|aPolitical parties and democracy /|cedited by Larry Diamond and Richard Gunther.
|aBaltimore, MD :|bJohns Hopkins University Press,|cc2001.
|axxxiv, 356 p. ;|c23 cm.
|aJournal of democracy book
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aTypes and functions of parties / Richard Gunther and Larry Diamond -- The rise of parties in western democracies / Hans Daalder -- The Americanization of the European left / Seymour Marin Lipset -- Parties are not what they once were / Philippe C. Schmitter -- The party effects of electoral systems / Giovanni Satori -- The three phrases of Italian parties / Leonardo Morlino -- Japan's "1955 system" and beyond / Bradley Richardson -- Political Darwinism in Latin America's lost decade / Michael Coppedge -- Toward moderate pluralism: political parties in India / E. Sridharan and Ashutosh Varshney -- The institutional decline of parties in Turkey / Ergun 遳zbudun -- The legacy of one-party hegemony in Taiwan / Yun-han Chu -- Divergent paths of postcommunist democracies / Herbert Kitschelt -- Challenges to contemporary political parties / Stefano Bartolini and Peter Mair.