Institutions and Policy under Bipolar and Centrifugal Federalism
Series: West European Politics
For too long Belgium remained an unexplored terrain by comparative political scientists. Belgium's politics were best known through the writings of Arend Lijphart, who considered it a model case of consociationalism. Over the past ten to fifteen years, the analysis of consociationalism has been...
Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge
Coalition Theory and Deviant Cases
Understanding the formation of governments has always been central to political science. Traditionally this topic has been considered from a rational choice theory perspective and the empirical testing of these theories; however neither approach alone is able to explain a large proportion of actual...
Published April 1st 2011 by Routledge
Ethnoregionalist parties are an increasingly influential political phenomenon in many Western European countries. Despite this there has been little systematic study of these important political parties. This volume fills the gap with an exploration of the successes and failures experienced by...
Published March 26th 1998 by Routledge