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How power changes hands : transition and succession in government

Author: Paul 't Hart; John Uhr
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Series: Understanding governance.
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"How can we strengthen the capacity of governments and parties to manage arrivals and departures at the top? Democracy requires reliable processes for the transfer of power from one generation of leaders to the next. This book introduces new analytical frameworks and presents the latest empirical evidence from comparative political research"--
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul 't Hart; John Uhr
ISBN: 9780230242968 0230242960
OCLC Number: 669751268
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 254 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Power transitions and leadership successions in government / Paul 't Hart and John Uhr --
Part I: Understanding Ttransitions: Ruling elite transitions in Australia and the United States / John Higley and Jan Pakulski; Managers or Messiahs?: prime ministerial leadership and the transition to government / James Walter; Establishing prime ministerial leadership style in opposition / Wayne Errington; Bicameralism and the dynamics of contested transitions / John Uhr, Sstanley Bach and Louis Massicotte; Westminster norms and caretaker conventions: Australian and New Zealand transition debates / Marian Simms --
Part II: Understanding Successions: Seeking and keeping the hot seat: a comparative analysis of party leader successions / Matthew Laing and Paul 't Hart; Holding party leaders to account: the Westminster cases / William Cross and Aandré Blais; The firing line: when and why do prime ministers fire ministerial colleagues? / Keith Dowding and Elizabeth McLeay; Power consolidation in leadership change contexts: a social identity perspective / Emina Subašic and Katherine J. Reynolds; Building trust at the beginning of a new leadership role: the role of learning and collaboration / Paul Atkins; 'The tideless pond that seemed waiting for me': the afterlife of Australian prime ministers / Paul Strangio; How power changes hands: concluding reflections / Paul 't Hart and John Uhr.
Series Title: Understanding governance.
Responsibility: edited by Paul 't Hart and John Uhr.
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