Research

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. (forthcoming). Review of Kathleen Dolan, When Does Gender Matter? Women Candidates and Gender Stereotypes in American Elections (Oxford University Press, 2014), in Perspectives on Politics.

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. and Emilia Zankina. (forthcoming). “Women in Politics in Eastern Europe: A Changing Outlook” in Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (eds.), Women Policy and Political Leadership, KAS Press.

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. 2014. “The decline in support for Bulgaria’s Socialist Party could be the first step in a re-balancing of the country’s party system”. LSE EUROPP Blog. 10 October: http://bit.ly/1uQqHau

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. and Maria Spirova. 2014. “Party Regulation and the Conditioning of Small Political Parties: Evidence from Bulgaria” in East European Politics, 30 (3): 315-329.

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. 2014. “With Plamen Oresharski’s government on the verge of resigning, it remains to be seen whether Bulgaria can finally emerge from its political crisis”. LSE EUROPP Blog. 26 June: http://bit.ly/1mwABu3

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. and Ingrid van Biezen. 2014. “The Legal Regulation of Political Parties: Contesting or Promoting Legitimacy” in the International Political Science Review  35 (3): 265-274. DOI: 10.1177/0192512114533981.

Casal Bertoa, Fernando, Daniela Piccio, Fransje Molenaar and Ekaterina R. Rashkova. 2014.“The World Upside Down: De-legitimizing Party Funding” in the International Political Science Review 35 (3): 355-376. DOI: 10.1177/0192512114523302.

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. and Emilia Zankina. 2014. “When Less Means More: Influential Women of the Right – the Case of Bulgaria” in K. Celis and S. Childs (eds.), Gender, Conservatism and Political Representation, ECPR Press. (In Press)

Casal Bertoa, Fernando, Daniela Piccio and Ekaterina R. Rashkova. 2014. “Party Laws in Comparative Perspective: Evidence and Implications” in I. van Biezen and H. ten Napel (eds.), Political Parties and Public Law, Leiden University Press. (In Press)

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. and Maria Spirova. 2014. “Ethnic Parties Regulation in Eastern Europe” in I. van Biezen and H. ten Napel (eds.), Political Parties and Public Law, Leiden University Press.

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. 2014. Review of Luke March, Radical Left Parties in Europe (Routledge), Canadian Journal of Political Science, 47 (4): 867-868.

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. and Emilia Zankina. 2013. “Does Parity Exist in the ‘Macho’ World?: Party Regulation and Gender Representation in the Balkans,” Representation, 49 (4): 425-438. DOI: 10.1080/00344893.2013.850321.

Biezen, Ingrid van and Ekaterina R. Rashkova. 2013. “Gender Politics and Party Regulation: Quotas and Beyond,” Representation, 49 (4): 393-400. DOI: 10.1080/00344893.2013.850319.

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. (forthcoming). “Learning the Game: Explaining Party System Convergence in European Democracies,” Political Studies. Published online 10 October 2013. DOI: 10.1111/1467-9248.12077.

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. 2013. “Governing Without an Opposition: The Aftermath of the Early Parliamentary Election in Bulgaria”. Political Reflections, CESRAN, UK, 4 (3): 14-16. Available at: http://issuu.com/cesran/docs/pr_vol_4_no_3/16.

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. 2013. “Ethnic Heterogeneity and Party System Size: a District-level Analysis,” Comparative European Politics. Published online 25 March. DOI: 10.1057/cep.2012.37.

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. 2013. “In the midst of political crisis, Bulgarians are searching for accountability and justice from their government”. LSE EUROPP Blog. 28 February: http://bit.ly/YzDDiB.

Biezen, Ingrid van and Ekaterina R. Rashkova. 2012. “Deterring New Party Entry? The Impact of State Regulation on the Permeability of Party Systems,” Party Politics. Published online 23 September. DOI: 10.1177/1354068812458616.

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. 2012. “The 2011 Presidential Election in Bulgaria: Have Bulgarians left the Left?” Electoral Studies, 31 (June): 448-465.

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. 2012. Review of Daniel Bochsler, Territory and Electoral Rules in Post-Communist Democracies (Palgrave Macmillan), East European Politics, 28 (June): 203-204.

Rashkova, Ekaterina R. 2009. “Bulgarian Political Parties” in D. J. Sagar (eds.), Political Parties of the World, John Harper Publishing, pp.80-88.