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  • Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies

    Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199291601

    Comparative Politics is a series for students and teachers of political science that deals with contemporary issues in comparative government and politics. The General Editors are Max Kaase, Professor of Political Science, Vice President and Dean, S…

  • Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies

    Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198297840

    Parliamentary democracy is the most common way of organizing delegation and accountability in contemporary democracies. Yet knowledge of this type of regime has been incomplete and often unsystematic. Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary D…

  • Politics at the Centre

    Politics at the Centre
    av William P. Cross

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199596720

    Politics at the Centre is a comparative study of the rules, norms and behaviour surrounding political party leadership. The primary analysis includes 25 parties in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom from 1965 onwards. Th…

  • Beyond Party Members

    Beyond Party Members
    av Susan Scarrow

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199661862

    For more than a century party members have played a central role in many parliamentary democracies, helping political parties to mobilize voters, and visibly linking party leaders with their grassroots supporters. Yet in the twenty-first century, pa…

  • Electoral Systems and Party Systems

    Electoral Systems and Party Systems
    av Arend Lijphart

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198280545

    An electoral system is the most fundamental element of representative democracy, translating citizen's votes into representatives' seats. It is also the most potent practical instrument available to democratic reformers.This systematic and comprehen…

  • Party Reform

    Party Reform
    av Anika Gauja

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198717164

    Party Reform is a new comparative study of the politics of party organization. The book provides a novel perspective in party scholarship and develops the concept of 'reform' as distinct from evolutionary and incremental processes of party change. A…

  • Organizing Political Parties

    Organizing Political Parties

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198758631

    Political party organizations play large roles in democracies, yet their organizations differ widely, and their statutes change much more frequently than constitutions or electoral laws. How do these differences, and these frequent changes, affect t…

  • Democratic Legislative Institutions: A Comparative View

    Democratic Legislative Institutions: A Comparative View
    av David M. Olson

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781563243158

    This text summarizes the research on, and experiences of, democratic legislatures around the world. It focuses on what legislatures are and what they do - as both consequence of and contributor to democratic self-government.

  • Democratic Legislative Institutions: A Comparative View

    Democratic Legislative Institutions: A Comparative View
    av David M. Olson

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781563243141

    This text summarizes the research on, and experiences of, democratic legislatures around the world. It focuses on what legislatures are and what they do - as both consequence of and contributor to democratic self-government.

  • Semi-Presidentialism

    Semi-Presidentialism
    av Robert Elgie

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199585984

    This book examines the relationship between semi-presidentialism and democratic performance. Semi-presidentialism - where a constitution provides for both a directly elected president and a prime minister and cabinet responsible to the legislature -…

  • Democracy and the Cartelization of Political Parties

    Democracy and the Cartelization of Political Parties
    av Richard S. Katz

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199586011

    Political parties have long been recognized as essential institutions of democratic governance. Both the organization of parties, and their relationships with citizens, the state, and each other have evolved since the rise of liberal democracy in th…

  • Democracy within Parties

    Democracy within Parties
    av Reuven Y. Hazan

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199572540

    Can too much participation harm democracy? Democratic theory places great importance upon the conduct of elections, but it is not often recognized that the electoral game takes place in two arenas, not only between parties but also within them. This…

  • Political Parties in the New Europe

    Political Parties in the New Europe

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199253227

    The scope and intensity of the challenges currently faced by western European political parties is exceptionally large, threatening the viability of the manner in which they have traditionally operated and causing them to seek new behaviours and str…

  • Political Parties in the New Europe

    Political Parties in the New Europe

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199283989

    The scope and intensity of the challenges currently faced by West European political parties is exceptionally great, threatening the viability of the manner in which they have traditionally operated and causing them to seek new behaviours and strate…

  • Democratic Representation in Europe

    Democratic Representation in Europe

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199234202

    Democratic Representation in Europe: Diversity, Change and convergence explores representation as a core element of democracies in the modern era. Over the past 150 years parliamentary representation has developed into a main link between polity and…

  • Designs for Democratic Stability

    Designs for Democratic Stability
    av Abdo I. Baaklini

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765600516

    Since the 1980s and the collapse of communist, military, and race-based regimes across the world, the euphoria has given way to the question of how to enhance the viability of democratic constitutional government. This text covers this issue.

  • Platform or Personality?

