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Factional politics : how dominant parties implode or stabilize / Françoise Boucek.

Author/Creator:
Boucek, Françoise.
Publication:
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 273 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Political parties -- Great Britain.
Political parties -- Canada.
Political parties -- Italy.
Political parties -- Japan.
Summary:
"Drawing on theories of neo-institutionalism to show how institutions shape dissident behavior, Boucek develops new ways of measuring factionalism and explains its effects on office tenure. In each of the four cases - from Britain, Canada, Italy and Japan - intra-party dynamics are analyzed through times series and rational choice tools"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note:
The Theory of One-party Dominance * Why does One-party Dominance End in Factionalism? * Comparing Westminster Systems: Executive-dominated Britain and Decentralized Canada * Case 1
The Thatcher-Major Factional Wars over Europe * Case 2
Trudeau, Chretien and Canadian Liberal Hegemony * Comparing Fragmented Italy and More Consensual Japan * Case 3
Italy's Christian Democrats: How Factional Capture Bred Self-destruction * Case 4
Japan's Liberal Democrats: Factional Exit and the Restoration of Liberal Democratic Hegemony * Conclusion: How Parties Succeed or Fail to Manage Factionalism and Stay in Power.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780230019935
0230019935
OCLC:
825098871
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