Sticking Together

  title={Sticking Together},
  author={Se{\'a}n Hanley and Aleks Szczerbiak and Tim Haughton and Brigid Fowler},
  journal={Party Politics},
  pages={407 - 434}
In this article, we attempt to explain varying patterns of centre—right success between 1990 and 2006 in three post-communist states — Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic. Success is understood as the ability to construct broad and durable parties. Both macro-institutional explanations, focusing on executive structures and electoral systems, and historical—structural explanations, stressing communist regime legacies, have limited power to explain the observed variance. The introduction of a… 

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