Publications

Books

Garzia, D. (2014). Personalization of Politics and Electoral Change. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Garzia, D. & Marschall, S. (eds.) (2014). Matching Voters with Parties and Candidates. Voting Advice Applications in a Comparative Perspective. Colchester: ECPR Press.

Cedroni, L. & Garzia, D. (eds.) (2010). Voting Advice Applications in Europe. The State of the Art. Naples: Civis/ScriptaWeb.

 

Special issues

Bellucci, P., Garzia, D. & Lewis-Beck, M. (eds.) (2017). Understanding Electoral Politics in Contemporary Italy: Policy Preferences, Personalization, Partisanship and the Economy. Special issue of «Contemporary Italian Politics». Abingdon: Taylor & Francis.

Garzia, D. & Marschall, S. (eds.) (2016). Research on Voting Advice Applications: State of the Art and Future Directions. Special issue of «Policy & Internet». Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons.

 

Articles

Garzia, D. (2017). Personalization of Politics between Television and the Internet: Leader Effects in the 2013 Italian Parliamentary Election. Journal of Information Technology & Politics. Article in press.

Garzia, D., Trechsel, A. & De Angelis, A. (2017). Voting Advice Applications and Electoral Participation: A Multi-Method Study. Political Communication. Article in press.

Garzia, D., Trechsel, A. & De Sio, L. (2017). Party Placement in Supranational Elections. An Introduction to the euandi 2014 Dataset. Party Politics 23: 333-341.

Garzia, D. (2017). Party Transformation, Leadership Change and Closeness to Parties. Non-electoral Leader Effects in the Italian Context, 2013. Contemporary Italian Politics 9: 30-43.

Bellucci, P., Garzia, D. & Lewis-Beck, M. (2017). Understanding Electoral Politics in Contemporary Italy: Policy Preferences, Personalization, Partisanship and the Economy. Contemporary Italian Politics 9: 3-7.

Garzia, D. & Marschall, S. (2016). Research on Voting Advice Applications: State of the Art and Future Directions. Policy & Internet 8: 376–390.

Garzia, D. & De Angelis, A. (2016). Partisanship, leader evaluations, and the vote: Disentangling the new iron triangle in electoral research. Comparative European Politics 14: 604-625.

Bright, J., Garzia, D., Lacey, J. & Trechsel, A. (2016). Europe’s Voting Space and the Problem of Second-Order Elections: A Transnational Proposal. European Union Politics 17: 184-198.

Garzia, D. & Trechsel, A. (2015). Systèmes d’Aide au Vote et comportement politique: Tour d’horizon. Revue Internationale de Politique Comparée 23: 231-243.

Bellucci, P., Garzia, D. & Lewis-Beck, M. (2015). Issues and Leaders as Vote Determinants: The Case of Italy. Party Politics 21: 272-283.

Garzia, D. (2014). The Dishonest Vote in Italian Parliamentary Elections. Contemporary Italian Politics 6: 115-130.

Barisione, M., Catellani, P. & Garzia, D. (2014). Tra Facebook ei Tg. Esposizione mediale e percezione dei leader nella campagna elettorale italiana del 2013. Comunicazione Politica 14: 187-210.

De Angelis, A. & Garzia, D. (2013). Individual Level Dynamics of PTV Change across the Electoral Cycle. Electoral Studies 32: 900-904.

Garzia, D. (2013). Can Candidates’ Image Win Elections? A Counterfactual Assessment of Leader Effects in the Second Italian Republic. Journal of Political Marketing 12: 348-361.

Garzia, D. (2013). The Rise of Party/Leader Identification in Western Europe. Political Research Quarterly 66: 533-544.

Garzia, D. (2013). The 2013 Italian Parliamentary Election: Changing Things so Everything Stays the Same. West European Politics 36: 1095-1105.

Garzia, D. (2013). Changing Parties, Changing Partisans. The Personalization of Partisan Attachments in Western Europe. Political Psychology 34: 67-89.

