Publications

Books

Hanspeter Kriesi, Edgar Grande, Martin Dolezal, Marc Helbling, Dominic Hoeglinger, Swen Hutter and Bruno Wüest (2012): Political Conflict in Western Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Link, Data

Marc Helbling (2008): Practising Citizenship and Heterogeneous Nationhood. Naturalisations in Swiss Municipalities. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press (IMISCOE Series). Link, Flyer, Review1, Review2

Virgile Perret, Olivier Giraud, Marc Helbling and Monica Battaglini (2007): Les Cantons suisses face au Chômage. Fédéralisme et Politiques de l’Emploi [Swiss Cantons confronted to Unemployment. Federalism and Employment Policy]. Paris: L’Harmattan. Link

Marc Helbling (2004): Sprachminderheiten im Kanton Freiburg. Interessen und Interessensgruppierungen in der zweiten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts [Language Minorities in the Canton of Fribourg (Switzerland). Interests and Interest-Groups in the Second Half of the 20th Century]. (with a preface by Christophe Büchi). Freiburg (CH): Paulusverlag.

Edited Volumes / Special Issues

Marc Helbling and Ines Michalowski (eds.) (2017): “Immigration and
Citizenship Policy Indices: Effects and Consequences”, Comparative Political Studies 50(1). Link.

Marc Helbling (ed.) (2014-2016): Migration and Citizenship. Newsletter of American Political Science Association Organized Section on Migration and Citizenship 3(1)-4(2). Link.

Maarten Vink and Marc Helbling (eds.) (2013): “The Use and Misuse of Policy Indices in the Domain of Citizenship and Integration”, Comparative European Politics 11(5). Link.

Marc Helbling, Liv Bjerre, Friederike Römer and Malisa Zobel (eds.) (2013): “How to measure immigration policies”, Migration and Citizenship. Newsletter of the American Political Science Association. Organized Section on Migration and Citizenship, 1(2). Link.

Marc Helbling (2012) (ed.): Islamophobia in the West. Measuring and Explaining Individual Attitudes. London: Routledge. Link, Review

Rainer Bauböck and Marc Helbling (2011) (eds.): Which indicators are most useful for comparing citizenship policies? RSCAS Working Paper 2011/54 (European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, EUDO Citizenship Observatory). Link

Marc Helbling and Nenad Stojanovic (2011) (eds.): “Switzerland. A Nation-State or a Multi-National State?”, Nations and Nationalism 17(4). Link

Marc Helbling and Andreas Koller (2009) (eds.): “Debate: Charles Tilly and Switzerland”, Swiss Political Science Review 15(2). Link

Hanspeter Kriesi, Peter Selb, Romain Lachat, Simon Bornschier and Marc Helbling (eds.) (2005): Der Aufstieg der SVP. Acht Kantone im Vergleich [The Rise of the Swiss People’s Party. A Comparison of Eight Cantons]. Zürich: Verlag Neue Zürcher Zeitung. Link

Articles

Conrad Ziller and Marc Helbling (2017): “Antidiscrimination Laws, Policy Knowledge, and Political Support”, British Journal of Political Science (forthcoming).

Marc Helbling and Ines Michalowski (2017): “A New Agenda for Migration and Citizenship Policy Research”, Comparative Political Studies 50(1): 3-13 (intro). Link.

Marc Helbling, Liv Bjerre, Friederike Römer and Malisa Zobel (2017):
“Measuring Immigration Policies: The IMPIC Database.”, European Political Science 16(1): 79-98. Link.

Nicholas A. Valentino, Stuart Soroka, Shanto Iyengar, Toril Aalberg, Ray Duch, Marta Fraile, Kyu Hahn, Kaspar Moller Hansen, Allison Harrell, Marc Helbling, Simon Jackman, Tetsuro Kobayashi (2017): “Economic and Cultural Drivers of Immigrant Support Worldwide”, British Journal of Political Science (forthcoming).

Marc Helbling and Richard Traunmüller (2016): “How State Support of
Religion Shapes Attitudes Toward Muslim Immigrants”, Comparative Political Studies 49(3): 391-424. Link.

Christian Ebner and Marc Helbling (2016): “Social Distance and Labour
Market Status of Immigrants in Switzerland”, Work, Employment and Society 30(3): 436-454. Link.

