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Political Cleavages

Issues, Parties, And The Consolidation Of Democracy, 1st Edition

By Alejandro Moreno


224 pages

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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

About the Author

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

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