Garzia, D. & Marschall, S. (2012). Voting Advice Applications under Review: The State of Research. International Journal of Electronic Governance 5: 203-22.

Garzia, D. (2012). Party and Leader Effects in Parliamentary Elections: Towards a Reassessment. Politics 32: 175-85.

Garzia, D. & Viotti, F. (2012). Party Identification, Leader Effects and Vote Choice in Italy, 1990-2008. World Political Science Review 8: 1-23.

Bellucci, P., Garzia, D. & Rubal, M. (2012). ¿Importa Europa en las Elecciones Europeas? Un modelo explicativo de las elecciones del 2009 al Parlamento Europeo. Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas 137: 25-42.

Garzia, D. & Viotti. F. (2011). Leader, identità di partito e voto in Italia, 1990-2008. Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica 41: 411-32.

Garzia, D. (2011). The Personalization of Partisan Attachments in the Second Italian Republic. Bulletin of Italian Politics 3: 59-78.

Garzia, D. (2011). Le ragioni del ‘voto disonesto’ nelle elezioni parlamentari italiane del 2006. Quaderni di Scienza Politica 18: 209-33.

Garzia, D. (2011). The Personalization of Politics in Western Democracies: Causes and Consequences on Leader-Follower Relationships. The Leadership Quarterly 22: 697-709.

Bellucci, P., Garzia, D. & Rubal. M. (2010). Campagna elettorale e popolarità dei governi nelle elezioni europee. Comunicazione Politica 1/2010: 17-36.

Garzia, D. (2009). The Dynamics of (Personalized) Party Identification in the Second Italian Republic. Politikon 15: 24-48.

 

Chapters

Garzia, D. (2018). “Personalization of Politics”. In S. Maisel (ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science. New York: Oxford University Press.

Garzia, D. & Marschall, S. (2017). “Voting Advice Applications”. In W. Thompson (ed.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia. New York: Oxford University Press.

Garzia, D. (2017). “Voter Evaluation of Candidates and Party Leaders”. In K. Arzheimer, J. Evans & M. Lewis-Beck (eds.), The Handbook of Electoral Behaviour. Thousand Oaks: SAGE.

Sudulich, M., Garzia, D., Trechsel, A. & Vassil, K. (2014). “Party placement in supranational elections: The case of the 2009 EP elections”. In D. Garzia & S. Marschall (eds.), Matching Voters with Parties and Candidates. Voting Advice Applications in a Comparative Perspective. Colchester: ECPR Press.

Garzia, D., De Angelis, A. & Pianzola, J. (2014). “The Impact of VAAs on Electoral Participation”. In D. Garzia & S. Marschall (eds.), Matching Voters with Parties and Candidates. Voting Advice Applications in a Comparative Perspective. Colchester: ECPR Press.

Garzia, D. & Marschall, S. (2014). “Voting Advice Applications in a Comparative Perspective. An Introduction”. In D. Garzia & S. Marschall (eds.), Matching Voters with Parties and Candidates. Voting Advice Applications in a Comparative Perspective. Colchester: ECPR Press.

Garzia, D, Trechsel, A., Vassil, K. & Dinas, E. (2014). “Indirect Campaigning – Past, Present and Future of Voting Advice Applications”. In B. Grofman, A. Trechsel & M. Franklin (eds.), The Internet and Democracy in Global Perspective: Voters, Candidates, Parties, and Social Movements. New York: Springer.

Barisione, M., Catellani, P. & Garzia, D. (2013). “Alla ricerca di un leader”. In ITANES (ed.), Voto amaro. Disincanto e crisi economica nelle elezioni del 2013. Bologna: Il Mulino.

Garzia, D. (2013). “Ancora tu.. Le motivazioni di voto per i candidati”. In C&LS – Candidate and Leader Selection (ed.), Forza Doria. Divertissements seri sulle elezioni primarie. Genoa: Epoké.

