Are the Exceptions Really the Rule ? Questioning the Application of ‘ Electoral-Professional ’ Type Models of Party Organisation in East Central Europe


Much writing on party organisational development in post-communist East Central Europe has argued that, with the partial exception of successor parties to former regime parties, political parties in the region will be state-centred, low-membership organisations dominated by political elites, which loosely approximate to the ‘cartel’ and ‘electoral… (More)

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