The favourable factors for consociational democracy: A review

  title={The favourable factors for consociational democracy: A review},
  author={Matthijs Bogaards},
  journal={European Journal of Political Research},
The favourable factors for the establishment and maintenance of consociational democracy are among the most contested elements of consociationalism. The debate concerns both the favourable factors themselves and their status. The debate over the former is provoked by the inductive character; the debate over the latter can be traced back to an unresolved conflict between deterministic and voluntaristic elements in consociational theory. What is at stake is a trade-off between the empirical… Expand
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