Bellucci, P., Garzia, D. & Rubal, M. (2012). “Does Europe Matterin European Elections? A Composite Model of the 2009 European Parliament Elections”. In S. Banducci et al., An Audit of Democracy in the European Union. Fiesole: European University Institute.

Garzia, D. (2012). “Understanding cross-national patterns of VAA-usage: integrating macro- and micro-level explanations”. In A. Dziewulska & A. Ostrowska (eds.), Europeanisation of Political Rights: Voter Advice Application and Migrant Mobilisation in 2011 UK Elections. Warsaw: University of Warsaw.

Garzia, D. (2010). “The Effects of VAAs on Users’ Voting Behaviour: An Overview”. In L. Cedroni & D. Garzia (eds.), Voting Advice Applications in Europe: The State of the Art. Napoli: Civis/ScriptaWeb.

 

Other publications

Trechsel, A.; De Sio, L. & Garzia, D. (2017). 2014 as the first (truly) European elections? EUI Working Paper, RSCAS 2017/14. Fiesole: European University Institute.

Garzia, D., Trechsel, A., De Sio, L. & De Angelis, A. (2015). euandi. Project Description and Datasets Documentation. EUI Working Paper, RSCAS 2015/01. Fiesole: European University Institute.

Bright, J., Garzia, D., Lacey, J. & Trechsel, A. (2014). Trans-nationalising Europe’s Voting Space. EUI Working Paper, RSCAS 2014/02. Fiesole: European University Institute.

De Angelis, A. & Garzia, D. (2012). Short-term Political Attitudes and PTV’s. Preliminary Evidence from the Italian Case. ITANES Working Papers Series, 2/2012. Bologna: Istituto Cattaneo.

Garzia, D. & Verzichelli, L. (2011). Publishing Political Science in Italy. An Analysis of the Last Decade of Contributions to the RISP. Italian Political Science, 6/2011.

Garzia, D. (2011). From Group Membership to Party Leadership: The Changing Determinants of Partisanship in Italy, 1968-2008. Nuffield’s Working Papers Series in Politics, 2011-07. Oxford: University of Oxford.

Garzia, D. (2011). Changing Parties, Changing Partisans. The Personalization of Partisan Attachments in Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands. GESIS Working Papers, 12-2011. Bonn: Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften.

Garzia, D. (2010). Explaining the Dishonest Vote in Italian Parliamentary Elections, 2006. CIRCaP Occasional Papers, 23/2010. Siena: University of Siena.

 

Book reviews

Marina Costa Lobo and John Curtice, “Personality Politics? The Role of Leader Evaluations in Democratic Elections”, Oxford: Oxford University Press. In Party Politics 23(3).

Delia Baldassarri, “The Simple Art of Voting”, Oxford: Oxford University Press. In Polis: 27(3).

David Sanders, Paolo Bellucci, Gábor Tóka and Mariano Torcal, “The Europeanization of National Polities? Citizenship and Support in a Post-Enlargement Union”, Oxford: Oxford University Press. In Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica 43(2).

Kees Aarts, Andrè Blais and Hermann Schmitt, “Political Leaders and Democratic Elections”, Oxford: Oxford University Press, and Amanda Bittner, “Platform or Personality? The Role of Party Leaders in Elections”, Oxford: Oxford University Press. In Political Studies Review: 11(2).

Jean Blondel and Jean Louis Thiébault with Katarzyna Czernicka, Takashi Inoguchi, Ukrist Pathmanand and Fulvio Venturino, “Political Laedership, Parties and Citizens. The Personalisation of Leadership”, London-New York: Routledge. In Modern Italy: 18(1).

Wojciech Cwalina, Andrzej Falkowski and Bruce I. Newman, “A Cross-Cultural Theory of Voter Behavior”, New York and London: The Haworth Press. In Political Studies Review: 9(1).

 

Conference papers

Garzia, D. (2017). Personalization of Politics between Television and the Internet: A Comparative Analysis of 14 European Parliamentary Democracies. Paper presented at the 11th ECPR General Conference, Oslo, 6-9 September.

