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Reconstructing the Workers' Party (PT): Lessons from North‐Eastern Brazil

William Nylen

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In the 1980s, the Workers Party in Brazil faced an institutional challenge: to adapt its orthodox socialism to the realities of governance without loosing its commitment to a transformative socialist ... More


Conclusion

Jeffery A. Jenkins and Charles Stewart III

in Fighting for the Speakership: The House and the Rise of Party Government

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691118123
eISBN:
9781400845460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691118123.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter summarizes the key points raised by the book, with particular emphasis on questions of organizational control, party-building, and party strength in Congress. It begins with a discussion ... More


Between Leadership and Structure Formation: The Challenges of Party Institutionalization

Nicole Bolleyer

in New Parties in Old Party Systems: Persistence and Decline in Seventeen Democracies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646067
eISBN:
9780191755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646067.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter specifies challenges for new parties’ organizational persistence and electoral sustainability and explains how party institutionalization contributes to both, before and after parties’ ... More


Conclusions

Nicole Bolleyer

in New Parties in Old Party Systems: Persistence and Decline in Seventeen Democracies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646067
eISBN:
9780191755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646067.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter summarizes the major theoretical and empirical insights of the study and discusses their implications for the nature of party system change in advanced democracies, e.g. whether – having ... More


Federalism and political asymmetry: regional elections and political parties

Cameron Ross

in Federalism and Democratisation in Russia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058691
eISBN:
9781781700174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058691.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter examines regional elections and the problems of developing a viable party system. The problem of party building in Russia's regions comes not so much from ‘polarized pluralism’ or the ... More


Party-Building during the First Reconstruction

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/9780226845272.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers an essential component of coalitional strengthening: party-building. It uncovers the mix of success and weakness that characterized the party-building process. Coalition ... More


Citizen Activism and the Democratic Party

Theda Skocpol, Lara Putnam, and Caroline Tervo

in Upending American Politics: Polarizing Parties, Ideological Elites, and Citizen Activists from the Tea Party to the Anti-Trump Resistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190083526
eISBN:
9780190083564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083526.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

How will new grassroots resistance groups affect the electoral prospects and activities of the Democratic Party? This chapter draws evidence from groups in many states, but it principally analyzes ... More


Bulgaria: Stable Coalitions of Unstable Parties

Rumyana Kolarova and Maria Spirova

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/9780198844372.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Democracy in Bulgaria came as a result of a pact that preserved the role of the communist successor party to a larger degree than in many other post-communist countries in Central Eastern Europe ... More


A Theory of Conservative Party-Building

James Loxton

in Conservative Party-Building in Latin America: Authoritarian Inheritance and Counterrevolutionary Struggle

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197537527
eISBN:
9780197537558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537527.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter lays out the book’s theory of conservative party-building, emphasizing two independent variables: (1) authoritarian inheritance and (2) counterrevolutionary struggle. The first section ... More


Introduction: The Puzzle of Authoritarian Origins and Democratic Success

James Loxton

in Conservative Party-Building in Latin America: Authoritarian Inheritance and Counterrevolutionary Struggle

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197537527
eISBN:
9780197537558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537527.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter presents the central puzzle of the book and sets the stage for the chapters to come. The first section defines the terms “conservative party” and “party-building.” The ... More


Asaduddin Owaisi

Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah

in India Tomorrow: Conversations with the Next Generation of Political Leaders

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190125837
eISBN:
9780190991456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125837.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Asaduddin Owaisi is the president of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM), a Hyderabad-based political party, which represents Muslim interests. Even though AIMIM is a small political ... More


Conclusion: Party-Building, Authoritarian Successor Parties, and Democracy

James Loxton

in Conservative Party-Building in Latin America: Authoritarian Inheritance and Counterrevolutionary Struggle

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197537527
eISBN:
9780197537558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537527.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter considers the theoretical, empirical, and normative implications of the book’s argument. The first section discusses its contributions to two classic findings in the ... More


Conservative Party-Building in Latin America: Authoritarian Inheritance and Counterrevolutionary Struggle

James Loxton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197537527
eISBN:
9780197537558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537527.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Where do strong conservative parties come from? While there is a growing scholarly awareness about the importance of such parties for democratic stability, much less is known about their origins. In ... More


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