Robert Baur, Eva G.T. Green and Marc Helbling (2016): “Integration
Regimes and the Success of Anti-Immigrant Parties”, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 42(11): 1748-1773. Link.

Marc Helbling, Tim Reeskens and Matthew Wright (2016): “The Mobilization of
Identities. A Study on the Relationship between Elite Rhetoric and Public
Opinion on National Identity in Developed Democracies”, Nations and Nationalism 22(4): 744–767. Link.

Sarah Carol, Marc Helbling and Ines Michalowski (2015): “A struggle over
religious rights? How Muslim minorities and natives view the
accommodation of religious rights in six European countries”. Social Forces 94(2): 647–671. Link.

Michael Bechtel, Jens Hainmüller, Dominik Hangartner and Marc Helbling
(2015): “Reality Bites: The Limits of Framing Effects in Salient Policy
Decisions”, Political Science Research and Methods 3(3): 683-695. Link.

Marc Helbling, Tim Reeskens and Dietlind Stolle (2015): “Political
Mobilization, Cultural Diversity and Social Cohesion. The Conditional
Effect of Political Parties”, Political Studies 63(1): 101-122. Link.

Marc Helbling and Céline Teney (2015): “The Cosmopolitan Elite. Transnationalism and Postmaterialism”, Global Networks 15(4): 446-468 Link.

Liv Bjerre, Marc Helbling, Friederike Römer and Malisa Zobel (2015):
“Conceptualizing and Measuring Immigration Policies. A Comparative
Perspective”, International Migration Review 49(3): 555-839. Link.

Oriane Sarrasin, Nicole Fasel, Eva G. T. Green and Marc Helbling (2015):
“Sensitivity to sexual threat cues triggers anti-immigrant attitudes:
The role of insecurity and sexism”, Frontiers in Psychology 6: 1033. Link.

Marc Helbling (2014): “Opposing Muslims and the Muslim Headscarf in Western Europe”, European Sociological Review 30(2): 242-257. Link.

Céline Teney and Marc Helbling (2014): “How Globalization divides the Elite and Citizens”, Zeitschrift für Soziologie 43(4): 258-271. Link.

Marc Helbling and Hanspeter Kriesi (2014): “Why citizens prefer high-
over low-skilled immigrants. Labor market competition, welfare state and
deservingness”, European Sociological Review 30(5): 595-614. Link.

Marc Helbling (2013): “Framing Immigration in Western Europe”, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 40(1): 21-41. Link.

Marc Helbling (2013): “Validating Integration and Citizenship Policy Indices”, Comparative European Politics 11(5): 555-576. Link.

Marc Helbling and Maarten Vink (2013): “The Use and Misuse of Policy Indices in the Domain of Citizenship and Integration”, Comparative European Politics 11(5): 551-554. (intro). Link.

Marc Helbling (2012): “Public Debates, Integration Models and Transnationalism in Western Europe”, Journal of Immigrants and Refugee Studies 10(3): 241-259. Link

Marc Helbling and Anke Tresch (2011): “Measuring Party Positions and Issue Salience from Media Coverage: Discussing and Crossvalidating New Indicators”, Electoral Studies 30(1): 174-183. Link

Marc Helbling (2011): “Why Swiss-Germans dislike Germans. Opposition to culturally similar and highly skilled immigrants”, European Societies 13(1): 5-27. Link

Marc Helbling (2011): “Rechtspopulismus als Ideologie und der neue Integrations-Exklusions Cleavage in Westeuropa” [Right-Wing Populism as an Ideology and the New Integration-Exclusion Cleavage in Western Europe], Berliner Debatte Initial 22(1): 12-26 (special issue on ‘Comparative Perspectives on Contemporary Populism’). Link

Marc Helbling and Nenad Stojanovic (2011): “Switzerland. Challenging the Big Theories of Nationalism”, Nations and Nationalism 17(4): 712-717. (introduction).

Marc Helbling, Dominic Höglinger and Bruno Wüest (2010): “How Political Parties Frame European Integration”, European Journal of Political Research 49(4): 495-521. Link

Marc Helbling (2010): “Switzerland: Contentious Citizenship Attribution in a Federal State”, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 36(5): 793-809. Reprinted in Maarten Vink (ed.) (2012): Migration and Citizenship Attribution: Politics and Policies in Western Europe. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. Link.