Garzia, D., Trechsel, A., Vassil, K., Morisi, D. & De Angelis, A. (2017). Making up one’s Political Mind. Party Cues vs. Self-Persuasion in the Brexit Referendum. Paper presented at the 11th ECPR General Conference, Oslo, 6-9 September.

Garzia, D. (2017). Personalization of Politics between Television, Internet (and the EUI). Paper presented at the Jean Monnet Fellowship Programme @25 Alumni Conference, Fiesole, June 22-23.

Garzia, D. (2017). Political Matchmaking Online: Changing the Electorate? Paper presented at The Impacts of Civic Technology (TICTeC) Conference, Florence, April 25-26.

Garzia, D. (2017). Personalization of Politics between Television and the Internet: Leader Effects in the 2013 Italian Parliamentary Election. Paper presented at the 75th Annual MPSA Conference, Chicago, IL, April 6-9.

Garzia, D. (2017). New Frontiers in Voting Advice Applications Research. Paper presented at the 75th Annual MPSA Conference, Chicago, IL, April 6-9.

Bellucci, P., De Angelis, A. & Garzia, D. (2017). When personalization meets direct democracy. An analysis of the determinants of voting in the Italian Constitutional referendum, 2016. Paper presented at the Public Opinion, Parties and Elections (POPE) Standing Group’s Annual Conference, Rome, February 9-10, 2017

Garzia, D. (2017). Personalization of Politics between Television and the Internet. Paper presented at the Swiss Political Science Association Annual Conference, St. Gallen, 11-12 January.

Trechsel, A., Garzia, D., Morisi, D., De Angelis, A. & Vassil, K. (2017). Making up one’s political mind. Party cues vs. self-persuasion in the Brexit referendum. Paper presented at the Swiss Political Science Association Annual Conference, St. Gallen, 11-12 January.

Garzia, D. (2016). Personalization of Politics between Television and the Internet. Leader Effects in the Italian Parliamentary Election of 2013. Paper presented at the 4th Internet, Policy & Politics Conference, Oxford, 22-23 September.

De Sio, L., Garzia, D. & Trechsel, A. (2016). Geographical variations of the issue space? Evidence from a geo-localized Voting Advice Application. Paper presented at the 10th ECPR General Conference, Prague, 7-10 September.

Garzia, D. (2016). Personalization of Politics between Television and the Internet. Leader Effects in the Italian Parliamentary Election of 2013. Paper presented at the 10th ECPR General Conference, Prague, 7-10 September.

Garzia, D. & Trechsel, A. (2016). Voting Advice Applications and Electoral Participation: A Multi-Method Study. Paper presented at the 2nd Barcelona-Gothenburg Workshop on Experimental Political Science, 4-5 May.

Garzia, D. (2016). Personalization of Politics between Television and the Internet. Leader Effects in the Italian Parliamentary Election of 2013. Paper presented at the Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 24-26 March.

Bright, J., Garzia, D., Lacey, J. & Trechsel, A. (2016). The representative deficit in different European Party Systems. Paper presented at the Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 24-26 March.

Garzia, D. & Michel, E. (2016). Weed Politics: Parties, Voters and Attitudes towards the Legalization of Soft Drugs in Europe. Paper presented at the Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 24-26 March.

Garzia, D. (2016). Personalization of Politics between Television and the Internet. The Italian Parliamentary Election of 2013. Paper presented at the SISP/ITANES/SISE Workshop in memory of Aldo Di Virgilio, Bologna, 26 February.

Trechsel, A. & Garzia, D. (2016). Voting Advice Applications: Self-Persuasion Online. Paper presented at the “New Developments in the Study of Political Persuasion” Conference, Laguna Beach, CA, 8-9 January.

Garzia, D. & Trechsel, A. (2015). The Effect of Tailor-Made Information on Electoral Participation: The Case of Voting Advice Applications. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Political Communication (ComPol), Salerno, 10-12 December.

