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Beyond the Catch‐All Party: Approaches to the Study of Parties and Party Organization in Contemporary Democracies

Steven B. Wolinetz

in Political Parties: Old Concepts and New Challenges

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246748
eISBN:
9780191599385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246742.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There are good reasons for re‐examining existing classifications of parties and seeing if others can be developed. However, reworking categories is a complex process, requiring further research and ... More


Sweden: The Institutionally Invoked Consensus

Michael Koß

in The Politics of Party Funding: State Funding to Political Parties and Party Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572755
eISBN:
9780191595103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572755.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The most important variable facilitating the Swedish parties' consensus on state funding was the constitutional reform of 1970. The constitutional reform strengthened the position of the bourgeois ... More


Populist Leadership

Jos de Beus

in Dispersed Democratic Leadership: Origins, Dynamics, and Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562992
eISBN:
9780191701856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562992.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The pursuit of an absolute majority ruling is characterized by resistance against a ruling class more commonly referred to as populism which displays a sense of popular and militant nationalism as ... More


Public Opinion, Party Politics, and the Welfare State

Johannes Lindvall and David Rueda

in Welfare Democracies and Party Politics: Explaining Electoral Dynamics in Times of Changing Welfare Capitalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807971
eISBN:
9780191845765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807971.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter examines the long-run relationship between public opinion, party politics, and the welfare state. It argues that when large parties receive a clear signal concerning the median voter’s ... More


The Issue Content of West European Party Politics: The Central Role of Large, Mainstream Parties, but for How Long?

Christoffer Green-Pedersen

in The Reshaping of West European Party Politics: Agenda-Setting and Party Competition in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198842897
eISBN:
9780191878800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842897.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This chapter summarizes the main findings of the book and discusses its implications. The theoretical argument of the book presented in the issue incentive model is that the vote and office ... More


Estonia: From Instability to the Consolidation of Centre-Right Coalition Politics

Vello Pettai

in Coalition Governance in Central Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198844372
eISBN:
9780191879920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844372.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since re-emerging as an independent state in 1991, Estonia has had to build up an entirely new constitutional and political system. This has meant that following an initial period of fluidity amongst ... More


Lithuania: Ministerial Government in an Unstable Party System

Irmina Matonyte

in Coalition Governance in Central Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198844372
eISBN:
9780191879920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844372.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since early 1990s, the electoral campaigns in Lithuania take place within the framework of long-term parliamentary party agreements on Euro-Atlantic integration (more specifically, in the context of ... More


Austria: Rejecting Nuclear Energy—From Party Competition Accident to State Doctrine

Wolfgang C. Müller (ed.)

in The Politics of Nuclear Energy in Western Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747031
eISBN:
9780191809309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747031.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses nuclear energy policy in Austria since the 1950s. It stresses that political parties were the main actors and decision-making on energy policy was strongly influenced by them. ... More


Why Italian Nuclear Energy Policy Failed Twice

Fabio Franchino

in The Politics of Nuclear Energy in Western Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747031
eISBN:
9780191809309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747031.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The history of nuclear energy policy in Italy is characterized by major shifts. After being a world leader in nuclear energy production in the 1960s, the country stopped its programme in the 1980s. ... More


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