Oscar Barberà

Oscar Barberà
University of Valencia | UV · Departamento de Derecho Constitucional, Ciencia Política y de la Administración

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Electoral competition in the Valencian Autonomous Community has long been articulated through the left–right and national identity divides. Although voter identities have generally remained stable over time, some shifts between 2011 and 2019 indeed seemed to be connected to the breakthrough of new political parties. The aim of this article was to s...
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Introduction As noted in the introduction to this volume, policy analysis can be understood as ‘a method for structuring information and providing opportunities for the development of alternative choices’ (see Chaqués-Bonafont and Jordana, this volume). While such a definition may be widely accepted, its implications are far from obvious, since, fo...
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El artículo analiza la evolución de la afiliación y el activismo partidista en Europa en los últimos veinte años. Tenemos dos objetivos principales. En primer lugar, proporcionamos una nueva tipología de los diferentes modos de vinculación a los partidos políticos. De acuerdo con el modelo de afiliación multi-speed de Susan Scarrow, abogamos por un...
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Este artículo tiene como objetivo identificar diferentes modos de participación entre los miembros más activos dentro de los partidos políticos y explorar las razones detrás de esta variación. Las investigaciones previas se han centrado en la posición jerárquica de los miembros según su vinculación a la organización, para explicar diferentes tipos...
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This chapter outlines the main findings of the edited book. Through the study of a wide range of political parties from Europe and beyond, this book has explored the different degrees of digitalisation that political parties present, and, at the same time, discussed the main technological, democratic issues and trade-offs that political parties hav...
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This chapter outlines the main dimensions of analysis for assessing how mainstream and new parties are building their digital platforms and transitioning from traditional (offline) organisations into the digital world. So far, most of the academic attention has been focused on the impact of the use of digital technologies on party competition and c...
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This book analyzes how mainstream and new parties are building their digital platforms and transitioning from traditional (offline) organizations into the digital world. The authors present an innovative empirical exploration of the democratic consequences and technical challenges of the digitalization of party organizations from a comparative per...
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In the midst of the great recession, the Spanish Socialists Worker’s Party (PSOE) lost the Government and experienced a process of instability while trying to reconnect with its electorate. The party’s strategic response was embracing highly inclusive deliberations on both key institutional and policy issues that eventually sparked tensions and div...
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So far, the party institutionalization literature has not properly analysed the challenges posed by the multi-level nature of many Western democracies to new parties’ institutionalization processes. The aim of this article is to introduce a theoretical framework combining both internal (e.g. party origins, party branch autonomy) and external factor...
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Este capítulo describe la dinámica de la competición electoral en la Comunidad Valenciana a través del análisis de los programas electorales presentados por las principales formaciones políticas valencianas en las elecciones comprendidas entre 1983 y 2015. (PSPV-PSOE, PPCV, EUPV, Compromís, Podemos y Ciudadanos). Los datos muestran que, lo largo de...
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This article analyses to what extent traditional mainstream Catalan regionalist parties and groups have adapted their discourses and collective performances in what might be seen as a ‘populist drift’ from regionalism to secessionism. This strategic move has been favoured by increasing party competition among these actors and would respond to the g...
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The aim of this article is to assess the linkages between the Spanish new parties with groups and civil society. After outlining a short framework on the new linkages between parties and external groups in times of social and political unrest and discussing the case selection, it briefly introduces the classic patterns of interaction between Spain’...
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Cet article examine quelques-unes des principales conséquences politiques des méthodes de sélection des candidats régionaux en Espagne. Pour ce faire, les hypothèses théoriques sur les modes de sélection des candidats au niveau national sont revisitées et une plus grande attention est portée à l’influence combinée du degré d’inclusivité et de décen...
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After a stunning breakthrough in the 2014 European election, Podemos became the third largest parliamentary party in Spain in the 2016 general election and achieved representation in all regions. This article examines how Podemos has adapted to the opportunities and dilemmas posed by Spain’s multi-level setting in several ways: its formation in ear...
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Regionalist parties matter. Over the past 40 years, they have played an ever-larger role in West European democracies. Because of their relevance and temporal persistence, their achievements have increasingly become visible not only in electoral arena, but also as regards holding office and policy-making. Enhancing our understanding of these differ...
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Como otras disciplinas de las ciencias sociales, el aprendizaje en ciencia política y de la administración ha estado tradicionalmente basado en el trabajo individual del alumno, y en la docencia magistral por parte del docente, más alejado de los trabajos en grupo más característico de las ciencias experimentales cuyas prácticas en laboratorios hac...
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This article explores how multi-dimensional competition party systems shape the intraparty opinion structure in political parties. The aim is to extend and test May’s law of ideological curvilinear disparity to multi-dimensional settings. The data are based on the case of Catalonia, a party system characterized by the relevant presence of non-state...
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Party regulation in new democracies in general, and in the Spanish political system in particular, has not been a matter of concern until very recently. In order to fill this gap, this article explores the way political parties have been regulated not only in the Constitution, but also in the main laws regulating party foundation, organisation, dis...
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The gradual implementation of new, more participatory and thus, more democratic mechanisms of intra-party decision-making has been pointed out by several party politics scholars. This phenomenon has been studied as the party elite's reactions to a widespread trend in Western countries: the party membership decline. Spain is still a deviant case in...
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From 1976 to 2011 the Spanish party funding regime has evolved from an essentially private funding system to another one predominantly based on state funding. The aim of our paper is to develop a new model to explain the introduction and reforms of party funding in Spain. Our main hypothesis suggests that new (third wave) democracies party funding...
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El objetivo de este trabajo es conocer los efectos de la descentralización política en la élite política regional. Nos preguntamos si se está produciendo una bifurcación respecto a la élite nacional, de tal modo que se manifieste un predominio de carreras locales o regionales frente a carreras nacionales. Para ello, realizamos una descripción de la...
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El objetivo de este trabajo es conocer los efectos de la descentralización política en la élite política regional. Nos preguntamos si se está produciendo una bifurcación respecto a la élite nacional, de tal modo que se manifi este un predominio de carreras locales o regionales frente a carreras nacionales. Para ello, realizamos una descripción de l...
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This article aims to observe the effects of decentralisation on the political careers of the regional elite in Spain, France and the United Kingdom. We address the main career pathways of these elites, and we test whether the type of decentralisation and the duration of decentralisation make a difference to their careers. The results show different...
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En este trabajo, los autores verifican si, entre 1977 y 2008, ha habido un aumento de la democracia interna en los principales partidos políticos españoles. Para ello, analizan el proceso de selección del líder, al tiempo que cuestionan si ha habido un incremento de la igualdad en la participación para elegirlo, favoreciendo sistemas representativo...
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El objeto de este artículo consiste en mostrar de modo sucinto las trayectorias políticas y organizativas de los dos principales partidos de ámbito no estatal en Aragón: el Partido Aragonés (PAR) y la Chunta Aragonesista (CHA). Para ello, se hace énfasis en la importancia que los cambios en el entorno, especialmente el electoral, han tenido en la v...
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The main purpose of this article is to contribute to the understanding of the origins and the first organizational changes made by the Unión del Pueblo Navarro (UPN). In this sense, the article tries to establish whether the UPN is closer to the electoral-professional party model emerged in Europe's third wave of democratization, or to the mass par...
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El objetivo de este papel es analizar en términos comparados las estrategias multi-nivel de los Partidos de Ámbito no Estatal (PANE) y su impacto en los sistemas de partidos y la gobernabilidad de España y el Reino Unido. Ambos casos proporcionan información para examinar la validez de algunos de los trabajos más relevantes (Caramani, 2004; Chhibbe...
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The aim of this work is analyzing the electoral strategies and alliance of PP and PSOE in the different Autonomic Communities in order to demonstrate that a same party can adopt simultaneously different party responses. This behaviour according to the theory adopted here is due that each community presents different attitudes in front of the compet...
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The aim of this paper is to analyse the effects of decentralization on the political careers of regional elites. We observe on the trajectories of the heads of governments of the regions of Spain, France and United Kingdom, focusing on their political careers through multilevel arenas. We ask what are the main career patterns (national or local) an...
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Este artículo pretende contribuir al debate sobre el papel que desempeñan los adherentes y activistas y, de modo especial, a intentar plantear de nuevo el problema de su influencia dentro del partido. Para ello se revisa el trabajo de May (1973), sus posteriores desarrollos empíricos, y se intenta comprobar su validez en los principales ejes que ma...
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This article sets out a theoretical framework for the study of organisational change within political alliances. To achieve this objective it uses as a starting point a series of premises, the most notable of which include the definition of organisational change as a discrete, complex and focussed phenomenon of changes in power within the party. In...
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The aim of this paper is to verify, for the Spanish case, whether between 1977 and 2008 has increased the internal democracy of the major political parties (PSOE, AP / PP, PCE / IU, PNV and CDC). To do this, we will focus on their leadership selection processes, one of the key elements associated with intra-party democracy. The paper is going to in...
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La coordinación de contenidos y actividades en la implantación de los grados de primero de Derecho, Criminología y Ciencias Políticas: valoración y propuestas de mejora.Duración: 23M