Garzia, D. (2015). Partisanship in Italy: A 25-Years Assessment. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP), Cosenza, 10-12 September.

Bright, J., Garzia, D., Lacey, J. & Trechsel, A. (2015). The representative deficit in different European Party Systems. Paper presented at the 9th ECPR General Conference, Montreal, 26-29 August.

Garzia, D. (2015). Partisanship in Italy: A 25-Years Assessment. Paper presented at the 9th ECPR General Conference, Montreal, 26-29 August.

Trechsel, A., De Sio, L. & Garzia, D. (2015). Ist Die Zeit Reif? 2014 As the First (Truly) European Elections. Paper presented at the Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2-4 April.

Garzia, D., Trechsel, A. & De Sio, L. (2015). Party placement in supranational elections: An introduction to the euandi 2014 dataset. Paper presented at the Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2-4 April.

Garzia, D., Trechsel, A., De Sio, L. & De Angelis, A. (2015). Voting made meaningful and easy: An experimental assessment of the mobilizing potential of VAAs. Paper presented at the Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2-4 April.

Trechsel, A., De Sio, L. & Garzia, D. (2014). 2014 As the First (Truly) European Elections? Paper presented at the 28th Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP), Perugia, 11-13 September.

Garzia, D. & De Angelis, A. (2014). On the dynamics of leader effects in parliamentary democracies: Panel evidence from Britain and Italy. Paper presented at the 28th Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP), Perugia, 11-13 September.

Garzia, D., Trechsel, A. & De Sio, L. (2014). Party placement in supranational elections: A longitudinal analysis. Paper presented at the 28th Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP), Perugia, 11-13 September.

Vassil, K., Solvak, M., Garzia, D. & Trechsel, A. (2014). It is Not Your Preferences That Count, it is How They Are Counted: How the Choice of a Matching Algorithm Affects a Specific Vote Advice. Paper presented at the 8th ECPR General Conference, Glasgow, 3-6 September.

Garzia, D. (2014). On the Dynamics of Leader Effects in Parliamentary Elections: Panel Evidence from the Second Italian Republic. Paper presented at the 8th ECPR General Conference, Glasgow, 3-6 September.

Trechsel, A., De Sio, L. & Garzia, D. (2014). Ist Die Zeit Reif? 2014 As the First (Truly) European Elections. Paper presented at the 8th ECPR General Conference, Glasgow, 3-6 September.

Barisione, M., Catellani, P. & Garzia, D. (2013). Fra Facebook e i TG. Esposizione mediale e percezione dei leader nella campagna elettorale italiana del 2013. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Political Communication (ComPol), Milan, 12-13 December.

Garzia, D. & Trechsel, A. (2013). Assessing the Electoral Impact of Voting Advice Applications: Experimental Evidence from the Italian Election of 2013. Paper presented at the 2013 EUDO Dissemination Conference, San Domenico di Fiesole, 28-29 Nobember.

Garzia, D. (2013). Voting made meaningful and easy: An experimental assessment of the mobilizing potential of VAAs. Paper presented at the 27th Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP), Firenze, 12-14 September.

Bright, J., Garzia, D., Lacey, J. & Trechsel, A. (2013). Trans-nationalising Europe’s Voting Space. Paper presented at the 7th ECPR General Conference, Bordeaux, 4-7 September.

Garzia, D. & Trechsel, A. (2013). Assessing the electoral impact of VAAs: Preliminary evidence from a field experiment. Paper presented at the 7th ECPR General Conference, Bordeaux, 4-7 September.

Bright, J., Garzia, D., Lacey, J. & Trechsel, A. (2013). Trans-nationalising Europe’s Voting Space. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual General Conference of the European Political Science Association, Barcelona, 20-22 June.

Garzia, D. (2013). The Electoral Effect of Party Leaders in Britain, Germany, and The Netherlands, 1980/2010. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual General Conference of the European Political Science Association, Barcelona, 20-22 June.

