Publications


In progress

Stanley, B., “Poland”, in Europe Today: A Twenty–First Century Introduction, 6th edition, edited by Ronald Tiersky and Erik Jones, Rowman & Littlefield Ltd. Book chapter, first draft submitted

Stanley, B., Inconsequential Radicalism: Explaining the Non-Impact of Poland’s Eurosceptic Turn on Public Attitudes to the EU. Journal article, first draft

Stanley, B. & Szczerbiak, A., The Decline of the Left in Poland. Journal article, first draft

Havlik, V. & Stanley, B., Not So Different After All? European Populism in Comparative Perspective. Journal article, first draft

Stanley, B. The Incumbency Problem: Measuring Populist Attitudes When Populists are in Power. Journal article, first draft

Stanley, B. Central and Eastern European Politics. Textbook; under contract at Springer (expected publication in 2022)

Bill, S. & Stanley, B., Good Change: Poland’s Revolt against the Liberal Order. Monograph, under proposal

Journal articles

2022 Pirro, A. L. P., & Stanley, B. (2022). Forging, Bending, and Breaking: Enacting the “Illiberal Playbook” in Hungary and Poland. Perspectives on Politics, 20(1) 86-101. doi: 10.1017/s1537592721001924

2021 Stanley, B., Markowski, R., & Cześnik, M. (2021). Marginalization, not mainstreaming: Explaining the failure of fringe parties in Poland. Party Politics, 21(1), 46-57. doi: 10.1177/1354068819863616

Stanley, B., & Cześnik, M. (2021). Uninformed or informed populists? The relationship between political knowledge, socio-economic status and populist attitudes in Poland. East European Politics, 1-18. doi: 10.1080/21599165.2021.1876676

2020 Bill, S., & Stanley, B. (2020). Whose Poland is it to be? PiS and the struggle between monism and pluralism. East European Politics, 36(3), 1-17. doi: 10.1080/21599165.2020.1787161

2019 Stanley, B. (2019). Backsliding Away? The Quality of Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe. Journal of Contemporary European Research, 15(4), 343-353. doi: 10.30950/jcer.v15i4.1122

Markowski, R., & Stanley, B. (2019). Poczucie politycznego sprawstwa: o determinantach i korelacjach zjawiska. Studia Politologiczne, 47(3), 11-34. doi: 10.35757/STP.2019.47.3.01

2018 Stanley, B. (2018). A New Populist Divide? Correspondences of Supply and Demand in the 2015 Polish Parliamentary Elections. East European Politics and Societies, 33(1), 17-43. doi: 10.1177/0888325418783056

2016 Stanley, B. (2016). Confrontation by default and confrontation by design: strategic and institutional responses to Poland’s populist coalition government. Democratization, 23(2), 263-282. doi: 10.1080/13510347.2015.1058782

Markowski, R., & Stanley, B. (2016). Rozłamy socjopolityczne w Polsce: Iluzja czy rzeczywistość? Studia Socjologiczne, 4(223), 17-40.

Kwiatkowska, A., Cześnik, M., Żerkowska-Balas, M., & Stanley, B. (2016). Ideologiczna treść wymiaru lewica-prawica w Polsce w latach 1997-2015. Studia Socjologiczne, 4(223), 97-129.

2014 Stanley, B. (2014). The Dynamics of Party-System Supply and Demand in Poland, 1997–2007. Cleavage Change or Shapeless Shifting? Europe-Asia Studies, 66(8), 1295-1322. doi: 10.1080/09668136.2014.939522

2011 Stanley, B. (2011). Populism, nationalism, or national populism? An analysis of Slovak voting behaviour at the 2010 parliamentary election. Communist and Post-Communist Studies, 44(4), 257-270. doi: 10.1016/j.postcomstud.2011.10.005

2008 Stanley, B. (2008). The thin ideology of populism. Journal of Political Ideologies, 13(1), 95-110. doi: 10.1080/13569310701822289

Book chapters

2022 Stanley, B. (2022). Poland: When Populists Must Manage Crisis Instead of Performing It. In N. Ringe & L. R. Rennó (Eds.) Populism and the Pandemic: How Populists Around the World Responded to COVID-19, (pp. 105-116). London and New York: Routledge.

2020 Stanley, B. (2020). A Comparison of Two Polish Party Leaders: Jarosław Kaczyński and Donald Tusk. In S. Gherghina (Ed.), Party Leaders in Eastern Europe (pp. 171-195). Palgrave.

2019 Stanley, B. (2019). Working in the gaps left behind: Radical right movements in a consolidating party system. In M. Caiani & O. Cisar (Eds.), Radical Right ‘Movement Parties’ in Europe, (pp. 168-183). London and New York: Routledge.

2016 Stanley, B. (2016). Defenders of the Cross. In N. Marzouki, D. McDonnell, & O. Roy (Eds.), Saving the People: How Populists Hijack Religion (pp. 109-128). London: Hurst Publishers.

Stanley, B. (2016). The Politics of the Past in the Present: Poland’s electoral geography. In P. Cowley & R. Ford (Eds.), More Sex, Lies and the Ballot Box (pp. 233-236). London: Biteback Publishing.

2015 Stanley, B. (2015). The Post-Populist Non-Crisis in Poland. In T. S. Pappas & H. Kriesi (Eds.), European Populism in the Shadow of the Great Recession (pp. 251-273). Colchester: ECPR Press.

Stanley, B. (2015). The Polish Self-Defence party: from agrarian protest to the politics of populism, 1991-2007. In D. Strijker, G. Voerman, & I. Terluin (Eds.), Rural protest groups and populist political parties (pp. 191-216): Wageningen Academic Publishers.

2014 Stanley, B. (2014). Poland 20 Years Later: The Long Arm of Transition. In R. Tiersky & E. Jones (Eds.), Europe Today: A Twenty-First Century Introduction (5 ed., pp. 257-291). Plymouth: Rowman & Littlefield Ltd.

2013 Stanley, B. (2013). Populism. In G. Claeys (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Modern Political Thought (pp. 642). doi: 10.4135/9781452234168.n254

Stanley, B. (2013). Poland. In S. Berglund, J. Ekman, K. Deegan-Krause, & T. Knutsen (Eds.), The Handbook of Political Change in Eastern Europe (pp. 167-215). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.

2011 Stanley, B. (2011). Poland 20 Years Later: The Long Arm of Transition. In R. Tiersky & E. Jones (Eds.), Europe Today: A Twenty-First Century Introduction (4 ed., pp. 243-273). Plymouth: Rowman & Littlefield Ltd.

Essays, interviews and reviews

2019 Cichocki, M. A., & Stanley, B. (2019). Brexit i rewolucja populizmu w Europie. Sprawy Międzynarodowe, 72(2), 9-16. doi: 10.35757/sm.2019.72.2.01

2018 Stanley, B. (2018). Religion, Politics and Values in Poland: Continuity and Change Since 1989. Edited by Sabrina P. Ramet and Irena Borowik. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. 341 pp. $129.00 Cloth. Politics and Religion, 11(2), 444-448. doi: 10.1017/S1755048317000712

2016 Stanley, B. (2016). Robert Rohrschneider and Stephen Whitefield, The Strain of Representation: How Parties Represent Diverse Voters in Western and Eastern Europe, reviewed by Ben Stanley. Party Politics, 22(1), 137-138. doi: 10.1177/1354068815615270