Mark Blyth, Brown University
"The authors convincingly establish the need to breathe new life into our flagging democracies and offer thoughtful and constructive steps to achieve just that."
Bryan Gould, Former British MP, and writer and commentator on public policy in Britain and New Zealand
"Ground-breaking is an over-used word, but this fine comparative study amply deserves it. Ian Marsh and Raymond Miller have made a major contribution both to empirical knowledge and to normative theory. Indispensable."
David Marquand, University of Oxford
"In this book two political scientists accept the challenge of testing a sophisticated theoretical framework against the reality of what actually occurred in three democracies. The insights to be gained from their study are fascinating and vitally important to anyone interested in the future of democratic governance."
Sir Geoffrey Palmer, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand
"Marsh and Miller make a significant contribution to this topic with this rich study of political change in Britain, Australia and New Zealand."
Russell J. Dalton, Japanese Journal of Political Science