Martin Dolezal, Marc Helbling and Swen Hutter (2010): “Debates over Islam in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland: Between Ethnic Citizenship, State-Church Relations and Right-Wing Populism”, West European Politics 33(2): 171-190. Link

Marc Helbling (2009): “Nationalism and Democracy: Competing or Complementary Logics?”, Living Reviews in Democracy 1. Link

Marc Helbling (2009): “Social Influence Networks and Understanding of Citizenship”, Ethnic and Racial Studies 32(5): 844-863. Link

Marc Helbling (2009): “Struggling Over Citizenship and Cultural Boundaries: Charles Tilly’s Constructivist Approach”, Swiss Political Science Review 15(2): 369-375.

Martin Dolezal, Marc Helbling and Swen Hutter (2008): “Zwischen Gipfelkreuz und Halbmond. Die Auseinandersetzung um den Islam in Österreich und der Schweiz, 1998-2007” [Between Summit Cross and Crescent. The conflict about Islam in Austria and Switzerland, 1998-2007], Austrian Journal of Political Science 37(4): 401-417. (special issue on ‘Islam in Public Space. Debates and Regulations across Europe’).

Marc Helbling and Hanspeter Kriesi (2004): “Staatsbürgerverständnis und politische Mobilisierung: Einbürgerungen in Schweizer Gemeinden“ [Understanding of National Citizenship and Political Mobilization: Naturalizations in Swiss Municipalities], Swiss Political Science Review 10(4): 33-58.

Book Chapters

Céline Teney and Marc Helbling (2017): “Solidarity between the elite and
the masses in Germany”, in Keith Banting and Will Kymlicka (eds.): The
Strains of Commitment: The Political Sources of Solidarity in Diverse
Societies
. Oxford: Oxford University Press (forthcoming).

Marc Helbling (2016): “Immigration, Integration and Citizenship
Policies: Indices, Concepts and Analyses”, in Gary P. Freeman and Nikola
Mirilovic (eds.): Handbook on Migration and Social Policy. Cheltanham: Edward Elgar, pp.28-41.

Marc Helbling, Tim Reeskens, Cameron Stark, Dietlind Stolle and Matthew Wright (2016): “Enabling Immigrants to Participate: Redirecting our Attention to the Role of Integration Regimes”, in Antoine Bilodeau (ed.): Just Ordinary Citizens? Toward a Comparative Portrait of the Political Immigrant. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp.130-146.

Marc Helbling (2013): “Local Citizenship Politics in Switzerland: Between National Justice and Municipal Particularities”, Willem Maas (ed.): Multilevel Citizenship.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, pp.149-167. (reprint of among
others Helbling 2008, ch.4).

Marc Helbling, Dominic Hoeglinger and Bruno Wüest (2012): “Public
debates over globalization: the importance of arenas and actors”,
Hanspeter Kriesi, Edgar Grande, Martin Dolezal, Marc Helbling, Dominic
Hoeglinger, Swen Hutter and Bruno Wüest: Political Conflict in Western Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp.207-228.

Dominic Hoeglinger, Bruno Wüest and Marc Helbling (2012): “Culture vs. economy: the framing of public debates over issues related to globalization”, Hanspeter Kriesi, Edgar Grande, Martin Dolezal, Marc Helbling, Dominic Hoeglinger, Swen Hutter and Bruno Wüest: Political Conflict in Western Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp.229-253.

Bruno Wüest, Marc Helbling and Dominic Hoeglinger and (2012): “Actor configurations in public debates over globalization”, Hanspeter Kriesi, Edgar Grande, Martin Dolezal, Marc Helbling, Dominic Hoeglinger, Swen Hutter and Bruno Wüest: Political Conflict in Western Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp.254-273.

Marc Helbling (2012): “Islamophobia in the West: An Introduction”, Marc Helbling (ed.): Islamophobia in the West. Measuring and Explaining Individual Attitudes. London: Routledge, pp.1-18.

Marc Helbling (2010): “Islamophobia in Switzerland: A New Phenomenon or a New Name for Xenophobia”, Simon Hug and Hanspeter Kriesi (eds.): Value Change in Switzerland. Lanham: Lexington Press, pp.65-80.  Link.

