Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Government Survival in Parliamentary Democracies by Paul Warwick

This book describes the results of a quantitative investigation into one of the central questions of political science: what determines how long governments survive in parliamentary democracies? Government survival is important because it constitutes an essential component of the overall functioning of parliamentary democracies; it is also closely associated with the introduction to the discipline of event history analysis, a highly promising statistical methodology. The investigation utilizes this methodology on what is undoubtedly the most comprehensive data set yet assembled on governments, comprising hundreds of variables measured for governments in sixteen West European parliamentary democracies over the entire post-war period to 1989. The results fundamentally challenge the central thread of theorizing on government survival and point to an alternative conceptualization of the relationship among governments, parties and voters.

Buy Government Survival in Parliamentary Democracies by Paul Warwick from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521038317
ISBN-10: 0521038316
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 29-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Government Survival in Parliamentary Democracies by Paul Warwick

Book Reviews - Government Survival in Parliamentary Democracies by Paul Warwick

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Government Survival in Parliamentary Democracies book by Paul Warwick and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Paul Warwick

Global Learning and Education by Paul Warwick
Paperback, November 2014
$59.39