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A Crisis of Institutionalization: The Collapse of the UCD in Spain

Richard Gunther and Jonathan Hopkin

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:
10.1093/0199246742.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political parties are such a fundamental part of democratic political life that they take on an appearance of stability and solidity that is rarely questioned—hence, when a political party collapses, ... More


Political Parties

Ma Nagok

in Political Development in Hong Kong: State, Political Society, and Civil Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098107
eISBN:
9789882207271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098107.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

Along with the weakening of Hong Kong's legislature after 1997, the development of political parties underwent retrogression. Although political parties played an integral role in the country's ... More


Institutions and Social Reform

in The Institutional Imperative: The Politics of Equitable Development in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770835
eISBN:
9780804781794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770835.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines alternative explanations for variation in equitable development. It considers democracy, class, and ethnicity as alternative arguments and suggests that institutions provide a ... More


Party Patronage in Italy: A Matter for Solitary Leaders

Fabrizio Di Mascio

in Party Patronage and Party Government in European Democracies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199599370
eISBN:
9780191741517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599370.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the recent trends of patronage in Italy. The empirical analysis reveals still high, albeit decreasing, aggregate levels of political appointments in Italy, while at the same ... More


Democratization and Political Parties

Jack Corbett and Wouter Veenendaal

in Democracy in Small States: Persisting Against All Odds

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198796718
eISBN:
9780191837951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796718.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The adaptation theme is a strong feature of Chapter 5, which examines the old idea that democracy is unworkable without political parties, and that an institutionalized party system is a prerequisite ... More


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