Multi-Level Party Politics in Western Europe by K. DetterbeckMulti-Level Party Politics in Western Europe by K. Detterbeck

Multi-Level Party Politics in Western Europe

byK. Detterbeck

Hardcover | May 29, 2012

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A study of territorial dynamics within party organizations in multi-layered systems. This book contributes to a new approach in party research which acknowledges the importance of multi-layered institutional framing. It includes an analysis of vertical linkages and sub-state autonomy in Austrian, Belgian, British, German and Spanish parties.

KLAUS DETTERBECK Senior Lecturer at the University of Magdeburg, Germany. He works primarily on political parties, territorial politics and European integration. Among his current activities is the coordination of a Global Dialogue project for the Forum of Federations on parties and civil society in federations.
Title:Multi-Level Party Politics in Western EuropeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.94 inPublished:May 29, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230337090

ISBN - 13:9780230337091


Table of Contents

Federalism, Democracy and Political Parties
The Challenges of Multi-Level Party Politics
Methodological Issues
A Framework for Analysis
Multi-Level Party Competition
Multi-Level Party Organizations
Toward an Explanation
Conclusions: Major Findings and Outlook