5 edition of Parties, Elections and Cleavages found in the catalog.
April 29, 2000
Written in English
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Party leaders will play key roles in directing their followers in the aftermath of the election. The fate of our democracy literally depends on what they collectively say, and what they ask. (). Political Cleavages and Socio-economic Context: How Welfare Regimes and Historical Divisions Shape Political Cleavages. West European Politics: Vol. 33, The Structure of Political Competition in Western Europe, pp.
Written in a sharp and lively manner that will interest and engage students, this classic text provides comprehensive coverage of all elements of parties and elections in the United States, including local, state, and national party organizations; American party history and party systems; state and local nominations, state and local elections, presidential nominations, and presidential elections. In a primary election, candidates from the same party run against one another to determine which of them will represent the party in the general election. In a closed primary voters may only cast votes for candidates within their own party. In an open primary voters may cast votes for candidates in any party.
Party Systems, Social Cleavages, and Electoral Rules irnumber,degreeofinstitutionaliza-tion, and structure vary enormously from continent to continent and from country to country. The size of a party system (how many parties regularly compete in elections) and its scope (which cleavages and identities are politi-. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Preface / Ernst Gehmacher --Cleavage Structures and Party Systems in East and Central Europe / Andrea Rommele --Cleavages, Parties, and Voters / Kay Lawson --Cleavages and Parties prior to --Between Democracy and Authoritarianism in Bulgaria / Georgi Karasimeonov --Cleavages and Parties.
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Hazan --The party-effects of electoral systems / Giovanni Sartori --Party systems and issue dimensions: Israel and thirty-five other.
What social groups support which political party, and how that support has changed over time, are central questions in the sociology of political behaviour.
This study Elections and Cleavages book the first systematic book-length reassessment and restatement of the sociological approach to American politics in more than 20 years.
It challenges widespread arguments that the importance of social cleavages have 4/5(1). Introduction Issues, Parties, and Political Cleavages Democratization and the New Left-Right Axis of Political Competition The Data The Method Organization of the Book 1.
In political science and sociology, a cleavage is a historically determined social or cultural line which divides citizens within a society into groups with differing political interests, resulting in political conflict among these groups. Social or cultural cleavages thus become political cleavages once they get politicized as such.
Cleavage theory accordingly argues that political cleavages. It looks at the pre-Communist history of political parties and then examines the extent to which party politics has changed in the post-Cold War reviewing the various theories of cleavage and considering the interrelationships among cleavages, parties, and voters, 15 essays by indigenous scholars provide general historical 5/5(1).
Parties in Turkey, described in this book as a center-periphery cleavage. Given the strong link between the cleavage structure and the party system both in general and in the Turkish case, I conclude the present chapter with a general and comparative analysis of the impact of social cleavages, and in Chapters 2 and 3 I analyze the.
Against critical elections theory, we will counterpose an alternative set of expectations grounded in theories of political cleavages that generally point towards stability in the bases of party competition, even in a context - such as applies in Ukraine - of dramatically changing party landscapes as measured by the supply of parties and the.
of party politics and expanded the kinds of factors we know can affect parties and party systems. Whereas early studies of political parties focused on exogenous cleavages or institutions to explain stasis and change, more recent scholars have noted how parties and party systems persist or transform as a result of endogenous factors.
How do political parties affect foreign policy. This book answers this question by exploring the role of party politics as source of foreign policy change in liberal democracies. The book shifts the focus from individual political parties to party systems as the context in which parties' ideologies receive precise content and their preferences are formed.
- A democracy with no official political parties 2. Single-party system - Only one party is legally allowed to hold power 3. One-party dominant system - Multiple parties are legally allowed, but only one has realistic chance 4.
Two-party system - Only two major parties have realistic chance of winning power 5. Multiparty system.
Providing comprehensive insights into the parties and party systems of post-communist EU member states within the framework of each country's specific conditions and developments, this volume examines in particular the cases of Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Slovenia.
The book concentrates on three main themes: ideological cleavages between parties 5/5(1). Historical institutionalism is central to the study of political parties because party creation, competition, and adaptation are fundamentally processes structured over time.
In these processes, time and sequence frequently are necessary components of causal arguments in understanding contemporary political outcomes. An historical approach to party politics highlights how, in particular. Besides this report on political parties in sub-Saharan Africa, IDEA and its partners are preparing three sub-regional reports.
The authors of these are Khabele Matlosa. The net result is that the party cleavage line is much as it was a century ago-but the parties have switched sides. Aggregate election outcomes and individual votes follow the problem agenda.
The Historical Dimension: Hungarian Cleavages and Parties Prior to 3. Frozen Cleavages and Changing Parties in Post-Communist Hungary from to Mid 4. The Restructuring of the Party System: NATO Referendum - Parliamentary Elections Political Parties: A Sociological Study of the Oligarchical Tendencies of Modern Democracy (German: Zur Soziologie des Parteiwesens in der modernen Demokratie; Untersuchungen über die oligarchischen Tendenzen des Gruppenlebens) is a book by the sociologist Robert Michels, published in and first introducing the concept of iron law of oligarchy.
The review editor of Party Politics, he is the author of Trade Unions and the British Electorate () as well as numerous articles and chapters on British and European parties.
He is currently writing a book on British political parties for Sage Publications and editing a comparative volume on parties in democratic societies for Oxford.
Evans, Geoffrey. "Europe: A New Electoral Cleavage?." In Critical Elections: British Parties and Voters in Long-Term Perspective, edited by Geoffrey Evans and Pippa Norris, London: SAGE Publications Ltd, doi: /n the constructive role of parties in forging critical social blocs in three separate cases, India, Turkey, and the United States, offering a critique of the dominant approach to party politics that tends to underplay the autonomous role of parties in explaining the preferences, social cleavages, or epochal socioeconomic transformations of a given.
If humans are political animals, and language is their most versatile communication tool, then the old question about what should be extracted from political texts to understand politics deserves on-going attention. Recent advances in the information and communication sciences have resulted in new means to process political texts, especially advances in the domains of knowledge representation.Cleavages,Party Strategy and Party System Change in Europe,East and WestŁ Cleavages,Parties and Party System Development:Extending the Lipset-Rokkan Analysis beyond its Core Cases The emergence of competitive multi-party politics after the collapse of com-munism in East Central Europe soon prompted questions about the applic.The notion of social cleavages is a fundamental aspect of contemporary political science.
Scholars, since the s, have engaged themselves in the process of interpreting what a social cleavage is, and consequently how social cleavages influence electoral behavior, patters of party organization, and above all party systems.