Marc Helbling (2010): “Naturalization Politics in Switzerland: Explaining Rejection Rates at the Local Level”, Tiziana Caponio and Maren Borkert (eds): The Local Dimension of Migration Policymaking, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, pp.33-56. Link, Flyer. (reprint of among others Helbling 2008, ch.4).

Marc Helbling (2009): “Citizenship, Right-Wing Populism and the Direct Democratic Dilemma”, Marcel A. Niggli (ed.): Right-Wing Extremism in Switzerland – National and International Perspectives, Baden-Baden: Nomo, pp. 102-112. Link

Simon Bornschier and Marc Helbling (2005): “Stabilität und Wandel von Parteiensystemen und die Konfliktlinie zwischen Öffnung und Abgrenzung: der theoretische Ansatz“ [Stability and Change of Party Systems and Cleavages between Opening and Separation: The Theoretical Approach] in Hanspeter Kriesi, Peter Selb, Romain Lachat, Simon Bornschier und Marc Helbling (eds.): Der Aufstieg der SVP. Acht Kantone im Vergleich. Zürich: Verlag Neue Zürcher Zeitung. pp.11-39. Link

Marc Helbling, Sandra Egli and Silvia Matter (2005): “Lokale Eliten und kommunale Politiknetzwerke. Das Einbürgerungsverfahren in einer Schweizer Gemeinde“ [Local Elites and Municipal Policy-Networks. The Naturalization Procedure in a Swiss Municipality], in Uwe Serdült (ed.):Anwendungen Sozialer Netzwerkanalyse. Zürich: Institut für Politikwissenschaft. pp.105-118. Link

Under Review / In Progress

Tarik Abou-Chadi and Marc Helbling (2017): “How Immigration Reforms Affect Voting Behavior”. (R&R, Political Studies).

Marc Helbling and Richard Traunmüller (2017): “What is Islamophobia?
Disentangling Citizens’ Feelings Towards Ethnicity, Religion and Religiosity Using a Survey Experiment”. (under review). Link.

Sebastian Jungkunz, Marc Helbling and Carsten Schwemmer (2017):
“Xenophobia before and after the 2015 Paris Attacks. Evidence from a
Natural Experiment”. (under review).

Richard Traunmüller and Marc Helbling (2017): “Public Opinion Backlash to Liberal Policy. The Case of Muslim Political Rights in the UK”. (under review). Link.

Marc Helbling (2016): “Green Xenophobia? How concerns about the environment shape attitudes towards immigrants”. (in progress).

Marc Helbling (2016): “Controlling Immigration?”. (in progress).

Marc Helbling and Dorina Kalkum (2017): Immigration Policies in the Western World: Convergence or Divergence? (in progress).

Marc Helbling, Samuel Schmid and Stephan Simon (2016): “Selecting at the border, integration within borders: The differential effects of immigration and integration policies on immigrant integration”. (in progress).

Oliver Strijbis, Celine Teney and Marc Helbling (2016): “Why are elites more cosmopolitan than the masses?” (in progress).

Working Papers, Reports, Book Reviews and Short Pieces

Schmid, Samuel D. and Marc Helbling (2016). Validating the Immigration Policies in Comparison (IMPIC) Dataset. WZB Berlin Social Science Center. Discussion Paper. SP VI 2016–202. Link.

Liv Bjerre, Marc Helbling, Friederike Römer and Malisa Zobel (2016): The Immigration Policies in Comparison (IMPIC) Dataset: Technical Report. WZB Discussion Paper SP VI 2016-201. Link.

Marc Helbling, Oriane Sarrasin, Nicole Fasel and Eva Green (2016): “‘Ivan S., der Vergewaltiger’ Wie wirken rechtspopulistische Kampagnen, die Migranten als sexuelle Bedrohung darstellen?”, WZB-Mitteilungen, Heft 151: 28-30.

Oriane Sarrasin, Nicole Fasel, Eva Green and Marc Helbling (2016):
“‘Ivan S., rapist, soon to be Swiss’ or when male migrants are pictured
as sexual dangers”, The Plot (February 25). Link.

Oriane Sarrasin, Nicole Fasel, Eva Green and Marc Helbling (2016): “Le retour d’Ivan le violeur?”, DeFacto (February25). Link.

