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The Resource Contemporary party politics, Robin T. Pettitt

Contemporary party politics, Robin T. Pettitt

Label
Contemporary party politics
Title
Contemporary party politics
Statement of responsibility
Robin T. Pettitt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
AU@
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Pettitt, Robin T
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Democracy
  • Political parties
  • Policy sciences
  • Political leadership
Label
Contemporary party politics, Robin T. Pettitt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-209) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
  • 1.Introduction -- Defining p̀olitical party' -- The three faces of party organisations -- The structure of parties -- The role of parties in democratic states -- The crisis of parties -- Outline of the book -- 2.Party Systems -- The importance of understanding party systems -- Early approaches to party systems -- Party system typologies -- The effective number of parties -- Explaining party system variation -- Which party system is best? -- Conclusion -- 3.Theories of Party Development -- The ìnternal' and èxternal' origins of parties -- An alternative view of the emergence of political parties -- Understanding party types -- Cadre parties to mass parties -- Challenging the mass party model: the catch-all party -- Organisational consequences of the catch-all party: the electoral-professional party model -- The cartel party -- Conclusion: Beyond the cartel -- beyond party types? -- 4.Ideology -- On ideology and party politics --
  • Contents note continued: Political cleavages -- Party families -- Ideology in contemporary European party politics -- Party ideology beyond Europe -- United States -- India -- Africa -- Conclusion -- 5.Party Members, Activists and Supporters -- Defining party member, activist and supporter -- The rise (and fall?) of party members -- Why members? -- Party membership incentives: supply -- Leadership incentives: demand -- The costs of a membership organisation -- Explaining and reversing decline -- The effects of membership decline -- Conclusion -- 6.Candidate Selection -- The importance of candidate selection -- Selecting candidates -- The political system -- National legislation -- The candidate selection process: impact of different methods -- Territorial (de-) centralisation and in/exclusiveness of the selectorate -- Supply and demand -- Supply -- Demand -- Conclusion -- 7.Policy Making -- Who should be involved? -- The normative argument against intra-party democracy --
  • Contents note continued: The normative argument for intra-party democracy -- Pragmatic arguments against intra-party democracy -- Pragmatic argument for intra-party democracy -- Who can be involved in policy making? -- Who wants to be involved in policy making? -- Who are involved in policy making? -- Conclusion -- 8.Campaigning -- How campaigning has changed -- First era -- Second Era -- Third Era -- The limits of change -- Drivers of change -- Social changes -- Technological change -- Party-specific issues -- Impact of changes -- Financing -- Conclusion -- 9.Government -- Deciding to aim for government office -- Getting into government -- coalitions -- Factors impacting on coalition formation -- Portfolio allocation -- Conclusion -- 10.The Internationalisation of Party Politics -- Party Internationals -- The First, Second, Fourth and Socialist Internationals -- The Liberal International -- International Democratic Union -- Communist International (Comintern) -- Europarties --
  • Contents note continued: The Development of Europarties -- Limits to the development of Europarties -- Parties and globalization -- The internationalisation of campaign consultancy -- Conclusion -- 11.The Future of Party Politics -- Future direction in the study of political parties -- Are parties in crisis?
Control code
FIEb17537563
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 222 pages
Isbn
9780230237803
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)888022594
Label
Contemporary party politics, Robin T. Pettitt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-209) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
  • 1.Introduction -- Defining p̀olitical party' -- The three faces of party organisations -- The structure of parties -- The role of parties in democratic states -- The crisis of parties -- Outline of the book -- 2.Party Systems -- The importance of understanding party systems -- Early approaches to party systems -- Party system typologies -- The effective number of parties -- Explaining party system variation -- Which party system is best? -- Conclusion -- 3.Theories of Party Development -- The ìnternal' and èxternal' origins of parties -- An alternative view of the emergence of political parties -- Understanding party types -- Cadre parties to mass parties -- Challenging the mass party model: the catch-all party -- Organisational consequences of the catch-all party: the electoral-professional party model -- The cartel party -- Conclusion: Beyond the cartel -- beyond party types? -- 4.Ideology -- On ideology and party politics --
  • Contents note continued: Political cleavages -- Party families -- Ideology in contemporary European party politics -- Party ideology beyond Europe -- United States -- India -- Africa -- Conclusion -- 5.Party Members, Activists and Supporters -- Defining party member, activist and supporter -- The rise (and fall?) of party members -- Why members? -- Party membership incentives: supply -- Leadership incentives: demand -- The costs of a membership organisation -- Explaining and reversing decline -- The effects of membership decline -- Conclusion -- 6.Candidate Selection -- The importance of candidate selection -- Selecting candidates -- The political system -- National legislation -- The candidate selection process: impact of different methods -- Territorial (de-) centralisation and in/exclusiveness of the selectorate -- Supply and demand -- Supply -- Demand -- Conclusion -- 7.Policy Making -- Who should be involved? -- The normative argument against intra-party democracy --
  • Contents note continued: The normative argument for intra-party democracy -- Pragmatic arguments against intra-party democracy -- Pragmatic argument for intra-party democracy -- Who can be involved in policy making? -- Who wants to be involved in policy making? -- Who are involved in policy making? -- Conclusion -- 8.Campaigning -- How campaigning has changed -- First era -- Second Era -- Third Era -- The limits of change -- Drivers of change -- Social changes -- Technological change -- Party-specific issues -- Impact of changes -- Financing -- Conclusion -- 9.Government -- Deciding to aim for government office -- Getting into government -- coalitions -- Factors impacting on coalition formation -- Portfolio allocation -- Conclusion -- 10.The Internationalisation of Party Politics -- Party Internationals -- The First, Second, Fourth and Socialist Internationals -- The Liberal International -- International Democratic Union -- Communist International (Comintern) -- Europarties --
  • Contents note continued: The Development of Europarties -- Limits to the development of Europarties -- Parties and globalization -- The internationalisation of campaign consultancy -- Conclusion -- 11.The Future of Party Politics -- Future direction in the study of political parties -- Are parties in crisis?
Control code
FIEb17537563
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 222 pages
Isbn
9780230237803
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)888022594

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