Duverger's concept: Semi-presidential government revisited

@article{Bahro1998DuvergersCS,
  title={Duverger's concept: Semi-presidential government revisited},
  author={Horst Bahro and Bernhard H. Bayerlein and Ernst Veser},
  journal={European Journal of Political Research},
  year={1998},
  volume={34},
  pages={201-224}
}
The article attempts to follow up the fate of the concept Maurice Duverger created to explain the regime of the French Fifth Republic: semi-presidential government. Duverger expounded the concept in his fundamental book Échec au roi in 1978, trying to illustrate the fact that regimes of this type worked quite differently in the seven Western and Northern European countries that institutionalized it. ‘Semi-presidentialism’ is now widely, but very often controversially, used. The recent… 

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