×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Patterns of Democracy: Government Forms and Performance in Thirty-Six Countries
     

Patterns of Democracy: Government Forms and Performance in Thirty-Six Countries

by Arend Lijphart
 
This updated and expanded edition of the highly acclaimed book Democracies offers an even broader, more thorough analysis of today's democracies. Encompassing thirty-six democracies around the world, the book compares cabinets, legislatures, parties, election systems, supreme courts, interest groups, and central banks to arrive at important-and

Overview

This updated and expanded edition of the highly acclaimed book Democracies offers an even broader, more thorough analysis of today's democracies. Encompassing thirty-six democracies around the world, the book compares cabinets, legislatures, parties, election systems, supreme courts, interest groups, and central banks to arrive at important-and unexpected-findings about what type of democracy works best.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300078947
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Arend Lijphart is professor emeritus of political science at the University of California, San Diego, and the author or editor of more than twenty books, including Democracy in Plural Societies, published by Yale University Press. He lives in San Francisco.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews