Party system types and party system institutionalization

@article{Croissant2012PartyST,
  title={Party system types and party system institutionalization},
  author={Aurel Croissant and Philip V{\"o}lkel},
  journal={Party Politics},
  year={2012},
  volume={18},
  pages={235 - 265}
}
This article is an overview of the types and level of institutionalization of party systems in seven young democracies in East and Southeast Asia. By applying Alan Siaroff’s typology of party systems, the analysis demonstrates that the party systems in Asia do not converge on a single format. The party systems under consideration also differ in the level of institutionalization. Party systems in Thailand, the Philippines and especially South Korea are stuck in an inchoate state. Even though… 

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