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Political parties and democratic linkage : how parties organize democracy

Author: Russell J Dalton; David M Farrell; Ian McAllister
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Political Parties and Democratic Linkage examines how political parties ensure the functioning of the democratic process in contemporary societies. Based on unprecedented cross-national data, the authors find that the process of party government is still alive and well in most contemporary democracies.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell J Dalton; David M Farrell; Ian McAllister
ISBN: 9780199674961 0199674965 9780199599356 0199599351
OCLC Number: 770485656
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2012 GESIS Klingemann Prize for the Best CSES Scholarship.
Description: xvii, 238 p.
Contents: PART I: INTRODUCTION; 1. Parties and Representative Government; PART II: PARTIES AND ELECTION CAMPAIGNS; 2. Parties and Electoral Institutions; 3. Part Mobilization and Campaign Participation; PART III: ELECTORAL CHOICE; 4. Citizens and their Policy Preferences; 5. Party Images and Party Linkage; 6. Voter Choice and Partisan Representation; PART IV: PARTIES IN GOVERNMENT; 7. Government Formation and Democratic Representation; 8. Party Policies and Policy Outputs; PART V: CONCLUSION; 9. Party Evolution; Index
Responsibility: Russell J. Dalton, David M. Farrell and Ian McAllister

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this is an important and germane book that significantly contributes to the debate on the role of political parties. * Jae-Jae Spoon, Comparative Political Studies * Political Parties and Democratic Read more...

 
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