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Semi-presidentialism and democracy

Author: Robert Elgie; Sophia Moestrup; Yushan Wu
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores the effect of semi-presidentialism on newly-democratising countries. In recent years semi-presidentialism -- the situation where a constitution makes provision for both a directly elected president and a prime minister who is responsible to the legislature -- has become the regime type of choice for many countries"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Elgie; Sophia Moestrup; Yushan Wu
ISBN: 9780230242920 0230242928
OCLC Number: 690904757
Description: xii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Semi-presidentialism : an increasingly common constitutional choice / Robert Elgie --
Clustering of semi-presidentialism : a first cut / Yu-Shan Wu --
Variation in the durability of semi-presidential democracies / Robert Elgie and Petra Schleiter --
Rules of electoral competition and the accountability of semi-presidential governments / Jih-Wen Lin --
Semi-presidentialism in Western Europe / Robert Elgie --
Semi-presidentialism under post-communism / Oleh Protsyk --
Semi-presidentialism and democratic development in East Asia / Benjamin Reilly --
Semi-presidentialism in Africa : patterns and trends / Sophia Moestrup --
President is not a passenger : Portugal's evolving semi-presidentialism / Carlos Jalali --
Taiwan : democratic consolidation under president-parliamientarism / Yu-Shan Wu and Jung-Hsiang Tsai --
Disintegrated semi-presidentialism and parliamentary oligarchy in post-orange Ukraine / Kimitaka Matsuzato --
Semi-presidentialism and Moldova's flawed transition to democracy / William Crowther --
Semipresidentialism in the Weimar Republic : a failed attempt at democracy / Yu-Chung Shen --
Haiti : semi-presidentialism in a fractured society / Sophia Moestrup --
Semi-presidentialism : what have we learned? / Robert Elgie, Sophia Moestrup, and Yu-Shan Wu.
Responsibility: [edited by] Robert Elgie, Sophia Moestrup, Yu-Shan Wu.

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