How Power Changes Hands: Transition and Succession in Government

How Power Changes Hands: Transition and Succession in Government

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How Power Changes Hands: Transition and Succession in Government by Paul "t Hart

How can we strengthen the capacity of governments and parties to manage arrivals and departures at the top? Democracy requires reliable processes for the transfer of power from one generation of leaders to the next. This book introduces new analytical frameworks and presents the latest empirical evidence from comparative political research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230242968
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Series: Understanding Governance
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

PAUL 'T HART, Professor of Political Science at the Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, and Professor of Public Administration, Utrecht School of Governance, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
JOHN UHR, Director of the Policy and Governance Program, Crawford School of Economics and Government, Australian National University.
PAUL ATKINS, Associate Professor at the Crawford School of Economics and Government, Australian National University.
STANLEY BACH, formerly of the Congressional Research Service, Washington, USA, is on the panel of advisors at the Parliamentary Studies Centre, Australian National University.
ANDRÉ BLAIS, Professor in the Department of Political Science at the Université de Montréal, Canada
WILLIAM CROSS, Hon. Dick and Ruth Bell Chair for the Study of Canadian Parliamentary Democracy in the Department of Political Science at Carleton University, Canada
KEITH DOWDING, Professor of Political Science at the Research School of Social Science and Director of Research at the College of Arts and Social Science, Australian National University.
WAYNE ERRINGTON, Lecturer in Politics at the School of Politics and International Relations in the Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University.
JOHN HIGLEY, Professor of Government and Sociology at the Departments of Government and Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, USA
MATTHEW LAING, doctoral candidate at the School of Politics and International Relations in the Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University.
LOUIS MASSICOTTE, Professor in the Department of Political Science at University Laval, Canada.
ELIZABETH MCLEAY, Professor in Comparative Politics at the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington, Canada
JAN PAKULSKI, Professor of Sociology at the School of Sociology and Social Work, University of Tasmania, Australia
KATE REYNOLDS, Australian Research Fellow at the Department of Psychology, Australian National University.
MARIAN SIMMS, Head of School at the School of History Heritage and Society, Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University, Australia
PAUL STRANGIO, Senior Lecturer in Australian politics in the School of Political and Social Inquiry, Monash University, Victoria
EMINA SUBA I?, ARC Australian Post Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Psychology, Australian National University.
JAMES WALTER, Professor of Political Science in the School of Political and Social Inquiry, Monash University.

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