    Platform or Personality?
    av Amanda Bittner

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199595365

    Campaign organizers and the media appear to agree that voters' perceptions of party leaders have an important impact in elections: considerable effort is made to ensure that leaders look good, speak well, and that they are up in the polls. In contra…

  • Political Institutions

    Political Institutions
    av Josep M. Colomer

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199241842

    The role of institutions is to establish the domains of public activity and the rules to select leaders. Democratic regimes organize in simple institutional frameworks to foster the concentration of power and alternative successive absolute winners…

  • Inequality After the Transition

    Inequality After the Transition
    av Ekrem Karakoc

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198826927

    After the Transition is an all-encompassing examination of the origins, increase, and persistence of inequality in new democracies. It challenges the conventional thinking found in much of the democratization-inequality literature, and offers a new…

  • Parliaments and Coalitions

    Parliaments and Coalitions
    av Lanny W. Martin

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199607884

    Coalition governments are the norm in most of the world's parliamentary democracies. Because these governments are comprised of multiple political parties, they are subject to tensions that are largely absent under single-party government. The press…

  • Parliaments and Coalitions

    Parliaments and Coalitions
    av Lanny W. Martin

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199674787

    Coalition governments are the norm in most of the world's parliamentary democracies. Because these governments are comprised of multiple political parties, they are subject to tensions that are largely absent under single-party government. The press…

  • Political Parties

    Political Parties

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199246748

    This book, with contributions from leading scholars in the field, presents a critical overview of much of the recent literature on political parties. It systematically assesses the capacity of existing concepts, typologies, and methodological approa…

  • Political Parties

    Political Parties

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198296690

    This book, with contributions from leading scholars in the field, presents a critical overview of much of the recent literature on political parties. It systematically assesses the capacity of existing concepts, typologies, and methodological approa…

  • Coalition Governments in Western Europe

    Coalition Governments in Western Europe

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198297611

    Coalition Governments in Western Europe is the most comprehensive empirical analysis to date of coalition politics. Based on a large cross-national data collection, covering the entire post-war period from 1945 to 1999, it is the first systematic st…

  • Representation and Party Politics

    Representation and Party Politics
    av B. D. Graham

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631173960

    Representation and party politics is one of the core themes of the comparatvie study of politics. What function do parties serve? What is the essential relationship between people and parties? Are parties simply a way of reproducing a political elit…

  • Parties Without Partisans

    Parties Without Partisans

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199253098

    If democracy without political parties is unthinkable, what would happen if the role of political parties if the democratic process is weakened? The ongoing debate about the vitality of political parties is also a debate about the vitality of repres…

  • Environmental Protest in Western Europe

    Environmental Protest in Western Europe
    av Christopher Rootes

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199252060

    The rise of environmentalism has been one of the more remarkable developments in the politics of western societies in recent decades. However, as environmental awareness has become more generalized, the forms of expression of environmental concern h…

  • Environmental Protest in Western Europe

    Environmental Protest in Western Europe

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199218509

    The rise of environmentalism has been one of the more remarkable developments in the politics of western societies in recent decades. However, as environmental awareness has become more generalized, the forms of expression of environmental concern h…

  • Blaming the Government: Citizens and the Economy in Five European Democracies

    Blaming the Government: Citizens and the Economy in Five European Democracies
    av Christopher A. Anzalone

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781563244476

    This work examines the impact of macroeconomic conditions on public support for the government in Britain, France, Netherlands, Denmark and Germany.

  • Blaming the Government: Citizens and the Economy in Five European Democracies

    Blaming the Government: Citizens and the Economy in Five European Democracies
    av Christopher A. Anzalone

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781563244483

    This work examines the impact of macroeconomic conditions on public support for the government in Britain, France, Netherlands, Denmark and Germany.

  • If Money Talks, What Does it Say?

