1st Edition

Political Cleavages
Issues, Parties, And The Consolidation Of Democracy

ISBN 9780367283407
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
224 Pages

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Book Description

In Political Cleavages: Issues, Parties, and the Consolidation of Democracy, Alejandro Moreno argues that the political split between authoritarian and democratic ideologies is the main determinant of party competition in less-developed, relatively new democracies. That is, political competition is drawn between those parties that propose to furthe

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Democracy, Democratization, and Political Cleavages -- Political Cleavages in Advanced Industrial Societies -- Political Cleavages in Post-Communist Societies -- Political Cleavages in Latin America -- Conclusion: A Cross-National Comparison of Cleavages -- Surveys and Question Wording -- A Brief Description of Discriminant Analysis

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Alejandro Moreno is a professor of political science at the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico.