Party Transformations in European Democracies

Party Transformations in European Democracies

by André Krouwel

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ISBN-13: 9781438444833
Publisher: State University
Publication date: 11/20/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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About the Author

André Krouwel is Associate Professor of Comparative Politics at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Table of Contents

Illustrations vii

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Party Models 15

Chapter 2 Measuring Party Change 29

Chapter 3 On the Origin of Species 49

Chapter 4 Electoral Transformation of Parties 79

Chapter 5 Ideological Transformation of Parties 137

Chapter 6 Organizational Transformation of European Parties 229

Chapter 7 Cartel Failure and Populist Success 267

Appendix 1 West European Political Parties Included in this Study 289

Appendix 2 Variable List 361

Appendix 3 New Parties in Europe 383

References 395

Index 427

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