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Dr. Conor Little

Biography

I was awarded a PhD by the European University Institute in 2014 and I have worked at University College Dublin, Keele University, and the University of Copenhagen. My research interests include political parties, political careers, the comparative politics of climate change, and Irish politics.

Publications

Book Chapters

2021

The Irish party system: at a critical juncture.
Little, C.; Farrell, D.M.
(2021) The Irish party system: at a critical juncture.
In The Oxford Handbook of Irish Politics; Farrell, D.M.; Hardiman, N.(Ed.) Oxford : Oxford University Press

2020

The party politics of climate change in Ireland.
Little, C.
(2020) The party politics of climate change in Ireland.
In Ireland and the Climate Crisis; Robbins, D., Torney, D. & Brereton, P.(Ed.) London : Palgrave Macmillan

2019

Fianna Fáil. In the Liberals but not of the Liberals.
Little, Conor; Farrell, David M.
(2019) Fianna Fáil. In the Liberals but not of the Liberals.
In Liberal Parties in Europe; London : Routledge

2017

Party Organization and Party Unity
Little, Conor; Farrell, David M.
(2017) Party Organization and Party Unity
In Organizing Representation: Political Parties, Participation and Power; Oxford : Oxford University Press
[ULIR]

2016

Green parties in government
Little, Conor
(2016) Green parties in government
In Green Parties in Europe; London : Routledge pp. 265-279

2015

Environmental Challenges
Little, Conor; Torney, Diarmuid
(2015) Environmental Challenges
In The SAGE Handbook of European Foreign Policy; Sage

2015

Responsible government and representation in the Eurocrisis
Froio, Caterina; Little, Conor
(2015) Responsible government and representation in the Eurocrisis
In Party Politics and Democracy in Europe: Essays in Honour of Peter Mair; Abingdon; New York : Routledge

2014

Irlanda
Little, Conor
(2014) Irlanda
In L'Italia e L'Europa al Bivio delle Riforme. Le elezioni europee e amministrative del 25 maggio 2014.; Bologna : Cattaneo Institute

2010

Ireland
Little, Conor; Sudulich, Maria Laura; Wall, Matthew
(2010) Ireland
In The 2009 Elections to the European Parliament : country reports; Florence : European University Institute pp. 107-111

Edited Books

2021

Climate Politics in Small European States
(2021) Climate Politics in Small European States
Carter, N; Little C.; Torney, D.(Ed.) Oxford, New York : Routledge

Peer Reviewed Journals

2021

Party competition on climate policy: interest groups, ideology and challenger parties in the UK and Ireland.
Carter, N.; Little, C.
(2021) Party competition on climate policy: interest groups, ideology and challenger parties in the UK and Ireland.
In International Political Science Review;
[ULIR]

2021

Change gradually, then all at once: the general election of February 2020 in the Republic of Ireland
Little, C.
(2021) Change gradually, then all at once: the general election of February 2020 in the Republic of Ireland
In West European Politics; pp. 714-723
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/01402382.2020.1830539
[ULIR]

2020

Without enemies, without friends. Morality policies, the Roman Catholic Church, and Ireland's ‘secular' party system.
Christoffer Green-Pedersen, Conor Little
(2020) Without enemies, without friends. Morality policies, the Roman Catholic Church, and Ireland's ‘secular' party system.
In Journal Of European Public Policy;

2019

Climate politics in small European states
Carter N.;Little C.;Torney D.
(2019) Climate politics in small European states
In Environmental Politics; pp. 981-996
DOI: 10.1080/09644016.2019.1625144

2019

Drivers of political parties' climate policy preferences: lessons from Denmark and Ireland
Ladrech R.;Little C.
(2019) Drivers of political parties' climate policy preferences: lessons from Denmark and Ireland
In Environmental Politics;
DOI: 10.1080/09644016.2019.1625157
[ULIR]

2019

Book review: Partisans, Loyalists, and Ideologues. Ministers and Policymaking in Parliamentary Cabinets by Despina Alexiadou
Little, Conor
(2019) Book review: Partisans, Loyalists, and Ideologues. Ministers and Policymaking in Parliamentary Cabinets by Despina Alexiadou
In Perspectives On Politics;

2018

Political parties and climate policy: A new approach to measuring parties' climate policy preferences
Carter, Neil; Ladrech, Robert; Little, Conor; Tsagkroni, Vasiliki
(2018) Political parties and climate policy: A new approach to measuring parties' climate policy preferences
In Party Politics; pp. 731-742
DOI: 10.1177/1354068817697630
[ULIR]

2017

The Irish general election of February 2016: towards a new politics or an early election?
Little, Conor
(2017) The Irish general election of February 2016: towards a new politics or an early election?
In West European Politics; pp. 479-488
DOI: 10.1080/01402382.2016.1216507

2017

Intra-party policy entrepreneurship and party goals: the case of political parties' climate policy preferences in Ireland
Little, Conor
(2017) Intra-party policy entrepreneurship and party goals: the case of political parties' climate policy preferences in Ireland
In Irish Political Studies; pp. 199-223
DOI: 10.1080/07907184.2017.1297800

2017

Portrait of a laggard? Environmental politics and the Irish general election of February 2016
Little, Conor
(2017) Portrait of a laggard? Environmental politics and the Irish general election of February 2016
In Environmental Politics; pp. 183-188
DOI: 10.1080/09644016.2016.1248617

2017

The politics of climate change in Ireland: symposium introduction
Little, Conor; Torney, Diarmuid
(2017) The politics of climate change in Ireland: symposium introduction
In Irish Political Studies; pp. 191-198
DOI: 10.1080/07907184.2017.1299135

2016

Environmental politics in the 2015 Danish general election
Kosiara-Pedersen, Karina; Little, Conor
(2016) Environmental politics in the 2015 Danish general election
In Environmental Politics; pp. 558-563
DOI: 10.1080/09644016.2015.1123825

2015

Ministerial Importance and Survival in Government: Tough at the Top?
Bright, Jonathan; Döring, Holger; Little, Conor
(2015) Ministerial Importance and Survival in Government: Tough at the Top?
In West European Politics; pp. 441-464
DOI: 10.1080/01402382.2014.993166

2015

Implementing Democratic Equality in Political Parties: Organisational Consequences in the Swedish and the German Pirate Parties
Bolleyer, Nicole; Little, Conor; von Nostitz, Felix-Christopher
(2015) Implementing Democratic Equality in Political Parties: Organisational Consequences in the Swedish and the German Pirate Parties
In Scandinavian Political Studies; pp. 158-178
DOI: 10.1111/1467-9477.12044

2015

Thomas Meyer, Constraints on party policy change, reviewed by Conor Little
Little, Conor
(2015) Thomas Meyer, Constraints on party policy change, reviewed by Conor Little
In Party Politics; pp. 328-329
DOI: 10.1177/1354068814567384

2012

Ministerial Careers and 'The Missing Piece': Introducing and operationalising the ministerial careers framework
Bright, Jonathan; Döring, Holger; Little, Conor
(2012) Ministerial Careers and 'The Missing Piece': Introducing and operationalising the ministerial careers framework
In Eui Working Paper;

2011

The General Election of 2011 in the Republic of Ireland: All Changed Utterly?
Little, Conor
(2011) The General Election of 2011 in the Republic of Ireland: All Changed Utterly?
In West European Politics; pp. 1304-1313
DOI: 10.1080/01402382.2011.616669