Challenging the state : devolution and the battle for partisan credibility : a comparison of Belgium, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom /

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Author / Creator: Alonso, Sonia.
Format: Book
Edition:First edition.
Imprint: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series:Comparative politics (Oxford University Press)
Table of Contents:
  • 1. The Centre-Periphery Conflict and Two Paradoxes
  • 2. Centre-periphery Party Competition
  • 3. Political Devolution and Credibility Constraints
  • 4. Parties and Voters in Two Dimensions: A First Examination of the Landscape
  • 5. The Emergence of the Peripheral Party Threat
  • 6. Devolution: Making Electoral Moves Credible
  • 7. State Parties' Electoral Strategies after Devolution
  • 8. Peripheral Parties' Electoral Strategies after Devolution
  • 9. Conclusions