Garzia, D. (2013). Personalization of Politics and Electoral Change in Western Europe. Paper presented at the Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Hollywood, CA, 28-30 March.

Garzia, D. & Bellucci, P. (2012). Introducing ‘Itanes VoteMatch’ – Methodology and Realization. Paper presented at the 22nd World Congress of Political Science, Madrid, 8-12 July.

De Angelis, A. & Garzia, D. (2012). Short-term political attitudes and PTVs in a non-electoral context: Evidence from the Italian case. Paper presented at the ELECDEM Closing Conference “Advancing Electoral Research”, San Domenico di Fiesole, 28-30 June.

Garzia, D. (2012). Reassessing Leader Effects in Three Parliamentary Democracies: Britain, Germany, and the Netherlands (1961-2010). Paper presented at the 11th Politicologenetmaal, Amsterdam, 31 May–1 June.

Garzia, D. & De Angelis, A. (2011). Partisanship, Leader Evaluations, and the Vote: Breaking the New Iron Triangle in Electoral Research. Paper presented at the 1st European Conference on Comparative Electoral Research, Sofia, 1-3 December.

Garzia, D. (2011). The Rise of Party/Leader Identification in Western Europe, 1961-2010. Paper presented at the 1st European Conference on Comparative Electoral Research, Sofia, 1-3 December.

Bellucci, P., Garzia, D. & Lewis-Beck, M. (2011). Issues vs. leaders as determinants of voting: disentangling the endogeneity. Paper presented at the 25th Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP), Palermo, 8-10 September 2011.

Garzia, D. & Rosema, M. (2011). The Influence of Political Leaders on Voting Behaviour: The Electoral Effects of Leadership Change. Paper presented at the 6th ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik, 25-27 August.

Garzia, D. (2011). Reassessing Leader Effects in Parliamentary Elections with Instrumental Variables. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Istanbul, 9-12 July.

Garzia, D. (2011). Causes and Electoral Consequences of the Personalization of Politics in Parliamentary Democracies. Paper presented at the 3rd Graduate Conference of the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP), Turin, 23-25 June.

Garzia, D. (2011). Voting Advice Applications in Europe: An Overview. Paper presented at the 10th Politicologenetmaal, Amsterdam, 9-10 June.

Garzia, D. (2010). Reversing the Michigan funnel? Some evidences from the Second Italian Republic. Paper presented at the Political Studies Graduate Conference, Oxford, 6-7 December.

Bellucci, P., Garzia, D. & Rubal, M. (2010). Does Europe matter in European elections? A composite model of the 2009 European Parliament election. Paper presented at the “Auditing Electoral Democracy in the European Union” (PIREDEU) Conference, Bruxelles, 18-19 November.

Cedroni, L. & Garzia, D. (2010). A comparative assessment of Voting Advice Applications (VAAs) in Europe: Purposes, Methodology, and Effects on Voters’ Behaviour. Paper presented at the 24th Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP), Venice, 16-18 September.

Garzia, D. (2010). From Group Membership to Party Leadership: The Changing Determinants of Partisan Attachment in Italy, 1975-2008. Paper presented at the 24th Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP), Venice, 16-18 September.

Garzia, D. (2010). Changing Parties, Changing Partisans. The Personalisation of Party Identifications in Western Europe, 1989-2008. Paper presented at the 3rd ECPR Graduate Conference, Dublin, 30 August-1 September.

Garzia, D. (2010). Explaining the ‘Dishonest Vote’ in Italian Parliamentary Elections, 2006-8”. Paper presented at the 60th Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association, Edinburgh, 29 March-1 April.

Bellucci, P., Garzia, D. & Rubal, M. (2009). Political campaign, government approval and EU elections. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP), Rome, 17-19 September.

Garzia, D. (2009). The ‘Dishonest Vote’ in the Italian Election of 2006. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP), Rome, 17-19 September.