Participant Info

First Name
Patrícia
Last Name
Calca
Country
University
Technical University of Kaiserslautern (Germany)
Keywords
Legislative behaviour, executives, rational-choice, comparative politics, public policy, political accountability, corruption and political communication
Availability
Media Contact

Personal Info

About Me

I am a political scientist and a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern.

Between 2013 and 2015 I worked at the University of Mannheim as a research associate and teaching assistant. Previously (2009-2013), I was an instructor at University Aberta (E-learning) and a research assistant at the Lisbon University Institute (CIES) and at the University of Évora (CISA-AS). I was a research visiting scholar at the New York University (US), at the University of Mannheim (Germany) and at the University of Barcelona (Spain). I am and an associate researcher at the Institute of Contemporary History – New University of Lisbon.

Recent Publications

1. PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

Stockemer, Daniel and Calca, Patrícia (2014) “Presidentialism and Voter Turnout in Legislative Elections“, Parliamentary Affairs, 67 (3): 561-583. (English)

Stockemer, Daniel and Calca, Patrícia, Patrícia (2013) “Corruption and Turnout in Portugal: A Municipal Level Study“, Crime, Law and Social Change, December, 60 (5): 535-548. (English)

2. BOOKS

Calca, Patrícia (2012) Kosovo: A Game Without End – A Political Study On The Fourth Balkan Conflict, Fonte da Palavra, Lisbon. (Portuguese)

3. EDITED VOLUMES

Belim, Célia and Calca, Patrícia (eds.) (2013) Image of U.S. Presidential Administrations: The Cases of George W. Bush and Barack Obama, Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group), Maryland. (English)

4. WORKING PAPERS

Calca, Patrícia (2015) “Introducing a New Database on Legislative Behaviour in Portugal“, MZES Working Papers Series, 160, Mannheim. (English)

 

Media Coverage

1. ACADEMIC BLOGS REFERENCES

LSE Blog, The fall of Portugal’s government has rewritten the country’s political rules, 13/11/2015, London School of Economics and Political Science, London. (English)

LSE Blog, Despite the crisis, Portugal’s 2015 election will be a straight contest between the country’s two mainstream parties, 11/06/2015, London School of Economics and Political Science, London. (English)

LSE Blog, Citizens in the most corrupt areas of Portugal are more likely to vote in elections, 09/12/2013, London School of Economics and Political Science, London. (English)

2. NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

Sovereignty and Impact“, Economic Daily, Portugal 25.03.2016. (Portuguese)

Now it goes or breaks“, Economic Daily, Portugal 25.04.2016. (Portuguese)

Loved Prince!“, Economic Daily, Portugal 17.03.2016. (Portuguese)

Adaptation and Leadership“, Economic Daily, Portugal 08.03.2016. (Portuguese)

Zarraga, Santiago “El socialista portugués Sócrates se librará de un castigo electoral como el de Zapatero“, 02/06/2011 (source of information). (Spanish)

Zarraga, Santiago “El ‘as en la manga’ del presidente de Portugal“, 23/01/2011 (source of information). (Spanish)

Of How Many Colors Can We Paint Bethlehem?“, 2005, In Jornal Região Sul On-line, August 2005, (opinion article). (Portuguese)

Based in Despair. Why There are Still Slaves“, 2005, In Jornal Região Sul On-line, December 2004, (opinion article). (Portuguese)

Country Focus
Portugal, European Union

Research Areas

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