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Title Regulating political parties : European democracies in comparative perspective / edited by Ingrid van Biezen & Hans-Martien ten Napel ; cover design, Suzan Beijer
Published [Leiden, Netherlands] : Leiden University Press, 2014


Description 1 online resource (288 pages)
Contents Title -- Copyright -- Table of contents -- INTRODUCTION Regulating Political Parties: European Democracies in Comparative Perspective -- CHAPTER 1 Democracy and the Legal Regulation of Political Parties -- CHAPTER 2 Dilemmas of Regulating Political Finance, with Special Reference to the Dutch Case -- CHAPTER 3 Lessons from the Past: Party Regulation in the Netherlands -- CHAPTER 4 The Constitutionalization of Political Parties in Post-war Europe1 -- CHAPTER 5 Party Laws in Comparative Perspective
CHAPTER 6 Explaining Legislative Conflict over the Adoption of Political Financing Law in the European UnionCHAPTER 7 The SGP Case: Did it Really (Re)Launch the Debate on Party Regulation in the Netherlands? -- CHAPTER 8 Will it All End in Tears? What Really Happens when Democracies Use Law to Ban Political Parties -- CHAPTER 9 Ethnic Party Regulation in Eastern Europe -- CHAPTER 10 On the Engineerability of Political Parties: Evidence from Mexico -- About the authors -- Index
Summary Regulating Political Parties provides a novel and valuable contribution to the existing literature on political parties by discussing the various dimensions of party law and regulation, in Europe and other regions of the world. By bringing together international experts from the disciplines of law and political science, this volume addresses from an interdisciplinary and comparative point of view what has long been a notable lacuna in the study of political parties
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Notes This work is licensed by Knowledge Unlatched under a Creative Commons license
Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed March 19, 2015)
Subject Political parties -- Europe
Political science and theory.
Politics and government.
Society and social sciences Society and social sciences.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Political Parties.
Political parties.
Genre/Form essays.
Form Electronic book
Author Biezen, Ingrid van, editor.
Napel, H.-M. T. D. ten, editor
Beijer, Suzan, cover designer.
ISBN 9789400601956