Iain Mcmenamin

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Iain McMenamin is Professor of Comparative Politics in the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University. He is interested in most areas of comparative politics and has published on many topics including political economy, business and politics, political communication, and East-Central Europe. He is happy to supervise PhDs in all these areas.

Iain's research has been published in leading journals such as World Politics, the European Journal of Political Research, International Studies Quarterly, and European Union Politics. His book If Money Talks, What Does It Say? Corruption and Business Financing of Political Parties (Oxford University Press 2013) won the Brian Farrell Prize of the Political Studies Association of Ireland for best book in political science published in that year. He is also the co-author of Resilient Reporting: Media Coverage of Irish Elections Since 1969 (Manchester University Press 2019), along with Michael Breen, Michael Courtney, Eoin O'Malley, and Kevin Rafter.  Iain is has been a recipient of the Dublin City University President's Award for Outstanding Research. In addition to his work at DCU, Iain has held Visiting Fellowships at European University Institute and the Australian National University.  He was Head of the School of Law and Government from 2018 to 2021.

 He has taught a wide range of courses on comparative politics, European studies and research methods at BA, MA and PhD levels. Iain studied at University College Dublin, Nuffield College, Oxford and the London School of Economics.

Book

Year Publication
2019 Michael Breen, Michael Courtney, Iain McMenamin, and Eoin O'Malley (2019) Resilient Reporting: Media coverage of Irish elections since 1969. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
2013 Iain McMenamin (2013) If Money Talks, What Does It Say? Corruption and Business Financing of Political Parties. : Oxford University Press.

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2021 Iain McMenamin (2021) 'Three circles: Firms and parties from the twentieth to the twenty-first century' In: Handbook of Business and Public Policy. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar. [Link] [DOI]
2008 Iain McMenamin (2008) 'Semi-presidentialism and democratisation in Poland' In: Semi-presidentialism in Central and Eastern Europe. : Manchester University Press.
2014 Eoin O'Malley, Roderick Flynn, Iain McMenamin, and Kevin Rafter (2014) 'Newspapers and Broadcast Media Coverage of the 2011 General Election' In: Donnacha Ó’Beacháin and Mark O’ Brien(Eds.). Political Communication in Ireland: Journalism, Politics, and the Public. : Liverpool University Press.
2011 Iain McMenamin (2011) 'Big Business and Political Finance in Australia: Ideological Bias and Profit-Seeking Pragmatism' In: Robert G. Boatright(Eds.). Campaign Finance: The Problems and Consequences of Reform. New York : International Debate Education Association.
2009 Iain McMenamin (2009) 'The Four Logics of Money, Business, and Political Parties' In: Conor McGrath(Eds.). Interest Groups and Lobbying: Volume One - The United States and Comparative Perspectives. Lewiston : The Edwin Mellen Press.
2008 Iain McMenamin (2008) 'Commentary on Brian Girvin's Political Culture, Political Independence and Economic Success in Ireland' In: Eoin O'Malley and Conor McGrath(Eds.). Irish Political Studies Reader: Key Contributions. London : Routledge.
2008 Iain McMenamin (2008) 'Semi-presidentialism and democratisation in Poland' In: Robert Elgie and Sophia Moestrup(Eds.). Semi-presidentialism and Central and Eastern Europe. : Manchester University Press.
2008 Jeffrey Knopf and Iain McMenamin (2008) 'How to Write a Literature Review' In: Stephen Yoder(Eds.). Publishing Political Science: The APSA Guide to Writing and Publishing. Washington, DC : American Political Science Association.
2008 Iain McMenamin (2008) 'Party regulation and democratisation: challenges for further research' In: Political Parties in Conflict-Prone Societies: Regulation, Engineering and Democratic Development. Tokyo : United Nations University Press.

