Beyond Consolidation

Leonardo Morlino

in Democracy Between Consolidation and Crisis

Published in print July 1998 | ISBN: 9780198280828
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599965 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Studies in Democratization

 Beyond Consolidation

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This chapter sums up the result of the previous part of the book and discusses the main patterns of consolidation with reference to the cases. The second part illustrates the democratic outcomes of consolidation patterns by focusing the attention on the party system. The problems inside each process of consolidation and the possibilities of change are also singled out.

Keywords: consolidation; crisis; elite; Italy; maintenance; party; party system; state

Chapter.  19771 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Politics

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