Parties, Governments and Elites

The Comparative Study of Democracy

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ISBN: 978-3-658-17445-3 (Print) 978-3-658-17446-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VI

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    Pages 1-5

    Introduction

  3. Parties and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Pages 9-23

      Kosmopolitismus versus Kommunitarismus: Ein neuer Konflikt in der Demokratie

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      Pages 25-52

      Responsible Responsiveness of Parties in and out of Government

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      Pages 53-72

      Ideological Congruence: Choice, Visibility and Clarity

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      Pages 73-85

      New Parties and the Crisis of Representation: Between Indicator and Solution

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      Pages 87-103

      Changing or Getting Changed: The Example of the German Greens since 1979

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      Pages 105-124

      The ‘Law of Conservation of Disproportionality’ and Electoral Prospects of Small Parties

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      Pages 125-150

      New Internal Politics in Western Democracies: The Impact of the Environmental Movement in Highly Industrialized Democracies

  4. Governments and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

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      Pages 153-180

      Viewing African Presidencies Concretely and Positively: Six Case-Studies as Examples

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      Pages 181-203

      The Party Composition of Government in Western Democracies, 1950–2015

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      Pages 205-226

      Strong Presidents for Weak States. How Weak State Capacity Fosters Vertically Concentrated Executives

  5. Elites and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 227-227

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      Pages 229-248

      Prime Ministerial Tenure in Central and Eastern Europe: The Role of Party Leadership and Cabinet Experience

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      Pages 249-279

      Elites and Corruption in European Democracies

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      Pages 281-300

      One-Party Dominance and Public Sector Corruption in South Africa: Consequences for Democracy

  6. Looking Onward

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 301-301

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      Pages 303-320

      Contemporary Problems and Future Perspectives of Empirical Research on Democracy

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 321-322