Readership: Scholars and Students of comparative politics and European studies.
Sonia Alonso, Senior Research Fellow, Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB)
Sonia Alonso was awarded her PhD by the Autonomous University of Madrid and the Juan March Institute. Since 2004 she has been a Senior Research Fellow at the Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB) and, before this, she has done research and teaching in various universities: University Carlos III of Madrid, St. Antony's College (Oxford University), Royal Holloway College, and University of Salamanca. Her main research interests involve the analysis of political devolution, party competition in decentralised states, minority nationalism, and ethnic conflict.
1: The Centre-Periphery Conflict and Two Paradoxes
2: Centre-periphery Party Competition
3: Political Devolution and Credibility Constraints
4: Parties and Voters in Two Dimensions: A First Examination of the Landscape
5: The Emergence of the Peripheral Party Threat
6: Devolution: Making Electoral Moves Credible
7: State Parties' Electoral Strategies after Devolution
8: Peripheral Parties' Electoral Strategies after Devolution