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Harfst, Philipp

Parties, Governments and Elites

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Philipp Harfst, Ina Kubbe, Thomas Poguntke

Part I. Parties and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

2. Kosmopolitismus versus Kommunitarismus: Ein neuer Konflikt in der Demokratie
Wolfgang Merkel

3. Responsible Responsiveness of Parties in and out of Government
Hans Keman

4. Ideological Congruence: Choice, Visibility and Clarity
Hans-Dieter Klingemann, Darina Gancheva, Bernhard Weßels

5. New Parties and the Crisis of Representation: Between Indicator and Solution
Kris Deschouwer

6. Changing or Getting Changed: The Example of the German Greens since 1979
Thomas Poguntke

7. The ‘Law of Conservation of Disproportionality’ and Electoral Prospects of Small Parties
Philipp Harfst

8. New Internal Politics in Western Democracies: The Impact of the Environmental Movement in Highly Industrialized Democracies
Detlef Jahn

Part II. Governments and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

9. Viewing African Presidencies Concretely and Positively: Six Case-Studies as Examples
Jean Blondel

10. The Party Composition of Government in Western Democracies, 1950–2015
Manfred G Schmidt

11. Strong Presidents for Weak States. How Weak State Capacity Fosters Vertically Concentrated Executives
Jessica Fortin-Rittberger

Part III. Elites and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

12. Prime Ministerial Tenure in Central and Eastern Europe: The Role of Party Leadership and Cabinet Experience
Florian Grotz, Till Weber

13. Elites and Corruption in European Democracies
Ina Kubbe

14. One-Party Dominance and Public Sector Corruption in South Africa: Consequences for Democracy
Tom Koelble

Part IV. Looking Onward

15. Contemporary Problems and Future Perspectives of Empirical Research on Democracy
Dirk Berg-Schlosser

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Comparative Politics, Electoral Politics, Democracy, African Politics, European Politics

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783658174460
Printed ISBN
978-3-658-17445-3

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