Inclusion , Dispersion , and Constraint : Powersharing in the World ’ s States , 1975 – 2010

  title={Inclusion , Dispersion , and Constraint : Powersharing in the World ’ s States , 1975 – 2010},
  author={Kaare W. Str\om and Scott Gates and Benjamin Graham and H̊avard Strand},
Arrangements for sharing political power serve three purposes: to give all relevant groups access to important political decisions; to partition the policy process, thereby granting groups relevant autonomy; and to constrain holders of political power from abusing authority. A new global dataset of political power sharing institutions, 1975–2010, is introduced here, disaggregated these along three institutional dimensions: inclusive, dispersive, and constraining. Existing literature associates… CONTINUE READING

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