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Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies
     

Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies

by Paul Webb, Ian Holliday, David M. Farrell
 

ISBN-10: 0199240558

ISBN-13: 9780199240555

Pub. Date: 04/10/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Drawing on the expertise of an impressive team of internationally known specialists, the book engages systematically with the evidence to show that, while a degree of popular cynicism towards them is often chronic, though rarely acute, parties have adapted and survived as organizations, remodelling themselves to the needs of an era in which patterns of linkage and

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Drawing on the expertise of an impressive team of internationally known specialists, the book engages systematically with the evidence to show that, while a degree of popular cynicism towards them is often chronic, though rarely acute, parties have adapted and survived as organizations, remodelling themselves to the needs of an era in which patterns of linkage and communication with social groups have been transformed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199240555
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/10/2003
Series:
Comparative Politics Series
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.50(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies, Paul Webb
2. Political Parties in Britain: Secular Decline or Adaptive Resilience?, Paul Webb
3. Italian Parties, Change and Functionality Luciano Bardi
4. Party Decline in the Parties State? The Changing Environment of German Politics, Susan E. Scarrow
5. France: Never a Golden Age, Andrew Knapp
6. The Colour Purple: The End of Predictable Politics in the Low Countries, Kris Deschouwer
7. The Scandinavian Party Model at the Crossroads, Jan Sundberg
8. Party Politics in Ireland: Regularizing a Volatile System, R. J. Murphy and David M. Farrell
9. Spain: Building a Parties State in a New Democracy, Ian Holliday
10. Parties at the European Level, Simon Hix
11. Still Functional After All These Years: Parties in America, 1960-2000, John C. Green
12. Canada's 19th Century Cadre Parties at the Millennium, R. Kenneth Carty
13. Political Parties in Australia: Party Stability in a Utilitarian Society, Ian McAllister
14. Parties and Society in New Zealand, Jack Vowles
15. Conclusion: Political Parties and Democratic Control in Advanced Industrial Societies, Paul Webb

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