This book is designed to be useful for (1) party professors, (2) party entrepreneurs, (3) political candidates and office holders, and (4) graduate political science students. Finally, avid readers and academics should see this short book as a decent exposure to Parties according to political science–as an introduction.
[working] Title: Learn Political Science via Poetry; Parties.
Table of Contents:
- Why Do Political Parties Form? (Aldrich. 2011)
- Parties as Families on the Left-Right Continuum (Ware 1996)
- Political Parties Apropos Political Poetry (Ware 1996)
- Ode to Lijphart and Democratic Dreams (Lijphart 1999)
- Democratic Gleams from Competitive Authoritarian Regimes (Bunce and Wolchik 2010; Levitsky and Way 2006; Svolik 2009; Linz and Stepan 1996)
- Volatility, Cleavage and ICE [part 1] (Bartolini and Mair 1990)
- Clientelism and Cleavage Badinage (Kitschelt 1995; Hicken. 2011)
- Parties by Type. 4 Stages Explored (Katz and Mair 1995; Van Biezen 2005; Gunther and Diamond 2003)
- Thus Spoke Inglehart and Flanagan (Inglehart and Flanagan 1987)
- Agency, Structure and One Asunder (Deegan-Krause and Enyedi 2010)
- Volatility, Cleavage and ICE [part 2] (Bartolini and Mair 1990)
- The Cadence of Intra-party Relations (Pederson 2010; Scarrow and Gezgor 2010; Kopecký, Spirova, and Scherlis 2011)
- In Search of Ideological Congruence (Benoit 2007; Golder and Stramski 2010)
- Party as Public Utility? (van Biezen 2004; Thies in: 2002. Chapter 11: On the Primacy of Party in Government)
- Electoral Choice and the Majority Voice ( Benoit and Hayden 2004; Boix 1999; Mozaffar, Scarritt, Galaich 2003)
- Patterns of Competition: ICE, Part 3 (Bartolini and Mair 1990)
- So Parties Form. But Why Trust Them? ( Grynaviski 2010. Partisan Bonds).