Mario Quaranta

Max Weber Fellow • EUI

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Department of Political and Social Sciences
European University Institute
Via dei Roccettini, 9
50014 San Domenico di Fiesole, Italy

mario.quaranta[at]eui.eu
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Publications

Books

De Blasio, E., M. Quaranta, M. Santaniello and M. Sorice. Media, politica e società: Le tecniche di ricerca. [Media, politics and society: Research techniques] Roma: Carocci, 2017
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Quaranta, M. Political protest in Western Europe. Exploring the role of context in political action. Heidelberg–New York: Springer, 2015
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Articles

Martini, S. and M. Quaranta. ‘Political support among winners and losers: Within- and between-country effects of structure, process and performance in Europe.’ European Journal of Political Research (2018, accepted for publication)

Pellegata, A. and M. Quaranta ‘Accountability through government alternation: Economic performance and the conditional role of political institutions in fifty countries, 1990-2015.’ International Political Science Review (2018, accepted for publication)

Quaranta, M. and G. M. Dotti Sani. ‘Left behind? Gender gaps in political engagement over the life course in 27 European countries.’ Social Politics (2018)
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Quaranta, M. ‘Non-violent protest in Europe: The role of macroeconomic conditions in party and union members’ participation.’ PS: Political Science & Politics (2018)
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Quaranta, M. ‘The meaning of democracy to citizens across European countries and the factors involved.’ Social Indicators Research 136.3 (2018): 859-880
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Mosca, L. and M. Quaranta ‘Protesters and digitally informed as movement parties voters? Assessing the linkage in Southern Europe.’ South European Society & Politics 22.4 (2017): 427-446
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Quaranta, M. ‘How citizens evaluate democracy: An assessment using the European Social Survey.’ European Political Science Review (2017), online first
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Dotti Sani, G. and M. Quaranta ‘The best is yet to come? Attitudes toward gender roles among adolescents in 36 countries.’ Sex Roles 77.1 (2017): 30-45
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Quaranta, M. and S. Martini. ‘Easy come, easy go? Economic performance and satisfaction with democracy in Southern Europe in the last three decades.’ Social Indicators Research 131.2 (2017): 659-680
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Morlino, L. and M. Quaranta. ‘What is the impact of economic crisis on democracy? Evidence from Europe.’ International Political Science Review 37.5 (2016): 618-633
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Quaranta, M., and G. M. Dotti Sani. ‘The relationship between the civic engagement of parents and children: A cross-national analysis of 18 European countries.’ Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 45.6 (2016): 1091-1112
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Mosca, L. and M. Quaranta. ‘News diets, social media use and non-institutional participation in three communication ecologies: Comparing Germany, Italy and the UK.’ Information, Communication & Society 19.3 (2016): 325-345
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Quaranta, M. ‘Protesting in ‘hard times’: Evidence from a comparative analysis of Europe, 2000-2014.’ Current Sociology 64.5 (2016): 736-756
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Quaranta, M. ‘Leaving home, finding a partner and having kids: A different look at the effects of life cycle transitions on political participation in Italy.’ Acta Politica 51.3 (2016): 372-397
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Quaranta, M. ‘Life course, gender and participation in voluntary organizations in Italy.’ Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 27.2 (2016): 874-899
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Quaranta, M. and S. Martini. ‘Does the economy really matter for satisfaction with democracy? Longitudinal and cross-country evidence from the European Union.’ Electoral Studies 42 (2016): 164-174
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Quaranta, M. ‘Towards a western European ‘social movement society’? An assessment: 1980-2009.’ Partecipazione & Conflitto 9.1 (2016): 233-258
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Quaranta, M. ‘An apathetic generation? Cohorts’ patterns of political participation in Italy.’ Social Indicators Research 125.3 (2016): 793-812
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Martini, S., and M. Quaranta. ‘Finding out the hard way: Uncovering the structural foundations of political dissatisfaction in Italy, 1973-2013.’ West European Politics 38.1 (2015): 28-52
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Dotti Sani, G. M. and M. Quaranta. ‘Chips off the old blocks? Parents and children’s patterns of political participation in Italy.’ Social Science Research 50.1 (2015): 264-276
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Quaranta, M. and G. M. Dotti Sani. ‘O tutti o nessuno? Differenze regionali e di genere nella partecipazione politica e sociale intrafamigliare.’ [It runs in the family. Regional and gender differences in political and social participation in Italian households] Polis - Ricerche e studi su società e politica in Italia 29.1 (2015): 59-92
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Quaranta, M. ‘Collective and private resources, and the inequalities of non-violent political protest in European countries.’ Journal of Civil Society 10.3 (2014): 294-316
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Quaranta, M. ‘Political dissatisfaction and political protest in Western Europe: What is the role of party systems?’ Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica/Italian Political Science Review 44.2 (2014): 115-145
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Quaranta, M. ‘The ‘normalization’ of protester. Changes in political action in Italy (1981-2009).’ South European Society & Politics 19.1 (2014): 25-50
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Morlino, L. and M. Quaranta. ‘The non-procedural determinants of responsiveness.’ West European Politics 37.2 (2014): 331-360 Publisher link | Abstract