Marc Helbling (2015): “Braucht ein demokratischer Staat eine homogene Nation?”, Programmheft Rechtes Denken. ETA Hoffmann Theater Bamberg, pp.9-13.

Marc Helbling and Richard Traunmüller (2015). “Führen Kruzifixe im Schulzimmer zu einer ablehnenden Haltung gegenüber Muslimen?” DeFacto (December 3). Link.

Richard Traunmüller and Marc Helbling (2015). “Religious Threat and the Re-re-thinking of Secularism: Why Citizens Fear Muslim Immigration”, The Plot (December 2). Link.

Marc Helbling (2015): (Book review of) Anita Manatschal: Kantonale
Integrationspolitik im Vergleich. Eine Untersuchung der Determinanten und
Auswirkungen subnationaler Politikvielfalt. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2013. In: Swiss Political Science Review 21(1): 197-199. Link.

Marc Helbling (2015): (Book review of) Paul Sniderman et al.: Paradoxes of Liberal Democracy. Islam, Western Europe and the Danish Cartoon Crisis. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014. In: Neue Politische Literatur 59(3): 520-522. Link.

Marc Helbling and Richard Traunmüller (2015): “Regeln - und was sie
bewirken. Das Verhältnis von Staat und Religion prägt die Einstellungen
zu Muslimen”, WZB-Mitteilungen, Heft 147: 14-16. Link.

Céline Teney and Marc Helbling (2014): „Die Verteilung kosmopolitischer
Werte. Eliten und Bevölkerung in Deutschland denken unterschiedlich über
Grenzöffnung“, Berliner Republik 6: 39-40. Link.

Klaus Oschema, Ulrike von Luxburg and Marc Helbling (eds.) (2014): Wissenschaft 2014. Ein Kalender der Ambivalenzen. Ostfildern: Jan Thorbecke Verlag. Link.

Céline Teney and Marc Helbling (2013): “Die Verteilung liberaler Werte. Elite und Bevölkerung in Deutschland denken unterschiedlich über Immigration“, WZB-Mitteilungen, Heft 142: 12-15. Link.

Sarah Carol, Marc Helbling and Ines Michalowski (2013): “Gretchenfrage der Integration. Religiöse Praxis prägt das Zusammenleben stärker als angenommen“, WZB-Mitteilungen, Heft 142: 18-20. Link.

Marc Helbling, Liv Bjerre, Friederike Römer and Malisa Zobel (2013): “The Immigration Policies in Comparison (IMPIC) Index: The Importance of a Sound Conceptualization”, Migration and Citizenship. Newsletter of the American Political
Science Association. Organized Section on Migration and Citizenship
, 1(2): 8-14 Link.

Jutta Allmendinger, Elisabeth Bunselmeyer, Matthias Ecker-Ehrhardt, Marc Helbling, Marc Holland-Cunz, Céline Teney und Bernhard Wessels (2013): Entscheidungsträger in Deutschland: Werte und Einstellungen. Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung.

Evelyn Runge and Marc Helbling (2013): “Auf dem Weg in die Post-Plagiat-Ära?”, Junge Akademie Magazin 15, p.33.

Marc Helbling (2012): “Von Deutschen und fastdeutschen Überhauptnichtdeutschen”, punktum, September, pp.7-9.

Marc Helbling (2012): “Was können die Sozialwissenschaften leisten?“, UniGestalten. Ideen für die Hochschule von morgen, pp.56-57.

Marc Helbling (2010): “Which indicators are most useful for comparing citizenship policies?” EUDO Citizenship Forum (European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, EUDO Citizenship Observatory). Link

Marc Helbling (2010): “Wieso auch Gebildete germanophob sind”. Tages-Anzeiger, February, 11.

Marc Helbling (2009): “Islamdebatten, variiert. Unterschiedliche Akzente in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz”, WZB-Mitteilungen, Heft 126: 22-24. (reprinted in www.schattenblicke.de, January 13, 2010) Link

Marc Helbling (2009): “Geheim und diskriminierend. Direkt-demokratische
Abstimmungen begünstigen eine restriktivere Einbürgerungspraxis”, WZB-Mitteilungen, Heft 125: 34-35. (reprinted in www.schattenblicke.de, October 2, 2009) Link