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Institutional design in new democracies : Eastern Europe and Latin America

Author: Arend Lijphart; Carlos H Waisman
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1996.
Series: Latin America in global perspective.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Excellent treatment of the problems involved in the institutional design of democratization. Using a comparative perspective, authors examine the relationship between the tasks of institutional design and the policy outcomes of economic and political liberalization in Latin America and in Central and Eastern Europe. Focuses on how institutions serve a market economy, the design of electoral laws, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Institutional design in new democracies.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605265350
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arend Lijphart; Carlos H Waisman
ISBN: 0813321085 9780813321080 0813321093 9780813321097
OCLC Number: 34244469
Description: xvi, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Institutional design and democratization / Arend Lijphart and Carlos H. Waisman --
Initiation of new democratic institutions in Eastern Europe and Latin America / Barbara Geddes --
Electoral systems and electoral reform in Latin America / Dieter Nohlen --
Proportional representation versus majoritarian systems : free elections and political parties in Poland, 1989-1991 / Stanislaw Gebethner --
Electoral engineering and democratic stability : the legacy of authoritarian rule in Chile / Peter Siavelis and Arturo Valenzuela. Executive-legislative relations in crisis : Poland's experience, 1989-1993 / Jerzy J. Wiatr --
Parliamentarism in the making : crisis and political transformation in Hungary / György Szoboszlai --
Changing the balance of power in a hegemonic party system : the case of Mexico / Juan Molinar Horcasitas --
Hyperpresidentialism and constitutional reform in Argentina / Carlos Santiago Nino --
Privatization in Central Europe : can it be designed? / Éva Voszka --
Obstacles to economic reform in Brazil / Juarez Brandão Lopes. Multiple roles of privatization in Argentina / Roberto Frenkel and Guillermo Rozenwurcel --
Design of democracies and markets : generalizing across regions / Arend Lijphart and Carlos H. Waisman.
Series Title: Latin America in global perspective.
Responsibility: edited by Arend Lijphart & Carlos H. Waisman.
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