In this volume, a group of experts are gathered to analyze this progression on a comparative level.
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Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
One of the more positive international trends as of late has been the transformation of several countries from authoritarian-based dictatorships and single party systems into multi-party democracies characterized by peaceful political transitions. In this volume, a group of experts are gathered to analyze this progression on a comparative level. The essays reveal how the dramatic collapse of the USSR functioned as a crucial catalyst in allowing pent-up domestic pressures for change to emerge in a less charged international environment. In addition, the chapters study the historical and current evolution of these countries, focusing on their success in developing long-term pluralistic structures, and gauging whether these recent trends are more overnight fads than long lasting advancements.
Admittedly, Pempel identifies several outliers, including Japan, Sweden, Israel, and Italy, where single parties have existed, or continue to ... But “why do some non-industrialized countries do not have a single-party-dominant system?
Author: M. Rimanelli
One of the more positive international trends as of late has been the transformation of several countries from authoritarian-based dictatorships and single party systems into multi-party democracies characterized by peaceful political transitions. In this volume, a group of experts are gathered to analyse this progression on a comparative level. The scholars examine previously right-wing regimes in Brazil, Argentina, and South Africa, former Communist states in Russia, Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia, and single party-dominant democracies in Italy, Japan, Mexico, and Israel. The essays reveal how the dramatic collapse of the USSR functioned as a crucial catalyst in allowing pent-up domestic pressures for change to emerge in a less charged international environment. In addition, the chapters study the historical and current evolution of these countries, focusing on their success in developing long-term pluralistic structures, and gauging whether these recent trends are more overnight fads than long lasting advancements.
India and the Politics of Developing Countries. Essays in Memory of Myron Weiner, New Delhi: Sage, pp. 43–59. Rimanelli, M. (ed.) (1999) Comparative Democratization and Peaceful Change in Single-Party Dominant Countries, New York: St.
Author: Matthijs Bogaards
This book examines dominant parties in both established democracies and new democracies and explores the relationship between dominant parties and the democratic process. Bridging existing literatures, the authors analyse dominant parties at national and sub-national, district and intra-party levels and take a fresh look at some of the classic cases of one-party dominance. The book also features methodological advances in the study of dominant parties through contributions that develop new ways of conceptualizing and measuring one-party dominance. Combining theoretical and empirical research and bringing together leading experts in the field - including Hermann Giliomee and Kenneth Greene - this book features comparisons and case studies on Japan, Canada, Germany, Mexico, Italy, France and South Africa. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of political science, democracy studies, comparative politics, party politics and international studies specialists.
But the HDP is unlikely to endanger the AK Party's electoral dominance and single party rule on its own any time soon. 9. ... University Press, 1990); Comparative Democratization and Peaceful Change in Single-Party-Dominant Countries, ...
Publisher: SET Vakfı İktisadi İşletmesi
Last year was the year of elections in Turkey with two parliamentary elections and months-long electoral campaigns that dominated the political agenda of the country. The parliamentary elections of June 7, 2015 brought an end to the AK Party’s 12-year long era of parliamentary majority and single-party government in Turkey. Nevertheless, the endeavors to form a coalition government could not be concluded successfully and another election appeared on the horizon. The country was ruled by an AK Party-led interim government and the elections were repeated five months later on November 1, 2015. While close in time, the two elections were quite distant with regard to the political contexts in which they were carried out, and in their respective results. The November elections witnessed a comeback for the AK Party, which increased its votes by over 9 points with the addition of five million new votes in the ballot box.
Stabilizing Fragile Democracies and Party System Development', in: Pridham and Lewis (eds). ... Comparing New Party Systems in Southern Europe. ... Comparative Democratization and Peaceful Change in Single-Party-Dominant Countries.
Author: Clemens Spiess
This book examines and compares the emergence, development and impact of the party systems in post-colonial India and post-apartheid South Africa. It sheds light on the crucial role and function of party systems in democratising developing countries. Although often described as political miracles or empirical anomalies, both countries actually figure prominently in party system and democratic theory due to their regional importance and the important role the party system plays in their political trajectory. The author employs a diachronic comparison of the two party systems, with a distinct focus on the role of party agency in the shaping and maintenance of one-party-dominance and on the role of the two party systems as independent variables. Highlighting the similarities and differences between the two systems, he examines whether the lessons learned from the Indian experience in terms of the function and effects of the country’s post-independent party system and the role of party agency therein are applicable to South Africa. This book will be of interest to academics working in the field of democracy, comparative politics and development in general, and South Africa and South Asia in particular.