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2022 Iain McMenamin (2022) 'Robert Elgie and the Nature of Political Science'. French Politics, . https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/s41253-022-00174-0
2021 McMenamin, I.;Courtney, M.;Breen, M.;McNulty, G. (2021) 'The dependence of election coverage on political institutions: Political competition and policy framing in Germany and the United Kingdom'. Journalism, . [Link] [DOI]
2020 Michael Courtney, Michael Breen, Claire McGing, Iain McMenamin, Eoin O (2020) 'Underrepresenting reality? Media coverage of women in politics and sport'. Social Science Quarterly, 101 (4):1282-1302. https://doi.org/10.1111/ssqu.12826
2020 Breen M.;McMenamin I.;Courtney M.;McNulty G. (2020) 'Daily Judgement: Political News and Financial Markets'. New Political Economy, . [DOI]
2020 McMenamin, Iain;Breen, Michael;Munoz-Portillo, Juan (2020) 'Two-level games and market constraints on politics in Europe'. International Political Science Review, 43 (1):136-153. [DOI]
2019 McMenamin I. (2019) 'Party Identification, the Policy Space and Business Donations to Political Parties'. Political Studies, . [DOI]
2016 McMenamin I.;Breen M.;Muñoz-Portillo J. (2016) 'Comparative politics and quasi-rational markets'. New Political Economy, :1-19. [DOI]
2015 McMenamin I.;Breen M.;Muñoz-Portillo J. (2015) 'Austerity and credibility in the Eurozone'. European Union Politics, 16 (1):45-66. [DOI]
2011 Robert Elgie and Iain McMenamin (2011) 'Explaining the Onset of Cohabitation under Semi-presidentialism'. Political Studies, 59 .
2011 Iain McMenamin and Anna Gwiazda (2011) 'Three roads to institutionalisation: vote-, office- and policy-seeking explanations of party switching in Poland'. European Journal of Political Research, 50 :838-866.
2011 Iain McMenamin (2011) 'Liberal market economies, business, and political finance: Britain under New Labour'. WEST EUROPEAN POLITICS, 34 :1021-1043.
2009 Elgie, R;Mcmenamin, I (2009) 'journal publications from politics departments in ireland 2003-2007: an update using the hix method'. European Political Science, 8 :104-112. [DOI]
2008 Elgie R.;McMenamin I. (2008) 'Semi-presidentialism and democratic performance'. Japanese Journal of Political Science, 9 (3):323-340. [DOI]
2008 Elgie, R;McMenamin, I (2008) 'Political fragmentation, fiscal deficits and political institutionalisation'. Public Choice, 136 :255-267. [DOI]
2008 McMenamin, I (2008) 'Business, politics and money in Australia: Testing economic, political and ideological explanations'. Australian Journal of Political Science, 43 :377-393. [DOI]
2007 Iain McMenamin and Roger Schoenman (2007) 'Together Forever? Explaining Exclusivity in Party-Firm Relations'. Political Studies, 55 :153-173.
2006 McMenamin, I (2006) 'Process and text: Teaching students to review the literature'. PS - Political Science and Politics, 39 :133-135.
2005 Elgie, R;McMenamin, I (2005) 'Credible commitment, political uncertainty or policy complexity? Explaining variations in the independence of non-majoritarian institutions in France'. British Journal of Political Science, 35 :531-548. [DOI]
2004 McMenamin, I (2004) 'Parties, promiscuity and politicisation: Business-political networks in Poland'. European Journal of Political Research, 43 :657-676.
2004 McMenamin I. (2004) 'Varieties of capitalist democracy: What difference does East-Central Europe make?'. Journal of Public Policy, 24 (3):259-274. [DOI]
2002 Virpi Timonen and Iain McMenamin (2002) 'Future of Care Services in Ireland: Old Answers to New Challenges?'. Social Policy and Administration, 36 :20-36.
2002 Iain McMenamin and Virpi Timonen (2002) 'Poland's Health Reform: Politics, Markets and Informal Payments'. Journal of Social Policy, 31 :103-118.
2002 Iain McMenamin (2002) 'Polish business associations: flattened civil society or super lobbies?'. Business and Politics, 4 :301-317.
1997 Iain McMenamin (1997) 'Self-Choosing and Right-Acting in the Nationalism of Giuseppe Mazzini'. 23 :221-234.
2020 Michael Courtney, Michael Breen, Iain McMenamin, and Gemma McNulty (2020) 'Automatic translation, context, and supervised learning in comparative politics'. Journal of Information Technology and Politics, . https://doi.org/10.1080/19331681.2020.1731245
2014 Rafter K.;Flynn R.;McMenamin I.;O’Malley E. (2014) 'Does commercial orientation matter for policy-game framing? A content analysis of television and radio news programmes on public and private stations'. European Journal of Communication, 29 (4):433-448. [DOI]
