Robert Elgie (academic)

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Robert Clyde Elgie (born 23 April 1965) is a professor at Dublin City University (DCU). His work mainly relates to the study of Semi-presidential systems. Professor Elgie is currently head of the Law School at DCU.

He received his Phd. from the London School of Economics in 1992 with a thesis on "The influence of the French Prime Minister in the policy making process 1981-1991." [1]

Published works[edit]

Books by Robert Elgie include:

  • 'Semi-presidentialism: Subtypes and Democratic Performance. Oxford University Press 2011
  • Political Institutions in Contemporary France, Oxford University Press, 2003.[2]
  • Divided Government in Comparative Perspective, Oxford University Press, 2001.
  • French Politics: Debates and Controversies, Routledge, 2000.
  • The Changing French Political System, Frank Cass, 2000.[3]
  • Semi-presidentialism in Europe, Oxford University Press, 1999. According to WorldCat, the book is held in 270 libraries [4]
  • The Politics of Central Banks, (with Helen Thompson) Routledge, 1998.
  • Electing the French President. The 1995 Presidential Election, Macmillan, 1996.[5][6]
  • Political Leadership in Liberal Democracies, Macmillan, 1995.
  • The Role of the Prime Minister in France, 1981-1991, Macmillan, 1993. According to WorldCat, the book is held in 250 libraries [7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ WorldCat
  2. ^ Review, A. Smith, Perspectives on European Politics and Society 5(1):166 (2004)
  3. ^ Review by J Gaffney French Studies 55(4):580 (2001)
  4. ^ WorldCat item record
  5. ^ Review, Robert Tombs, TLS: Times Literary Supplement 4908 (1997)
  6. ^ Review by Hope Christiansen, The French Review 71(4) 707 (1998)
  7. ^ WorldCat item record
  8. ^ Review, by Homer B Sutton, The French Review 69(3)L498 (1996)

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