    If Money Talks, What Does it Say?
    av Iain McMenamin

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199665709

    Why do businesses contribute to political parties? Is money a universal language? Do business contributions to political parties convey different messages in different countries? This book answers these questions based on intensive case studies of A…

  • The Strain of Representation

    The Strain of Representation
    av Robert Rohrschneider

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199652785

    The Strain of Representation assesses and explains the extent to which political parties across Europe as a whole have succeeded in representing diverse voters. The authors note two important features of the European political landscape that complic…

  • When Citizens Decide

    When Citizens Decide
    av Patrick Fournier

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199567843

    Three unprecedented large-scale democratic experiments have recently taken place. Citizen assemblies on electoral reform were conducted in British Columbia, the Netherlands, and Ontario. Groups of randomly selected ordinary citizens were asked to in…

  • The Politics of Abortion in the United States and Canada: A Comparative Study

    The Politics of Abortion in the United States and Canada: A Comparative Study
    av Raymond Tatalovich

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781563244179

    A cross-cultural analysis of the abortion issue in the United States and Canada. The book focuses on: the judicial, legislative and executive branches; public opinion and interest groups; federal agencies; and the roles of subnational authorities an…

  • The Politics of Abortion in the United States and Canada: A Comparative Study

    The Politics of Abortion in the United States and Canada: A Comparative Study
    av Raymond Tatalovich

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781563244186

    A cross-cultural analysis of the abortion issue in the United States and Canada. The book focuses on: the judicial, legislative and executive branches; public opinion and interest groups; federal agencies; and the roles of subnational authorities an…

  • Extreme Right Parties in Western Europe

    Extreme Right Parties in Western Europe
    av Piero Ignazi

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199291595

    Comparative Politics is a series for students and teachers of political science that deals with contemporary issues in comparative government and politics. The General Editors are Max Kaase, Professor of Political Science, Vice President and Dean, S…

  • Extreme Right Parties in Western Europe

    Extreme Right Parties in Western Europe
    av Piero Ignazi

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198293255

    This book has three aims. Firstly, it explores the extreme right in order to assess its ideological meaning and its political expression. Beginning with a discussion of the meaning and usefulness of the Left-Right distinction, it deals with the vary…

  • Organizing Democratic Choice

    Organizing Democratic Choice
    av Ian Budge

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199654932

    This bold venture into democratic theory offers a new and reinvigorating thesis for how democracy delivers on its promise of public control over public policy. In theory, popular control could be achieved through a process entirely driven by supply-…

  • Corporatism and Comparative Politics

    Corporatism and Comparative Politics
    av Howard J Wiarda

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781563247156

    Corporatism is the third great ideolgy of modern social and political organization and it is one of the main organizing concepts used in comparative political analysis. This study traces corporatism in history, analyzes its modern practice and shows…

  • Democracy Transformed?

    Democracy Transformed?

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199264995

    The popular pressures for reforms of the democratic process have mounted across the OECD nations over the past generation. In response, democratic institutions are changing, evolving, and expanding in ways that may alter the structure of the democra…

  • Democracy Transformed?

    Democracy Transformed?

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199291649

    Comparative Politics is a series for students and teachers of political science that deals with contemporary issues in comparative government and politics. The General Editors are Max Kaase, Professor of Political Science, Vice President and Dean, S…

  • The Limits of Electoral Reform

    The Limits of Electoral Reform
    av Shaun Bowler

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199695409

    Institutions 'matter' to electoral reform advocates and political scientists - both argue that variation in electoral institutions affect how elected officials and citizens behave. Change the rules, and citizen engagement with politics can be renewe…

  • Democratic Challenges, Democratic Choices

    Democratic Challenges, Democratic Choices
    av Russell J. Dalton

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199297900

    Most democratic citizens today are distrustful of politicians, political parties, and political institutions. Where once democracies expected an allegiant public, citizens now question the very pillars of representative democracy. Democratic Challen…

  • Party Politics in New Democracies

    Party Politics in New Democracies

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199289660

    The sister volume to Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies, this book offers a systematic and rigorous analysis of parties in some of the world's major new democracies. Drawing on a wealth of expertise and data, the book assesses the…

  • Party Politics in New Democracies

    Party Politics in New Democracies

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199289653

    Comparative Politics is a series for students and teachers of political science that deals with contemporary government and politics. The General Editors are Professor Alfio Mastropaolo, University of Turin and Kenneth Newton, University of Southamp…

  • Electoral Malpractice

    Electoral Malpractice
    av Sarah Birch

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199606160

    Elections ought in theory to go a long way toward making democracy 'work', but in many contexts, they fail to embody democratic ideals because they are affected by electoral manipulation and misconduct. This volume undertakes an analytic and explana…

  • The Politics of Party Leadership

    The Politics of Party Leadership

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198748984

    Making use of a unique data set that includes more than 1000 leadership elections from over 100 parties in 14 countries over an almost 50 year period, this volume provides the first comprehensive, comparative examination of how parties choose their…

