhard Weßels, Hans Rattinger, Sigrid Roßteutscher and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (eds.), Voters on the Move or on the Run? Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Sonja Zmerli, Kenneth Newton and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (2015). “Mass Media and Political Trust in Europe: Testing for ‘Rainmaker Effects’.” In Thomas Poguntke, Sigrid Roßteutscher, Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck and Sonja Zmerli (eds.), Citizenship and Democracy in an Era of Crisis. Essays in Honour of Jan W. van Deth. London/New York: Routledge.