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Western European Party Systems Continuity and Change

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Published by SAGE Publications .
Written in English


  • Europe,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Political Parties

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ContributionsHans Daalder (Editor), Peter Mair (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages482
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7909806M
ISBN 100803997698
ISBN 109780803997691

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  As Europe’s Political Landscape Shifts, Two-Party System Fades. wrote in his book The number of people voting for mainstream political parties now is . Otto Kirchheimer has argued that a transformation of Western European party systems is under way. If Kirchheimer's assertions about the emergence and success of catch‐all parties are correct, we should discover decreased fragmentation in Western European party by: About this journal. Party Politics is a peer reviewed journal dedicated to the study of this integral component within political science. This major international journal provides a forum for the analysis of political parties, including their historical development, structure, policy programmes, ideology, electoral and campaign strategies, and their role within the various national and. Types of party systems. One-party system: a system in which a single political party has the right to form the government, usually based on the existing constitution, or where only one party has the exclusive control over political power.; Dominant-party system: a system where there is "a category of parties/political organizations that have successively won election victories and .