(1999) Comparative Democratization and Peaceful Change in Single-Party-Dominant Countries, New York: St. Martin's Press. River Path Associates (2005) Review of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy ...
Author: Peter Burnell
This volume brings together expert contributors to explore the intersection of two major contemporary themes: globalization, and the contribution that both domestic party politics and international party support make to democratization. Globalising Democracy clearly shows what globalization means for domestic and international efforts to build effective political parties and competitive party systems in new and emerging democracies. Contrasting perspectives are presented through fresh case studies of European post-communist countries, Africa and Turkey. The reader is clearly shown how international party assistance is a manifestation and vehicle of globalization, and explores how it may be assessed in terms of: global economic integration the growth of global communications the development and implications for party politics of multi-level governance. This is the first book to analyze the impact of globalization on democracy and will be of great interest to all students of international relations, governance and politics.
Political Dominance in Democracy Carty ... Parties and Party Politics in India Oxford: Oxford University Press p. ... Comparative Democratization and Peaceful Change in Single-Party-Dominant Countries London: St. Martin's Press p.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
This book examines long-term single party dominance in modern democracies.
Comparative Democratization and Peaceful Change in Single-PartyDominant Countries, (New York: St. Martins Press, 1999). For a theoretical analysis, see Donald Horowitz, Ethnic Groups in Conflict (Berkeley, CA: University of California ...
Author: Roger Southall
This collection examines the nature, scope and prospects for political opposition under African National Congress political dominance.
Khator, R. (1999) 'The political party system of India: From one-party dominance to no-party dominance', in M. Rimanelli (ed) Comparative Democratization and Peaceful Change in Single-Party-Dominant Countries, New York: Palgrave ...
Author: Nizam Ahmed
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
This book explores the role of government in the governing process of Bangladesh. It primarily focuses on the dilemmas and constraints faced by the successive democratic governments elected since the early 1990s. Bangladesh has had a new democratic beginning since the early 1990s and formally remained a democracy for the last the three decades. Despite impressive performance in the economic and social fields, the country has lagged far behind most of the new democracies in the political realm. This book identifies how representative institutions of governance have gradually declined under democratic governments in Bangladesh, and how disagreements on the ‘basic rules of the game’ have made the task of governing extremely difficult and democratic consolidation problematic. This book is a significant and comprehensive analysis that identifies and explains the implications of the crises in governance for democratic consolidation in Bangladesh. It will be of interest to academics studying Area Studies, in particular South Asian Studies, and the increasingly researched areas of governance, public policy, and administration.
“Political Immobilism, Clientelism, Collapse, and Democratic Renewal in Italy” in Comparative Democratization and Peaceful Change in Single-Party-Dominant Countries. Marco Rimanelli, ed. New York: St. Martin's, 1999. Robert, Jacques.
Author: Patricia J. Woods
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Chronicles the conflict between religious and secular forces in Israel. In Judicial Power and National Politics, Second Edition, Patricia J. Woods returns to an issue that has only grown in relevance since the first edition’s publication in 2008: the religious-secular conflict in Israel. The first edition focused on the role that courts and justices play in deeply charged political battles. In the last quarter of the twentieth century, social groups turned to the judicial arm of the state in an effort to force the state to change its laws and policies on religious personal status law, or family law. Through an extensive case study of the interactions of the women’s movement with the High Court of Justice, Woods argues that the most important determining factor explaining when, why, and how national courts enter into the world of divisive politics is found in the intellectual or judicial communities with whom justices live, work, and think about the law. The interaction among members of this community over time culminates in new legal norms. This second edition takes into account what has happened in the past decade, with public debate over religion and the state moving away from the court and into the realm of popular politics—on the Knesset floor, in the media, in shopping malls, and on the streets. Included for the first time is the dataset for the author’s national survey of women’s movement volunteers. Patricia J. Woods is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Florida.