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The Failure of presidential democracy

Author: Juan J Linz; Arturo Valenzuela
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1994.
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Brings together leading scholars to examine the question of whether presidentialism or parliamentarism offers the best hope for stable government and democratic continuity. This book is the complete  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Failure of presidential democracy.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)664507599
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan J Linz; Arturo Valenzuela
ISBN: 0801846390 9780801846397
OCLC Number: 28674855
Description: xvi, 436 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Presidential or parliamentary democracy: does it make a difference? / Juan J. Linz --
Presidentialism and majoritarian democrary: theoretical observations / Arend Lijphart --
Neither presidentialism nor parliamentarism / Giovanni Sartori --
Presidentialism and parliamentarism in comparative perspective / Alfered Stepan and Cindy Skach --
Presidentialism and political stability in France / Ezra N. Suleiman --
Party politics and the crisis of presidentialism in Chile: a proposal for a parliamentary form of government / Arturo Valenzuela. (cont.) Presidentialism and democratic stability in Uruguay / Luis Eduardo González and Charles Guy Gillespie --
Brazil: toward parliamentarism? / Bolivar Lamounier --
Presidentialism and Colombian politics / Jonathan Hartlyn --
Loose parties, "floating" politicians, and institutional stress: presidentialism in Ecuador, 1979-1988 --
Presidents, messiahs, and constitutional breakdowns in Peru / Cynthia McClintock --
Venezuela: democratic despite presidentialism / Michael Coppedge.
Responsibility: edited by Juan J. Linz and Arturo Valenzuela.
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