Political Parties And Electoral Strategy: The Development Of Party Organization In East Asia

Hardcover | June 15, 2011

byOlli Hellmann

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A study of processes of political party formation and change in new democracies. This book argues that to understand party organizations we need to focus on politicians' electoral strategies. The framework is used to analyze political party development in the new democracies of East Asia (South Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, and Indonesia.)

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A study of processes of political party formation and change in new democracies. This book argues that to understand party organizations we need to focus on politicians' electoral strategies. The framework is used to analyze political party development in the new democracies of East Asia (South Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, and Indon...

OLLI HELLMANN is Lecturer in Asian Political Economy at the University of Durham, UK. His research interests include electoral markets, political parties and electoral behaviour, with a particular focus on East Asia.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.86 × 5.79 × 0.78 inPublished:June 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230284418

ISBN - 13:9780230284418

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Table of Contents

Introduction
A Historical Institutionalist Perspective on Political Party Development
Organizing Political Parties: Strategic Responses to Electoral Markets
South Korea
Taiwan
The Philippines
Indonesia
Conclusion