Political parties and party systems: Comparative approaches and the british experience

Moshe Maor*

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This comprehensive textbook outlines and illuminates the main theories of political parties and party systems. Applying these theoretical approaches to British party politics, Moshe Maor covers all the key subjects of study including: Classification of party definitions. Party systems change. Party institutionalization. Cohesion and dissent. Intraparty conflicts and ligislative bargaining. Multiparty electoral competition. Maor's study highlights the importance of the intraparty arena and actors in understanding the shape and behaviour of political parties, providing essential reading to students of party systems and of British politics.

Original languageAmerican English
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages300
ISBN (Electronic)9781134890095
ISBN (Print)9780415082853
StatePublished - 10 Aug 2005

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Publisher Copyright:
© 1997 Moshe Maor. All rights reserved.


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