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The presidentialization of politics : a comparative study of modern democracies

Author: Thomas Poguntke; Paul Webb
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Comparative politics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the changing role of political parties and political leadership in fourteen modern democracies. As well as examining cross-national differences, it also analyses how modern democracies are increasingly following a presidential logic of governance"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Poguntke; Paul Webb
ISBN: 0199252017 9780199252015
OCLC Number: 56982263
Description: xv, 361 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The presidentialization of politics in democratic societies : a framework for analysis / Thomas Poguntke and Paul Webb --
The British prime minister : much more than 'first among equals' / Richard Heffernan and Paul Webb --
A presidentializing party state? : the Federal Republic of Germany / Thomas Poguntke --
Presidentialization, Italian style / Mauro Calise --
The presidentialization of Spanish democracy : sources of prime ministerial power in post-Franco Spain / Ingrid van Biezen and Jonathan Hopkin --
The Low Countries : from 'prime minister' to president-minister / Stefaan Fiers and André Krouwel --
Denmark : presidentialization in a consensual democracy / Karina Pedersen and Tim Knudsen --
'President persson' : how did Sweden get him? / Nicholas Aylott --
Canada : executive dominance and presidentialization / Herman Bakvīs and Steven B. Wolinetz --
Dyarchic presidentialization in a presidentialized polity : the French Fifth Republic / Ben Clift --
Finland : let the force be with the leader, but who is the leader? / Heikki Paloheimo --
The presidentialization of Portuguese democracy? / Marina Costa Lobo --
The failure of presidential parliamentarism : constitutional versus structural presidentialization in Israel's parliamentary democracy / Reuven Y. Hazan --
The semi-sovereign American prince : the dilemma of an independent president in a presidential government / Sergio Fabbrini --
The presidentialization of contemporary democratic politics : evidence, causes, and consequences / Paul Webb and Thomas Poguntke.
Series Title: Comparative politics (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Poguntke and Paul Webb.
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