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Parties and Party Systems

Parties and Party Systems
A Bibliographic Guide to the Literature on Parties and Party Systems in Europe since 1945

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Political Parties

July 1998 | 448 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Includes CD-Rom

Are you doing research on political parties and party systems?

Do you need to know what published sources exist?

The Parties and Party Sytems CD-ROM is a unique bibliographic database of titles published globally on European parties and party systems since 1945. It contains references to over 11,500 books, journal articles and chapters in edited volumes, with each entry cross-coded by a number of key searchable fields. The result is both a powerful retrieval tool for students and researchers and, an invaluable work of quantitative analysis of the discipline from a comparative and evolutionary perspective.

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486 processor or above

Windows 3.1 or above

8MB RAM (16M recommended)

Introduction: The Criteria for This Bibliography
A Quantitative Analysis of the Literature
Parties and Party Systems
Reference Works
History of Parties
Ideologies of Parties
Internal Structures and Processes
Government Regulation of Parties
Electoral Systems and Parties
Elections, Campaigns, Issues, Electoral Strategies
Parties and Social Support
Parties, Interest Groups and Movements
Parties in Parliament
Parties in Government
Parties in Other Arenas than Central Government
Parties and International Activities
Party Policies
Other Work

`It is so far superior to anything else available that no serious student of European political parties will want to be without it' - Party Politics

`What we have here on CD-ROM is an extraordinary rich bibliography of the literature on parties and party systems, covering most of Europe and also covering almost 50 years of publications. In all, some 11,500 titles are listed, including journal articles, monographs, edited collections, individual chapters in edited collections, and even some "grey" literature- working papers and so on. coverage extends to publications from more than 5, 000 authors, writing on some 37 individual countries, and publishing in more than 20 languages, with each title being referenced in its original language and, when necessary, in an English translation' - West European Politics

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