Party Government in the New Europe.

This truly comparative volume examines the "life cycle" of party governments in Europe from 1990 onwards, and analyses its role and function in contemporary European parliamentary democracies. The life and the performance of party governments in Europe became more and more volatile and pub...

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Keman, Hans.
Other Authors / Creators:Muller-Rommel, Ferdinand.
Format: eBook Electronic
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint: London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2012.
Series:Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science Ser.
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Front Cover
  • Party Government in the New Europe
  • Copyright Page
  • Contents
  • Figures
  • Tables
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Part I Changing patterns of party government
  • 1 The life cycle of party government across the new Europe
  • Part II Party government and democratic governance
  • 2 Party government and parliamentary democracy in the new Europe
  • 3 Dimensions of government decision-making structures in European OECD countries
  • Part III Interactions of party government with parties and interest organizations
  • 4 Party system institutionalisation across time in post-communist Europe
  • 5 The impact of political parties on labour relations
  • Part IV Party government and public policy
  • 6 Political parties and the welfare state in Western and post-communist democracies
  • 7 Party government and welfare state reforms
  • Part V Research perspectives, data developments and conclusions
  • 8 Enhancing and improving data on party government
  • 9 Comparative observations, empirical findings and research perspectives
  • References
  • Index.