Quaranta, M. ‘Fuzzy set theory and concepts: A proposal for concept formation and operationalization.’ Comparative Sociology 12.6 (2013): 785-820
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Quaranta, M. ‘Measuring political protest in Western Europe: Assessing cross-national equivalence.’ European Political Science Review 5.3 (2013): 457-482
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Quaranta, M. ‘The impact of institutional decentralization on protest in Western Europe.’ International Political Science Review 34.5 (2013): 502-518
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Dotti Sani, G. M. and M. Quaranta. ‘A mixed approach to the work-motherhood relation: An application of fuzzy set Qualitative Comparative Analysis and Generalized Linear Models.’ Comparative Sociology 12.1 (2013): 31-75
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Quaranta, M. ‘The rise of unconventional political participation in Italy. Measurement equivalence and trends: 1976-2009.’ Bulletin of Italian Politics 4.2 (2012): 251-276
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Quaranta, M. ‘Chi protesta in Italia? Le forme di partecipazione politica non convenzionale: 1990-2009.’ [Who protests in Italy? The forms of unconventional participation: 1990-2009] Quaderni di Sociologia 60 (2012): 51-74
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Chapters

Quaranta, M. ‘Protest and contentious action’, in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, ed. W. R. Thompson. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017
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Mosca, L. and M. Quaranta. ‘Comparing news diets, electoral choices and EU attitudes in Germany, Italy and the UK in the 2014 EP elections,’ in Euroscepticism, democracy and the media: Communicating Europe, contesting Europe, eds. M. Caiani and S. Guerra. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2017
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Quaranta, M. ‘Qualities of democracy, dissatisfaction and contention in Latin America: The role of equality, freedom and responsiveness,’ in Contention, regimes, and transition. Middle East and North Africa protest in comparative perspective, eds. E. Alimi, A. Sela and M. Sznajder. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016
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Morlino, L. and M. Quaranta. ‘The non-procedural determinants of responsiveness,’ in The role of parties in twenty-first century politics. Responsive or responsible?, eds. L. Bardi, S. Bartolini and A. Trechsel. London: Routledge, 2015
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Facello, C. and M. Quaranta. ‘Partecipazione,’ [Participation] in La qualità della democrazia in Italia, 1992-2012 [The quality of democracy in Italy, 1992-2012], eds. L. Morlino, D. Piana and F. Raniolo. Bologna: Il Mulino, 2013
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Software

Medzihorsky, J., I.-E. Oana, M. Quaranta and C. Q. Schneider. SetMethods: Functions for Set-Theoretic Multi-Method Research and Advanced QCA. Version 2.1 (2017)
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Medzihorsky, J., I.-E. Oana, M. Quaranta and C. Q. Schneider. SetMethods: Functions for Set-Theoretic Multi-Method Research and Advanced QCA. Version 2.0 (2016)
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Quaranta, M. SetMethods: A package companion to ‘Set-theoretic methods for the social sciences’. Version 1.0 (2013)
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Misc

Quaranta, M. and C. Q. Schneider. How to… use software for set-theoretic analysis: Online appendix to C. Q. Schneider and C. Wagemann (2012) Set-theoretic methods for the social sciences. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013 (134 pp.)
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