  • The Challenges of Intra-Party Democracy

    The Challenges of Intra-Party Democracy

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199661879

    The Challenges of Intra-Party Democracy provides a comprehensive examination of both the concept and the practice of intra-party democracy (IPD). Acknowledging that IPD is now widely viewed, among both democratic practitioners and scholars, as a nor…

  • Cabinets and Coalition Bargaining

    Cabinets and Coalition Bargaining

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199587490

    Cabinets and Coalition Bargaining: The Democratic Life Cycle in Western Europe provides a comprehensive analysis of coalition politics in Western Europe over the post-war period. It champions a dynamic approach in which the various stages in the lif…

  • Reforming Democracy

    Reforming Democracy
    av Camille Bedock

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198779582

    When, why, and how are democratic institutions reformed? This is the broad question guiding this research, rooted in a context of crises of representative democracy. Core democratic rules can be understood as the formal political rules regulating th…

  • New Parties in Old Party Systems

    New Parties in Old Party Systems
    av Nicole Bolleyer

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199646067

    New Parties in Old Party Systems addresses a pertinent yet neglected issue in comparative party research: why are some new parties that enter national parliament able to defend a niche on the national level, while other fail to do so? Unlike most ex…

  • Representing the People

    Representing the People

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199684533

    Modern democracy is organized as a representative democracy in which those representing the people are elected to office. Political parties play a crucial role in this. They select the candidates, form or oppose governments, and organize the work of…

  • Multi-Level Electoral Politics

    Multi-Level Electoral Politics
    av Sona Nadenichek Golder

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198791539

    National-level elections receive more attention from scholars and the media than elections at other levels, even though in many European countries the importance of both regional and European levels of government has grown in recent years. The growi…

  • Designing Democracy in a Dangerous World

    Designing Democracy in a Dangerous World
    av Andrew Reynolds

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199594498

    Designing Democracy in a Dangerous World addresses a question at the heart of contemporary global politics: how does one craft democracy in fragile and divided states? In Iraq and Afghanistan, spiraling conflict was driven in large part by the mista…

  • Political Leaders and Democratic Elections

    Political Leaders and Democratic Elections

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199650569

    Outcomes of legislative elections are typically reported in terms of party support: how many votes and seats were obtained by each party? But in fact voters are faced with three choices which must be folded into one. They must decide which party the…

  • Redistricting in Comparative Perspective

    Redistricting in Comparative Perspective

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199227402

    The aim of this book is threefold. First to put in one place for the convenience of both scholars and practitioners the basic data on redistricting practices in democracies around the world. Remarkably, this data has never before been collected. Sec…

  • Self-Interest and Public Interest in Western Politics

    Self-Interest and Public Interest in Western Politics
    av Leif Lewin

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198277255

    Is it self-interest or public interest that dominates Western politics? This question has been debated in many fields, and through the 1980s a consensus developed, supported by extensive research, that in their political decisions and actions people…

  • Parliamentary Representatives in Europe 1848-2000

    Parliamentary Representatives in Europe 1848-2000

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198297932

    Parliamentary Representatives in Europe 1848-2000 deals with long-term changes in parliamentary recruitment and patterns of political careers in eleven European countries (Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, P…

  • How Europeans View and Evaluate Democracy

    How Europeans View and Evaluate Democracy

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198766902

    Based on a new data-set covering 29 European and neighboring countries, this volume shows how, Europeans view and evaluate democracy: what are their conceptions of democracy, how do they assess the quality of democracy in their own country, and to w…

  • The Performance of Democracies

    The Performance of Democracies
    av Edeltraud Roller

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199286423

    Is the performance of western democracies in decline? Which countries show the best performance? Do institutions matter for political performance? This book offers a comprehensive analysis of twenty-one OECD countries by systematically examining all…

  • Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies

    Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199240562

    A survey of modern political parties and their role in contemporary democracy. It argues that parties have survived popular cynicism by remodelling themselves to the needs of an era in which patterns of linkage and communication with social groups h…

  • Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies

    Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199240555

    How relevant and vital are political parties in contemporary democracies? Do they fulfill the functions that any stable and effective democracy might expect of them, or are they little more than moribund anachronisms, relics of a past age of politic…