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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:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Presidentialization of politics.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004025886
(OCoLC)56982263
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Poguntke; Paul Webb
ISBN: 9780199252015 0199252017 9780199218493 0199218498 9780191530821 0191530824 9780191622717 0191622710 9786611190507 6611190503 9780191602375 019160237X 9781435621756 1435621751 1281190500 9781281190505
OCLC Number: 298443042
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 361 pages) : illustrations, charts
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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Leading experts come together to examine the changing role of political parties and political leadership in fourteen modern democracies.  Read more...

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