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Former Leaders in Modern Democracies : Political Sunsets.

Author: Kevin Theakston; Jouke De Vries
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series: Palgrave studies in political leadership series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What comes next for a former leader in a democracy - a Prime Minister or President obliged to leave office because they have lost an election, come to the end of their constitutionally-fixed term, lost the backing of their party, or chosen to leave? This book analyses the role and political influence of former leaders in Western democratic states.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Former Leaders in Modern Democracies.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
(DLC) 2012011346
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Theakston; Jouke De Vries
ISBN: 9781137265319 1137265310
OCLC Number: 808422257
Notes: Electronic book text.
Epublication based on: 9780230314474.
Description: 1 online resource (264 pages) : 1 figure, 18.
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 After the White House: The Modern US Post-Presidency; 3 Former Prime Ministers in Britain since 1945; 4 The Strange Afterlives of Canadian Prime Ministers; 5 The Evolution of Prime Ministerial Afterlives in Australia; 6 The Political Afterlives of German Chancellors; 7 Former Leaders in France; 8 Outside the Bubble: The Activities and Influence of Former Taoisigh; 9 From Oblivion to Limelight: Stability and Change in Dutch Post-Prime Ministerial Careers. 10 The Afterlives of Belgian Prime Ministers11 The Once and Future Prime Ministers of Israel; 12 Conclusion; Index.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in political leadership series.

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