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Political parties and electoral strategy : the development of party organization in East Asia

Author: Olli Hellmann; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2011.
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Political Parties and Electoral Strategy presents a new theoretical perspective on political party organization through the analytical framework of historical institutionalism. Within this framework, the book argues that to understand different types of political parties we need to acknowledge politicians' ability to develop different strategic responses to the electoral market in which they compete for votes.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hellmann, Olli, 1979-
Political parties and electoral strategy.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2011
(DLC) 2011006607
(OCoLC)701672571
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Olli Hellmann; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230307438 0230307434 9780230317116 0230317111 9780230284418 0230284418 1283159317 9781283159319
OCLC Number: 732617778
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 199 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Explaining Party Organization: Actors, Conflict, Context --
South Korea --
Taiwan --
The Philippines --
Indonesia --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Olli Hellmann.

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A study of processes of political party formation and change in new democracies. This book argues that to understand party organizations we need to focus on politicians' electoral strategies. The  Read more...
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"This excellent book makes a welcome addition to the literature on political parties. Not only does it provide us with an all-too rare English-language analysis of East Asian parties, but it makes an Read more...

 
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