Devolution and Electoral Politics

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Dan Hough, Charlie Jeffery, Jeffery
Manchester University Press, May 28, 2006 - Political Science - 280 pages
This book presents a comparative perspective on the new dynamics of electoral competition following devolution to Scotland and Wales. It brings together leading experts on elections, political parties and regional politics from Britain, Europe and North America to explore the dynamics and interactions of national and regional arenas of electoral competition.
 

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Contents

Party organisation in multilevel contexts
14
Party systems in multilevel contexts Lori Thorlakson
37
Disconnected competition in Canada
54
Multilevel party competition and coordination in Belgium
76
substate elections and party systems
96
an erosion of federalLander linkages?
119
Coalition alignments in the Lander January 2005
131
national tests or regional affirmation?
140
divergence within limits Amir Abedi and Alan Siaroff
157
Devolution and electoral politics in Wales
176
Devolution and electoral politics in Scotland Catherine Bromley
192
adapting to multilevel politics
214
where does the UK fit
248
Index
276
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About the author (2006)

Dan Hough is Lecturer in Politics at the University of Sussex. Charlie Jeffery is Professor of Politics at the University of Edinburgh.

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