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This network’s aim is to analyse political parties in digital age. The main overarching questions are to what extent is there such thing as “digital parties” and if so, what is it and how does it differ from other parties. Furthermore, the degree of (organisational) transformation (or lack of it) of parties in the digital age is a focus of the network. see: https://espol-lille.eu/en/digital-parties-network/
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4 goals: 1.- To study models and conceptions of democracy as deliberative systems; 2.- How different social and political actors are involved in deliberative systems (political parties, social movements, citizens, civic organizations, social media, mass media); 3.- How to measure and analyze online deliberation (system of deliberative criteria and indicators, manual and automated coding analyses, social network analysis, data-driven analysis of participatory platforms); 4.- How to foster deliberation through experimentation and interventions on participatory platforms and media.
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The project’s main goal is to analyze the relationship between parties and interest groups using a comparative and longitudinal approach. Third-wave Southern European democracies (Greece, Portugal and Spain) will be used to address the following questions: How have political parties interacted with interest groups? What is the evolution of this linkage over time, in particular after the emergence of the recent economic crisis? Which factors can explain party-group interactions? How can we explain variation across different parties and countries? The empirical research is based on extensive data collection which includes not only the organizational dimension, but also an examination of leadership profile, as well as new data collected through a questionnaire to interest groups and elite interviews. The final aim is to assess potential causes of party-group linkages, considering sociological, institutional and actors’ strategy as the main explanatory factors.