Political parties and coalition formation
Dhillon, Amrita (2003) Political parties and coalition formation. Working Paper. Coventry: University of Warwick, Department of Economics. Warwick economic research papers (No.697).
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This chapter gives a flavour of recent theoretical work on coalition formation and political parties. I survey recent work on both pre-election coalition formation and post election coalition (or government) formation. A number of alternative rationales for the formation of parties are compared with the help of some illustrative examples.
|Item Type:||Working or Discussion Paper (Working Paper)|
|Subjects:||J Political Science > JA Political science (General)|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Economics|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Political parties, Coalitions, Coalition governments, Electoral coalitions, Legislative bodies|
|Series Name:||Warwick economic research papers|
|Publisher:||University of Warwick, Department of Economics|
|Place of Publication:||Coventry|
|Official Date:||December 2003|
|Number of Pages:||60|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Access rights to Published version:||Open Access|
1. Aldrich, John H, 1995 \Why Parties? The Origin and Transformation of Political Parties in America." Chicago, University of Chicago Press.
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