The Changing Party System: Stable Democracy, Contested ‘Modernisation’

  title={The Changing Party System: Stable Democracy, Contested ‘Modernisation’},
  author={Christos Lyrintzis},
  journal={West European Politics},
  pages={242 - 259}
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