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Political parties and electoral change: party responses to electoral markets

Popular disengagement, disaffection, and withdrawal on the one hand, and increasing popular support for protest parties on the other, have become the hallmarks of modern European politics.This book provides an excellent account of how political parties in Western Europe are perceiving and responding...

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Other Authors: Mair P. (Редактор), Müller W.C. (Редактор), Plasser F. (Редактор)
Format: Book
Language: Английский
Published: London [etc.] SAGE (2004)
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Political parties and electoral change: party responses to electoral markets /Под ред. Mair P., Müller W.C., Plasser F. - London [etc.]: SAGE, [2004] - 0с. - URL: http://libweb.kpfu.ru/z3950/bcover/0000534052_con.pdf

Summary: Popular disengagement, disaffection, and withdrawal on the one hand, and increasing popular support for protest parties on the other, have become the hallmarks of modern European politics.This book provides an excellent account of how political parties in Western Europe are perceiving and responding to these contemporary challenges of electoral dealignment. Each chapter employs a common format to present and compare the changingstrategies of established parties and party systems in Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Austria, Belgium, Denmark and Ireland.The result is an invaluable portrait of the changing electoral environment and how parties are interacting with each another and voters today. Political Parties and Electoral Change will be essential reading, for anybody seeking a deeper understanding of contemporary electoral politics and of the challenges facing west European party systems
Physical Description: IX, [2], 280 c. 24
ISBN: 0-7619-4719-1