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The presidentialization of politics : a comparative study of modern democracies

The presidentialization of politics : a comparative study of modern democracies

Author: Thomas Poguntke
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2004.
Series: Oxford Scholarship Online
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English

Examines the role of political parties and political leadership in fourteen modern democracies. As well as examining cross-national differences, this work analyses how modern democracies are  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Poguntke
ISBN: 0199252017 9780199252015
OCLC Number: 179737073
Notes: Digitalisat der Druck-Ausg. Oxford, 2005.
Description: Online-Ressource.
Contents: 1. The Presidentialization of Politics in Democratic Societies: A Framework for Analysis; 2. The British Prime Minister: Much More Than 'First Among Equals'; 3. A Presidentializing Party State? The Federal Republic of Germany; 4. Presidentialization, Italian Style; 5. The Presidentialization of Spanish Democracy: Sources of Prime Ministerial Power in Post-Franco Spain; 6. The Low Countries: From Prime Minister to President-Minister; 7. Denmark: Presidentialization in a Consensual Democracy; 8. 'President Persson': How did Sweden get Him?; 9. Canada: Executive Dominance and Presidentialization; 10. Dyarchic Presidentialization in a Presidentialized Polity: The Fifth French Republic; 11. Finland: Let the Force Be with the Leader - But Who is the Leader?; 12. The Presidentialization of Portuguese Democracy?; 13. The Failure of Presidential Parliamentarism: Constitutional versus Structural Presidentialization in Israel's Parliamentary Democracy; 14. The Semi-Sovereign American Prince: The Dilemma of an Independent President in a Presidential Government; 15. The Presidentialization of Contemporary Democratic Politics: Evidence, Causes, and Consequences
Series Title: Oxford Scholarship Online
Responsibility: ed. by Thomas Poguntke ...


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