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By Pippa Norris

Proposals for power-sharing constitutions stay arguable, as highlighted by means of present debates in Iraq, Afghanistan, Nepal, and Sudan. This publication updates and refines the speculation of consociationalism, taking account of the flood of latest techniques in power-sharing associations that experience happened around the world. The ebook classifies and compares 4 different types of political associations: the electoral process, parliamentary or presidential executives, unitary or federal states, and the constitution and independence of the mass media. The learn assessments the capability merits and downsides of every of those associations for democratic governance. Cross-national time-series information pertaining to tendencies in democracy are analyzed for all international locations all over the world because the early Seventies. Chapters are enriched through evaluating specific case experiences. The mixed-method learn layout illuminates the underlying causal mechanisms by way of studying historic advancements and techniques of institutional switch inside of specific countries and regions.

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