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

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August 1998 | 448 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The Sage Publications Parties and Party Systems CD-ROM is a unique database of titles published globally on European parties and party systems since 1945. The database contains references to more than 11,500 titles 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. Features and benefits: + Comprehensive and accessible + A unique international resource + Full bibliographic searching + Free text searching + Considers all forms of publication from authored monographs, edited volumes, to journal articles + Includes separate references to individual chapter contributions in edited works + Each entry coded by number of key properties including the subject, topic, or approach of the entry; the type of party or party family; and the country or countries covered by the publication + Covers all languages in English translation (retaining original French titles) + Direct access to the introductory and background materials on CD-ROM, which is also included as an accompanying booklet

 
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO THE LITERATURE
 
Introduction: The Criteria for This Bibliography
 
A Quantitative Analysis of the Literature
 
PART TWO: BIBLIOGRAPHY
 
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
 
Index

`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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