Legislative Parties in Volatile, Nonprogrammatic Party Systems: The Peruvian Case in Comparative Perspective

@article{Alemn2011LegislativePI,
  title={Legislative Parties in Volatile, Nonprogrammatic Party Systems: The Peruvian Case in Comparative Perspective},
  author={Eduardo Alem{\'a}n and Aldo F. Ponce and I{\~n}aki Sagarzazu},
  journal={Latin American Politics and Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={53},
  pages={57 - 81}
}
Abstract This article extends the analysis of political parties in electorally volatile and organizationally weak party systems by evaluating two implications centered on legislative voting behavior. First, it examines whether disunity prevails where weakness of programmatic and electoral commonalities abound. Second, it analyzes whether inchoate party systems weaken the ability of government parties to control the congressional agenda. The empirical analysis centers on Peru, a classic example… Expand
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