This title was first published in 2000. The author offers a contribution to the ongoing debate on the rise of the cartel party in democratic systems of government. His study examines the question of whether the decline in party size impacts democratic development and concludes by discussing implications for the future.
Table of Contents
1. The Study of Party Size. 2. Extant Theories of the Impact of Party Size. 3. Empirical Tests of the Cross-sectional Model. 4. Toward a Dynamic Theory of Party Size. 5. Empirical Tests and Analysis of the Dynamic Model. 6. Conclusion.
Alexander C. Tan