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Political Institutions and Electoral Coalitions

Csaba Nikolenyi

in Institutional Design and Party Government in Post-Communist Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199675302
eISBN:
9780191755323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675302.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes the impact of the institutional features on the formation and size of electoral coalitions in the ten states. Its central finding is that the most favorable institutional ... More


Institutional Design and Party Government in Post-Communist Europe

Csaba Nikolenyi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199675302
eISBN:
9780191755323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675302.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book examines the institutional foundations of coalition government in the ten post-communist democracies of Eastern and Central Europe for the 1990-2010 period: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, ... More


Forging the Coalition of 1867–1868

in The Two Reconstructions: The Struggle for Black Enfranchisement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226845289
eISBN:
9780226845272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226845272.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

During the first and the second reconstructions, the forging of broad new electoral coalitions was a key dynamic. One set of agents in this forging, the leaders of predominantly white political ... More


State Autonomy in Democratic Societies

Samuel DeCanio

in Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300198782
eISBN:
9780300216318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198782.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter presents a theory of the state that challenges the assumption that democracy makes the state responsive to social preferences, electoral coalitions, and public opinion. It makes three ... More


A Rule for All Seasons?: Investiture and Government Formation in Hungary

Pèter Horváth

in Parliaments and Government Formation: Unpacking Investiture Rules

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198747017
eISBN:
9780191809286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747017.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Hungary is characterized by fast and smooth government formations and successful investiture votes by which the parliament elects its own prime minister. This chapter demonstrates that successful ... More


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