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Divided Government in Poland

Ania Krok‐Paszkowska

in Divided Government in Comparative Perspective

Published in print November 2001 | ISBN: 9780198295655
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599149 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198295650.003.0007

Series: Comparative Politics

 Divided Government in Poland

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The chapter begins with an analysis of the frequency and form of divided government in Poland, which has been the rule rather than the exception since the fall of communism. It then examines the causes, which are largely attributable to Poland's comparatively short experience of democratic politics, and arise from structural and institutional factors rather than voter behaviour.

Keywords: divided government; Poland

Chapter.  8722 words. 

Subjects: Comparative Politics

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