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From Social Integration to Electoral Contestation: The Changing Distribution of Power within Political Parties

Susan E. Scarrow, Paul Webb, and David M. Farrell

in Parties Without Partisans: Political Change in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253098
eISBN:
9780191599026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253099.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Assembles new cross‐national evidence on changes in the internal distribution of power within political parties. It hypothesizes that ongoing changes in candidate selection, leadership selection, and ... More


Politics at the Centre: The Selection and Removal of Party Leaders in the Anglo Parliamentary Democracies

William P. Cross and André Blais

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199596720
eISBN:
9780191740688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596720.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is a comparative study of the rules, norms, and behaviour surrounding political party leadership. The primary analysis includes twenty‐five parties in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New ... More


The Politics of Party Leadership: A Cross-National Perspective

William Cross and Jean-Benoit Pilet (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748984
eISBN:
9780191811623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748984.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book provides a thematically organized examination of political party leadership selection. There is widespread agreement that political party leaders are increasingly important in election ... More


How Should we Choose Party Leaders?

William Cross and André Blais

in Politics at the Centre: The Selection and Removal of Party Leaders in the Anglo Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199596720
eISBN:
9780191740688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596720.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers how party leaders should be chosen in parliamentary democracies and how they should be held to account. Party leaders are too important, both within the party and generally ... More


Running, Getting Elected, and Staying in Office

William Cross and André Blais

in Politics at the Centre: The Selection and Removal of Party Leaders in the Anglo Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199596720
eISBN:
9780191740688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596720.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores three of the defining characteristics of leadership politics: competitiveness of contests, who wins, and leaders’ longevity. Leadership contests are often not competitive as ... More


Party Leadership Selection and Intra-Party Democracy

William Cross

in The Challenges of Intra-Party Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661879
eISBN:
9780191748349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661879.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Much recent research suggests that party leaders are increasing their authority both within parties and in public office. The selection of leaders is one of the most consequential decisions made by ... More


Leadership Selection Methods and Party Types

Marco Lisi, André Freire, and Oscar Barberà

in The Politics of Party Leadership: A Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748984
eISBN:
9780191811623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748984.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses the relation between some ideological and organizational features and several leadership selection methods. The main hypothesis is that differences in ideology, party family, ... More


Explaining Change in Party Leadership Selection Rules

Mihail Chiru, Anika Gauja, Sergiu Gherghina, and Juan Rodríguez-Teruel

in The Politics of Party Leadership: A Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748984
eISBN:
9780191811623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748984.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Party leadership selection rules are a relevant type of organizational change owing to their functional importance, their visibility, and their broader applicability to the party organization as a ... More


Competitiveness of Party Leadership Selection Processes

Ofer Kenig, Gideon Rahat, and Or Tuttnauer

in The Politics of Party Leadership: A Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748984
eISBN:
9780191811623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748984.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyses competitiveness of party leadership selection processes in about 500 leadership selection events that took place in the years 1965–2012 in more than 100 parties from 14 ... More


Prime Ministers and their Parties in Canada

Jonathan Malloy

in Understanding Prime-Ministerial Performance: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199666423
eISBN:
9780191751462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666423.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter suggests that among their Westminster counterparts Canadian prime ministers are the most dominant over their parties. The chapter links Canadian prime-ministerial authority over parties ... More


The Race for Leadership

Kathryn A. DePalo

in The Failure of Term Limits in Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060484
eISBN:
9780813050744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060484.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter five explores how term limits impacted the race for leadership for both Speaker of the House and the Senate Presidency. Members no longer have time to wait their turn as each incoming ... More


Leading into the Future

Julian Barling

in The Science of Leadership: Lessons from Research for Organizational Leaders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199757015
eISBN:
9780199372058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757015.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Despite the many advances in knowledge of leadership in organizations, and sometimes because of these advances, several issues need to be confronted in future research on leadership. For example, ... More


Choosing the Leader

Matthew N. Green and Douglas B. Harris

in Choosing the Leader: Leadership Elections in the U.S. House of Representatives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300222579
eISBN:
9780300240795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222579.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book attempts to fill the gap in the understanding of how congressional leaders are chosen. It offers the first systematic analysis of party leadership elections in Congress since the 1970s, ... More


Parties, Leadership Selection, and Intra-Party Democracy

William Cross and Jean-Benoit Pilet

in The Politics of Party Leadership: A Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748984
eISBN:
9780191811623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748984.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter draws together the findings presented in the earlier chapters in order to make a comprehensive statement of what this volume adds to our understanding of party leadership ... More


Understanding Leadership Profile Renewal

Giulia Sandri, Antonella Seddone, and Fulvio Venturino

in The Politics of Party Leadership: A Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748984
eISBN:
9780191811623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748984.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the concept of party renewal through leadership selection, and more generally explains the selection of different types of leaders. Parties often see leadership change as a ... More


Electing Women as Party Leaders: Does the Selectorate Matter?

Bram Wauters and Jean-Benoit Pilet

in The Politics of Party Leadership: A Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748984
eISBN:
9780191811623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748984.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The inclusion of party members in the selection of the party leader is a recent trend in contemporary party politics. We have focused in this chapter on the consequences of this phenomenon for the ... More


Comparative Patterns of Reform

Anika Gauja

in Party Reform: The Causes, Challenges, and Consequences of Organizational Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198717164
eISBN:
9780191785917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717164.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter takes a broader look at where the reform initiatives undertaken by the case study parties in this volume sit within a comparative context, by examining how they relate to one another as ... More


Why Some Leaders Die Hard (and Others Don’t): Party Goals, Party Institutions, and How They Interact

Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik and Gijs Schumacher

in The Politics of Party Leadership: A Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748984
eISBN:
9780191811623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748984.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the impact of intra-party institutions, electoral and office performance on party leader survival. On the performance side, we find that losing elections and losing government ... More


Indicators of Political Personalization

Gideon Rahat and Ofer Kenig

in From Party Politics to Personalized Politics?: Party Change and Political Personalization in Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198808008
eISBN:
9780191845796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808008.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

Ten indicators of political personalization, covering all of its types and subtypes, are presented in this chapter. The analysis starts with the institutional personalization of both governmental ... More


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