Palgrave offers condolences following news of the death of Professor Robert Elgie, Editor-in-Chief of French Politics

We are incredibly sorry to hear of Professor Robert Elgie’s passing. A truly talented Journal Editor, Book Series Editor and author, he was a joy to work with for his kindness and poise. His contribution to the journal French Politics is unparalleled having been involved with the journal since its inception 17 years ago. Our deepest condolences to his family and friends.


"The closing of the radical right gender gap in France?" by Nonna Mayer wins prize

Nonna Mayer has been awarded the best article of 2015 prize by the French Politics standing group of the Political Studies Association of the UK for her article:

"The closing of the radical right gender gap in France?"
French Politics
December 2015, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 91–414

The prize-winning article is free to access here for a limited time

French Politics accepted to the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)

Beginning with all content published in 2015, the journal will be indexed and abstracted in Thomson Reuter’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). ESCI covers high-quality, peer-reviewed publications of regional importance and in emerging research fields by key opinion leaders, funders, and evaluators worldwide. Inclusion in ESCI provides greater discoverability and allows for real-time insight into the journal’s citation performance.

Introduction: Toward the congruence of contemporary political communication campaigns?

Towards a standardization of campaign strategies dictated by the Obama ‘model’? The case of ‘American-style’ canvassing during the 2012 French presidential election campaign

Televised presidential debates: Parallel lessons from the 2012 American and French elections

Coproduction or cooptation? Real-time spin and social media response during the 2012 French and US presidential debates

Comparing online campaigning: The evolution of interactive campaigning from Royal to Obama to Hollande