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Title Stabilising fragile democracies : comparing new party systems in Southern and Eastern Europe / edited by Geoffrey Pridham and Paul G. Lewis
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 273 pages) : graphs
Contents Introduction : Stabilising fragile democracies and party system development / Geoffrey Pridham and Paul Lewis -- Party inheritances and party identities / Michael Waller -- From nomenclatura to clientura : the emergence of new political elites in east-central Europe / Attila Ágh -- Structuring the new party systems after the dictatorship : coalitions, alliances, fusions and splits during the transition and post-transition stages / Maurizio Cotta -- Parties and electoral choices in east-central Europe / Gábor Tóka -- Italy's postwar transition in contemporary perspective / Oreste Massari -- The emergence of new party systems and transitions to democracy : Spain in comparative perspective / Paul Heywood -- Securing democracy in post-authoritarian Greece : the role of political parties / Michalis Spourdalakis -- The revenge of history : the Portuguese, Spanish and Hungarian transitions -- some comparisons / András Bozóki and Bill Lomax -- The emergence of new party systems and transitions to democracy : Romania and Portugal compared / Tom Gallagher -- The formation of political parties in post-communist Poland / Wlodzimierz Wesolowski -- Bulgaria's new party system / Georgi Karasimeonov
Analysis Eastern Europe
Political parties
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Political parties -- Europe, Eastern -- History.
Political parties -- Europe, Southern -- History.
Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Europe, Southern -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Lewis, Paul G., 1945-
Pridham, Geoffrey, 1942-
ISBN 0203294254 (electronic bk.)
0203430131 (electronic bk.)
0415118034 (paperback)
9780203294253 (electronic bk.)
9780203430132 (electronic bk.)
9780415118033 (paperback)