2014 O'Malley E.;Brandenburg H.;Flynn R.;McMenamin I.;Rafter K. (2014) 'The impact of the economic crisis on media framing: Evidence from three elections in Ireland'. European Political Science Review, 6 (3):407-426. [DOI]
2013 Breen M.;Mcmenamin I. (2013) 'Political Institutions, Credible Commitment, and Sovereign Debt in Advanced Economies'. International Studies Quarterly, 57 (4):842-854. [DOI]
2013 McMenamin I. (2013) 'Business financing of politics in Ireland: Theory, evidence and reform'. Irish Political Studies, 28 (1):20-38. [DOI]
2013 McMenamin I.;Flynn R.;O'Malley E.;Rafter K. (2013) 'Commercialism and Election Framing: A Content Analysis of Twelve Newspapers in the 2011 Irish General Election'. International Journal of Press/Politics, 18 (2):167-187. [DOI]
2012 McMenamin, I (2012) 'IF MONEY TALKS, WHAT DOES IT SAY? Varieties of Capitalism and Business Financing of Parties'. World Politics, 64 . [DOI]
2011 Elgie R.;McMenamin I. (2011) 'Explaining the onset of cohabitation under semi-presidentialism'. Political Studies, 59 (3):616-635. [DOI]
2011 McMenamin, I (2011) 'Liberal Market Economies, Business, and Political Finance: Britain under New Labour'. Western European Politics, 34 :1021-1043. [DOI]
2011 McMenamin I.;Gwiazda A. (2011) 'Three roads to institutionalisation: Vote-, office- and policy-seeking explanations of party switching in Poland'. European Journal of Political Research, 50 (6):838-866. [DOI]
2011 Robert Elgie , Iain McMenamin (2011) 'Explaining the onset of cohabitation under semi-presidentialism'. POLITICAL STUDIES (ONLINE), 59 :616-635.
2008 Robert Elgie , Iain McMenamin (2008) 'Political fragmentation, fiscal deficits and political institutionalisation'. 136 :255-267.
2008 Iain McMenamin (2008) 'Business, Politics, and Money in Australia: Testing Economic, Political, and Ideological Explanations'. Australian Journal of Political Science, 44 :377-393.
2008 Iain McMenamin (2008) 'Business, politics and money in Australia: testing economic, political and ideological explanations'. Australian Journal of Political Science, 43 :377-393.
2008 Robert Elgie and Iain McMenamin (2008) 'Semi-presidentialism and democratic performance'. JAPANESE JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE (PRINT), 9 :323-340.
2008 Robert Elgie and Iain McMenamin (2008) 'Political Fragmentation, fiscal deficits and political institutionalisation'. PUBLIC CHOICE (PRINT), 136 :255-267.
2008 Robert Elgie and Iain McMenamin (2008) 'Journal publications from politics departments in the Republic of Ireland: an update using the Hix method'. European Political Science, .
2008 Robert Elgie , Iain McMenamin (2008) 'Semi-presidentialism and democratic performance'. 9 :323-340.
2007 McMenamin, I;Schoenman, R (2007) 'Together forever? Explaining exclusivity in party-firm relations'. Political Studies, 55 :153-173. [DOI]
2007 Iain McMenamin , Roger Schoenman (2007) 'Together forever? Explaining exclusivity in party-firm relations'. 55 :153-173.
2006 Iain McMenamin (2006) 'Process and text: teaching students to review the literature'. PS: POLITICAL SCIENCE & POLITICS, 39 :133-135.
2006 Iain McMenamin (2006) 'Process and Text: Teaching Students to Review the Literature'. PS: POLITICAL SCIENCE AND POLITICS, 39 :133-135.
2005 Robert Elgie and Iain McMenamin (2005) 'Credible commitment, political uncertainty, or policy complexity? Explaining the discretion granted to Independent Administrative Authorities in France'. 35 :531-548.
2005 Robert Elgie , Iain McMenamin (2005) 'Credible commitment, political uncertainty, or policy complexity? Explaining variations in the independence of non-majoritarian institutions in France '. 35 :531-548.
2004 Iain McMenamin (2004) 'Parties, promiscuity and politicisation: business-political networks in Poland'. European Journal of Political Research, 43 :657-676.
2004 Iain McMenamin (2004) 'Varieties of capitalist democracy: what difference does East-Central Europe make?'. 24 :259-274.
2004 Iain McMenamin (2004) 'Varieties of Capitalist Democracy: What Difference Does East-Central Europe Make?'. Journal of Public Policy, 24 :259-274.
2004 Iain McMenamin (2004) 'Parties, Promiscuity and Politicisation: Business-Political Networks in Poland'. European Journal of Political Research, 43 :657-676.

Book Review

Year Publication
2012 McMenamin, I (2012) The Politics of Party Funding: State Funding to Political Parties and Party Competition in Western Europe. ABINGDON: BREV [DOI]
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