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    DK-4000 Roskilde


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Dr Angela Bourne (BA (Hons) Queensland University, MA Lancaster University, PhD, University of Bristol) is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Society and Globalisation at Roskilde University in Denmark. She has previously worked at the University of Dundee and the University of Aberystwyth in the United Kingdom. Current research looks at processes, justifications and consequences of banning political parties in European democracies. She has also undertaken research on EU politics, including its impact on devolution in Spain and the Basque Country. Publications include The European Union and the Accommodation of Basque Difference in Spain (2008, Manchester University Press) and articles in Journal of Common Market Studies, Democratization, International Journal of Iberian Studies, Perspectives on European Politics and Society and Regional and Federal Studies. She has edited books on The EU and Territorial Politics Within Member States: Conflict or Co-operation? (Brill, 2004) and European Union Studies (with Michelle Cini, Palgrave, 2006). She teaches on Public Organisation and Governance of the European Union and Political Science basics at Bachelor level and on Europeanization at Masters level.

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Research Output 2000 2019

Democratic Dilemmas: Why democracies ban political parties

Bourne, A., 26 Jul 2018, London: Routledge. 280 p. (Extremism and Democracy).

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Er partiforbud det bedste forsvar for demokratiet?

Translated title of the contribution: Defending democracy in the ‘age of populism’? Effects of banning anti-system partiesBourne, A. & Bértoa, F. C., 2018, Politologisk Årbog 2017-2018. Grøn, C. H. (ed.). København: Hans Reitzels Forlag, p. 40-43 4 p. (Politologisk Årbog, Vol. 2017-2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterCommunication

Euroscepticism and the Crisis: 'Critical Europeanism’ and anti-austerity social movements

Bourne, A. & Chatzopoulou, S., 2018, The Routledge Handbook of Euroscepticism. Leruth, B., Startin, N. & Usherwood, S. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 306-316 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Activities 2010 2019

European Consortium of Political Research

Angela Bourne (Participant)
10 Apr 201815 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conference

Militant democracy and responses to populist parties: Lessons from party ban practices in Europe

Angela Bourne (Speaker)
27 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

Journal of Civil Society (Journal)

Angela Bourne (Editor)
1 Sep 2017

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewEditor of Research journalResearch

Expert Round Table 'Toothless Regulators?

Angela Bourne (Participant)
3 Nov 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Press / Media

Catalonia, secession and the European Union

Angela Bourne


1 item of Media coverage

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To ban or not to ban? This is the question

Angela Bourne & Fernando Casals Bertoa


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Partiforbud er demokratiets ultimative værktøj

Angela Bourne


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media