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Title Divided government in comparative perspective / edited by Robert Elgie
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001


Description xii, 242 pages ; 25 cm
Series Comparative politics
Comparative politics (Oxford University Press)
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. What is Divided Government? -- Robert Elgie -- 2. Divided Government in the United States -- Alan Ware -- 3. Squaring Off: Executives and Legislatures in Ecuador -- Monica Barczak -- 4. Divided Government in Mexico's Presidentialist Regime: The 1997-2000 experience -- Joseph L. Klesner -- 5. Divided Government in Finland: From a Semi-Presidential to a Parliamentary Democracy -- Heikki Paloheimo -- 6. 'Cohabitation': Divided Government French-Style -- Robert Elgie -- 7. Divided Government in Poland -- Ania Krok-Paszkowska -- 8. Divided Governance: The Case of Denmark -- John Fitzmaurice -- 9. Divided Government in Germany: The Case of the Bundesrat -- Roland Sturm -- 10. Divided Government in Ireland -- Paul Mitchell -- 11. Divided Government in Comparative Perspective -- Robert Elgie -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary Divided government occurs when the executive fails to enjoy majority support in at least one working house of the legislature. This book examines the frequency, causes and management of divided government
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [226]-237) and index
Notes Also available on the Internet to subscribing institutions
Subject Comparative government -- Case studies.
Comparative government.
Divided government -- Case studies.
Constitutional history.
Divided government.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Author Elgie, Robert.
LC no. 2002277414
ISBN 0198295650
OTHER TI Oxford scholarship online.